If you haven’t heard of Don Parker, we hope you
remember his name after reading this. He is at the
Bonneville Salt Flats with his motorcycle and has
the required passes to get an average speed. His
official average speed is 62.05 mph.
That may not sound like much to many but it has
earned him our respect. As he puts it “I’m not a
blind man trying to race. I’m a racer who went
Now here are some upcoming events in our area.
Friday, August 29th will be the Midnight Mayhem at
Cordova Dragway. Gates open at 10 pm and the races
will run from 11 pm to 3 am.
Also tonight is the Friday Night Cruise In at the
Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa hosted by the
Classy Chassis Cruisers from 5-9 pm.
Saturday, August 30 is the Sauerkraut Days Car
Show held in Blairstown, Iowa.
Sunday, August 31 is the Labor Day Weekend Car
Show held in beautiful downtown Bradford, Illinois.
Sunday is also the Orion Fall Festival Car Show in
picturesque downtown Orion, Illinois.
Monday, September 1 (Labor Day), is the 17th
Annual McCausland Labor Day Car Show held in
McCausland, Iowa. Things kick off at 7 am with a
pancake breakfast and the parade starts at noon.
And Saturday, September 6, is the Rollin’ In The
Oldies Cruise-In at NorthPark Mall in Davenport,
Iowa hosted by the River Valley Classics. Starts
at 5 pm.
Here is a car you may not have seen before.
Some think our society crazy today but we didn’t
get that way overnight. Starting in the late 19th
century, train crashes were a spectator sport.
How about a primer on the sh*t southern women say?
We don’t have a song this week so will leave you
Comments are always welcome.