BAKERSFIELD, Calif. --
Mon, 04 Mar 2013, 08:44 AM
Drag Racing Stars Come to Bakersfield
Courtesy of Rob Gibson
Crystal Palace to Host March Meet Night of Champions
Join drag racing stars from the past and present Thursday night March 7th, 2013 at the World Famous
Crystal Palace. Automotive journalist and historian Dave Wallace Jr. will be moderating a open
forum with some of drag racing's greatest stars. Tom "Mongoose" McEwen, Ron Capps, Del Worsham,
Chad and Jim Head are just some of the many guests expected to attend.
The Night of Champions is a non-formal race attire event that is open to the public. Admission is
free! Doors open at 5pm, with the question and answer forum starting at 7. Reservations are
recommended. The Crystal Palace will be open for dinner and drinks. Bring your camera and autograph
book! The celebrities will be hanging around for a meet and greet after the event.
The 2013 March Meet brings 4 big days of drag racing to Bakersfield and the Night of Champions is a
chance for local racing fans and drag racing legends to mingle and share some of their great March
Meet stories. The March Meet runs from March 7th through the 10th at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
The Crystal Palace is located at 2800 Buck Owens Blvd. just off the 99 in Bakersfield. Call for
reservations (661) 328-7560.
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