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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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