|Date: 2/28/2009 6:21:59 PM|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - - THANK YOU
Racing Reunion Continues. . . . .
HUGE CROWD SALUTES MORE THEN THIRTY LEGENDS IN FRIDAY NIGHT REUNION AT
FAIRGROUNDS SQUARE MALL
The Friday night Reunion of Legends once again attracted a capacity
crowd as the NAPA Auto Parts 24th Annual Reading Racing Reunion & Car
Show presented by Lee Myles Transmissions continues at the Fairgrounds
Square Mall in Reading. More then thirty legend drivers who once
competed at the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway took part in this annual
celebration. There was an endless list of stars, led by the "Everett
Express" Gerald Chamberlain who made the trip to Reading from his
Western, PA home. Chamberlain, one of the all time leading feature
winners at Reading was a big hit for with the thousands of people who
filled the Mall. Jimmy Keppley, Glenn Fitzcharles, Freddy Adam, Earl
Derr, Bobby Braxton, Dizzy Dean, Russ Smith, Russ Delp, Del Bitting,
Alan Carter, Curt Weller, Red Coffin, Mark Weaver and Bobby Eppiheimer
were just a few of the drivers interviewed.
Dave Kelly, winner of the grand finale at the Reading Fairgrounds some
thirty years ago was interviewed by phone. Kelly, who had an
outstanding career in both the modifieds and sprint cars fondly
remembers that historical win at Reading. Although he was not present
at the show, the capacity crowd provided Dave Kelly was an enormous
round of cheers and applause as the call ended.
The Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show will continue today (Saturday)
with numerous events and activities.
Saturday, February 28 1 PM Go-Karts & Quarter
Midget Drivers Meet & Greet
Day at the Mall
Sanctioned HO Race Night Pennsylvania Tyco Oval Championship
2 PM Find the
Landmarks. Take a guide walk of the Mall to identify landmarks of the
Reading Fairgrounds Speedway.
We'll find Victory Lane,
each turn, the backstretch and the Flag Stand. Join us at Center
Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM
Monday - Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM
Fairgrounds Square Mall 5th Street Highway Reading, PA
For more information, please contact Donna Miller at
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