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National Events (250)

1960 Tommy Ivo

August 7, 1960
Ivo vs DiBenedetto

Results & Photos

1962 Don Garlits

October 28, 1962
Garlits Exhibition


1966 Shirley Shahan

April 23, 1966
Shahan vs Donilson

Results & Photos

Records & Stats

Drag Race

1st Rose N/A @ 240 09/26/65
2nd Arfons N/A @ 204 12/02/62
3rd Atkins 7.71 @ N/A 10/23/66
4th Malone 7.75 @ 201.34 01/23/66
5th Swingle 7.79 @ 198 03/28/65

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