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Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« on: February 22, 2018, 01:33:15 PM »
Bruce Larson, who owned and drove one of the Dragonsnake Cobras, along with being a pioneer in the early days of Funny Cars with his USA-1 Floppers, has an amazing barn filled with his old race cars and memorabilia from his era of drag racing. There is a special section just for his time with his dragonsnake. Many years ago, the second and third Regional meets stopped there, and it was an amazingly popular visit.

I have been in touch with Bruce, and he is open to a Shelby event there, though no time yet, as he has yet to finalize his racing schedule for 2018 (yes, he is still racing a nostalgia nitro Funny Car!)

This would be a combined event with Team Shelby, so we can have a large and impressive turn-out of Shelby vehicles from all years.

Nothing confirmed yet, but I wanted to open the idea up, allow you to comment and share your thoughts.

Dan
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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2018, 02:14:10 PM »
I would definitely be interested in attending.  I do not think I would drive my Shelby that far but would still like to check it out.

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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 08:12:54 PM »
Lets go!

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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2018, 09:52:12 PM »
that would be 'way cool to go back  8) keep us posted.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018, 12:04:37 AM »
Count me in, it’s only 150 miles, easy day trip.
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2018, 12:06:01 AM »
I would definitely be interested in attending.  I do not think I would drive my Shelby that far but would still like to check it out.
Corey it’s only about 115 miles for you, to Harrisburg. Easier than Hershey or Carlisle
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2018, 12:48:25 PM »
Steve, I have been to Carlisle and Hershey but never in my Shelby.  I know I am talking to a member of the 200,000 mile plus club but I am barley scratching the 2000 mile club.  Maybe we caravan there?

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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2018, 12:58:38 PM »
Danno,
Your SAAC NJ neighbors to the East might be interested in such an event too!
Please keep us updated.

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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2018, 12:58:57 PM »
I would be interested in that. I know Bruce does something in like November, but if he did something in the Spring/Summer, definitely be down for a Warmer Weather Event

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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2018, 02:53:46 PM »
That would be a great trip! Just hope it isn't the weekend of May 19th. That will be IN SAAC's 41 event, and I kinda have to be there.

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« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2018, 08:23:26 AM »
Steve, I have been to Carlisle and Hershey but never in my Shelby.  I know I am talking to a member of the 200,000 mile plus club but I am barley scratching the 2000 mile club.  Maybe we caravan there?
For sure, maybe we get a bunch of the locals to make it a real “road trip”. It’s shorter than our trip to Philly
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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2018, 06:03:55 PM »
Just wondering is this still being worked on?

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« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2018, 04:30:50 PM »
Any more news about this
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Re: Possible return to Bruce Larson's Barn - Shelby Event
« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2018, 08:12:45 AM »
Yes, this is still a possibility, Bruce has asked me to check back with him early Summer to see how his Fall schedule is shaping up. He is still touring with his latest "Vintage" USA-! Camaro Nitro FC, so once he gives a date, I will get things going.

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« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2018, 08:51:29 AM »
Any updates?
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