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Re: Street Rodding and IMHOF

To: "Keith Turk" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Street Rodding and IMHOF
From: John Beckett <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 13:19:59 -0400
        It's a good idea Keith. Lots of people to nominate who really deserve 
credit…but if one of the goals of this is to publicize LSR, right now my
vote would have to go to Al Teague…. others to follow.
        Any of the Street Rodding venues would be a great place to show 
LSR participants what we are all about. Two or three vehicles and a crowd
of racers could be a lot of fun for the weekend too.

        John Beckett
        ECTA, USFRA & BNI member

At 10:34 AM 4/13/99 -0700, Keith Turk wrote:
>Couple of things.... We talked of gaining more folks into our sport through
>advertising we still exist... Last Year went a long way towards that...
>In the beginning of this list I talked about the International Motorsports
>Hall of Fame.. here in Talladega Alabama... I know there are a ton of these
>things... but the induction ceremonies are the week of the Nascar race
>there.... and the coverage is pretty good.... I think speed vision is the
>sponsor... anyway... I am still of the opinion that we collectively could
>work towards having one of our own racers inducted... I know the procedures
>and have done it before... with Donald Healey...
>actually I helped out... I didn't do it... but our club made it happen....
>We aren't talking about every person in the world being in this place and
>it really is tough to accomplish... but it is doable....
>Second... the Street Rod Nationals are the week end before I leave for the
>I have a ton of ties to the Street Rodding community and could take my car
>and a Street Roadster to the event and get us a pretty fair parking
>position to advertise the sport....and our organizations.... anybody
>interested?...Good Idea yes/no.... what do you all think... Brad and I were
>kicking it about last night and I have been to the nationals LOTS AND LOTS
>over the years.... I think it would be a great venue to interest new
>Keith Turk 
>Austin Healey 100  /  Bugeye / Box Sprite / Bonneville Land Speed Racer
>Camaro ( D Gas Altered )

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