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Valparaiso IN
August 11-14, 2011

Thanks to Tom Little and Gino Burelli for inviting me to this fun event!

Friday, August 12

Departing Decatur. Yes, that's 4:55am: Anytime I have to go through Nashville, this is the only option to avoid hideous traffic delays!

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Not too shabby @ 133k miles: how's this for mpg@avg speed for the 550 mile trip up?

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Saturday August 13

Our setup for the weekend, right in front of the Indoor Vendors hall.

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Panorama view from behind the table.

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(THIS I wish I HADN'T seen!)

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2 more people add their names to the underside of the hood for a
$25 donation to the American Cancer Society!

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Jim During's Z06 in the Bowtie Collection.

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I think I made Chris's day!

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Sunday, August 14

Old friends Sarah & Bob Vodnik drove down from Oak Forest IL for a visit.
That's Bob on the left, behind the nearly completed "Shadow 5" AA fueler in
Kent Fuller's shop in Belmont CA in 1965. For more: see Old Drag Photos.
Great to see you guys again!!!

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Monday August 15

Final stats back in Decatur after stop in Bowling Green KY & quick visit to the National Corvette Museum.

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This was a great start at this show. We have already discussed improvements for next year, and will most likely be doing a 50/50, drawing the winner at the awards ceremony, right before they draw the winner of the Corvette Giveaway!