Monday, September 28, 2009

2nd Annual Darlington Historic Racing Festival

Start Your Engines!

The Darlington Raceway ( host the 2nd Annual Darlington Historic Racing Festival! Racing participants gathered together from 23 States and Canada to experience the track "Too Tough to Tame!" The vintage racers consist of Historic cars, Indy Roadsters, Stock, Modified and Midgets.

Click on the video to view the "Moment in Time" display. Each display of vintage racers had a description explaining the history of the car and driver. This was an amazing display of historic vehicles.

Check out this 1927 Hudson open-wheel racer! This is a gorgeous racer with a brass gas pump and original wooden steering wheel.

This exciting event was interactive for all enthusiasts! Owners of these historic vehicles encouraged spectators to ask questions of the history each vehicle.

The "Legends Pavilion" host question and answer sessions among the racing fans and "Legends of Racing." The racing legends included South Carolina natives Cale Yarborough and David Pearson, Ned Jarrett, Junior Johnson, Marvin Panch and open-wheel legend Johnny Rutherford. Further, each legend was available for autograph sessions for fans.

This was truly an amazing event! If you are a racing fan then mark your calendar for 2010! Please click on for further detailed information on the 2nd Annual Darlington Historic Racing Festival!

See you next year!

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