Drag Strip Features Shumpert

This Saturday night, July 20th, the Blaney Drag Strip will have a “double feature” attraction. There will be a Big Super Stock Meet in which top name drivers from all over the southeast will be competing. All other N.H.R.A. classes will also be running and a $2000 Purse will be offered for this race. The second attraction will be Col. G. E. Shumpert’s THUNDER WAGON … Continue reading Drag Strip Features Shumpert

Julia Ann Strange Goff

Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Strange Goff were held today in Concord Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. George Walker. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Goff, 91, of Eastover, widow of Joseph F. Goff, died Monday in a local nursing home. Pallbearers were Phil Rabon, Clyde Strange, J. E. Starling, Webster Goff, Glenn Addison, Kenneth Taylor, E. M. Roberts and Jim Woodson. Mrs. … Continue reading Julia Ann Strange Goff

Blaney Drag Strip

Blaney Drag StripElgin, S. C. 20 MILES NORTH OF COLUMBIA ON U.S. 1 RACES EVERY 1st, 3rd and 6th Saturday Nights SATURDAY, JULY 6th “Fantastic” Wheel-Stands G.E. Shumpert’s Thunderwagon “Unbelieveable” Back-Flips PLUS Super Stock & All NHRA Classes BIG $1300 Purse Gates Open 4 P.M. Classification CLoses 7:30 P.M. Eliminations 3 P.M. Admission, $2.50 Children with Adults, Free Continue reading Blaney Drag Strip

Special Feature Set At Blaney

G. E. Shumpert’s Thunder Wagon, a Dodge truck equipped to do wheel stands and back flips while running the quarter mile, will be featured Saturday night at the Blaney Drag Strip in Elgin. In addition to the special Thunder Wagon attraction, there will be super stocks and other classes competing for the $1300 purse. Gates open at 4:00 for time trials and eliminations are scheduled … Continue reading Special Feature Set At Blaney

Platt Tops Shirl Greer At Blaney

Huston Platt, driving a 427 super-charged Camaro, bested Shirl Greer’s fuel-injected Hemi-Barracuda in the best two of three feature race at the Blaney Drag Strip Saturday night. Greer won the first run but was disqualified after starting early. Greer took the second run and also the third and deciding run. But he red-lighted again and was disqualified, giving the third run and the match to … Continue reading Platt Tops Shirl Greer At Blaney