Blaney Race Rescheduled

Last Saturday’s rained out race at the Blaney Drag Strip in Elgin has been rescheduled for this coming Saturday.

Drag strip general manager Jim Woods said the gates would open at 3 p.m. and that the races would begin at 7:30 p.m.

Woods said that some additional participants have signed up for Saturday’s events including Bunny Burkett, a former Playboy Bunny who will driving the funny car “The Cotton Pony.”

Another car that has recently entered the running is one which is sponsored by country-western singer Loretta Lynn.

Woods said $7,000 purse is being offered.

September 1, 1978  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
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