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Fourth Annual York US 30 Musclecar Madness takes place July 8-9, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (York, PA) - This year the automotive world celebrates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the '55 Chevrolet, a car that impacted the auto world at the time. The Fourth Annual York US 30 Musclecar Madness show to be presented at the York Expo Center, York Fairgrounds on July 8-9, 2005 will feature several outstanding specimens of this model.

Walt Bailey of Jefferson, Maryland has entered the '55 that appeared in the movies, American Graffitti and also a movie called Two Lane Blacktop. The car was featured in Chevy-Hi Performance Magazine and in 1970 it would have been one of the quickest street machines in the country. Unlike most movie cars, this car was fully capable of running the number.

Weis Markets, Cars By Dealers, and Newcomer's Towing have returned as sponsors of the show along with Signs By Tomorrow a new sponsor that has become the "official sign company" of York US 30 Musclecar Madness. Signs by Tomorrow is located at 2260 Industrial Highway in York and produces quality signage for our fast paced business world.

Muscle cars will also be featured throughout the Fourth Annual show with a group of outstanding Yenko Camaros, Chevelles, and Novas from the Supercar Registry located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. A variety of all makes produced in the '60's and '70's will be on display for the two day performance extravaganza. A special appearance of Charlie Seabrook's 1965 Ford GT40 F1137 will be added to the growing list of entries.

The show has become the Annual Reunion for the Legends of Drag Racing which includes Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, Buddy Martin and Ronnie Sox of the Sox & Martin duo, Linda Vaughn, "Miss Hurst Golden Shifter", Bob Riggles famous for his behind the wheel antics with the "Hurst Hemi Under Glass" wheelstander also entered in the show, Dick Brannan, Bud Faubel, Bruce Larson, Tom Sneden, Sam Auxier, Jr., Jungle Pam and the list keeps growing.

A Cruisin Into Summer Cruise In will be featured both days with street muscle cars and street rods from throughout the East along with a Special Corvette Fun show that will be hosted by the York County Corvette Club.

The Second Annual Legion of Honor awards will be presented to an elite group of individuals who will be rewarded for their outstanding contributions to the performance heritage of drag racing on Saturday at 6 p.m. Each year twelve recipients receive an individual award and a listing on the perpetual award that is placed in the Eastern Museum of Motorsports at York Springs, PA Awards will be presented to Al Olster, Jere Stahl, Jungle "Jim" Liberman (posthumous), Harold Shorb (posthumous), Ronnie Sox, Harold "Chub" Lorah, Bill Holz, and "Biddy" Winward of those who have been confirmed at this writing.

A special reunion of York US 30 Dragway staff and management will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. as the original management of the track will be on hand to share in the festivities.

Hours for the show are Friday, July 8th 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 9th 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. with no surprise visits planned for the President of the United States at any nearby facilities.

Action moves to Beaver Springs Dragway on Sunday, July 10th with the biggest and best nostalgia drag racing activities, the York US 30 Nostalgia Super Stock Nationals. Information is available at 717.248.7676.

For Information:
Darwin Doll 717.755.5849 or

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