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   Hope your doing well this Christmas Season New T Shirts available about 12-1-16.
   Window decals for your car- same logo as on front of T Shirts, see T Shirt page for details. became available 6-3-11.
   I am looking for 3 issues of Hawkeye Racing News 7-13-67, 9-7-67, 10-12-67.
   
    (515) 285-9745   or  Larry49@dwx.com         A cover story on DMD was in City View 9-24-09

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1958 Ajax in right lane, Dex Piper in Straw Hat, Al Sutton's 38 Chev prkd on side Albright flagging

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Joe and Lee Wray's Dragster on DMD 5-1-66 Frmly owned by Ralph Rowe later owned by Dave Wicker

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After racing the above rail in 66 Lee bought this Firebird in March 67 raced it @ DMD & Humbodt

Click on picture to enlarge it.
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Vern Moats' Anglia and 55 Chev, in 1966

Will RACE AGAIN in the 2011 season!
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1962, Jim & Jerry Grove's 40 Willys, Ft Dodge, IA This car was at the 2008 DMD Reunion.

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Lou Bredesky's points winning 24 T Rdstr,
GMC in-line 6 cyl in 1958.

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Chuck McGuire's 34 Chev in 1962 pwrd
by Ajax's blown SBC. The car was in the
Dec 1957 Hot Rod mag when it was
Studebaker powered.

     
     
     

 My name is Larry, you can call me at (515) 285-9745 if you wish to talk about the Des Moines Dragway.

Laughing I am constructing a history of the strip, so I am seeking photos, videos, newsletters, stories, testimonials, etc. I plan to do a DMD History Video 1st, then a picture book. I am also having T Shirts, Calendars & Decals made, let me know if you are interested in one.  Thanks!

updated 11-24-16
 Cruise location History:  The car cruise nights that were at Hardees (SW9 & Army Post) since about 1992, end in 2010. were moved to Culvers & Boss Hawg's
on SE 14th St, beginning Friday night May 6, 2011.  Then that location was cancelled.  
  As of 11-8-11  Boss Hawgs  closed for the winter & looked for a new location.  Coggeshell Chiropractic (1st bldg West of Hardees)
has been torn down.  Hardees has built a new restaurant & a Kum & Go has been built.  Nick's Tenderloins 1106 Army Post Rd. had Cruises for 2014-16 & hopefully will for 2017!
Smile Summer Events= Des Moines area Cruises: Mon: VFW on NE 66th, Tue: Sugar Shack Altoona,  Wed: Bennigan's Merle Hay Rd   
                                                                Fri:  Nick's 1106 Army Post Rd.  3rd Sat: Bank on W side of hwy 69 across from Walmart in Indianola.  
                                                                       What Great 2016 weather, we Cruised into Nick's through Nov 17, 2016!
 

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