Hope that windshield washer reservoir is full!
The parking "up the hill' was ample, but muddy. Here a gallant gent attempts to tow an SUV out and ends up spraying it more than moving it.
Three NHRA superstars in the timing tower: Larry Lombardo, Bruce Larson, and Joe Lepone.
As always, Jack made friends everywhere he went.
Jack's block got Jack Approved, of course!
Jack Redd finds a familiar brick on the Maple Grove Walk of Fame.
Tim Pratt checks in with Frank Manzo, who won the event the next day and sealed his 15th world championship.
Top alcohol heroes Todd Veney and Frank Manzo share a chat during the rain delay.
Draglist pal Wild Bill Carter was in evidence on some funny car paint jobs.
Jack Roush has his name on a numbered Toyota Solara funny car body.
East Coast drag legends Steve Lesueur, Jack Redd, fuel drivers Tom Stephens and Ted Wolf, and visiting West Coast Ford road racer Matt Robison.
Bill from the Bruce Larson camp and the guys who own the Joe Amato fueler. Need names!
Jack Redd catches up with an old friend.
Crossing from the spectator side to the pits.
Colorful Nitro Fish machine provided a hint of what awaited within the gates.
Muddy conditions made parking a challenge. Took an hour to drive the last two miles, then took another mile walk to get there. Jack Redd passes an RV as the pedestrians were definitely moving faster than the drivers here.
Local homes surrounding the track had their Halloween decorations up.
Welcome to Maple Grove!