If we were to hold a Texas Buick Nats in 2014 would you...

Discussion in 'Texas Buick Nationals' started by Regal1, Aug 21, 2013.


Would you attend a TX Buick Nats in 2014...

Poll closed Nov 19, 2013.
  1. Yes I would attend anywhere in TX

  2. I would attend if it was in my area of the state

  3. Not interested in this event

  4. I'm only a maybe?

  5. I would come and watch, no car

  1. dl7265

    dl7265 No car then Mopar

    Hopefully not when it's 150f like today. Okay, that's 9 months out of the year here :af:.

  2. JR Wills

    JR Wills Well-Known Member

    All You have to do is follow the Shut down area to the Bar. That Has been done before. :laugh: (Billy Bunch, from Texas City, Vega Funny Car.)
    As I stated, in the other thread, Unless You are running in the 8s (1/4 mile) You really won't be that bad.

    For those that have not been to Temple, it is part of the old Highway, and the is a bend in the shutdown area, heading back to the actual road.
    Very interesting Old Time Drag Strip. You come out of the staging lanes, turn about 180*, up a hill (not as big as Quaker) and You are on the Strip.
    Not any "Flash" just an Old time Drag Strip. Dirt & rough area for pits, but Trees & Shade, and a Lot of Fun.
  3. 1drwgn

    1drwgn Poor Gearhead

    My favorite part of the staging lanes is the burnout box, they throw a gallon of water under tires to get burnout going. Unorthodox but works well!
  4. TXGS

    TXGS Paint by numbers 70 GS 455 4spd

    Dave, I am in... Just finished College!:TU:
  5. Regal1

    Regal1 Well-Known Member

    We have 5 votes people not interested in this event. Wow :eek2: Hard to believe.
  6. gsman66

    gsman66 Only in Texas....

    Most definitely interested. Little River is always a good choice and we've had some fun times at previous Bashes... Probably have a few pictures to prove it!
  7. Regal1

    Regal1 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Steve. Looking for about 50 cars between this forum and the TR crowd.
  8. jcamp116

    jcamp116 Well-Known Member

    I would be in for sure. Temple seems to be a great central area and a good old track! I think a Saturday for sure. One of the last ones was on a Sunday which makes it hard for people out of town to travel back home after.

    The parking lot party at the hotel afterwards is part of the fun too!:beer
  9. Revelation

    Revelation New Member

    As long as it were with in about a 3 hour drive I'd make the trip down 35
  10. Regal1

    Regal1 Well-Known Member

    The track is set it will be Little River Dragway just outside of Temple. The date will be in April or May 2014 on a Saturday. It will be mid November before I get a exact date, I will it post up when it is set.
  11. 1drwgn

    1drwgn Poor Gearhead

    I need a like button!
  12. 71skylark3504v

    71skylark3504v Goin' Fast In Luxury!

    Only 160 miles from Houston. Woo Hoo!:Brow:
  13. 1970GS455

    1970GS455 Well-Known Member

    Is this where the original Bash events were held?
  14. mltdwn12

    mltdwn12 Platinum Level Contributor

    I'd sure like to come and race, anywhere in Texas would be closer than towing to Bowling Green or Ohio :laugh: They tried having a few BOP get togethers out here at Speedworld and the Buick showing was typically 5 cars or less :ball: Maybe you can get Mike T to get the wagon running again and make the tow east!
  15. Regal1

    Regal1 Well-Known Member

  16. Racerx88

    Racerx88 Platinum Level Contributor

  17. carmantx

    carmantx Never Surrender

    On my calendar. Now to figure out which Buick of ours shows up! Tyler needs to set a new record in the red car maybe.
  18. jcamp116

    jcamp116 Well-Known Member

    Got it marked on my calendar as well and looking forward to it. Noticed a little coolant under the car this weekend and the fan was little wobbly. Good thing to catch before a race weekend, what else can I do to it while I'm in there!
  19. Horsman

    Horsman Well-Known Member

    I would attend. I remember those events also, I see my car in this photo Dean.
  20. 1972 Stage 1

    1972 Stage 1 Well-Known Member

    I'll be there, and invite several other Buick owners. Drag racing only, correct?

    Thanks David and everyone at LSPBC.

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