The latest news from the world of the Drag Racing Association of Women is the big move of the spring auction to E-Town.  The Northeasterners commonly refer as E-Town to Englishtown, New Jersey or Old Bridge Raceway Park.  The annual auction will be held on Saturday, June 4, in the early evening.   

The big move will provide the opportunity to meet local drag racers and car enthusiasts.  The action-packed event will be hosted by NHRA announcers Bob Frey and Alan Reinhart.   The event is sure to be enjoyed by all following the drag racing festivities on Saturday.  One change to the auction agenda is that this year’s auction will feature a live auction only. A silent auction will not be held.  

Naturally, the organization extends a sincere “Thank you” to Chicago Route 66 for their previous gracious hosting of the D.R.A.W. auction.  Look forward to more details on the exciting event in the May column.

Now on to the golfing results of the infamous Annual Florida Golf Tournament held at Ironwood Golf Course in Gainesville, Florida.   The tournament took place just a short distance from the NHRA Tire Kingdom NHRA Nationals.   Crane Cams sponsored the beverage cart at this event where the Crane Cams girls graciously donated their time to host the beverage cart. 

The Quick Fuel Flight A winners were Jeff Adkinson, Shan Carr, Jeff Strickland, and Mickey Whaley.  The“J.W. Performance Flight B winners were Glen Lockwood, Karen Miner, Mark Miner, and Wayne Ulmer.  Nitro Fish longest drive was awarded to Mickey Whaley; Nitro Fish closest to the pin was awarded to Jeff Adkinson. 

Other event sponsors included: Corporate Sponsor – Coca-Cola/Full Throttle; Corporate Sponsor – Lucas Oil; Food Sponsor – Nitro Fish.  Hole sponsors included ATI Performance Products, Clark Cooper Head Gaskets, Dart, K & N, Holley, Kincaid Racing Insurance, Kendall Pro Stock Car – V Gaines, Lincoln Welding, Mickey Thompson Performance Tire, and MTS.  Numerous companies provided door prizes for the event.   

The D.R.A.W. volunteers who worked the golf tournament were Vicky Aswege, Diane Cole, John Cole, Beth Hyatt, Rosalee Noble, Terry Noble, and myself. Stay tuned for details and stop by the D.R.A.W. booth at all NHRA Nationals events to visit with the staff and pick up some cool D.R.A.W. merchandise.