Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Operation Vintage Pride

100_0781On September 25, 2010 Judy and I traveled down to Albert Lea, Minnesota to attend the 2nd annual “Operation Vintage Pride” vintage show. The weather was still a little damp with the aftermath of heavy rains that had cause serve flooding across Southeastern Minnesota in the week prior. The turnout was still fair considering the weather. Events of the day were the Swapmeet, Drag Races, and the Vintage Sled Show. There was a large silent auction under the main tent, which worked well. If you under tent bidding you got to stay dry!

Here are the results of the radar run. We had to make the track shorter (260 ft) but I believe everyone still had a good time.
1 Banger   Rampage..............37 mph  OMC         0-340       Trevor Wenthold...45 mph   Polaris
341-440   Dale Sloper...........48 mph   Rupp           441-up     Charlie Root..........51 mph   Speedway
The winners for the Three Amigo Race went to...  Rampage, Jake Weaver, and Tony Kildall on a 634 Moto Ski MS-18

I would like to thank all who showed this year and hope that next year we will have better weather. Remember: Think Snow Think Vintage. Thank You Rick Weaver and Rick Stockey

 Following is a list of the show winners sent in by Rick Stockey;

 Antique Class:

Original: Dan Danko  1963 Mathews Trail Maker

> Restored: Rich  Hacket  1967 Ski Doo

Vintage 1969 to 1972:

> Original: Stan Hankin  1971 Arctic Cat Lynx

> Restored: Denise Bronner 1972 Polaris ATX

Vintage 1973 to 1976:

> Original: Todd Kearney  1974 Johnson

> Restored: Mike Goodman 1975 Ski Doo RV 245

Vintage 1977 to 1982:

> Original: Todd Kearney 1980 Yamaha SRX

> Restored: Todd Kearney 1979 Yamaha SRX

Race Class:

> Original:  Mike Hannon 1977 and a half Ski Doo SS Blizard

> Restored: Mike Hannon 1983 Ski Doo Formula 250

Mini Sled:

> Carl Millestadt 1971 Sno Pony 340

Custom:

> Jim Haug 1977 RXL

BEST OF SHOW:

> Larry Ahler 1970 Moto Ski SM

Oldest Sled:

> Dan Danco: 1963 Trail Maker

Furthest Traveled:

> Rodger Hankin 250 MIles

Soldiers Pick:

> Dan Danco 1963 Trail Maker

Judges Pick

> Rodger Hankin 1965 Ski Doo Chalet

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