MORNING, JULY 28,
SCIR Has Weekend Plans
Herb McCandless, at 25 a veteran of drag racing, will carry Memphis' hopes
this weekend at Shelby County International Raceway as SCIR entertains the
National Hot Rod Association's Southeast Division World Championships.
McCandless will pit his 1969 Dodge Dart against some of the nations finest
Super Stock competitors.
The action opens Saturday afternoon at 3 with record runs, time trials and
qualifying. Top Fuel eliminations get underway at 8:45 p.m. All
other eliminations will be run Sunday when the gates open at 10 a.m. with
eliminations at 2:30 p.m.
The entry list:
TOP FUEL: Dave Chenevert, Metarie,
La; Preston Davis (owned by Raymond Godman), Memphis; Pete Robinson, Atlanta
(former World Champion).
Bill Webb, Decatur, Ga. (1966 national champion); Durel-Randazzo-Punaky,
Joe Yarini, Tucker, Ga.; Holt-Suski, Athens, Ga.
COMPETITION: Bob Callahan, Atlanta; Sherrill Huff, Lebanon Junction, Ky.;
David Motors, Atlanta; Farley Brothers, Camo Hill, Penn; Bob Stratman, Miami
(national record holder).
Bo Laws, Orlando, Fla.; Ronnie Stewart, East Point, Ga; Buddy Houston,
Palmetto, Ga.; Hugh Green, Somerville, Ala; Butch Luther, Decatur, Ga.;
Charles Baggett, Cunningham, Tenn.
STOCK: Wyman Barnett, Stone Mountain, Ga.; John Smith, Dunwoody, Ga; Otis
Deck Jr., Hendersonville, Tenn.; Reid Whisnant, Atlanta; J.C. South,
Birmingham; Frank Dettmering, Atlanta; Herb McCandless, Memphis.
Jim Waibel, Lakeland, Fla.; Keith Hodge, Hartsville, Ala.; Charlie Carson,
Lakeland, Fla.; Gene H. Norris, Orlando, Fla.; John Thorpe, Phenix City,
Ala,; Roger Wilder, Memphis; Waibel Competition, Lakeland, Fla.; R Ayres,
Little Rock; Jerry Hollman, Birmingham; Jimmie D. Wilkerson, Memphis; Carl
Finch, Little Rock; Richard Noble, Beebe, Ark.