The Frantic 4
Racing Traveling Road Show took their act to its second event
for the 2005 Season - the Goodguys 5th Del Mar Nationals April
1, 2, 3, 2005 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA. A huge
crowd was on hand for this street rod/hot rod event that featured
some vintage dragsters including the orange car.
As usual, there
was all kinds of Frantic 4 goodies including photos, T-shirts
and the ever popular Nitro Pickles.
door was Bill Pitts and his 1965 MagiCar AA/FD restoration.
The Crew - Honorary
FF 4 member, Dennis Prater, Norm Weekly, VJ Zielen (Ron &
Betty Rivero's grandson) and Ron Rivero
ready to fire up.
on all eight.
With some help
VJ climbs in the Frantic 4 fueler for his big adventure.
As always, a
huge group of spectators amass like moths to a flame when the
nitro starts cackling.
Felling just like his
grandpa, VJ enjoys the moment.
(daughter of F-4 crewman Dennis) gets her first fire-up in a
fueler. To the right is Pam "Blondie" Schaurien. Blondie
and husband, Paul are restoring 1970 "The Poachers"
Top Fuel Dragster.
Still teared from the
nitro, Shana thanks dad... she loved it!
Paul Schavrien (in shorts) who
is restoring "The Poachers" AA/FD was invited to sit
in the seat for this awesome two car fire-up! Here Norman briefs
him before the show.
Paired with the F4 car
is Bill Pitts' "Magicar" fueler.
Bill Pitts and crew bring
the MaciCar out first.
Frantic Four fired up
and rolling forward.
Bill Pitts fires up his
Norm check the head temp.
Both cars barking nitro
- the fans are thrilled.
Paul enjoys the moment.
Joel Johnson from OLYPOWDER took
these pictures of his partner Kari Sanders getting the thrill
of a lifetime. Here Dennis Prater explains the car and what the
fire up procedure is.
Norm helps Kari in. and
supplies a box for her to sit on.
Fire 'er up!
Once its lit there's
nothing to do but enjoy the experience.
As with most, she didn't
want to get out.
says a 1000 words...
Fire-up Video Clip
Frantic Four Fire Up Video #1
Frantic Four Fire Up Video #2
out a: Frantic 4 Fan Fire Up