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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.

 


 

Camp Frantic Four

As usual, there was all kinds of Frantic 4 goodies including photos, T-shirts and the ever popular Nitro Pickles.

 

Next 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

 

With some help VJ climbs in the Frantic 4 fueler for his big adventure.

 

Getting ready to fire up.

 

 

 

Running on all eight.

 

 

As always, a huge group of spectators amass like moths to a flame when the nitro starts cackling.

 

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Felling just like his grandpa, VJ enjoys the moment.

 

 


 

Shana Prater (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 car.

 

 

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.

 


 

Picture says a 1000 words...

 


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