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UPDATE - 2012 Racers Reunion in Irving, Texas is coming soon
— by Brian Caruso Brian Caruso
At the 2012 Racers Reunion Banquet there will be special guests coming to help celebrate the career of Johnny Rutherford. I am proud to announce Al Unser Sr. and his wife will be attending. Al and Johnny go way back as friends and competitors. Al will surely have some great stories to tell. Also a man who is a true legend and innovator on his own, Jim Hall, will be coming to share about his and Johnny’s rise to the top of the IndyCar world in 1980 they won the Indy 500 Pole, Indy 500 race and IndyCar Championship. This year’s Racers Reunion on September 22nd is less than a month away. If you are still considering attending you must purchase tickets by September 17th to secure a seat. It appears, as this year will be a sell out. You can reserve a table if your group has 6-8 people. Vintage Quarter Midget Racing was the starting point for a long list of champions. Many folks who drove these cars as kids will be here to see old friends, to hear Doug Schiller’s presentation and witness the display of over a dozen vintage quarter midget race cars from back in the day. I hope you can make it. You won’t be disappointed with all the activities and cars on display! Below is more info. 2012 Racers Reunion Banquet - Saturday, September 22nd 1551 Corporate Dr. Suite 125 Irving, TX 75038, near Hwy 114 & Hwy 161 in the Los Colinas area of Irving, TX 2:00 pm Bench Racing (story telling), photo albums, scrapbooks and Vintage race cars will be on display. 2:30 pm Hollywood & Racing: Kevin Triplett from California will talk about the cross promotion of movie stars and racing stars. 3:30 pm The Big Wheel movie starring Mickey Rooney & Thomas Mitchell on the big screen. 5:30 pm Kansas Racers – Way Out Front: Jim Petty from Wichita, KS will share info and stats about the innovation and great drivers who hail from Kansas. 7:00 pm Racers Reunion Banquet - Dinner and presentations with Master of Ceremonies Paul Page. • Vintage Quarter Midget Racing by Doug Schiller • Johnny Rutherford– Living Legend by Galen Kurth Tickets at with a credit card, PayPal or mail a check ($30 per person) to Greg Scott c/o Radius Nation 10000 North Central Expwy. Suite 400 Dallas, TX 75231. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sept 17th. More details and a map can be found at If someone is traveling in from out of town our host hotel is the Springhill Suites by Marriott (972) 580-1120 about ½ mile from the event. Be sure and ask for the Racers Reunion Rate. Bart Stevens 214-293-3003