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It's a blast from the past, as 2007 Memphis Rodders Reunion honoree Larry Reyes enjoys some seat time in the restored 1969 'Hawaiian' funny car, just prior to the "Cacklefest" portion of the 50th anniversary NHRA Winternationals.

Looks like Larry has got a pretty full dance card of appearances lined up for the 2010 nostalgia drag racing scene. He started off the year with the big 'Golden 50' celebration at the aforementioned Winternationals. Larry appeared at NHRA's "Big Go West" with a long list of drag racing luminaries and upwards of almost 90 nostalgia drag cars that were displayed at fabled Pomona Raceway. Larry and Roland Leong are shown above greeting an endless stream of fans who stopped by for an autograph and to recall the Hawaiian's decisive victory at the Winternationals 40 years prior.

Next up for Larry is the Muscle Car Reunion & Nostalgia Drags at Gateway International Raceway in St. Louis over Memorial Day weekend. Larry also will appear at the Kansas City edition of the Muscle Car Reunion & Nostalgia Drags Sept. 17-19. Recently, Larry arranged for the 'Hawaiian' to get some studio time as he and the famous funny car were featured on a PowerBlock TV promo in advance of the upcoming 8th annual NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green KY. Larry will also be a National Hot Rod Reunion honoree at the Father's Day weekend bash, so stop by and say hello June 18th - 20th. The NHRR is always a great event, and this one should have extra special significance to the Memphis Rodders crowd with Larry and the 'Hawaiian' being prominently featured.

Larry will make other special appearances during the year so stay abreast of when and where by visiting his website, and check out what the latest happenings are under the 'News' tab.