May 19th, 2019
Thank you to all who made the RJC Charities Car Show (proceeds to Darren McCaughey) a success! Thank you to Bob & Rosie Caramella for putting the event together, and for the Flemington Department Store for hosting the event.
Special thanks to those who brought out their street cars, and those who brought out their race cars for display. Thank you also to the folks that offered up items for the silent auction, where folks were able to purchase tickets which they could then place next to the items that they hoped they could win. Some folks went home with some very nice items... and most importantly, all was for a great cause.
Here's a partial "thank you" list to those who provided items for the silent auction:
Joe & Garrett Luzi/Joy Auto Parts
John Packenham & Rich Rutski/Packenham Racing
Billy Pauch Racing
Don & Roger Manning/Manning Racing
J.R. Fulper Racing
Gary Butler & Family
New Egypt Speedway
Dave Pratt/DSP Photos
John & Matt Stangle/Stangle Racing
Got there early... and folks were already there with hoods up... (cars, trucks, even a couple of bugs.)
Cool Vega Wagon - I was told that it's been in the same family since the early 70's... V8 and roll cage were needed upgrades!
One really cool street rod...
1970's racer Connie Joyner had his #7 on hand. Connie ran a #7J Falcon back in the 70's at Flemington, and now runs the #7 pictured above with the GSVSCC vintage events.
Chad Connor's (Darren's nephew) #301 sprinter
Sponsors on the #30 include Bangor Steel, OnTrack Capital Management, SKS Machine, Meglino Landscaping, APS Powder Coating, Hangar 5711 Automotive Detailing & Bruce's Speed Shop.
Jack Butler's #68
If you recognize the #, and the last name, you're right... Jack is Gary Butler's son. Jack has already found the winning way around Grandview.
Sponsors on the #68 include Short Load Redi-Mix Concrete, Applegates Bakery, Chris's Lawn Mowing, R.G. Hoffman Electric, Dave's Equipment Sales ( www.DavesTractors.com ), A.K.A. Motorsports Bodies, Savage Associates Inc, Apgar Trucking.
David Burn's #31B
Sponsors on the #31B include Flemington Department Store, Sealy Mattress/Bedding, Keen Utility, Dickies, Advanced Auto Parts, Danner, Red Wing Shoes
Here's Marty Resnick's #13R
Sponsors on the #13R include Flemington Department Store, Timberland Pro Series, Dickies, Sealy, Wrangler, with Jimmy Weiss power under the hood.
Billy Osmun's #81 (Billy is Willie's son - Billy O's grandson.) Great colors, and really like the white bumpers, just like the original!
Sponsors on theBlack Horse Racing Team #81 include Premio Sausage, Mavrode Farms, Dominck's Lawn Maintenance, Karl's Tire Service (KTS), Prime Design Landscapes & Tree Service, Vail Industrial Supply, RS Graphics.
Rich Rutski had the John Packenham #18 looking good after an adventurous night before at New Egypt!
Sponsors on the #18 include Scholes Electric & Communications, MMI Heating & Air Conditioning, Cranbury Sheetmetal Fabricators, D Gulick Construction, Arbonne Independent Consultants, Product 9, Fences & More, Dave Kovacs Photography, Agin Signs,
Rich and the Packenham Racing Team had some really nice "In Loving Memory of Darren McCaughey #301 stickers made up in support of the event.
Roger Manning's #414
Sponsors on the #414 include Design for Vision, Sunglass Central, Lightning Bodies & Race Components, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, JP Performance & Repair, Bowen Lettering.
The #414 looks like a bat from behind!
Billy Pauch autographed nose piece, helmet and racing t-shirts provided by Pauch Racing.
Roof donated from Manning Racing
One works the gas... while the other steers!
Paul Ielmini took the trophy in the vintage racecar class. Paul drove his #67 at Flemington & EWS back in the 70's, along with driving the Clickner #32A.
Time to load up....
...and head on out....
Thanks again to all who made the show possible, and to those who were able to come out and enjoy the event in person.
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