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Nov 16, 2010

Goodguys Announces Winner of Custom 1965 Mustang Giveaway

Cassandra Anderson of San Francisco won the custom 1965 Mustang that was part of a year-long promotion between Goodguys, CBS5 and San Francisco-based radio station Live 105. Anderson won the car at the 21st Autumn Get-Together, held in Pleasanton this past weekend. Anderson said that winning the 1965 Mustang was a dream come true. She first learned of the Mustang giveaway when she attended the West Coast Nationals in August. “After filling out an entry form at the August show, I went to the Live 105 website and entered the contest every single day for over a month,” she said.

Dates for 2011 Hot Rod Reunion Released

Organizers of the annual California Hot Rod Reunion and the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion have announced that the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion will  take place Thursday through Saturday, June 16-18 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The 20th Anniversary California Hot Rod Reunion will take place Friday through Sunday, October 21-23 at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in McFarland, California. Tickets to the 2011 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion go on sale Dec. 16, 2010. California Hot Rod Reunion tickets will go on sale June 16, 2011. For more information, go to http://www.museum.nhra.com/apcm/templates/general.asp?articleid=676&zoneid=41&navsource=reunions.

Snap-on Tools to Collect Toys for Tots at No Compromise Tour Stops

Snap-on franchisees are collecting toys that will be donated to the Toys for Tots organization at each stop on the No Compromise tour during the months of November and December. At each tour event, Snap-on will collect new unwrapped toys and then Toys for Tots will distribute the toys to less fortunate children in those respective communities.  The Snap-on No Compromise Tour is open to the public. It features includes interactive tool demos, displays, the Snap-on chopper and Snap-on’s show car, the Glo-mad 1957 Chevy. For more information and a list of the November and December stops, go to www.snapon.com/nocompromisetour.