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Tuesdays 7-8PM (EST.) on WTAN-AM 1340 Clearwater/St. Petersburg, WDCF-AM 1350 Dade City, WZHR-AM 1400 Zephyrhills, Florida. Join us for some Classic Rock and some captivating conversations with our interesting and legendary guests about cars, boats and motorcycles. Topics cover collector car shows, concours, auctions, vintage and professional motorsports racing events as well as swap meets. Some of our guests have been Carroll Shelby, Ted Nugent, Jay Leno, Nick Mason, Hulk Hogan, Larry The Cable Guy, Adam Carolla, Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara, Roger Penske, Mario Andretti, Bobby Rahal, Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jones, Peter Brock, Don Garlits, Shirley Muldowney, Danny "The Count" Koker, Barry Meguiar, George Barris and Wayne Carini to name a few. Want to win a prize on Nostalgic Radio and Cars? Listen and be the 9th caller on select shows to WIN! CALL 1-866-826-1340 during the show. To listen to ALL of our Past Shows Click on "Podcast Archive" at the top of this page. LISTEN TO A SHOW NOW!
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November 30, 2011
Your show host Robert and special guest Shirley Muldowney. Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney is recognized as the first lady of drag racing. Shirley started racing in the late 50's near Skenectady N.Y. The "Cha Cha" nickname was derived from some shoe polish writing on the windshield of an early '58 chevy race car by a race tech. Shirley obtained her NHRA license in 1965 driving gas dragsters. In the early 70's, she drove the funny car, "Bounty Huntress". In 1973 she acquired her top fuel license. She's won three NHRA top fuel championships. In 1983 they made a movie about her life titled "Heart Like a Wheel" highlighting the trials and tribulations of being a women in a sport dominated by men. She is a member of the Motorsports and International Motorsports Hall of Fame. She is one of three famous household names in drag racing as quoted by Don Garlits. Shirley resides in Michigan. She often attends drag racing events, car shows and occasionally makes exhibition runs.
Visit her website : muldowney.com