The popularity of the “bug” is big and getting bigger as the original models are getting quite pricey when sold. That’s the custom end of the VW; those that drag race are all after the same thing. Though slightly different in looks they are pretty much the same when it comes to the power plant.
The fact that you have to have a parachute attached to the rear end speaks loudly. Hiking the front end onto the wheelie bars is not uncommon and they are truly getting faster.
This year’s winners are in Sportsman Craig Johnson got the win and Pro class had Rocky Jennings topping the field. For the Run Tuff class Dave Wright got the trophy and for the Quick 8 Terry Hoogstins proved the best this race.