1969 Chevrolet Camaro

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Vehicle: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

Engine: 468

Transmission: TH400

Colour: Garnet red

Name: Graham White

From: Invercargill

When did you buy it? Two years ago

What is the vehicle’s history? It came from Texas, in the United States, and has been a drag car most of its life

Have you altered it in any way? I haven’t changed it much, apart from safety aspects

What’s it like to drive? Pretty good… runs straight

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? State Highway 219, north-east Oregon in the USA

Top speed? 130mph

Best driving experience? Chertsey Flying mile

Worst driving experience? Anywhere there’s tourist drivers

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Impalas, ’34 Tudor

Best music to drive to? Guns N’ Roses

Describe your driving style: Relaxed

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Ferrari 599

What was the first car you ever bought? Mark 1 Zephyr 

Do you belong to any clubs? Street Machines, Southern Dragways

Event: Southern Dragways meet. Sunday, October 29. Teretonga Park. Entry 10am-noon; racing starts 1.30pm. Have-A-Go class for new racers. Entry, spectators $15 or family pass $45. More information on Facebook.

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