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Antique Car Drag Race

2021 Event

September 12, 2021
co-sponsored by the Town of North Hempstead

and the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

Legal drag racing returns to Long Island !!!


We stepped back in time and recreated hot rod history. Vintage Flathead powered hot rods and racers duked it out in Historic Tully Park. 



Michael J. Tully Park

1801 Evergreen Ave.

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

"Firemanics Drill Course"

When Was This?

September 12, 2021

11am - 3pm

Car entrance fee: $75 (per vehicle)

(proceeds benefit the Cow Neck Historical Society)


  • No Engine Displacement over 260 C.I (Unless otherwise specified )

  • Model A 4-cylinder preferred

  • Car body MUST be 1940 or older

  • Stock bodied cars with fenders will be accepted

  • No modern running gear (Transmissions or rear axles must be pre-1953)

  • Mechanical brakes are accepted, hydraulic is preferred 

REMEMBER:  This is a historical reenactment. The parts and overall appearance of your car must be period correct. (No mag wheels, or modern style parts). Period clothing and style are appreciated and will help achieve the look we are going for. 

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We were delighted to welcome Howard Kroplic driving the

world-renowned Black Beast,

shown here giving

"the ride of a lifetime"

to Wayne Wink!


Ava Muntner was the event photographer.  Check out her amazing shots here, then check out her website, and then and follow her on Instagram at avascaptures !

Brought to you by:

Cow Neck Historical Society

of Port Washington


The Town of North Hempstead


The Vintage Flathead Timing Association


for more information! 

Check out our 2019 Classic Hill Climb!!!

Jon Ruvio in the air, near Vegas.

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