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David Thomssen

David Thomssen, Lincoln, was an expert on the Ford flathead engine, Thomssen set numerous records on the Bonneville Salt Flats and in drag racing with Ford’s little V8. Thomssen built the engine for “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ Swamp Rat 33 salt flats racer, running 220 mph in the measured mile.

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The Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame will enshrine six new inductees at the organization’s 21st annual Induction Ceremonies to be held later this year on SATURDAY OCTOBER 27th, 2018 at Courtside Banquet Hall in Lincoln, a NEW LOCATION!! Located at 333 SPEEDWAY CIRCLE #2, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA. Previously, the organization’s annual Induction Ceremonies had been held on a Friday evening at Lincoln Firefighter’s Hall, however timing and space issues prompted the change to a Saturday night at a larger venue.
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