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19th Hot Rod Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park is Funny Car Paradise

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Bob Godfrey went to the Goodguys Hot Rod Nationals at O’Reilly Raceway Park just outside Indianapolis to enter his Oblivion Express 1969 Chevy Camaro Bodied Nostalgia Funny Car.


Bob Godfrey in his K&N Filters sponsored 69 Camaro, photo courtesy of GoodguysBob Godfrey in his K&N Filters sponsored 69 Camaro, photo courtesy of Goodguys
After four consecutive rained out editions, the weather reached the low 80’s over the weekend. The event combined a massive hot road car show with vintage racing. Classes ranged from 250 mph front engine nostalgia top fuel, funny cars and super stock. Over the weekend 250 cars battled it out in 12 classes.
Brian Godfrey uses K&N products, photo courtesy of Goodguys
Brian Godfrey uses K&N products, photo courtesy of Goodguys
Bob Godfrey is from Moreno Valley, California, photo courtesy of Darr Hawthorne
Bob Godfrey is from Moreno Valley, California, photo courtesy of Darr Hawthorne

In the Nostalgia Funny Car exhibition nine nitro burning retro funny cars lined up and shook the ground. After a great qualifying round which brought the fans to their feet, the racers got down to business.

Godfrey, of Moreno Valley, California squared off with Mike Savage in the money round. Godfrey had a career best of 6.105 @ 234.98 to win. “I use K&N Engineering’s Oil Filter HP-5001,” said Godfrey. “I’ve used it for years. K&N Oil Filters protect my engines from dirt and debris. I wouldn’t use anything else.”

Godfrey said his car is near peak. “It was a flawless weekend in Indianapolis for both the crew and the car,” he said. “We are going to attempt to repeat our success this weekend at the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion at National Trails Raceway in Columbus, Ohio.

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