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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Museum & Dinner

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Museum & Dinner

Tampa Bay
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
Ocala
Florida

Ocala, FLJuly 23, 2016By Michael Gulick Our trip to The Grand Oaks Resort & Museum, unfortunately, was cancelled by the resort due to a delay in their renovations work. Soooo Plan B. Nearby was the The Don Garlits Museum of DragRacing and Plan B was in effect. The cars were unbelievable; few of us have seen so many drag racers. Welearned a lot about the sport and were able to visit another building that housed their museumof historical cars. It was fantastic to see such an extensive collection.  To keep things interesting, Plan B included lunch at Zaxby’s, but they called and said they could not accommodate us. Soooo Plan C. Following the tours, we traveled to the 484 New York Pizza restaurant and had great Italian food. The place was small, but they made us welcome. Thru innovative efforts, tables were setup in their hallway as we maxed out the place. Service was excellent, everyone enjoyed the food, and conversations about the cars were great. (Editors note: they make all their own pizza crust and breadsand they were to die for!!) If you cancelled or missed this trip due to the changes, you missed a great experience and super food. Hope you will join us for the next event. Photos by Dave Hutchinson