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Dave Reitz Memorial Service

  A memorial service for Dave Reitz will be held at Montgomery UMC on Saturday, July 22 at 11:00AM followed immediately by a luncheon. The address is: 28325 Kemptown Road, Damascus, MD 20872 in lieu of flowers the family would like donations be made in Dave’s name to the Hospice of the Chesapeake. https://hospicechesapeake.thankyou4caring.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=298

“How that work?” – Dad’s Theme

The theme of a lifetime, “How that work?” were also my father’s first words. It was not apocryphal. It really happened. Years ago, his father (my grandfather, Dr. Louis P. Reitz) told us the story where Dad walked up to some motor device, perhaps a tractor and Dad pointed at it and uttered these now …

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2012 final points standing – 422 Allstars NSS

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2012 Numedia – 422 Allstars NSS final – Mopar wins but the wrong one.

Dave in the finals of the 422 Allstars Numedia race on May 19, 2012.  Dave barely beat by Cliff Sebring.  Barely in drag racing is kind of like close in hand grenades, I know.   This race shows Dave clearly on his way to a strong 3rd place points finish in the www.422allstars.com NSS league.

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.

Bob Banning’s simple plan of win on Sunday… must have been working.  In this ad there is even an area code!  Not surprising to see an area code today but back in the 1960’s area codes were not used for local calls, only long distance.  Oh and for you young folks, long distance was EXPENSIVE …

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Where’s the Bounty Hunter?

One of the original bounty hunters owns the original bounty hunter.  Say that fast three times.  ‘Nuff said.  Here’s a great article from Hemmings. http://www.hemmings.com/mus/stories/2010/03/01/hmn_feature11.html

Dave Reitz wins again after how many years?

On October 6, 2012, Dave Reitz wins the 422 Allstars NSS event at Atco, NJ.  After a 44 year drought,  Dave finds himself in the winners circle at this legendary track.  Amazingly this is Dave’s first win ever in bracket racing!  When asked, “Dave, when was the last time you won?”  Dave responds, “1968 somewhere.”  …

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Random Reitz Racing photos

        Random pictures of Reitz Racing throughout the years.  We’ll add descriptions and stories about the pictures as time goes on. -Mike bye

Race 1 – 2013 422 Allstars Nostalgia Super Stock

Above – Staging lanes during qualifying on Saturday, 20 April MIR, 422 Allstars Dave racing in the first 422 Allstars race of the season at Maryland International Speedway on 20 and 21 April 2013.  Dave went 3 rounds on a 10.80 dial.  Ran out in the 3rd with 10.795.  Click on the youtube link for …

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Bob Banning Dodge Funny Car

      Bob Banning Dodge Funny Car burnout! This is a great photo!