||The following is a list of upcoming appearances, scheduled media interviews and special events for Don "the Snake" Prudhomme. This list will be updated regularly with more details and additional dates as they become available.
|Friday, March 2, 2012 starting at 6:00PM
SMOKER'S INC.- FAMOSO DRAG REUNION
501 Sumner Street
Snake will be serving as the Special Guest Speaker at this event to kick off the 2012 March Meet at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield. No-host cocktails, deep pit BBQ and more! Tickets and advance reservations for the event are $20.00 and can be purchased by calling Kenny Loewen (661) 325-1331. Snake will also be attending the March Meet on Saturday, March 3rd.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:00PM
2012 INTERNATIONAL DRAG RACING HALL of FAME BANQUET
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
Snake will be attending the banquet to recognize and celebrate the induction of each of the eight honorees, including his long-time crew chief, Bob Brandt. "Big John" Mazmanian, Don Moody, Ray Motes, Mike Kuhl, Carl Olsen, "Fast" Ed Schartman and Bill Doner will also be inducted at this year's event. Tickets and event information can be found at www.garlits.com or by calling (352) 245-8661.
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 11:00AM
5-GUYS HONORS LUNCHEON
Wally Parks NHRA Museum
1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Building 3A
Pomona, CA 91768
Snake will be a guest speaker in celebrating the great impact and careers of some of drag racing's most successful innovators and pioneers. Nick Arias Jr, Fred Carrillo, Stu Hilborn, Ed Iskenderian and Louie Senter will be honored for their contributions at this event. For event details or to purchase tickets, RSVP to Dick Martin at (760) 948-4492 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
DANA MECUM'S ORIGINAL SPRING CLASSIC AUCTION - 25TH ANNIVERSARY
Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Snake will be attending the Mecum Auction earlier in the week before actually auctioning his 1982 Pepsi Challenger Funny Car on Saturday, May 19th. The Pepsi Challenger was the first funny car to break the NHRA's 250 MPH barrier, as well as run the historic 5.63-second pass at the U.S. Nationals that year. For more event details, visit www.mecum.com.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
FRIENDS OF STEVE MCQUEEN CAR SHOW BENEFITING THE BOYS REPUBLIC
Boys Republic Campus
1907 Boys Republic Drive
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Snake and some of his famously restored ramp trucks and funny cars will be on display at this charitable event to raise awareness and support for Boys Republic. For a complete list of event details, visit www.boysrepublic.org.
Friday - Sunday, June 22-24, 2012
MAPLE GROVE RACEWAY 50th ANNIVERSARY CAR SHOW
Maple Grove Raceway
Maple Grove Road & Alleghenyville Road
Mohnton, PA 19540
Celebrating its 50th anniversary season, Maple Grove Raceway will be holding four special car shows and events. Snake will be serving as the Grand Marshall & Guest Judge for the 50th Anniversary Spectacular weekend. For more event info, visit www.maplegroveraceway.com.