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By Tina M. Kissinger

Montgomery and Berks Counties were valuable to the automobile for many years, utilizing citizens of the towns and surrounding small cities. Pottstown first got here to be referred to as the cruising capital of the East Coast within the Fifties and hung on to the name for a few years. within the Sixties, 1000's may line the sidewalks to monitor the recent rods and vintage vehicles cruise down excessive road. one of the circuit favorites have been the Tropical deal with, Hilltop Drive-In, and Dempsey Diner. Lansdale additionally attracted vehicle fans who loved �cruising the Dale.� In 1962, the Maple Grove Raceway, a quarter-mile strip in Mohnton, opened and have become domestic to the preferred large Chevy Weekend, website hosting nice drivers like Fred Spezio, Ken corridor, and John Johnson. The Grandview Speedway and the analyzing Fairgrounds Speedway additionally emerged, attracting much more automobile racing lovers from round the quarter. at the present time, longtime citizens take pleasure in reminiscing their liked cruising hobby, with many belonging to historic car clubs.

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