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Arnie Beswick

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Drag Racing

Arnie Beswick
Person

Nickname:  The Farmer

Arnie "The Farmer" Beswick, as he is most commonly known, is a drag racer known for driving Pontiacs.  Among his race cars are Mrs. B's Famous Grocery Getter, the Tameless Tiger (I and II), and Passionate Poncho.

On April 17, 1965 Arnie was the first NHRA Funny Car driver to run a 1/4 mile in under 10 seconds, posting a 9.97 at York, Pennsylvania.

Subtopics
Mr. B's Passionate Poncho
Tameless Tiger II

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Photographs

Arnie Beswick Passionate Poncho Model Car Mr. B's Passionate Poncho
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Cedarville Model Car Contest and Swap Meet
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Arnie Beswick Passionate Poncho Model Car Mr. B's Passionate Poncho
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Cedarville Model Car Contest and Swap Meet
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Arnie Beswick Passionate Poncho Model Car Mr. B's Passionate Poncho
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Cedarville Model Car Contest and Swap Meet
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Arnie Beswick GTO Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals
November 21, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals
November 21, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals
November 21, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO 1969 Pontiac GTO
Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Indian Uprising Model Car Show
Hosted by C.A.R.S. in Miniature
July 31, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO 1969 Pontiac GTO
Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Indian Uprising Model Car Show
Hosted by C.A.R.S. in Miniature
July 31, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO 1969 Pontiac GTO
Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Indian Uprising Model Car Show
Hosted by C.A.R.S. in Miniature
July 31, 2010
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Arnie Beswick GTO 1969 Pontiac GTO
Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Indian Uprising Model Car Show
Hosted by C.A.R.S. in Miniature
July 31, 2010
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Arnie Beswick Autograph Arnie Beswick signs an autograph for Joe Salzburg
At the private museum of Greg & Kathy Mosley
Photo ©2008 Bill Crittenden
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Arnie Beswick and Bill Crittenden Shaking hands with Bill Crittenden
At the private museum of Greg & Kathy Mosley
Photo ©2008 John Walczak
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