Amongst Friends
Mopar Muscle|February 2020
We stay pretty busy going through airports and rental car counters, dealing with flight cancelations, hotels, restaurants and much more, to attend the various Mopar events across the country.
Bob Mehlhoff

At these events this summer, we found unlimited amounts of Mopars that are ongoing project cars, race cars, drivers, or restored muscle cars. On the newer side, we saw many very fast late-model Mopars that run 11 seconds or quicker and are often driven to the track with fuel economy in the 20s. The cars that make up the Mopar hobby today are vast, numerous, powerful, and simply awesome.

But aside from the huge list of cool Mopars is something actually more impressive. That is the great people with their Mopar stories that we continually meet, the ones who own, build, restore, modify, or drive these various Mopars. In other words, those who thrive as we do on the Mopar hobby.

On a recent trip to the Mopar Nationals at National Trails Raceway, in Hebron, Ohio, I ran into a very good and longtime friend, Mark Pecikonis, who put it best when I asked him how he was doing. He replied, “We’re living the dream, Bob.”

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