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Pinks All Out

Check it out! My cousin, Jeff Jackson (he's actually my cousin Sonny's son), is pictured here. On September 6, Jeff qualified in the top 16 out of 400 cars to race in the television show "Pinks All Out." Jeff had a microphone, light, and camera inside the car for his runs. They added 16 other cars to the mix that didn't make the cut, and the top 16 cars raced them to advance on the show. Jeff won his first race, but got beat the second race by .06 of a second! Jeff had a great time, according to his dad, and got interviewed three times. The show will air on the speed channel (I didn't even know there was a speed channel) on Thanksgiving Day. Yay, Jeff! I'm proud of you!

Sonny and his brother Jamie have had a business videotaping drag racing movies for years, Jackson Bros. It's more Jamie's gig now. They're both proud of Jeff, I know that! You should see how meticulous Sonny is at his collectibles and treasures. Their garage and classic cars are impeccable as is the rest of their house, along with his extensive and impressive lid and bottle collections. Sonny, like the rest of the Jackson clan, is such an interesting cousin, who keeps us all up-to-date with historic family pictures and genealogy. I have so many awesome cousins and am grateful for every one of them. Most of the Jackson family lives in the Bay Area in California. They are from my mom's side of the family, she was the youngest girl out of eleven (plus one who died a couple days after she was born).


Lisa said…
Wow that is awesome!
Lonna said…
I didn't know that there was a speed channel either. But that sounds really cool. Drag racing sounds like a fun and slightly dangerous hobby/career. I'll leave that kind of stuff to the brave.
Julie V said…
Yippee Jeff! It is so cool how Sonny and Jamie have nurtured their love of race cars in their son/nephew. Sonny is so nice and considerate to always try and keep the family heritage alive with the pictures, etc.
You seriously have so many famous relatives! You come from an amazing family!
Maryanne said…
That is one sweet car!!

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