This was one of the Z-11-equipped 409s running around during the Fred Totten Memorial. Note the aluminum front end on Rusty Symmes' black '62 Bel Air show car. Warming up the fluids prior to the start of the day's racing action is necessary for serious drag machines. Verlin Hale services the racing twin of Rusty Symmes' black bubbletop show car. Verlin ran a 1.27 second 60-ft time later that day on its way to a 9.04 second/149.91 mph pass, best ever for one of Rusty's Bel Airs, and a testament to the conditions of the starting line at Thompson Raceway Park.