Barnard, Dennis 2017-07-18

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This interview features Dennis Barnard as he discusses drag racing in Lubbock and the West Texas area. Barnard describes how he got interested in racing, how he initially came to Lubbock, and the Lubbock Dragway.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dennis Barnard

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 18, 2017

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:13:49 (1 hour 13 minutes)


Coming to Lubbock; The beginning of the Lubbock Dragway; How Barnard acquired the Lubbock Dragway; When he decided to reopen the Dragway; How drag racing compares to TV shows; People that impacted him along the way; The populations of people that go to the raceway; Improvements he’s hoping to make

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace

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