The morning of day four the realization hit me that sadly the Pontiac Southern Nationals were over. I had a great time! The show had way over 200 cars entered, the drag racing lived up to the billing, I met countless people from the website, the DAPA members made me feel welcome, the hotel was outstanding. Why go home? I tried my best to solicit offers allowing me to stay in the area, but I didn't receive even one. Maybe next time. Now my task was to decide which route to take back to St. Louis. On the way down I drove through Oklahoma to get to Texas, over breakfast I decided I'd take highway 30 east and go back through Arkansas. After polling all those concerned it was final. About five minutes into the trip the prancing horse caught my eye and I made a quick detour. For my final trick, you guessed it...
Let's see, if I sold the van, the T/A, The Judge, and the house...