SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar, the oldest flame throwing car driver for "Flames 'R' Us," returns a can of fuel to his trailer at the Syracuse Nationals car show, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Kollmar will perform one more show later this year before retiring after more than 30 years of performances.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar, the oldest flame throwing car driver for "Flames 'R' Us," returns a can of fuel to his trailer at the Syracuse Nationals car show, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Kollmar will perform one more show later this year before retiring after more than 30 years of performances.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Pressure tanks in the trunk of "Wild Bill" Kollmar's 1969 Chevy Nova require specific settings to ensure safety for the driver of the flame throwing car. Wild Bill and fellow drivers of "Flames 'R' Us" performed three demonstrations at the Syracuse Nationals.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Pressure tanks in the trunk of "Wild Bill" Kollmar's 1969 Chevy Nova require specific settings to ensure safety for the driver of the flame throwing car. Wild Bill and fellow drivers of "Flames 'R' Us" performed three demonstrations at the Syracuse Nationals.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar leans to kiss his wife, Janice, before he leaves for a flame throwing car performance at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Janice said she is looking forward to WIld Bill's retirement later this year after more than 30 years of fire shows.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar leans to kiss his wife, Janice, before he leaves for a flame throwing car performance at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Janice said she is looking forward to WIld Bill's retirement later this year after more than 30 years of fire shows.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar climbs into his 1969 Chevy Nova flame thrower car for his second to last career performance at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Wild Bill is set to retire after one more show next month after more than 30 years on the flame throwing car circuit.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar climbs into his 1969 Chevy Nova flame thrower car for his second to last career performance at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Wild Bill is set to retire after one more show next month after more than 30 years on the flame throwing car circuit.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Janice Kollmar snaps pictures of her husband, "Wild Bill" performing a flame throwing classic car act at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Janice Kollmar snaps pictures of her husband, "Wild Bill" performing a flame throwing classic car act at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Streams of fire erupt from the rear of specially equipped flame throwing classic cars at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. The mix of kerosene and lighter fluid produced flames so hot that spectators were kept away from the railing in the grandstands.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Streams of fire erupt from the rear of specially equipped flame throwing classic cars at the Syracuse Nationals, Saturday, July 21, 2012. The mix of kerosene and lighter fluid produced flames so hot that spectators were kept away from the railing in the grandstands.

 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar gives a final salute to fans at the Syracuse Nationals following his last flame throwing car performance as bits of the track remain burning, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Wild Bill is set to retire next month after more than 30 years of shooting fire from his 1969 Chevy Nova.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — "Wild Bill" Kollmar gives a final salute to fans at the Syracuse Nationals following his last flame throwing car performance as bits of the track remain burning, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Wild Bill is set to retire next month after more than 30 years of shooting fire from his 1969 Chevy Nova.