Back in the 1960s Henry Braddock. In his spare time, he was racing a bright red 1966 Chevy II he considered to be a fast car on the street, but no matter what he tried, he just could not get the.

Drag racing influenced. which oozes 1960s all over. To be fair, the Ohio resident occasionally runs the car on steel wheels and bias-ply rubber; but we felt compelled to ask him to keep the.

brouwer-1965-ford-falcon-hipo-rear-three-quarter Nick Brouwer was a fan of the racecar Teacher’s Pet back in the 1960s and was “thrilled” when. to make the car legal in NHRA Stock Eliminator racing.

Drag racing featuring classic and vintage front-end dragsters, funny cars and Super Stock vehicles in homage to the golden era of drag racing: the 1960s and 70s.

Old Nor Cal Drag Strips Half Moon Bay. In 1957, the Half Moon Bay Airport became home to the Half Moon Bay Dragstrip. From opening day through the 1960s, the dragstrip hosted every big name in the sport of drag racing.

Kalitta Motorsports Crew Chief Jim Oberhofer, known as "Jim O. The book features four-color photos of Oberhofer and his family on the back cover and includes people well known in the drag racing.

Download this stock image: 1960s Ford Cortina drag racing car performing a burnout. library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

NASCAR at Allpar. Once.as Jerry Olesen wrote."The cars were production line models, which were reinforced at key points.These days, they race ‘cars that never were,’ so to speak, and much of the relevance to actual automobiles has been lost.

Old Nor Cal Drag Strips Half Moon Bay. In 1957, the Half Moon Bay Airport became home to the Half Moon Bay Dragstrip. From opening day through the 1960s, the dragstrip hosted every big name in the sport of drag racing.

Carnie Fryfogle, driving No. 89 in this photo, died as a result. The two met in the late 1960s, when Carnie started a relationship with Jim’s sister, Betty Ann. The two soon began racing together.

Yes, this was the sign that actually hung over the historic Shelby-American plant in the 1960s. Perkins eventually. Ford had ended the drag program, and specified no logo be left when racing in.

For 2012, Chevrolet will produce 69 COPO Camaros, a drag-racing car designed to compete in NHRA’s Stock Eliminator and Super Stock classes, where the national records for the quarter-mile contests are.

Dodge released a photo of a badge that appears to be affixed to the top of the box. This special plate reads “Built for: Tom Coddington” (a member of Dodge’s Ramchargers drag-racing team that rose to.

CHRR 2010 – October 15-17. Here you see the legendary Ed "Isky" Iskederian are shown shaking hands in front of the Stude, the car that started the famed CAM WARS later termed the GASSER WARS.The 1320 Foundation had on display the reproduction of the famed “Old Black Studebaker” gasser car built by the legendary Junior Thompson and Sonny Messner, a clone of the car Junior campaigned in the.

Drag racing featuring classic and vintage front-end dragsters, funny cars and Super Stock vehicles in homage to the golden era of drag racing: the 1960s and 70s.

Bruce Gordon Photography Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Born to a German mother and American father in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, he moved to the United States with his family in 1957.His career began on the Off-Broadway stage in the 1970s.

Books about Drag Racing and all Automitive. Sequel to popular Lost Drag Strips to be released →. Sequel to popular Lost Drag Strips to be released FOREST LAKE, Minn.—Fresh on the heels of the best-selling book Lost Drag Strips comes a new look at other long-lost and forgotten drag racing facilities from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

Brian Pepper Photography During the summer, Ashley and Brendan were married in a lovely indoor ceremony in the Rotunda room at the Lake Mary Events Center. Sweet Pea Brides did a wonderful job coordinating the couple’s special day, and Brian Pepper photography, assisted by Nelson of OrlandoWeddingPix.com, captured

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2008 – Honorees were chosen for the 17th annual California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California. The 3-day festival of speed and rods takes place at Auto Club Famoso Raceway near The Honorees are Grand Marshal Junior Thompson, Steve Davis, John Edmunds, Georgia Seipel, Walt Rhoades and Butch Maas.

May 25, 2012. The museum also includes an amazing display drag racing history. Barry studied photos of the real cars and got to work reconstructing them in scale form. The Gasser glory days of the mid 1960s are represented by this.

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In the early 1960s, the A/Gas Supercharged class was where the fastest and quickest full-bodied cars in drag racing resided. in this instance racing Jr. Thompson’s Opel Kadett. Vintage photos.

60s Funny Cars! Photos and History of 130 Funny Cars of the 1960s. Menu and widgets

Dyno Don: The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson by Doug Boyce. Many fans of drag racing consider the most interesting era to be from the 1950s through the 1970s. So much changed from a speed and technology standpoint that people often refer to this time as the golden age of drag racing.

Auto photos 1946 – 1965 Parking Lot Series: 1939 New York World’s Fair Facility Reopens in 1947. Today’s feature image is a partial view of one of the 1939 New York World’s Fair parking lots in the Willits Point section of the Corona neighborhood of Queens, a borough of New York City.

The paint schemes of the mid-1960s and early 1970s drag racing scene. chair and plug some Moonage Daydream into the iPod. These photos represent the golden age of sponsor-free drag racing. Take it.

During the 1960s about 40 Road Kings were racing professionally. streets became more congested, some drag racers used the Los Angeles River bed itself for clandestine races. Life magazine published.

STOCK CAR RACING IN THE 1960s AND 1970s. Text by Sue George as told by Curt Lawson; Photos by Curt Lawson. Introductory note: Here is an interesting look back at what it was like to race stock cars in the Midwest in the 1960s.

British Stock-Car Racing from 1950’s to 1970’s. My JUNK SHOP principles: First, I don’t gather photos from the Internet; everything on this site has been sent to me personally by a stock car or drag racing fan, making it a kind of community collection. Naturally, they may have donated their photos.

Photo courtesy of Garden Isle Racing Association. The land on which Kauai Raceway Park sits originally was part of the Pacific Missle Range Facility, which was then left vacant until the development.

I started legally drag racing in 1960. At Roanoke dragstrip alone. In the Petersen Publishing photo archives we found this outtake from Ray Brock’s review of “Ford’s Optional Super-Stock” in the.

Jul 8, 2016. Growing up in the Greater Toronto Area—specifically the suburb of Markham, Ontario—drag racing had always been in the background for me.

1960's – 1957 Chevy wagon and 1958 Chevy Bel Air drag racing at Master's Field , Dade County. Photo By Bill Bussart – From The Jim Hill Collection.

Since I have become obsessed with obtaining cheap old film cameras, fixing and/or modifying them, and using them to document junkyards, drag racing, and the Bonneville Salt Flats, I spend a lot of.

A visit to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona is an absolute must for fans of both drag racing and automotive history in general. Packed into the museum is a fantastic collection of historic drag cars that represent every era of the sport, but it’s not just the full size cars that.

Auto photos 1946 – 1965 Parking Lot Series: 1939 New York World’s Fair Facility Reopens in 1947. Today’s feature image is a partial view of one of the 1939 New York World’s Fair parking lots in the Willits Point section of the Corona neighborhood of Queens, a borough of New York City.

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A 1966 Ford Mustang and a 1965 Dodge Coronet will be among the drag-racing cars on display. Photo by Greg Migliore In addition to. Also on display was a 1960 Pontiac Ventura, with subtle fins in.

This fast-acting aero system allows the car to go into low-drag mode on straightaways. from Ferrari’s racing operation to.

Show goers were also treated to the always popular Nostalgia Super Stock shootout, which brings original and tribute racecars that made history in the NHRA super stock ranks back in the 1960s and.

Linda Vaughn “The First Lady of Motorsports” or “Miss Hurst Golden Shifter.” However you choose to call her, Linda Vaughn was an unmistakable, unforgettable icon in racing from the 1960s through the 1980s.

One might consider Gary Densham of Menifee, Calif. as the typical “grew up in Southern California” racer. Bellflower Boulevard was the place to go to show who had the fastest car. Lions, Irwindale and Orange County drag strips were close by. High school time was spent playing football on Friday night and racing at the track on Saturday.