Frank's father, "Flamin Frank Pedregon," was the first Hispanic to break the diversity barrier in the 1960s and raced himself into racing immortality. Frank Jr. is an exceptional driver in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing professional class winning multiple events, the Famous Budweiser Shootout, and the Prestigious US Nationals at Indy.0 1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals Tournament of Champions Part I - 1960s Vintage Drag Racing - Indy Tournament of Champions Part I -Presented by Hurst Performance Center - 1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals. Narrated by the late Steve Evans.For many racing fans, one of the most endearing memories of NHRA national events was the sight of Couch on the starting line. Couch, who served as NHRA's chief starter from the early 1960s until his retirement in 1995, was an imposing figure at more than 6 feet in height.

Nov 30, 2007 · Don Nicholson won B/FX at the 1962 NHRA Nationals in Sept 1962. There is a photo of the car (B/FX on the window) on pg. 53 of the book - SUPER STOCK, Drag Racing the Family Sedan by Larry Davis. Nicholson's car is the familiar '62 BelAir Sport Coupe he raced throughout 1962 so it is conversion (aluminum front clip and "Z11" type heads/intake ... ** There were two oil violations during the Winston Showdown, NHRA's all-star event. David Grubnic was fined $500 in Top Fuel, while Tony Pedregon was fined $1,000 in Funny Car. Since this event is a non-points race, no points were deducted for Pedregon's violation during eliminations. Vintage original drag racing 1969 Official Entry List for the 15th annual NHRA Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Official 19 page listing of all classes with number,class,driver,city & state, entry, car,engine..

HERE COME THE FUNNY CARS - NHRA U.S. Nationals Indianapolis 1970 - the first year the class was contested season-long by NHRA. Don Prudhomme was focused on what would be a successful run at a second U.S. Nationals crown, and the duty of driving the Hot Wheels Plymouth 'Cuda fell on Jay Howell. HERE COME THE FUNNY CARS - NHRA U.S. Nationals Indianapolis 1970 - the first year the class was contested season-long by NHRA. Don Prudhomme was focused on what would be a successful run at a second U.S. Nationals crown, and the duty of driving the Hot Wheels Plymouth 'Cuda fell on Jay Howell.The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals (commonly U.S. Nats) is an NHRA-sanctioned drag racing event, generally considered to be the most prestigious drag racing event in the world due to its history, size, and purse, held annually at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Indiana.

He is a 5 time NHRA World Champion with 17 NHRA National Event wins and 17 IHRA National Event wins. Dave was elected to the Car Craft All Star Team 5 times in both the Stock and Super Stock categories. Dave starting following the NHRA circuit in 1966 with a K/S 59 Chevy powered by and 283 2 barrel combination.The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals (commonly U.S. Nats) is an NHRA-sanctioned drag racing event, generally considered to be the most prestigious drag racing event in the world due to its history, size, and purse, held annually at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Indiana.. With the event's final round taking place on Labor Day, it is the only Monday event on the schedule ...Detroit Dragway was a new track at this time, and was lacking some of the things the NHRA wanted, like better restrooms for one. After the 1960 Nationals this event was moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where it’s still held today. It has the nickname of “The Big Go”. The Nationals are known as the biggest race for the drag racing year.

Mar 10, 2013 - Pictures of 1960-1963 Pontiac Super Duty cars, parts and history. See more ideas about Pontiac catalina, Drag racing and Pontiac cars. ... NHRA Record Holder - Super Duty 421/405 HP engine Super Duty 421/405 hp - Borg Warner heavy duty T-85 3-speed transmission ... Jim Wangers won Top Stock Eliminator at the 1960 U. Nationals ...

1960S DRAG RACING-OTIE Smith's A/Roadster-1960 NHRA U.S.Nationals-DETROITDragway - $2.50. This auction is for a photo of Otie Smith's OTIE'S 23T A/Roadster Class Winner at the 1960 NHRA U.S. Nationals held at DETROIT DRAGWAY .This photo is on 4" x 6" HP Premium Photo Paper made from my original.BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Top drivers from every era of NHRA drag racing, the first woman to win an NHRA division championship and the inventor of the tire-screeching burnout make up the Honorees for the 2009 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion on June 19-21 at Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Kentucky.Antron Brown set for NHRA Sonoma Nationals. By Mitch Stephens. Updated 4:50 pm PDT ... Brown's late grandfather Albert began drag racing in the 1960s and passed on his passion to his sons Albert ...

Get NHRA merchandise at Nitromall.com. Shop NHRA tees, hats, shirts, jackets and ladies at the official online store of the National Hot Rod AssociationThe 1981 Southern Nationals was a memorable event for Tripp Shumake. He not only drove Johnny Loper's Arrow into the final spot in the Cragar Five-Second Club (5.98), but also won his first ... The 1981 Southern Nationals was a memorable event for Tripp Shumake. He not only drove Johnny Loper's Arrow into the final spot in the Cragar Five-Second Club (5.98), but also won his first ...

Where to find NHRA race results from the 1960s? jaybnve. 6,634 2. jaybnve. 6,634 2. Post Apr 22, 2009 #1 2009-04-22T15:09. ... Mickey Thompson's cammer Mach 1 Funny Car dominated in 1969, with Danny Ongais at the wheel, winning two of the four NHRA sanctioned races, the US Nationals and the Spring Nationals. Does this mean he won the NHRA ...There are many classes within NHRA's Stock and Super Stock eliminators. Each class is defined by a ratio of vehicle shipping weight and a horsepower factor. The NHRA Stock Car Classification Guide is used to position a vehicle in its proper class. Below on this page, you will find all years and makes in the NHRA Stock Car Classification Guide.Drag Racing Story of the Day! US Nationals Past Winners. By motorsport.com. U.S. Nationals past winners TOP FUEL (*top eliminator from 1955-1963) 1999 - Cory McClenathan ... 2000 NHRA OILDOWN UPDATE Following 15 of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series

Get NHRA merchandise at Nitromall.com. Shop NHRA tees, hats, shirts, jackets and ladies at the official online store of the National Hot Rod Association428 CJ Mustangs at the 1968 NHRA Winternationals. On January 28, 1968 Hubert Platt introduced the 428 Cobra Jet Mustang to the racing world during the AHRA Winter Nationals held at Lions Drag Strip near Los Angeles. He drove one car in C/Stock and red-lighted a 12.62 run in the first round of Top Stock.

1960S DRAG RACING-OTIE Smith's A/Roadster-1960 NHRA U.S.Nationals-DETROITDragway - $2.50. This auction is for a photo of Otie Smith's OTIE'S 23T A/Roadster Class Winner at the 1960 NHRA U.S. Nationals held at DETROIT DRAGWAY .This photo is on 4" x 6" HP Premium Photo Paper made from my original.Dixon says his career went into a tailspin after the National Hot Rod Association objected to a two-seater that gives fans the thrill of being in a dragster. ... 1960s and 1970s, and won numerous ..."Pooch" notable history, perennial NHRA division class and street eliminator winner, NHRA D/MSP national record—ET 12.69, NHRA D/MSP national record—MPH 109.94, first NHRA division 5 car to win one of the four annual events, winner class and street eliminator title 1965 Tulsa Invitational meet, winner of class and World Street Eliminator title at the 1966 NHRA World Championship Finals.At the 1960 NHRA Nationals in Detroit George Montgomery won Little Eliminator and a new Ford Falcon Ranchero.. Saved from Uploaded by user. Discover ideas about Ford Falcon. At the 1960 NHRA Nationals in Detroit George Montgomery won Little Eliminator and a new Ford Falcon Ranchero. Ford Falcon Drag Racing Vintage Pictures ...

Bob Glidden is a drag racer from America who has won 85 NHRA National Events. Bob Glidden started his career in 1960 with Ford cars. In 1972, he participated in first pro-race and was ranked second. In the next season, he won his first national championship by participating in US Nationals event.

HERE COME THE FUNNY CARS - NHRA U.S. Nationals Indianapolis 1970 - the first year the class was contested season-long by NHRA. Don Prudhomme was focused on what would be a successful run at a second U.S. Nationals crown, and the duty of driving the Hot Wheels Plymouth 'Cuda fell on Jay Howell.

Nov 13, 2019 · Parks successfully introduced a second national event and a new, permanent home for the first in Indy. One year after uncomfortably partnering with Bill France in Daytona for the inaugural NASCAR-NHRA Winter Nationals (two words), he brought the concept home to California as the first NHRA-only Winternationals (one word). Detroit Dragway opened in Brownstone Charter Township, about 20 miles southwest of downtown Detroit, in 1959. The "Dirty D" -- its affectionate nickname -- hosted NHRA's U.S. Nationals in 1959 and 1960. Though it thrived in the 1960s and 1970s, by the 1990s Detroit Dragway suffered from declining crowds and aging facilities. The drag strip closed after the 1996 season.He is a 5 time NHRA World Champion with 17 NHRA National Event wins and 17 IHRA National Event wins. Dave was elected to the Car Craft All Star Team 5 times in both the Stock and Super Stock categories. Dave starting following the NHRA circuit in 1966 with a K/S 59 Chevy powered by and 283 2 barrel combination.

The second largest, second-oldest major event of NHRA's now 24-race schedule, the Winternationals, actually took place on the opposite coast, near Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1960! Even more surprising, the first "Winter Nationals", as it was spelled in those days, was a cooperative venture between Wally Parks' NHRA and Bill France's NASCAR!** There were two oil violations during the Winston Showdown, NHRA's all-star event. David Grubnic was fined $500 in Top Fuel, while Tony Pedregon was fined $1,000 in Funny Car. Since this event is a non-points race, no points were deducted for Pedregon's violation during eliminations. NHRA National Hot Rod Association Official Drag Racing Skull Championship T-Shirt. 3.5 out of 5 stars 10. $19.95 $ 19. 95. FREE Shipping. NHRA National Hot Rod Association Muscle Car Drag Racing T Shirt. 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. $11.99 $ 11. 99. FREE Shipping. XINSHOUS NHRA Men's Short Sleeve T Shirt and Adult Washed Cowboy Hat.

You are about to be signed out. You will be signed out in seconds due to inactivity. Your changes will not be saved. To continue working on the website, click "Stay Signed In" below.History NHRA Junior Stock. ... I seem to remember that Big Daddy Russ Matthews' Invicta was NHRA G/SA national champion in 1960. automaticslim, Jun 2, 2013. This auction is for a photo of Dean Moon's Supercharged Chevy Powered A/Dragster named "MOONEYES" at the 1st NHRA US NATIONALS that was held held at INDY in 1961. INDY was to become the permanent site for the NHRA US NATIONALS. The Dragster's chassis was built by Dode Martin at DRAGMASTERS. Gary Cagle drove the car . Welcome to our National Dragster (NHRA) 1960 category. We sell Back Issues, Used Magazines, Past Issues and Old Mags at competitive prices, most orders ship next business day.

In 1961, the Ramchargers built up an engine for Frank Wiley's new car; Dodge created the first factory package cars in that year. A 1961 Dodge Dart 413 was used by the Ramchargers at the 1961 NHRA Nationals (driven by Eckstrand and Jim Thornton).1954 - NHRA creates the Safety Safari, a team of drag racing ambassadors and officials who tour the country to introduce the sport to new audiences. 1955 - First NHRA national event held in Great Bend, Kan. Approximately 200 competitors enter for competition in one category: Top Eliminator.

Get the best deals on NHRA Vintage Souvenir when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items ... NHRA National Dragster Magazine 2018 July 27 Drag Racing Issue 15 Vol 59 NextGen. $5.99. ... VINTAGE 1960's 1970's ORIGINAL B&W COLLAGE PHOTO RACING CAR DRAG RACING 2.5 x 5. $5.99

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He'll do it after being inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame, where he was introduced by longtime friend Rusty Wallace. The winningest driver in NHRA history said he is as excited to be racing again as he was when he began in the 1960s.Professional organizations like the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) the largest sanctioning body in professional drag racing, were started to counteract illegal street racing, which can be very dangerous due to the speed and power of the vehicles and the magnitude of damage that occurs when something goes wrong and these vehicles ...

Welcome to our National Dragster (NHRA) 1960 category. We sell Back Issues, Used Magazines, Past Issues and Old Mags at competitive prices, most orders ship next business day.Lions regularly held 32 car Top Eliminator events, and usually with the best dragsters in the county. 12 in a row anywhere in the nation would be front page news in Drag News, the official drag publication at the time. Then the team decided to take the car to the 1960 NHRA Nationals held in Detroit. Leonard won Top Eliminator at the event.

Detroit Dragway - Photos - 1960s . Mickey Thompson's "Assault One" Pontiac V-8 built as a Bonneville racer with an innovative body, shown here during a burnout at the NHRA 6th Annual National Championship Races, September 1-5, 1960..

He'll do it after being inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame, where he was introduced by longtime friend Rusty Wallace. The winningest driver in NHRA history said he is as excited to be racing again as he was when he began in the 1960s.

Sep 02, 2015 · 1960: NHRA expands to accept cars with automatic transmissions.  The first NHRA World Champ was Buddy Garner, in a Chevy-powered C/Altered Plymouth, who won 24 of 26 events that year.  Experimental racers with multiple engines become all the rage, as NHRA racers search new paths to speed and spectacle since nitro went away. Starting at $210 bring your RV or Motorhome and spend the NHRA weekend at Houston Raceway Park. Get Tickets $210.00 - $500.00 Staging Lane Terrace - Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil . Baytown, TX. United States More Information ...

Most notably is some action from "The Nationals," or what we know today as the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. The clip begins with Jimmy Parker's infamous half track crash that is part of many 1960's drag racing clips and films, and is followed by some Labor Day eliminations action in the Stock eliminator category.

Mar 10, 2013 - Pictures of 1960-1963 Pontiac Super Duty cars, parts and history. See more ideas about Pontiac catalina, Drag racing and Pontiac cars. ... NHRA Record Holder - Super Duty 421/405 HP engine Super Duty 421/405 hp - Borg Warner heavy duty T-85 3-speed transmission ... Jim Wangers won Top Stock Eliminator at the 1960 U. Nationals ...

Nov 13, 2019 · Parks successfully introduced a second national event and a new, permanent home for the first in Indy. One year after uncomfortably partnering with Bill France in Daytona for the inaugural NASCAR-NHRA Winter Nationals (two words), he brought the concept home to California as the first NHRA-only Winternationals (one word). NHRA has desperately tried to rewrite drag racing history to create the myth that the re-birth of nitro racing coincided with the addition of the class to their national events (1963). But, the fact of the matter is that nitro racing was alive and well long before NHRA added top fuel dragsters to the Winternationals.WARNING Some Product May Contain Chemicals, Including Lead Know to the State of California to Cause Birth Defects and Other Reproductive Harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

The drag strip had an adjoining road race course. It was located one mile south of Castle Rock. The track was sanctioned by NHRA at least by 1960, holding monthly races that year. In the late 1960s, top fuelers were running in the mid 7-second range at CDR. They included such racers as Mark Williams, Alan Bockla, and Mike Dallins.