The purpose of this historical group is to preserve the history and heritage of landspeed and dry lakes racing, to promote the hot rodding culture, to work towards a permanent repository where artifacts can be safely kept and restored for future generations and to encourage historians, photogra phers and others to publish their books and photographs. Tonight's great news is that the ghost of Blackline 57 lives and will be coming to the salt after all under the guise of Chip Birks drag racing street beetle, Black Top Magazine is available, It was the greatest As we figured it really was a terrific venue to go like hell, Wally Parks Annual Tribute DecemberGone Racin'…Vintage American Road Racing Cars by Harold W. Pace and Mark R.
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For the first time ever, father and son drag racing duo, Larry Dixon Sr. Larry Dixon Sr. The annual crowd-pleaser and tear-jerker, Cacklefest is the time to see dozens of vintage, front-motored race cars push started and fired up just like they used to be in the day.
October 17, in Uncategorized. It was another chilly morning here in Southern Kentucky but the clouds have parted and the sun is shining on the dragstrip for the first time this weekend. Track owner Dallas Jones and his crew have done a marvelous job getting this dragstrip ready for action after three consecutive days of persistent drizzle. The rest of today and all of tomorrow look clear weather wise so we should be able to rock and roll for the rest of the weekend.
Sunday gallery from Bakersfield. Saturday top fuel gallery from Bakersfield Reunion. The Hot Rod Reunion coverage from Bakersfield is here.
It's hard to believe the GS Nationals are about to eclipse the year mark, and even harder to believe that there are no signs of slowing down by the Buick fanatics. Turnout for the event May was as high as it's ever been-as some of the older members of the club seem to be fading out, new blood has managed to step in and inject new life into the GS Club of America GSCA. The two are best of friends, run a similar setup utilizing Cal Hartline's tuning expertise, and both spend the rest of the year in a local stock suspension, drag radial class.
This three-day festival of speed celebrating the American hot rod has become a destination for car culture lovers worldwide. Show car owners compete for the opportunity to show their winning rides at the Chevrolet Performance U. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.
Unique among motorsports events, the Reunion honors some of the top names in hot rodding from the past and features a fabulous array of cool drag cars, street rods and customs of the historic and present-day hot rod eras. Three-day spectator credentials include a pit pass, souvenir reunion program, dash plaque, and a commemorative laminated credential. Single-day tickets will be sold at the gate each day of event. Prices are inclusive of all fees, so no additional charges will be added to the published ticket price at online checkout.
At first when you look at it you think it might not work since you're racing on a pit road where you're usually not supposed to," Gabriel Burrell, driver of Southern Flyer, said. Despite the old-fashioned approach, the dragsters rocketed across the line with impressive speed; the quickest of the quick in the two rounds of exhibition races were "Dixie Twister", piloted by Rocky Platt of Atlanta, and "Scream Machine", driven by Justin Moses of Braselton — both racers were undefeated in their two matchups. As important as going fast is, the Southeast Gassers put a big emphasis on making their races as fun to watch as possible.