Lions Drags 1966?

Home movie of Lions Drag Strip, California. This was a filmed about 1966 but I am not sure of the exact date.

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1965 NHRA Winter National Drag Races, Pomona--Redone
Sharper, and Enhanced version of previously uploaded video. Lot's of pit area and return road images of many famous, and not-so-famous, muscle cars, gassers, and dragsters that "ruled' during the mid sixties. Captured and edited 8mm home movies taken by Mike Tyler.





Vintage Winter National Drag Races-Pomona 1965
Great close ups (movies) taken in the pits and along the return road of many of the great competitors of the 60's.





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Lions Dragstrip





Lions Drag Strip incredible Grand Premier accidents 1972
Season opening Grand Premier at Lions Drag Strip in Janaury 1972 marked the return of NHRA sanction to the world famous Wilmington/Long Beach, CA racetrack. Incredible clip is from Part 1 (of 3 part) video documentary "Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip", and shows the unusual amount of accidents that took place, thanks to veteran lensman Paul Sadler and Dave Kerr. Lions would close after its 17-year run just eleven months later.




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