Lions Drag Strip

A super 8 movie on Lions Drag Strip in Long Beach California. Filmed in 1972.

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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.





Lions Drag Strip 1959
Rare footage of races at Lions Drag Strip in 1959. Among the cars are Tommy Ivo, Dragmaster, Garlits’ first foray out west, Leonard Harris, Sidewinder, Chrisman’s Hustler, Chet Herbert Special, Speed Sport Special Roadster, plus gassers, Thompson, Cook, Hirshfeld, etc.)





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