Drag Racing 1/4 Mile times 0-60 Dyno Fast Cars Muscle Cars

Drag Racing In The '60s Part Two

The pits were full of wild, Nitro burning Funny Cars at US 131 Dragway in Martin, MI in the late '60s and I was there with my camera.


 


More Videos...


Drag Racing In The 60s Part 3
Pictures and movies that I took at US 131 Dragway Martin, MI back in the '60s.





Martin US131 Dragway, From The Beginning
The first 8 minutes of this video are from an 8MM movie that was given to me by my old racin' buddy Dennis White. He was given the film by his friend, Joe McNett, who's late father, Marv, took the movies in 1962-'63. Marv's 'dark blue '56 Ford can be seen at 1;42. Although the film was in very poor condition, I felt that, for historical purposes, it should be shared. I have never seen any film from the track from the first years that it was in operation, although some may exist. From the 8 minute mark until the finish are photos and movies that I took myself over the years 1966 to the present. A special thanks to Jim Luikens for providing the rare photo of Arnie Beswicks '63 Pontiac Tempest Wagon, "The Grocery Getter", when it was sponsored by Seltzer Pontiac.





1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals Tournament of Champions Part 5 - 1960s Vintage Drag Racing - Indy
Buy Drag Strip Riot Posters! http://www.maziracing.com/2004poster/index.htm Vintage Drag Racing - Tournament of Champions Part 5 - 1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals. Narrated by the late Steve Evans. Qualifying and eliminations featuring Top Fuel Winner Don Prudhomme, Runner-up Kelly Brown; Top Gas Winner Domenic Santucci, Runner-up Phil Hobbs; Funny Car Winner Danny Ongais, Runner-up Rich Siroonian; Super Eliminator Winner George Montgomery, Runner-up Ron Ellis; Competition Eliminator Winner Terry Fritsch, Runner-up Neil Ellis; Street Winner Glen Self; Runner-up Carroll Caudle; Super Stock Winner Ronnie Sox, Runner-up Ron Mancini; Stock Winner Bill Morgan; Runner-up Tom Neja. Drag racing from the 60s.





48-Year Itch!
When the stars line up in front of me, I just have to record it. I have no choice. And this was one of those moments. I don't know if this will ever happen again. I certainly hope it will--and in front of the grandstands at some selected NHRA events. For you see, you just don't see this happening at all-- when you look back at how unlikely it is that the car and the driver would still be around in 2012! Take the driver, Don Prudhomme. How many times did he make full passes in a top fuel dragster or funny car? And for how many years? In short, it's a miracle that he is in one piece, after all that--and he is! Thank goodness! Then the car: The Greer, Black, and Prudhomme dragster, built by Kent Fuller and raced from 1962 through 1964, with the original partners, it ran up an incredible record at southern California tracks of 81 wins and only 8 loses! (According to Phil Burgess) Then lengthened--bought and raced as the "Bonanza" for a while, eventually stripped of it's motor and left sitting for years. Restored by Steve Davis, bought by Bruce Meyer--How likely is it that it would be allowed to join up with "Snake" for this moment? Pretty unlikely--except that it's owner Bruce Meyer, is a good friend of Don's, and after hearing about Rick MacDonald, they gave him the nod to bring the car to the track, and push start it to life. Now the driver could have been someone else....but it wasn't. That's what makes this fire up so significant. And like I said: All we can do is hope that this mind blowing moment will happen again at a track near you. And if you hear they are coming, better "Make the Scene". For the chance may not come again. Like an old legendary cowboy on a white horse in your local parade. And all you need to do is what you did when you were a kid: Sit on the curb and watch him go by. Perfect. :)





TOP FUEL dragsters driving on Main Street_Frankenmuth, MI_2009_ShBoom
Watch as several top fuel dragsters make there way down Main St. for the kickoff parade of the 2009 Frankenmuth Auto Fest. Right behind them are the COLOR ME GONE and GRATIOT AUTO SUPPLY race cars. To bring up the end of the parade is the crazy SHBOOM GONE WILD and the original flame throwin' ShBOOM. They are all quite the sight!





Don Prudhomme's Car Collection & Race Shop Tour!
Take an inside look at Don Prudhomme's race shop in Vista, CA with Snake as he gives information about many of the dragsters and funny cars in his collection. He also provides up-close looks at both of the original, restored Snake & Mongoose 1967 Dodge D700 Hot Wheels Ramp Trucks!





1971 Drag Racing part 2of3
"The Age of Drag Racing" 1971 film featuring Dick Landy.





The Power of Top Fuel Dragsters
I took this shoot at Tierp Arena the 11th June 2011 during a TF Dragster qualification round, this particular round is between Risto Poutianien and Anita Mäkela. First i show the dragsters on their way to stageing line then i place my Casio EX-F1 on the edge of the bench aiming on my water bottle and after the earthquake i show the scoreboard.. enjoy :)





INSANE DRAG RACING CRASHES AND WHEELSTANDS
Taken from Carnage Fest 2 DVD, Check out http://www.urbanhillbilly.com for the best in Heads Up Drag Racing video and DVDs. Urban Hillbilly Action Videos Drag racing, wheelstand, crash, and saves. Pro Mod, Outlaw 10.5 Drag radial.





Vintage Drag Racing: Late 1960's - Early 1970's (Jeff Beck "Big Block")
This piece is based on 1960's and 1970's Drag Racing photographs by Charles L. Gilchrist, and is dedicated to "Piston Heads" and "Gear Jammers" all over the world. enjoy! Produced by CG Imaging Music "Big Block" by Jeff Beck from the album "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop". If you like these hot drag racing images, check out the artists website: www.CharlesGilchrist.com





Ford's Drag Team 69 Mustangs 428SCJ & 427SOHC
Ford's Drag Team of the 60's has 69 Mustangs with a 428SCJ and 427SOHC awesome vintage drag race footage.





1970 Bristol Drag Race.mp4
This video is part of the Tim Lopata collection and contains footage of the 1970 drag races at Bristol TN. Brought to you by http://www.LegendaryCollectorCars.com





2014 Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Car Nationals Nostalgia Classic Drag Racing 2014 SNN #1
Buy Drag Strip Riot Posters! http://www.maziracing.com/2004poster/index.htm May 25, 2014 - Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Car Nationals Nostalgia Classic at Quaker City Motorsports Park - Salem, OH Total Insanity Monza - Chris Massarella; Parts Peddler - Steve Timoszyc; Blue Thunder - Monty Stotz; War Path - John Cerchio; Time Bomb Vega - Bobby Toth; Damn Yankee Vega - Mark Horvath; Kim McKean - Agent Orange; Poison Arrow - Frank Barnard; No Money No Funny - Willie Johnson; Lil Miss - Behavior - Bobbie Leigh Sweatland; Mopar Crazy - Chris Schneider; John Troxel; Shyster Corvette - Nick Tilley; Solid Rock - Rocky Ausec; Stranglehold Vega - Mike Hall; Funny Farmer Pinto - Ken Hall; Screamin' Eagle Trans Am - Rocky Pirrone; Excalibur Corvette - George Reidnauer; Plymouth Arrow - Jim Locsi; Road Show - Bill Anderson. Nostalgia Drag Racing, Drift HD POV Camera Pa Gasser Nationals, Gasser Reunion, 2014 SNN #1, 2014 SNN#1 Video Extra





70s Drag Racing
70s Drag Racing





hot rod supernationals prostreet cruise
hotrod supernationals,canfield ohio,2001,good times,hope you enjoy,thanks to art,randy,russ,ron,my son bert, son jeffrey, daughter cherokee and wife vicki and the whole lot of gearheads across the globe.




Which car is faster? Which Car is Faster?





Similar 1/4 mile timeslips to browse:

1999 Mazda Miata MX5 10AE: 7.495 @ 178.920
Lee Docherty, Engine: 13b, Turbos: yes


1990 Mazda Miata MX5 roadster: 8.561 @ 165.170
Cris Alarcon, Engine: RB26, Turbos: Single Garrett 76mm Tires: Mickey thompson


2002 Mazda Miata MX5 : 8.913 @ 147.990
John Metric, Engine: NetGain Warp9 x 2 , Tires: Hoosier Quick Time Pro DOT


2002 Mazda Miata MX5 : 9.122 @ 145.160
John Metric, Engine: Twin Netgain Warp9, Tires: Hoosier & Moroso


1989 Mazda Miata MX5 13b turbo: 9.490 @ 136.000
Lee Docherty, Engine: 13B, Turbos: 1 Tires: hoosier slicks


2002 Mazda Miata MX5 : 9.780 @ 153.600
Dennis, Engine: 2.0L, Turbos: Large Ball Bearing


1995 Mazda Miata MX5 ls1 v8: 10.470 @ 129.900
mike lake, Engine: 383 ls1, Tires: m/t


1974 Ford F100 429 big block ford: 10.530 @ 135.000
brandon lynk, Engine: 429 bbf punched to 462, Tires: Mickey thompson


1994 Mazda Miata MX5 V8 Nitrous: 10.700 @ 133.710
Landon Vieth, Engine: 406 ci SBC, Tires: BFG Drag Radials 225/45/17


1990 Mazda Miata MX5 : 11.000 @ 125.010
Bryan Downs, Engine: 1.8 BP, Turbos: 54 trim t3/to4e Tires: MH 24.5/9.5/13 Drag Slicks


1990 Mazda Miata MX5 : 11.200 @ 123.000
Kenneth Richards, Engine: 87 Turbo II 13b, Turbos: Larger single Tires: 24.5x9x15 M@H Slicks


1994 Mazda Miata MX5 Monster Miata: 11.360 @ 119.790
Paul Martin, Engine: Ford 5.0 V8 347ci stroker, Tires: 275x50x15 Goodrich DR


2011 BMW X5 M PP-Performance: 11.394 @ 121.120
Salah Al Amoudi,


2001 Mazda Miata MX5 Turbo: 11.488 @ 123.700
Jason O'Neill, Engine: 1.8, Turbos: Garrett GT3076R Tires: RS2 / MT ET Street Radials


1995 Mazda Miata MX5 : 11.604 @ 128.750
Andrew Campbell, Engine: BP 1839cc DOHC inline four cyl., Turbos: Precision SC61 Tires: BFG G-force drag radials 225/50/15


1965 Ford F100 custom: 11.646 @ 118.870
JD Laufenberg, Engine: 514 super cobra jet, Supercharger: nope Turbos: nope Tires: 295/50-15


1999 Mazda Miata MX5 : 11.870 @ 119.260
Boss Frog - Ric Joranlien, Engine: LS1, Tires: Hoosier 275


1996 Mazda Miata MX5 LS1: 11.890 @ 116.860
RacingConcepts.net, Engine: Stock internals LS1, Tires: Drag Radials


2011 BMW X5 M : 11.995 @ 114.050
RENNtech - SGC,


1994 Mazda Miata MX5 Turbo: 11.999 @ 112.050
Michael DeCesaro, Engine: BP 1.8L, STOCK internals, Turbos: T3/T4E 50t .48AR/.60AR Tires: Toyo RA1 @ 25psi


 


©2014 DragTimes - Disclaimer