Crew chief & engine builder: George Matsuda. Chassis builder: Bobby Matsuda. Driver: Riley Takayama. Blown alcohol std. bore 350 small block Chevy. Stock iron block. Out of the box Procomp 210cc aluminum heads. Solid roller cam. 6-71 Danekas blower. Nostalgia bug catcher injector. MSD 7AL-2 ignition. 9" rear end with 4.33 gears. Stock case Powerglide transmission. Location: Kauai Raceway Park. Camera: GoPro Helmet Hero with roll bar mount. Sound recording is set on LO.
John Dixon Blown Alcohol SBC Fiat Topolino
This video contains 2011 season clips of John Dixon and his wild riding
Fiat Topolino Top Dragster at Alaska Raceway Park.There are some slo mo
clips put to music at 5:50 "Show me how to Live" by Audioslave (genre-Hard
rock). Running an Alcohol SBC with a 1271 blower John has been working on
resolving chassis issues this season. We look forward to seeing this car
launch straight off the line and putting up some great numbers.
Matsuda Racing's Blown Alcohol '48 Fiat Topolino Altered
Thanks to Korey Wise for letting us use his killer 372 SBC short block.
6-71 Danekas blower, AFR 190cc street heads, solid roller cam, stock case
Powerglide transmission. The camera is a GoPro Hero with roll bar mount.
The sound recording is set on LO.
Winged Express AA/FA
The very famous Winged Express Fuel Altered piloted by Mike Boyd. Footage
from many years, Includes that heart wrenching moment in 2005 when we
watched the front wheel come off and the Wing hit the wall. Mike was okay,
it was sad to see the Wing so badly damaged. One of the most iconic cars
in drag racing history. The Wing was restored and is again doing what it
"The Big Block Chevy Experiment"
What would happen if you took a 460 BBC out of a Camaro that ran 10.60s and
dropped it into an altered? The test vehicle is Matsuda Racing's '48 Fiat
Topolino altered (normally powered by a blown alcohol small block Chevy).
Video by Linda Matsuda.
Wild Fiat Altered
At the Night of Fire and Thunder at Bandimere Speedway May 16, 2009.
Racing in the Fineline 16. This is a new set-up we was testing for a
friend. Still haven't got it but it is alot closer. This is first and
Famoso Bakersfield March Meet 2010 Nostalgia Drag Racing
2010 March Meet drag racing at Auto Club Famoso race track. The view is
from the new Quarter Mile Club area. This is a potpouri of the action. My
wife loves Dragsters so this was a great treat for her. Cheers to the
Blown Small Block
Little M Dart 400 cu In. Scat crank and rods with custom made diamond
pistons. AFR 227 Heads, 75cc chamber, custom grind camshaft, 871 "The
Blower Shop" Super Charger, and 750 Mighty Demon Carbs. This thing runs 170
degress C on the hottest of days. Next plan is for an Intercooler system with an ice box. Can
be heard before its seen. Really good street manners. Hope you can enjoy
and appreciate the work involved. Thanks for watching.