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Pro Stock Drag Racing in the '70s and '80s

Some pictures that I took of Pro Stockers back in the '70s and '80s along with a clip from the Diamond P video "Decade Of Thrills" Note... the last photo, at 6:43, before the video clip is one that I took from the grandstands at the '83 US Nationals showing Lee Shepherd in the lead at that point. But as the video shows, Bob Glidden drove around him to take the title. Great Racin'!!


 


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Classic W.J. vs. Scott Geoffrion Burndown Pro stock Racing
Classic Vintage burndown footage between W.J. and Scott Geoffrion Pro Stock Early 90s





70s Drag Racing
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NOSTALGIA PRO STOCKS GRUMPY'S TOY XVI '80 CAMARO VS '73 DUSTER
TED PETER'S DUSTER WINS WITH A 8.32 @ 161MPH VS MARK PAPPAS' '80 Camaro WITH A 8.75 @ 144MPH AT BYRON SPRING NATIONALS 5-5-13





Mark Pappas' Grumpy Jenkins Collection
An interview with Mark Pappas who is not only keeping the memory of Grumpy Jenkins alive but also some of his most memorable race cars





1975 IHRA PRO AM NATS, ROCKINGHAM
This rare footage was broadcast on Speedvision and featured coverage of the 1975 IHRA Pro Am Nationals. You'll see some legends like Garlits, Chi-Town Hustler, Richard Tharp, General Lee Edwards, Bob Glidden and Shirl Greer.





Grumpy's Toys
Grumpys Toys is available online and in book stores now. Check out Amazon.com for a look inside. Side note; The images depicted in this slide are internet finds and I claim no ownership to them. All photos in the Grumpys Toys book have been used with written permission and differ from what you see here. Slide show created by one-headlight@live.ca





2010 Ford Racing Pro Stock Mustang
2010 Mountain Motor Pro Stock - First Pass in the new 2010 Ford Racing Mustang. Testing in West Palm Beach Raceway. Jerry Haas Race Cars , Jon Kaase Racing Engines, Aronson Motorsports, RAM Clutches, DJ Safety, Innovators West, Orme Brothers, Mickey Thompson, Mark Walser, Barry Grant, UPR Products, Eric Davis @ Penske Racing Shocks. Special Thanks to Brian Wolfe and Jesse Kershaw at Ford Racing for all the support and help!





Jimmy Alund Pro Stock Veidec 2008
Jimmy Alund Pro Stock Veidec 2008 www.jimmyalund.com





Bob Glidden NHRA Pro Stock Crash
Bob Glidden has this very bad crash at the 1986 NHRA Southernnationals. Glidden applied the brakes to early at top end and headed straight into the guard rail and rolled the car more than five times, one of the worst NHRA drag racing crashes form the 1980's. *High Quality is Better (Especially for Sound)*





1978 NHRA Sportsnationals
The late, great, Modified eliminator. If you've never witnessed Modified Production and Gas-class cars in action, you really missed drag racing's most exciting era! Sure, drag cars are making more horsepower and torque than ever, with resulting quicker and faster ET's and MPH, but the sounds of these high rpm, manual shift race cars--sans any electronic rev limiters--is no longer around. Ditto for the mean sounding/cool looking dry hops, as the cars approach the start line (after the burnout) is unfortunately, a thing of the past.





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.





Sportsman Drag Racing in the '70s and '80s
The grass roots of Drag Racing, the weekend warriors, my old racin' buddies, as we were 25 or 30 years ago. Includes some exhibition cars too. These are pictures and video that I took at US 131 Dragway in Martin, MI, Central Michigan Dragway in Stanton MI, Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd Minnesota, and Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indianapolis IN. The soundtrack is just me jammin' on some Foreigner and Police.





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 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





NOSTALGIA SUPER/STOCKERS UNPLUGGED
Five minute promo from the full length video available through Jim Amos' Bee On Video. Drag Racing action from Beaver Springs and Numidia dragway. See fifty-five Nostalgia S/S cars do their thing on the quarter mile. Burnouts, wheelstands, side by side action! This video turns back the clock to the golden era of Super Stock Drag Racing. www.beeonvideo.com





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