Dragway 42 Vintage Drag Racing Footage From 1967-68

Watch this nearly 5 minute production featuring stock class, funny car, and wheelstander action at Dragway 42 in 1967 and 1968. These Don Dahl provided movies which were edited and enhanced by DAR-MEDIA.com show the period of time when Dragway 42 advanced from a nationally known track to the "World's Only 4 Lane Drag Strip". Watch Chevelles, Corvettes, Mopars, 55 and 57 Chevys, coupes, Willys, and more. The production includes rare footage of the original L.A. Dart wheelstander driven by Wild Bill Schrewsberry during the days before steering brakes, rear mounted engines, and glass bottomed chassis were in use as well as Fast Eddie Schartman in his Air Lift Rattler sponsored Mercury Cyclone funny car in two exhibition runs including a match race against a top fuel dragster. Enjoy this vintage racing action from Dragway 42, Northern Ohio's place to race for more than 50 years. For more information concerning the history of and current racing action at the track, visit the website at http://www.dragway42.com

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