DRAG RACING WHEN IT WAS FUN!
Five minute promo from the full length video available through Jim Amos'
Bee On Video. Drag Racing action from the 1960s at various drag strips:
Pocono Drag Lodge, Pocono Raceway, Kel-Rica, Wind Gap, Vargo, Numidia,
Island, Forty Fort, Maple Grove, Tri Cities. The full length video is fully
narrated unlike this promo clip which only includes car sounds.
2013 Night Under Fire Ohio Outlaw AA/Gassers Crook Kasicki Hale Pirrone Spotts Nostalgia Drag Racing
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August 13, 2011 - Norwalk Night Under Fire at Summit Racing Equipment
Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Nostalgia Drag Racing
Ohio Outlaw AA/Gassers: Featuring Steve Crook in his 1956 Blew By You
Chevy; Brian Spotts in his It's Crazy 1948 Anglia; Micky Hale in the
Warlock 1948 Austin; Skip Coverdale in his 1948 Special Edition II Anglia;
Ed Kasicki in his Phenomenon 1933 Willys; Rocky Pirrone in his Boss Hydro
1933 Willys; Dave Cobb in his Finders Keepers 1933 Willys; Mark Benjamin in
his 1933 Williys; Ted Turley in the Traveler 1933 Willys; and Fred Bear in
the Big John Mazmanian 1941 Willys.
Night Under Fire The King of Quake - Bob Motz World's Quickest and Fastest
Jet Kenworth, Drag Racing, Flame throwing semi, sign burning, 17,500 HP,
jet powered Truck. Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars Two-Race Exhibition between
Jim Head in his Head Racing Trans Am against Mark Oswald in the Candies
Family Racing Cuda. Larry Spiderman McBride and his nitro-fueled 1511cc
Puma/Kawasaki motorcycle. AHDRA Nitro Funny Cars Second of Two-Race
Exhibition between Chad Head and Blake Alexander, and Robert Hight and John
Force. CPTV FEATURE -- THE CAROLINA GASSER REBIRTH
YORK US 30 Rated R
Eight minute promo from the full length video available through Jim Amos'
Bee On Video. WARNING: This video contains: excessive speed, drive line
abuse and women in brief attire. Drag Racing action from the 1960s and
1970s at York US 30. We were there, now you can Be There. The full length
video is fully narrated unlike this promo clip which only includes car
The Legend Bob Glidden
My tribute to my all time favorite Pro Stock racer Bob Glidden. All photos
are from my collection of pictures that I took of some of Bob's cars over
the years. Also included is the Diamond P coverage of Bobs horrifying crash
at the 1986 race in Atlanta.
In the '90s Bobs sons Billy and Rusty told thier Dad that they knew of some
Pro Stock racers who were running Nitrous Oxide and that was the reason they were
getting outrun. Bob didn't believe them so they built a second car to prove
that it could be done without being detected. .From the Feb 1996 issue of
Super Stock & Drag Illustrated. Page 24
"They will tell you it's totally impossible to run Nitrous & not get caught'' Glidden said " but
thats wrong,Thats flat wrong. A Ford with Nitrous bumped me outta the field at Topeka last
year. A Ford out of my own trailer. So nobody can tell me it can't be done.
I know it can be done."
The the father told a incredible story of how his kids had bugged him for
18 months , convinced that some Pro cars were running Nitrous & that he was missing the boat by not
running it too. "I told them if i had to cheat to race i'd quit" he said
"My kids know that: " if you think other people are doing it then go ahead,
prove to me you can do it.But keep in mind that if you get caught you're
going have to deal with the consequences; So they did & never got caught"
Later in the story
Then came the bombshell--- an admission at Indy by a Pro Stock racer with
firsthand knowledge of Nitrous oxide use
: Rusty Glidden. With his confession came a detailed description of how the
Nitrous system was secreted in his car.
"The holding tank was the big weight bar in the back. The Nitrous line started there,went over the axle
housing right up to the front of the car & stopped at the motor plate,
which was rifle-drilled. One of the supports holding the hood scoop on was
rifle-drilled & went up thru the top of the hood scoop to a small stainless
steel line that had 2 jets centered over the carbs. With .029 jets we made
120 ftlbs more torque at 7000 rpm & averaged 90 more horsepower. According to Bob
Glidden , the Nitrous system was
detection proof. "you had to have a combination of things to activate it so
a tech guy couldn't walk up , turn on the ignition & open the throttle. The
shock switch had to be on, the computer switch on, the engine running & the
throttle wide open. Trust me" Glidden concluded " Thats not fiction"