Nostalgia NHRA Drag Racing 1966 World Finals in Tulsa Oklahoma. The final round in Super Eliminator matching me against Al Berglar at 5:50 minutes into this video. Keith Jackson is the narrator. Hard to believe that this was 46 years ago!
1968 NHRA U.S. Nationals The Eliminators - Part 3 1960s Vintage Drag Racing - Indy
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Vintage Drag Racing - The Eliminators Part 3 - 1968 NHRA U.S. Nationals.
1968 Nationals Finalists: Top Fuel Winner, Don Garlits; Runner-up, Steve
Carbone; Top Gas Winner, Jack Jones; Runner-up, Walt Rhoades; Super
Winner, Paul Stage; Runner-up, Don Nicholson; Comp Winner, Harry Luzader;
Runner-up, Carl Roland; ModifiedWinner, Sam Gianino; Runner-up, Dave
Koffel; Super Stock Winner, Arlen Vanke; Runner-up, Wally Booth; Stock
Winner, Larry Lombardo; Runner-up, David Duell.
Also featuring the Winged Express, Kansas John Wiebe, Ronnie Sox, George
Montgomery, Bruce Larson, Gordon Collett, Tom the Mongoose McEwen, Leroy
Goldstein, Billy Kidd (Will's Fargo), Sneaky Pete Robinson, Dick Smothers,
Tommy Ivo, Tom Hoover and Shirley Shahan.
Drag racing from the 60s.
AHRA Phoenix 1971 - Bee Line
Footage from the AHRA race at Bee Line (Phoenix) in 1971
Below commentary copied from Dragzine.com
Slingshot Top Fuel dragsters, Funny Cars, Pro Stockers, Modified
Production, Super Stockers, a young and curvy Linda Vaughn; it's all there.
But perhaps the most interesting element captured and one that drag racing
historians will pick up on right away is the presence of "Big Daddy" Don
Garlits' Swamp Rat XIV. Although not the first rear engine dragster by any
means, it undoubtedly ushered in the rear engine movement that led to the
Top Fuel cars of today, and it's the footage of Garlits debuting and
winning in the car at Pomona in 1971 that will forever live in infamy. But,
as the AHRA Winternationals at Beeline took place in late January -- prior
to the NHRA Winternationals -- what you're witnessing is the actual debut
of the Swamp Rat XIV at Beeline.
1979 NHRA WORLD FINALS - PRO STOCK
This video clip features a little bit of everything beginning with a
classic John Force interview and goes into Wild Bill Shrewsberry, then
sportsman finals (classic names) and the semi-finals of Pro Stock. A
classic Glidden versus Shepherd match Glidden in the Arrow.
JOHN WIEBE/JEB ALLEN TULSA CRASH
This rare footage of the Tulsa crash from John Wiebe and Jeb Allen comes
from a video called Flames of Fear. This video is circulating around, wish
we knew where to buy them.