At the recent Garys Picnic meet at Avon Park, Bernie through a rod which broke the engine case and caused a fire at about 120mph. Bernie is ok and will be out in the car again next season.
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Bernard Moteur 5hp
Here's some pictures and a couple of clips. This is a french engine from
the begining of 19th century (1920-1940 somewhere there) we start this
engine once every year and we've never been screwing or anything with it so
it's probably orginal setup and i also got 2 pics of a
Kohler (about 10-15hp) and another engine.
(Feel free to
correct me if i'm wrong)
Drag Racing Nostalgia from American Nitro
Jungle Jim Liberman and an intense blend of flesh, fire, and burning
rubber. Filled with the hairiest crashes, flips, explosions, and fires
imaginable. It's a thrill a minute following the drivers, their gutsy sex
charged women and the awesome machines that attract them both.
Buy the DVD at http://americannitro.com and follow a ground pounding
spectacle that builds to a climactic showdown between drag racing legends
Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen.
Jet Funny Cars - July 22nd 2007 - Race City - Calgary
Pro Mod Outlaw Street Car Drags
July 22nd 2007
Jet funny car race finale.
Car furthest from the tower is world's first bio-diesel jet funny car. It's
a 2007 Chevrolet Corvette with a J60 Pratt and Whitney jet engine that runs
Starting The Phantom Ghia prostock VW
First fire up after engine assembly. The Phantom Ghia is a 9 second 1/4
mile, 1958 VW Karmann Ghia door slammer. Built by Robert Cook or Cooker's
V-Dubs in Clear Spring, Maryland and owned and driven by Rob Schultz.
****UPDATE**** this car now resides in France under new ownership.
11 Second VW Bug
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Here is a very fast bug at Sears Point Raceway aka Infineon Raceway drag
Red Dragon Funny Car Body Launch March Meet '09
I apolgize for mis-spelling Dave's name in the video. Corrected video is
Dave Benjamin owned and built, driven by Tom Padilla Fuel Coupe/Nostalgia
Funny Car travelled from the state of Washington to race at the March Meet,
Bakersfield, CA. They did a short check out pass in the 1st round of
Qualifying and this is the second pass on the car. Not bad for the 1st all
out pass on a new car. A rod kicked out and the body made history as the
highest any Funny Car body has been launched in the history of Drag Racing.