Freight Train fires up at 2008 CHRR
Legendary twin engined gas dragster the Freight Train fires up in the pits.
While it doesn't have the cackle of the nitro cars, the "whomp" of 16
cylinders of small block chevy and the cloud of blackie carbon is pretty
awesome...not to mention the engineering feat of linking and synching two
V8s is a neat deal. One of the few gas dragsters that made top fuelers
nervous when running for Top Eliminator.
1974 Dynamite Run AHRA Winternationals Don Garlits Tom McEwen Vintage Drag Racing
Brought to you by http://www.dragstripgirldesigns.com 1974 Dynamite Run -
AHRA Winternationals, Beeline Dragway - Phoenix, Arizona. Navy vintage
drag racing promotional video.
Featuring Nitro Top Fuel dragsters of: Big Daddy Don Garlits, Parnelli
Jones, Gary Beck.
Nitro Funny Cars of: Tom the Mongoose McEwen, Don the Snake Prudhomme, Army
Vega, Big Jim Dunn, Dunn & Reath, Jim Superman Nicoll in the Speed
Equipment World Vega, (Chuck Tanko and Revell Vega) Gene Snow, Snowman,
Flash Gordon Mineo, Twig Ziegler's "Pizza Haven" Plymouth Satellite.
And Dyno Don Nicholson
Nostalgia Drag Racing, Nitro Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Cars, Auto Club
2011 Bakersfield March Meet - Top Fuel Round Two Eliminations Nostalgia Drag Racing
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March 26, 2011 Just six teams returned for final eliminations on the
second weekend of the Bakersfield March Meet. Rick White soloed to low
e.t. of the event with a 5.65 when opponent Mike McLennan did not return;
Jim Murphy dispatched Rick McGee with a 5.76 to McGee's 5.85; Brett Harris
drove the Nitro Thunder entry to a round win over Howard Haight and the Mr.
Boston team, 5.76 to 5.96; and Denver Schutz took an easy single to close
out the session during second round of nostalgia top fuel eliminations of
2011 Bakersfield March Meet. Nostalgia Drag Racing, Nitro Top Fuel
Dragster, Auto Club Famoso Raceway
"Big Daddy" Don Garlits breaks 270 mph barrier; 1986 Gatornationals
Don Garlits' record breaking run of 272 mph to earn him the distinction of
being the 1st to break 270 mph in NHRA Drag Racing, while defeating former
NFL Quarterback Dan Pastorini in the semis of Top Fuel at the 1986
Gatornationals, and without a doubt, this was THE race of the day.
Kids, this is why they will forever call him "BIG DADDY"