The Valley Speed FED: fired for the first time
Tim Conder fires the Valley Speed Front Engine Dragster (FED) for the very
first time at the shop in Sonoma, CA with help from Pete Jensen, Chris
Bochoko, Rex Hutchison and friends. AUTOCULTURE was there to record the
event ten years in the making!
Winged Express AA/FA
The very famous Winged Express Fuel Altered piloted by Mike Boyd. Footage
from many years, Includes that heart wrenching moment in 2005 when we
watched the front wheel come off and the Wing hit the wall. Mike was okay,
it was sad to see the Wing so badly damaged. One of the most iconic cars
in drag racing history. The Wing was restored and is again doing what it
1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals Tournament of Champions Part 4- 1960s Vintage Drag Racing - Indy
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Vintage Drag Racing - Tournament of Champions Part 4 -Presented by Hurst
Performance Center - 1969 NHRA U.S. Nationals. Narrated by the late Steve
Evans. Qualifying and eliminations featuring Top Fuel Winner Don
Prudhomme, Runner-up Kelly Brown; Top Gas Winner Domenic Santucci,
Runner-up Phil Hobbs; Funny Car Winner Danny Ongais, Runner-up Rich
Siroonian; Super Eliminator Winner George Montgomery, Runner-up Ron Ellis;
Competition Eliminator Winner Terry Fritsch, Runner-up Neil Ellis; Street
Winner Glen Self; Runner-up Carroll Caudle; Super Stock Winner Ronnie Sox,
Runner-up Ron Mancini; Stock Winner Bill Morgan; Runner-up Tom Neja.
Included, Rich Guasco Pure Hell Fuel Altered, Hemi Baracuda, Dick Landy,
Jerry Harvey, Plymouth, Leonard Hughes, Bruce Larson, on-board camera
footage, Paul Stage, Ohio George.
Drag racing from the 60s.
Fuel Altereds - Gone But Not Forgotten
Pictures and movies that I took of some Fuel Altereds back in the '60s. The
most evil handling cars known to man, the fuel altereds were banned by NHRA
over 30 years ago. I was fortunate to get to see and photograph these
beasts in action. If you are interested in the history of these legendary
vehicles, check out these websites. They have hundreds of pictures (much
better than mine) and stories of these brave men and their machines.
For the soundtrack I'm jammin on Bad Company's Gone Gone Gone. I hope you
like it! Thanks for watching!
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.
How-to drive an AA/FA
a quick lesson in driving an aa/fa (i say quick because it's just a short
shake-down squirt at omaha that we clicked off just past the 330ft mark)
Nitro Mania-The WInged Express Fuel Altered
It is the King of Nostagia Drag Racing, The WInged Express Nitro fuel
altered has been delighting drag racing fans since the 1960's, catch a
glimpse of the lastest version with driver Mike Boyd.
8000 horses clearing their throat!!
NHRA National Time Trials Phoenix 1-28-07. Doug Kalitta warming up his Top
Fuel Nitromethan powered car at the Firebird raceway in Phoenix, AZ during
the National time trials. I had to go to get my fix of Nitro cars. Check
out the sound on this one, lol.