CNN Presents: Dirt Track Warriors
With 800 tracks in 49 states, 30 million fans, and a billion dollars a year
in revenue, dirt track racing is the biggest sport you've never heard of.
In this energetic hour, CNN takes you inside this full-speed world of "bad
fast" cars to meet the stars, watch the races, and join the millions for
whom dirt track racing is a way of life. Before NASCAR became the largest
growing spectator sport in the nation, drivers raced on dirt - and still
do. In tracks across the country, competitors ranging from long-timers to
weekend warriors, local mechanics to consummate pros race roaring racing
machines engineered nearly from scratch before legions of committed fans
HSR Chevette Racing at Lydden
A montage of my 1999 season at Lydden racing a 2.6 litre dry-sumped works
DTV Lotus Chevette. Approx 260bhp, 820kgs. There are three classes in each
race, hence the slower, lower-spec cars out there with us. I finished
second in the championship.
Dirt Track - Episode#1
Meet the characters in this exciting pilot episode of "Dirt Track".
Caroline lays the law down and tells Adam to stop racing and get a job.
Weather conditions threaten to ruin another race night for Gary and Donna.
Tempers fly at the track during the last race of the night.
Running time 6min. 30sec.
Big Block Chevy Powered Chevette - Overkill?
I've seen this car around for a few years, but this is the first I've seen
it running. It's a 1976 Chevette that had a full restoration. It also
received a big block Chevy, all while keeping it's original 13'' tires and
wheels. It was carefully modified so that there is no obvious modifications
pointing to the engine swap. Stock interior, stock shifter, stock hood.
Filmed at the Wheels of Time Hotrod and Custom show August 2013 in Macungie
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1979 Chevrolet Chevette - Dealership Film
If one visited a Chevrolet dealership in 1979, this promotional film may
have been available. Nearly 370,000 of these cars were sold that year. A
2-barrel carburetor, one-piece grille, and rectangular headlights made
their debut. The base engine rose to 70 horsepower.
'84 Chevy Chevette CS Montage
Video / slideshow I made of my chevette while at college. I miss the car
like crazy. I think the music fits pretty well, listen to the words of the
song right before the burnout, seems to be just perfect because I finally
got the car running again and back on the road.
For those of you wondering, in this video the engine is a 4.1L Buick V6 N/A
with 8:1 compression, either a TH200 or 200-4R (I don't remember which I
had in at that point), and the rear axle is stock.
Now the car sports a Nitrous kit, 700r4
transmission, and s10 rear axle with factory gov-loc posi.