CRASH TO DRAGRACING: ADDICTED

Addicted: from an almost fatal car crash in 1984 crippling the cougar to a return to the track

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Grant Adcox Dies - 1989 Atlanta Journal 500
Here's a capture of Grant Adcox's fatal crash at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 1989 during the Winston Cup season finale Atlanta Journal 500. Grant slammed the wall in turns 1 and 2 on lap 202 which caused the racing seat in his #22 Herb Adcox Chevrolet Oldsmobile to completely tear away from it's mounts. Grant was airlifted to Georgia Baptist Hospital in Atlanta where he died of severe head and chest injuries including a heart attack which was caused by the crash. The post-crash investigation by NASCAR determined that Grant's seat was improperly installed which resulted in the fatal injuries. In response, NASCAR created new rules for the way seats were mounted for the 1990 season. This footage is from ESPN's live broadcast of the race followed by a SpeedWeek report on the crash. The commentators heard on the video are Bob Jenkins, Benny Parsons, and Ned Jarrett.





Vintage 1970-1978 NASCAR clips
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1971 mercury cougar burnout
A 1971 cougar wins burnout contest at SSHP in Brockton,Ma on 6/7/08





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.




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