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.
Gopro Drag Race
The last qualifying pass at Lyons Raceway Park with the Nostalgia Quick
Series. Wayne Sears in the Super Mouse ran a 4.83 with a very detuned car.
If you could only see the spare tire he used for a top pulley you would
Drag Race School - BBC Top Gear Australia - Steve Pizzeti
Worlds Only sactioning body approved the Ken Lowe's Drag Race School
training program. ANDRA approved. Steve Pizzeti from Top Gear takes control
of the Ken Lowe's Drag Race School car and becomes a drag race convert.
Call the Drag Race School at 0411-699 535 or visit www.KenLowe.com.au
Alaskan AA Fuel Altered crash
The Alaskan Grizzly Racing Team from Fairbanks run the Alaskan Grizzly
AA/FA against their second AA/FA car named "Spare Parts" with Jamie &
Marty Bodenstadt driving against each other at Alaska Raceway Park on July
1, 2012. Spare Parts car breaks loose hitting the wall and takes Marty on a
wild ride. Go Pros were mounted on both cars for different views. This vid
will show why you need safety gear and chassis to specs to protect the
drivers. Marty came out of this unscathed.
Tony and Gillian Argentino - The Hitman - blown alcohol Chev
Tony and Gillian Argentino's 1936 Chev drag racer is known as "The Hitman",
and is a theme car that represents history from America, which now resides
in Perth, Western Australia. With its curvy shapes and vivacious body, the
car represents beauty, charm and character, all whilst the tough
supercharged and injected alcohol burning engine provides power for the
Recent testing of the car got Tony familiar with all of the levers and
buttons, and the crew kept the car working good enough through two
successive race days and acquired several personal best times along the
way. When testing a car of this caliber, power and driver need to
familiarize and adjust, and the team was exceptional in achieving what they
have in just three outings.
Hitman Racing is also heavily involved off the track where Gillian takes
care of marketing the car. She has been involved with the establishment of
Supercharged Outlaws in Western Australia, and more info and merchandise is
available from http://www.superchargedoutlawswa.com.au
Tony has been racing on and off since he was 17 (23 years) starting in
street, then modified until Outlaws started in WA and is best known for
their previous car, a 1934 Ford 3 window coupe altered. This Hitman car was
purchased from Terry Hall of Terry Hall Race Car Bodies in Vermont USA. It
was running Pro-Mod and the Super Chevy series and has a best time of 6.30
@ 220mph. The Argentino's purchased the car as a roller, and are using the
engine and gearbox from their old '34. The car is a 1936 Chevy Master
(carbon fibre), it has a chrome-moly chassis, 442 cubic inch Chevy (iron
block) and the engine is built and maintained by Tony. Induction comes from
a 14-71 Littlefield hi-helix retro Supercharger, it has an FTC converter and 2-speed
Powerglide, and the rear end is a Mark Williams modular rear with Strange
Ultracase 4.56 gears and 40 spline axles.
Tony and Gillian would like to thank all of the crew for their help,
Kwinana Performance for parts and the hands on effort of the Boss and staff
who also double as Crew. Graham, Jan and Neil from Southside Engine Centre,
FTC Race Converters for looking after the converter and gearbox, Spud at
DJW Engineering for making all the nice mods to get the running gear to fit
and making nifty things as needed. Fuchs Oils for supplying the oils and
race fuel, Genie Exhaust, and The
Moving Man Removals.
G16A Sierra - first startup
This is a carby G16A/G13BA hybrid (Vitara/Baleno G16 bottom end with the
G13BA head). This is the first time I started her. Was a little unsure
whether the dizzy was out by a tooth which is why I was rotating it to feel
for a smoother idle. Now that she's running will get the timing light onto
her to set it correctly.
EDIT: Carb needs a rebuild - hence why she sounds like she's got a lumpy
cam lol :P
Dragrace Crash at 234 Kmh (onboard video @ American Sunday 2011)
Team Birdy's Wilco Sijm crash @ American Sunday 2011 Zandvoort ( The
After 24 hours of observation the driver is released from the hospital and
all seems "fine" physically. Miraculously the camera survived without a
scratch. The car wasn't that lucky. Unfortunately the Altered Drag Racer is
total loss, but the engine can hopefully be saved.
Camera work by:
http://www.dragracingholland.nl part of http://www.numaga.com
NHRA Drag Racing Pro Mods & Doorslammers - Mission, BC - June 27/09 part 1 of 4
CanadaMotorSports - Drag racing at Mission Raceway Park, Mission BC, part 1
of 4. June 27, 2009. Check out parts 2, 3 and 4 for more amazing drag
racing including top end 200+ mph passes! Pure Sound! No music, just cars!
NHRA Drag Racing, featuring 8 second door-slammers, pro-mods, pro streets.
Look for Rick DiStefano's beautiful Pro-mod 1953 Chevrolet Corvette.
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