Lions Drag Strip incredible Grand Premier accidents 1972
Season opening Grand Premier at Lions Drag Strip in Janaury 1972 marked the
return of NHRA sanction to the world famous Wilmington/Long Beach, CA
racetrack. Incredible clip is from Part 1 (of 3 part) video documentary
"Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip", and shows the unusual amount of
accidents that took place, thanks to veteran lensman Paul Sadler and Dave
Kerr. Lions would close after its 17-year run just eleven months later.
Eagle Field Drag Racing May 21 2011
PrimerPodcast goes to FresNo County for some good times at the races...
video and pictures of some of what we saw. Subscribe to the podcast on
iTunes or visit www.primerpodcast.com
1965 NHRA Winter National Drag Races, Pomona--Redone
Sharper, and Enhanced version of previously uploaded video.
Lot's of pit area and return road images of many famous, and not-so-famous,
muscle cars, gassers, and dragsters that "ruled' during the mid sixties.
Captured and edited 8mm home movies taken by Mike Tyler.
2013 March Meet Top Fuel & Funny Car
The World Famous Smokers March Meet from Bakersfield California March 7th
thru 10th, 2013.
3:47 Funny Car Qualifying Highlights
7:56 Top Fuel Qualifying Highlights
12:25 1st Round Funny Car
26:36 1st Round Top Fuel
38:13 2nd Round Funny Car
44:03 2nd Round Top Fuel
48:50 Semi Finals Funny Car
53:00 Semi Finals Top Fuel
56:41 Final Rounds
57:08 Funny Car
59:10 Top Fuel
1:01:45 Winner's Circle
The intro Audio is from "Big Sounds of the Drags 2001". The first speaker
is Tom Jobe of The Surfer's AAFD fame followed by "Wild Bill" Alexander's
interview after winning Top Fuel at the 2000 March Meet. The Top Fuel
segment has Jon Lundberg track commentary "Camelot, Top Fuel Style."
The Funny Car segment is narrated by Steve Evans.
Song: The Great Advance
Artist: Francis Monkman
Montana Harvest 2014
It's that time of the year again.
Late evening wheat harvest in central Montana.
Dave's Shots 1
We've all seen classic photos of race cars, but have you really looked at
the visual content around the car? I mean really gave it a close look?
In this series of photos provided by Dave West we slow things down and
concentrate on the people and places in the shots. The cars are there, but
it's the background that fascinated me as I zoomed in on what was going on
around the cars. The Drive In Movie screen--what drive in??? And the
people--fans, participants, and the unsung track workers that made it
So to those people--still living or gone now-- Thanks for being a part of
And thank you Dave for sharing these pictures with the world.
In 2011, the Grand National Roadster Show had a unique line up of old time
dragsters for those in attendance to view. Here are the cars set to slow
jazz. Just a peaceful walk around these beasts from the past.