Don Garlits - Close Calls
A look into the close calls of Don Garlits' life and racing career. All
credits to Main Event Video and Dean Papadeas.
VIDEO FLASHBACK: AHRA PROMO VIDEO
This video, from the collection of Tim Lopata and Valerie Harrell
(www.dickharrell.com) was produced in conjunction with the American Hot Rod
Association and focuses on drag racing at the 1970 AHRA Spring Nationals in
Bristol, Tenn. Take a trip back in time with a video produced well before
its time. For the latest in drag racing news, visit
Vintage Drag Racing: Late 1960's - Early 1970's (Jeff Beck "Big Block")
This piece is based on 1960's and 1970's Drag Racing photographs by Charles
L. Gilchrist, and is dedicated to "Piston Heads" and "Gear Jammers" all
over the world. enjoy!
Produced by CG Imaging
Music "Big Block" by Jeff Beck from the album "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop".
If you like these hot drag racing images, check out the artists website:
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.
HOT ROD Drag Week 2011, The Whole Story
HOT ROD Drag Week is the event that takes street racers to five races at
four drag strips in five days, and the cars are required to drive on the
highway from track to track with no support vehicles. In 2011, Drag Week
went 1,260 mile from Topeka, Kansas, to Great Bend, Kansas; Amarillo,
Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and back to Topeka. Look for other videos on the
HOT ROD YouTube channel, and see the full story in the January and February
2012 issues of HOT ROD magazine.
1974 Dynamite Run AHRA Winternationals Don Garlits Tom McEwen Vintage Drag Racing
Brought to you by http://www.dragstripgirldesigns.com 1974 Dynamite Run -
AHRA Winternationals, Beeline Dragway - Phoenix, Arizona. Navy vintage
drag racing promotional video.
Featuring Nitro Top Fuel dragsters of: Big Daddy Don Garlits, Parnelli
Jones, Gary Beck.
Nitro Funny Cars of: Tom the Mongoose McEwen, Don the Snake Prudhomme, Army
Vega, Big Jim Dunn, Dunn & Reath, Jim Superman Nicoll in the Speed
Equipment World Vega, (Chuck Tanko and Revell Vega) Gene Snow, Snowman,
Flash Gordon Mineo, Twig Ziegler's "Pizza Haven" Plymouth Satellite.
And Dyno Don Nicholson
Nostalgia Drag Racing, Nitro Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Cars, Auto Club