Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme, firing up his old Funny car.


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The Snake driving his funny car for the last time.
This is Don Prudhomme driving his original funny car into the Barrett-Jackson auction at Scottsdale on 1-18-14. Both Haulers & funny cars sold for $990,000 to Rick Hendrick.





Snake vs Mongoose Final in INDY 1978
Tom "Mongoose" McEwen upsets Don "The Snake" Prudhomme in the final to win his first U.S. Nationals title in 1978. This was a very emotional moment for both Tom and Don, as Tom's son passed away a few weeks prior to the race after a battle with leukemia. We look back at this memorable moment and more at this year's 60th Annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Click here for tickets: http://bit.ly/Indy14Tix





Don Prudhomme's Car Collection & Race Shop Tour!
Take an inside look at Don Prudhomme's race shop in Vista, CA with Snake as he gives information about many of the dragsters and funny cars in his collection. He also provides up-close looks at both of the original, restored Snake & Mongoose 1967 Dodge D700 Hot Wheels Ramp Trucks!





Don Prudhomme says "I Quit" vs. Jim Nicoll in 1970
One of the most dramatic moments of the U.S. Nationals came in 1970 when Jim Nicoll's clutch gave out causing his car to split in half and spin out of control in front of Don Prudhomme who was racing in the opposite lane. Here's the moment that Don got out of the car and wanted to quit drag racing forever. We will look back at this memorable moment and more at this year's 60th Anniversary of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. For ticket information click here: http://bit.ly/Indy14Tix




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