Front Engine Dragster built in five months
In December 2009 I got the idea that it would be fun to have a FED so I asked a few questions and read a few threads on the HAMB. After wieghing all the advice and suggestions I bought a set of Mark Williams blue prints and got started. With the help of a good friend or two I had a can the was ready to race at Eagle Field in May 2010.
Eagle Field Drags 2011 part 1
Eagle Field Drags 2011 part 1 watch part 2 another 15 min of racing
Hamb Gas Dragster setting new ET record
Hamb Gas Rail Dragster setting new ET & MPH record for these Gas rails. It turned 12.257 seconds @ 110.696 MPH with a 1950 Ford Flathead engine. Bob Huberty of Fond du Lac,WI (2B-Banjo) at WI. International Raceway on 4/13/2008. Crew Chief is Gerry Troedel of West Bend, WI.
John Hilton "Loco Motion" Top Gas Dragster Restoration First Fire Up
This is the first fire up on the restoration of my grandfather John Hilton's NHRA record setting Top Gas dragster... Ran from 1968 until the demise of the class in the early 70s. This is a stock stroke 392 chrysler with 331 cylinder heads. 6-71 Supercharger, Hilborn 4 port injector. Period correct restoration of the original chassis. Car will be making its debut at the 2012 NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green. Hilton Family Racing Team. Cincinnati, Ohio.