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.
Lions Drags 1966?
Home movie of Lions Drag Strip, California. This was a filmed about 1966 but I am not sure of the exact date.
IRWINDALE RACEWAY 1971.wmv
Special thanks to Tom West & Steve Reyes, for shooting the Nanook stills, at the same time my father Ray Renfro shot this footage. Drag Racing So. California style, racing action on the track, and take a walk through the pits along with my family and I, in an era missed, but not forgotten.
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