Arnie Beswick's "Mystery Tornado" '64 GTO and longnose '66 GTO racing at Cordova Dragway 6-26-10
This match race took place during the 2010 NostalgiaFest at historic Cordova Dragway, in Cordova, Illinois and was the first of two races by the pair. The '64 car is a clone of the original "Mystery Tornado", while the '66 car is the restored original racer driven by Arnie Beswick during the 1966 and '67 seasons. Both cars ran in the 11 second range.
Nunzi's 1963 4 Cylinder Super Duty Tempest
Nunzi at Atco on his shakedown runs with the 4cylinder SD Tempest. We will
repost new runs once the necessary changes are made. Going for the 11's.
Thanks to my son Tony for his hard work and the gang for their help,
Kenan(camera man),Andy, Matt, Jones.
1965 Pontiac GTO Royal Bobcat
Lance Lambert talks to Jim Wangers, Godfather of the GTO, about the Royal
Bobcat package. They discuss the history and what all was included.
Redneck drag racing
we closed down the track for the winter so we were playing in the parking
1964 Pontiac GTO. Factory Tri-Power
First start up after winter storage. Rare 1964 Pontiac GTO Sports Coupe
with Factory Tri-Power. 4 speed, Safe-t-trac Posi, #'s matching drivetrain.
PHS, Protecto-Plate. No power options. Exhaust is Gardner pipes with Flowmaster 40
mufflers. Motor is original, it has never been rebuilt. Engine color is
correct for 1964-65. Build Date 5th week November 1963 at the Pontiac
Mich. plant. This is the car the song (Little GTO ) was written about. Now
has 71,000 miles. First Test with new Video camera. Moved too fast with it.