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STORYTELLERS AT CPTV - NICKY BONINFANTE AND THE KILLING OF THE VEGAS RENTAL CAR

A new video series from the makers of the Legends: The Series, CompetitionPlusTV presents the best stories of drag racing as told by the legends themselves. In this episode, veteran nitro tuner Nicky Boninfante tells the story of the day Bob Gilbertson, with a bit of encouragement from Boninfante, not only destroyed a pit bike, but also a rental car, pavement at Las Vegas drag strip and the team owner's wallet. It's the story which never ceases to amaze many.

CPTV EXCLUSIVE - ARE YOU READY FOR SOME NITRO?

The NHRA Winternationals is just days away from kicking off the 2016 season, and boy do we have the video to get you fired up. Video editor Bobby Bennett and ace cameraman Les Mayhew have combined the volatility of nitromethane in this three-minute video filmed at the recent Nitro Spring Training event in Phoenix, Az. Sit back, crank up the speakers and enjoy this "get you fired up" video to set the stage for this weekend's action in Pomona, Ca.

CPTV FLASHBACK - HOME MOVIE FROM 1988 IHRA WINTERNATIONALS

<p>Take a trip back to 1988 courtesy of Jerry Blaton and this amateur video of the 1988 IHRA Winternationals in Darlington, SC; the first true race of the Billy Meyer era. This video is shot from the grandstands and through the fence, but the memories are great.&nbsp;</p>

LIVE VIDEO: IHRA PRO-AM IN IMMOKALEE, FLA.

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com, we present to you the live video feed from the IHRA Pro-Am event at Immokalee Dragway in Florida.

CPTV VIDEO - JACK BECKMAN WAS FLYING, LITERALLY

Jack Beckman might as well have wings, because after three days of testing the past NHRA champion has been flying. 

Beckman, driving the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger, had a run get a bit sporty down track as the Mopar tried to actually take off. Enjoy this video captured by the team at Fox Sports. 

CPTV VIDEO - FRIDAY'S TOP RUNS AT NHRA NITRO SPRING TRAINING

NHRA Funny Car racer Jack Beckman posted a time quicker than the current national record that he owns and veteran Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher almost bettered the national record in his category Friday during the third day of NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.

NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car teams are utilizing the four-day pre-season test session to prepare for the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals, next weekend (Feb. 11-14) at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. The tradition-rich race near Los Angeles is the season-opening event for the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

CPTV VIDEO - ALEX HANDRAS BRADENTON CRASH

If you have been watching the live feed courtesy of our coverage partners at MotorMania TV, you witnessed this crash by Andrew Handras at the U.S. Street Nationals in Bradenton. Fla.

 

CPTV FLASHBACK - DRAG RACING AS DESCRIBED BY DICK ENBERG

Tune in for this classic video titled "The Hot Rod Story" and hosted by famous NBC sportscaster Dick Enberg. This 1965 video features about 45 minutes of classic drag racing footage. 

RARE VIDEO AT CPTV - 1981 DRAG RACING OLYMPICS AT GREAT LAKES

If you are a fan of the classic nitro, you are absolutely going to be in heaven with this five-part presentation. From Bill Huseth video productions, comes this classic home video from Great Lakes Dragaway and the 1981 Olympics of Drag Racing. You'll see the Snake, Goose, Shirley, Burgin and more. 

CPTV NEWS: ERICA ENDERS MAKES FIRST MOPAR TEST RUNS

In this video, Erica Enders unveils her new Mopar at Northstar Dragway in Texas, 

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