The legend of Frank Manzo opens with the story of a man who wanted to win just one race. The final chapter of his racing career concluded with a man who won as much on the track as off. The numbers are astonishing 17 series championships, 21 divisional titles, 118 divisional victories and 105 national event wins.
The name Frank Manzo conjures a reputation of a drag racer who won with the two ingredients which should fuel any aspiring champion - hard work and dedication.
Most people know Graham Light as the NHRA's Senior Vice-President of Racing Operations. That's because he has been at that job for 21 years.
In this debut of Competition Plus TV's "Legends: The Series," fans will see Light as he never has been seen before and appreciate the layers of experience in his career, north and south of the border.
There will never be another Bill Doner.
In this episode of LEGENDS: THE SERIES, CompetitionPlus.tv takes a look behind the scenes of what made Doner tick, the outlandish promotions and what led him to retire from his breakneck schedule in 1979.
Donovan Stott is an old soul trapped in a 20-year old body.
At 20 years old, the son of past Pro Modified world champion Mitch Stott, has found his calling behind the wheel of a 327-inch powered, 4-speed Anglia with a nasty disposition. He drives a car which mimics a gasser built in 1967 and loves every moment of it.
This is the story of a grown man's childhood passion. Quain Stott admired the Moonlighter Gasser as an impressionable child and nearly 47 years later was responsibile for bringing the car back to the strip. The video tells the story of the rebirth of a South Carolina Gasser legend. Special thanks to Gene Cromer for additional video and photos.