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VIDEO: HORRIFIC CRASH AT SCSN EVENT IN LAS VEGAS

If you have been tuned into our live video/timing feed from the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas, there's no doubt you watch in horror as Drag Radial racer Eric Peterson's Firebird got out of shape and hit the retaining wall. While this impact was violent enough, the stuck throttle on the car while sitting stationary added to the anxiety. Peterson was treated and released by on staff medical personnel.

VIDEO: RELIVING ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS

10_08_2011_abc_wwosIt was the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, and it was drag racing, as presented by ABC’s Wide World of Sports.

Long before drag racing fans became accustomed to checking their National Dragster newspapers for the airdate of syndicated Diamond P shows, at least twice a year they could catch championship drag racing in the comfort of their living rooms.

Keith Jackson and Chris Economacki became household names in presenting the straightline thunder on ABC. Eventually the formation of sports channels such as ESPN would lead to the show’s demise in 1998.

VIDEO: RELIVING ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS

10_08_2011_abc_wwosIt was the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, and it was drag racing, as presented by ABC’s Wide World of Sports.

Long before drag racing fans became accustomed to checking their National Dragster newspapers for the airdate of syndicated Diamond P shows, at least twice a year they could catch championship drag racing in the comfort of their living rooms.

Keith Jackson and Chris Economacki became household names in presenting the straightline thunder on ABC. Eventually the formation of sports channels such as ESPN would lead to the show’s demise in 1998.

MARRIED WITH DRAGSTERS GEARING UP FOR NEW SEASON

 

THE LATEST NITRO REWIND AT CPTV

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With two races to go in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Countdown the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes are battling down to the last few points. Nitro Rewind has the inside scoop from race winners and title contenders coming out of the NHRA Arizona Nationals and going into the NHRA Big O Tires Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. The show, an internet based broadcast, is hosted by Bill Stephens and features interviews from Top Fuel and Funny Car NHRA competitors, is available after every NHRA national event.

"With the season winding down we are trying to get as many perspectives as we can on Nitro Rewind from the drivers in contention as well as the drivers who may not be in the Countdown but are still having an impact," said Ashley Force Hood, John Force Entertainment president.

This episode Nitro Rewind catches up with the surging Funny Car team of Johnny Gray and his Services Central Dodge. Even though Johnny is not in the Countdown he is making his mark with a strong performance and helping a worthy charity along the way. Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III is looking to make a move over these last two races and the new points leader in Top Fuel, Antron Brown, checked in with Nitro Rewind before his win in Phoenix.

Finally, new Funny Car points leader Jack Beckman talks with Nitro Rewind minutes after his big win in Phoenix and shares is plan of attack to possibly win his first Full Throttle Funny Car championship.

THE LATEST NITRO REWIND AT CPTV

04_22_2011_cptv_nw

With two races to go in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Countdown the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes are battling down to the last few points. Nitro Rewind has the inside scoop from race winners and title contenders coming out of the NHRA Arizona Nationals and going into the NHRA Big O Tires Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. The show, an internet based broadcast, is hosted by Bill Stephens and features interviews from Top Fuel and Funny Car NHRA competitors, is available after every NHRA national event.

"With the season winding down we are trying to get as many perspectives as we can on Nitro Rewind from the drivers in contention as well as the drivers who may not be in the Countdown but are still having an impact," said Ashley Force Hood, John Force Entertainment president.

This episode Nitro Rewind catches up with the surging Funny Car team of Johnny Gray and his Services Central Dodge. Even though Johnny is not in the Countdown he is making his mark with a strong performance and helping a worthy charity along the way. Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III is looking to make a move over these last two races and the new points leader in Top Fuel, Antron Brown, checked in with Nitro Rewind before his win in Phoenix.

Finally, new Funny Car points leader Jack Beckman talks with Nitro Rewind minutes after his big win in Phoenix and shares is plan of attack to possibly win his first Full Throttle Funny Car championship.

VIDEO: 2011 CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION CACKLEFEST

Mark Dawson, Dragway Manager for Fontana, shot this incredible footage of Saturday evening's Caclefest from the California Hot Rod Reunion. Turn up your speakers and enjoy this symphony of cackle.

VIDEO: 2011 CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION CACKLEFEST

Mark Dawson, Dragway Manager for Fontana, shot this incredible footage of Saturday evening's Caclefest from the California Hot Rod Reunion. Turn up your speakers and enjoy this symphony of cackle.

VIDEO: SERIOUS CARNAGE AT THE ADRL RACE

Just when you thought you had seen it all, this run by Alex Hossler knocked the level of carnage up a level during the ADRL Len-Mar Motorsports World Finals. In beating Mick Snyder, Hossler lost an engine in the lights spraying oil from one side of the track to the other and on the wall. The vast deposit of oil went over into the left lane too.

VIDEO: SERIOUS CARNAGE AT THE ADRL RACE

Just when you thought you had seen it all, this run by Alex Hossler knocked the level of carnage up a level during the ADRL Len-Mar Motorsports World Finals. In beating Mick Snyder, Hossler lost an engine in the lights spraying oil from one side of the track to the other and on the wall. The vast deposit of oil went over into the left lane too.

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