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CLASSIC VIDEO: 1977 NHRA SUMMERNATS

summersCompetitionPlus.com has uncovered another classic drag racing video gem.

This time, courtesy of Diamond P Sports, we bring you coverage of the 1977 NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, NJ. Travel back in time when the term Summernationals was one of the major and ALWAYS meant drag racing in July at the famed Raceway Park.

VIDEO FLASHBACK: 1981 NHRA WORLD FINALS

Travel back in time to an era when the NHRA, seeking a more permanent home for its quality broadcasts produced by Diamond P, often ventured into the major networks such as ABC and NBC.

The 1981 NHRA World Finals, moved to the famed Orange County International Raceway after Ontario Motor Speedway closed down, was broadcast on NBC’s Sportsworld.

MARRIED WITH DRAGSTERS, SEASON 2 LAUNCHES TODAY

main_logo_2Performance by Fisher Racing, in conjunction with Competitionplus.com, announce the return of the online video series, Married With Dragsters.  Beginning in January, 2012, Kathy and Kevin Fisher will take you on their off-season journey that includes everything from building a brand new dragster to revamping the team’s Top Dragster with a whole new combination.

Season two of Married With Dragsters, dubbed “New Car Build”, will feature thirteen episodes of the husband and wife sportsman drag racing duo visiting with some of the top manufacturers and companies in drag racing today, including American Race Cars, Ohio Crankshaft, Moser Engineering and Abruzzi Racing Transmissions and Converters.

VINTAGE VIDEO: THUNDER VALLEY DRAGWAY - BRISTOL OPENING DAY 1965

VINTAGE VIDEO: THUNDER VALLEY DRAGWAY - BRISTOL OPENING DAY 1965

VINTAGE VIDEO: THUNDER VALLEY DRAGWAY - BRISTOL OPENING DAY 1965

CLASSIC VIDEO: 1980 NHRA FALLNATIONALS

seattleThis might just be the purest drag race coverage you’ve seen in a while.

Produced by the group at Diamond P for the up and coming ESPN network during the 1980 season, sit back and watch 90 minutes of drag racing from the NHRA Fallnationals at Seattle International Raceway in Kent, Wash.

You’ll see the legends … Raymond Beadle, Shirley Muldowney and Bob Glidden mixing it up with the likes of Dale Armstrong, Jeb Allen and Lee Shepherd. You’ll also see three rounds of Pro Comp eliminator as well as the ultimate tortoise and the hare match between Terry Hoard’s C/Modified Compact and Dave Hutchens’ A/Gas Opel.

The great voice of the late Steve Evans make this vintage broadcast a must-see video.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM COURTNEY FORCE PRESS CONFERENCE

 

VIDEO: DRAG RACING'S STORIES - RICKIE SMITH AND THE SUMERDUCK

Rickie Smith became one of drag racing’s more prolific doorslammer drivers by racing at some treacherous drag strips throughout the southeastern United States, at least behind the wheel of a Pro Stocker. In this Drag Racing’s Stories segment, Smith discusses the day he match raced Roy Hill at Sumerduck Dragway in Virginia.

VIDEO: DRAG RACING'S STORIES - RICKIE SMITH AND THE SUMERDUCK

Rickie Smith became one of drag racing’s more prolific doorslammer drivers by racing at some treacherous drag strips throughout the southeastern United States, at least behind the wheel of a Pro Stocker. In this Drag Racing’s Stories segment, Smith discusses the day he match raced Roy Hill at Sumerduck Dragway in Virginia.

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