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CLASSIC VIDEO: KENNY BERNSTEIN TALKS DRAG RACING

 

CLASSIC VIDEO: KENNY BERNSTEIN TALKS DRAG RACING

 

VIDEO: PHILLIPS' PERTH ACCIDENT

Aussie Top Alcohol racer Gary Phillips had a scary crash during Friday's competition at the Perth Motorplex in Australia.

Phillips, while competing in the Goldenstates event, suffered a parachute malfunction and drove his Lucas Oil-sponsored entry at a high rate of speed into the sandtrap. Phillips had recorded a landmark 5.469 second pass at a whopping 263.92mph (424.73kph) with the momentum of the carry carring him across the sand trap, into the darkness and through both catch-nets, stopping just three metres from the venue’s concrete perimeter fence adjacent to Thomas Road.

He was uninjured in the accident.

VIDEO: PHILLIPS' PERTH ACCIDENT

Aussie Top Alcohol racer Gary Phillips had a scary crash during Friday's competition at the Perth Motorplex in Australia.

Phillips, while competing in the Goldenstates event, suffered a parachute malfunction and drove his Lucas Oil-sponsored entry at a high rate of speed into the sandtrap. Phillips had recorded a landmark 5.469 second pass at a whopping 263.92mph (424.73kph) with the momentum of the carry carring him across the sand trap, into the darkness and through both catch-nets, stopping just three metres from the venue’s concrete perimeter fence adjacent to Thomas Road.

He was uninjured in the accident.

VIDEO: PHILLIPS' PERTH ACCIDENT

Aussie Top Alcohol racer Gary Phillips had a scary crash during Friday's competition at the Perth Motorplex in Australia.

Phillips, while competing in the Goldenstates event, suffered a parachute malfunction and drove his Lucas Oil-sponsored entry at a high rate of speed into the sandtrap. Phillips had recorded a landmark 5.469 second pass at a whopping 263.92mph (424.73kph) with the momentum of the carry carring him across the sand trap, into the darkness and through both catch-nets, stopping just three metres from the venue’s concrete perimeter fence adjacent to Thomas Road.

He was uninjured in the accident.

THANKSGIVING VIDEO TREAT - 1983 IHRA SPRING NATS

Take a journey back in time when Funny Cars still looked like real cars, Pro Stockers did dry hops and sportsman racing was included in the professional television show. The Mizlou Sports Group published this television broadcast of the 1983 IHRA Spring Nationals in Bristol, Tenn. You'll see Gary Beck, Scott Kalitta, Raymond Beadle, Al Segrini, Lee Shepherd and Rickie Smith. Best of all, you'll get to witness drivers taking the famed Bristol dogleg.

THANKSGIVING VIDEO TREAT - 1983 IHRA SPRING NATS

Take a journey back in time when Funny Cars still looked like real cars, Pro Stockers did dry hops and sportsman racing was included in the professional television show. The Mizlou Sports Group published this television broadcast of the 1983 IHRA Spring Nationals in Bristol, Tenn. You'll see Gary Beck, Scott Kalitta, Raymond Beadle, Al Segrini, Lee Shepherd and Rickie Smith. Best of all, you'll get to witness drivers taking the famed Bristol dogleg.

THANKSGIVING VIDEO TREAT - WHEELS OF FIRE VIDEO

04_22_2011_cptv_wofWe’ve uncovered another one of the popular 1970 drag racing documentaries, this one titled Wheels of Fire.

This documentary, according to the youtube.com channel was written and directed by Douglas Kent Hall. Wheels of Fire focuses on the lives of five major drag racers of the era: Don Garlits, Don Prudhomme, Shirley Muldowney, Richard Tharp and Billy Meyer.

This hour long movie was produced by Texas race promoter Buddy Boren.

You can buy this video on DVD AT Dave Wallace’s Hot Rod Nostalgia online store. This video is a neat find on YouTube but to be appreciated you must see it on the big screen in your living room.

The video can be purchased here – HOT ROD NOSTALGIA

CLASSIC VIDEO FLASHBACK: BURN ON - A DRAG RACING DOCUMENTARY

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CLASSIC VIDEO FLASHBACK: BURN ON - A DRAG RACING DOCUMENTARY

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