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CLASSIC VIDEO: 1979 NHRA CAJUN NATIONALS

 Travel back in time when the NHRA visit the Cajun capitol of Baton Rouge, La.  You'll see drop hops and five-second Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars. In this video, you will see up and coming Funny Car racers Kenny Bernstein and John Force. The legends are also featured, including Shirley Muldowney, Kelly Brown, Billy Meyer and Bob Glidden. As a bonus, rain forced the event into nighttime competition, providing an example of old school header flames.

CLASSIC VIDEO: 1979 NHRA GATORNATIONALS

79 gatorsWe invite you to take a trip down memory lane to the 1979 season.

The 1979 NHRA Gatornationals was heralded as one of the "majors" and like every other running of the event was affected by weather.

VIDEO - HOW FAR STEVIE FAST WILL GO TO WIN A BET

Pro Modified World Champion Stevie "Fast" Jackson can't stand losing at any cost, just watch to find out how far he will go to win a free lunch

CLASSIC VIDEO - 1979 NHRA U.S. NATIONALS

05_08_2011_79indy_cptvGot spare time this today? We have just the present for you. Our ace YouTube.com scavengers uncovered this priceless gem -- the 1979 NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. This event will take you back to a time when drag racing's corporate demands on the sport were limited and nitro cars still did dry hops.

The 1979 NHRA U.S. Nationals was the 25th anniversary of the storied event.

Sit back and enjoys the likes of Don Garlits, Richard Tharp, Don Prudhomme, Gordie Bonin and Bob Glidden just to name a few.
 

#LOVETHISLIFE - THE DON O'NEAL EDITION

An in-depth conversation with NHRA Top Sportsman standout Don O'Neal as he discusses his career, the challenges of his family's fight with not one but two hidden diseases, and how the future looks. Produced by Warren Evans of dragracer.tv.

#RONCAPPSEXPERIENCE - THE DONNIE COUCH EDITION

 

After a brief rasslin' match with COVID19 and producer Bobby Bennett, we are back in production with another entertaining episode of the #RONCAPPSEXPERIENCE, the popular series born out of a torched race hauler and boredom.

This time Ron interviews Donnie Couch, a jack-of-all-trades and master of every one. The rockstar-era crew member for over three decades chats with Ron about everything from getting pinched by the Po-Po for driving Tom McEwen's race rig at 14 without a license, to flying with Connie Kalitta with a severely burned Billy Meyer.

And, oh yeah, you don't want to miss the side-splitting Don "The Snake" Prudhomme impersonation.

CLASSIC DRAG RACING ON CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR

 

This race was chock full of excitement from the veterans, including Big Daddy Don Garlits, Raymond Beadle and the terror of Pro Stock Bob Glidden. You'll see exciting action including Jeg Coughlin Sr.'s scary crash while racing Top Fuel.

VIDEO - STEVIE FAST JACKSON SAYS, "SOCKET TO ME"

 

With all this free time on our hands we can dial back to basics and work on process improvement. Today Pro Modified champion Stevie "Fast" Jackson builds a custom socket to improve his teams turn around time between rounds.

#LOVETHISLIFE - THE WILL SMITH EDITION

Meet Will Smith, NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster pilot and marketing director for the PDRA in this conversation with Warren Evans of dragracer.tv

VIDEO FLASHBACK - PRO NITROUS FLAMETHROWERS

We are back in the archives again; visiting the 2015 season when we assigned then CompetitionPlusTV videographer Les Mayhew to seek out the best of the best in PDRA Pro Nitrous and explain the phenomena of the high flames at the hit.

What he delivered was 4four-and-a-half minutes of pure informative gold. You might know some of it, and then again, you might learn something new.

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