CLASSIC VIDEO - 1986 IHRA POPULAR HOT RODDING NATIONALS, MARTIN, MI.
Travel back in time back to 1986, during the last IHRA season sponsored by Winston.
The Popular Hot Rodding Nationals had been a staple of drag racing for many years, and attended by many of the sport's leading touring professionals. In the past, it had been a major divisional event for the NHRA, but in this season U.S. 131, flying the IHRA sanction, was elevated to nationals event status.
Watch as you see IHRA drag racing's movers and shakers, Kenny Bernstein, Mark Oswald, Tom McEwen, Rickie Smith, Roy Hill, and Carol "Bunny" Burkett battle it out for supremacy in Michigan.
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