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CP SPORTSMAN VIDEO - 1978 NHRA SPORTSNATIONALS

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Travel back in time to an era when sportsman racing meant all-out competition from start to finish. There were no electronics, no cat and mouse battles down the track, and you had to win class.

Thanks to YouTube.com, we are proud to bring you the Diamond P video production of the 1978 NHRA Sportsnationals from Beech bend International Raceway in Bowling Green, Ky.

This video feature Pro Comp eliminations when the AA/DA dragsters and BB/FCs battled it out under the same umbrella.  You’ll also see Comp eliminator and one Pro Stock legend racing his Mopar. The high-winding and gear-jamming Modified cars do battle as well.

You’ll also see more than a fair share of Stock and Super Stockers.

The video is a little rough in the first part but the sound is incredible. If you’re an old school sportsman drag racing fan, you’ll be in Heaven for at least an hour.

CPTV NEWS: BILL TO PROTECT MOTORSPORTS REINTRODUCED IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

​The SEMA Action Network (SAN) praised U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry and his colleagues for reintroducing H.R. 350, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 (RPM Act): The bipartisan bill, which was submitted for reintroduction on the first day of the new Congress, protects Americans’ right to modify street vehicles into dedicated racecars. 

LIVE VIDEO: 2016/2017 BDRC - ARABIAN PRO SERIES - EVENT THREE QUALIFYING

Check out the doorslammer action from the Bahrain Drag Racing Circuit - Arabian Pro Series - live. 

STORYTELLERS AT COMPETITION PLUS - LOUIS FORCE TELLS THE STORY OF "YOU RAN OVER WHO?"

In this latest episode of Storytellers at CompetitionPlus.tv, Louis Force, older brother of John Force tells the story of the day the brothers accidentally ran over a bicyclist while repossessing their race cars. What they didn't know at the time was just how much clout the victim had.

 

SEASON 3, LEGENDS: THE SERIES - THE LEGEND OF STEVE EARWOOD AND DAVE DENSMORE

Where one was the other usually wasn't far away. And, for one of drag racing's most storied public relations tandems, this tendency hasn't changed much.

There were no manuals, nor were there any mentors when Steve Earwood and Dave Densmore took over the NHRA's Press and Publicity Department back in 1975.

Together, they painted the sport of drag racing throughout the media landscape in mainstream media, whether it was network broadcast, print or radio.

CPTV NEWS - UPDATING THE RPM ACT

 

The Performance Racing Industry Show is a great place to see and learn about the very latest in race parts.

The Show is also an educational experience through its seminars and conferences, which cover a full range of topics ranging from safety to sponsorship.

The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) gave a presentation of profound importance to every corner of motor racing. Government regulation of off-highway motorsports and SEMA's effort to prevent it.

CPTV VIDEO: RARE 1977 U.S. NATIONALS VIDEO WITH SOUND

Rare home video captured from the 1977 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. And just as a teaser, this video opens with the small block Vega of Paul Blevins jamming the gearbox with Jenkins Competition horsepower. Did we mention there's real cackle from the Blue Max?

CPTV VIDEO - LARRY LARSON'S INCREDIBLE SAVE DOWN UNDER

Talk about a smooth operator, check out Larry Larson's wild ride down at Willowbank Raceway after his vehicle's parachute failed to blossom. Larson simply spun the car out in the shutdown area without the least little scratch to his neat Chevrolet.

STORYTELLERS AT CPTV - DAVE DENSMORE TELLS THE STORY OF "I'M DRUNK, IN JAIL AND I QUIT"

Former NHRA Public Relations specialist Dave Densmore, who is joined by former PR partner Steve Earwood in this video, tells the story of a rainy day in Englishtown where sucking eggs and drinking scotch had adverse effects.

Drag Racing's Storytellers, from the makers of Legends: The Series, is in its second season of capturing the stories of the legends in drag racing

CLASSIC VIDEOS AT CPTV - DRAG RACING'S FABULOUS FLOPPERS

It's only fitting on the last day of the NHRA's 50th Anniversary of the Funny Cars that we present on of the most incredible presentations of the plastic fantastic's evolution. Fabulous Floppers, produced by Diamond P, and hosted by the late Steve Evans and drag racing legends Kenny Bernstein and Don "The Snake" Prudhomme delves into the history of nitro racing's most volatile race vehicle.

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