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CPTV FEATURE - WHEN PERIOD-CORRECT GASSER RACING MEETS THE MATRIX

It's no secret Southeast Gassers Association founder Quain Stott is hell-bent on the preservation of what he calls real Gassers. And, the following which has flocked to these events only proves he's appealing to many drag racing fans. In this Brad Crist-produced video from our coverage partners over at Drone South, Stott has indeed taken his promotions to a new level.

CPTV FEATURE: GASSER RACER JUST WANTED TO RACE HEADS UP

At 70-years old, drag racing suspension manufacturer Ronnie Santhuff knows exactly what he wants to do in his golden years.

Santhuff, who has specialized in making shocks for cars designed to race extremely fast, didn't want to have to run 200 miles per hour to race heads up without a dial-in. He's found a home with the Southeast Gassers Association, running a C/Gasser he built himself.

Santhuff, by his own admission, is having the time of his life with the Texas Shooter. This is his story.

CPTV VIDEO - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU TRY TO DRIVE A GASSER TO THE DMV

Undocumented comedian and documented Gasser racer Tim Greer takes a spin in his vintage Rambler Gasser through the streets of small-town Roebuck, South Carolina, and into the thriving metropolis of Spartanburg, SC, home of the Marshall Tucker Band and the famous Beacon Drive-in, in search of a South Carolina license plate. You'll want to see how this one turns out. 

CPTV VIDEO - LARRY DIXON: IN AUSTRALIA, YOU FIND YOUR PASSION

Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon has been there and done that, and has the championships to prove it. However, drag racing on the other side of the world has always reminded him why he fell in love with drag racing. Whether it's the passion of the fans, or the unbridled fury of racing quarter-mile, Dixon is in a happy place now where he can still run 4.4-seconds in a quarter-mile and still experience travel basketball with his children. He's having the time of his life racing Down Under with Santo Rapisarda.

CPTV FEATURE - JUSTIN ASHLEY STEPS INTO TOP FUEL

Top Fuel is the top of the food chain for drag racing. In just two years, former Junior Dragster racerJustin Ashley has climbed the ladder of drag racing progression. After a year of racing Top Dragster, Ashley used the tutelage of noted drag racing instructor Frank Hawley to move into Top Alcohol Dragster, where in his first three races recorded a win, runner-up and a No. 1 qualifying effort. Recently he added a Top Fuel license to his growing resume. Recently, he earned his Top Fuel license under the guidance of Antron Brown and the Matco Tools Top Fuel team. He's proven a quick study just like his father Mike, a two-time Pro Modified champion, who won Indy in only his second season of Funny Car racing. Watch the excitement and passion of this youthful drag racer who represents the next generation of this sport.

HOT VIDEO - WE LOVE A FIRE BURNOUT

 

How about a front-engine fire burnout to start the day. Via social media comes this incredible footage of Dave Nelson's tire heater.

TALK ABOUT DODGING A BULLET, CHECK, OUT THIS VIDEO

Many times, those journalists who bring you the sights and sounds of drag racing often take their lives into their hands. There's no finer example than this video. 

On July 4, 2017, at Alaska Raceway Park, John Dixon piloting the Trophy Hunter AA/FA experienced a massive blower explosion. Parts and pieces launched even with blower restraints. Dixon was unscathed. 

CPTV VIDEO: SOUTHEAST GASSERS - LYONS DRAGWAY RECAP SHOW

Catch all the excitement of the gear-jamming, wheels-up action from the Southeast Gassers Association, drag racing's strictest period correct series. This year marks the seventh season of the specialty series which takes racers and fans alike back to the good old days of 1967.

LIVE VIDEO: MELTDOWN DRAGS FROM BYRON DRAGWAY

Thanks to our coverage partners over at Division 3 TV, we bring you the action live from the Meltdown Drags at Byron Dragway in Byron, Ill. 

CLASSIC VIDEO: 1980 NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Take a trip back in time when the SUMMERS meant hot and fast drag racing at Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. You'll see the dry hops of old and the legends including Jeb Allen, Dick LaHaie, Don Prudhomme, Billy Meyer and Pro Stock legends Bob Glidden and the late Lee Shepherd.

You'll even see the sportsman finals and a good look at the legendary Wayne County Opel A/Gasser. For some reason, the broadcast missed the Pro Comp final round.

Another great trip back in time with Diamond P producing the show for ABC's Wide World of Sports.

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