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CLASSIC VIDEO: ONCE UPON A WHEEL

This classic video follows the legendary Don "the Snake" Prudhomme and Tom 'the Mongoose" McEwen on a match race tour throughout the midwestern United States. Lots of dry hops and candid interviews with the legends of Funny Car racing.

LIVE VIDEO: NEW YEAR'S NATIONALS, VALDOSTA, GA.

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the New Year Nationals from South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, Ga.  

WATCH THE ENTIRE LEGENDS: THE SERIES, SEASON 2

Legends: The Series, an online documentary/interview series delves into the history of those drag racers who shaped the various areas of the sport. Now in its second series of production, Legends: The Series provides the inside stories rarely published and told by the legends themselves. You'll see on average thirty minutes of historical footage and the emotions of these individuals who gave their lives in the pursuit of legendary status. 

LEGENDS: THE SERIES - SEASON ONE, WATCH ALL EPISODES

STORYTELLERS AT CPTV - NICKY BONINFANTE AND THE KILLING OF THE VEGAS RENTAL CAR

A new video series from the makers of the Legends: The Series, CompetitionPlusTV presents the best stories of drag racing as told by the legends themselves. In this episode, veteran nitro tuner Nicky Boninfante tells the story of the day Bob Gilbertson, with a bit of encouragement from Boninfante, not only destroyed a pit bike, but also a rental car, pavement at Las Vegas drag strip and the team owner's wallet. It's the story which never ceases to amaze many.

LEGENDS PREVIEW - THE LEGEND OF STEVE EARWOOD AND DAVE DENSMORE, DRAG RACING'S PUBLICISTS

You knew their drivers, and their series, but there's a strong chance you haven't a clue who they are. Steve Earwood and Dave Densmore were behind the scenes publicists, who painted the media world with the value of NHRA championship drag racing. Just like those they pitched to the press, there was nothing conventional about the duo of Earwood and Densmore. This teaser will give you an idea of the lengths they went to get NHRA and its famous drivers in the sports pages, and evening news broadcasts.

CPTV ENCORE - A JOHN FORCE CHRISTMAS

Christmas time is about family, and for one storied drag racer, a metal toy log truck.

Sixteen-time NHRA champion John Force opens his heart about a five-year old's Christmas, and the challenges of growing up poor in the 1950s. This 20-minute video will tug at your heart, and if you are not careful, will have you shedding a tear or five.

A very emotional video where Force talks about his youthful lesson of learning the real meaning of Christmas. 

CPTV VIDEO: FUNNY CAR SUMMER AT CHRISTMAS

07_02_2011_cptv_funnycarsummerOn this Christmas Day, if you have an hour or so to spare, tune into an American drag racing icon -- Funny Car Summer. This drag racing movie follows Jim Dunn, his family and their unique rear-engine Funny Car into the legendary California tracks and beyond.

Grab some eggnog, get comfortable in your chair and enjoy this blast from the past. Hook your computer speaker to the arm of the chair and pretend you're at the drive-in theatre. Ah, those were the days.

 

A CHRISTMAS EVE VIDEO TREAT FOR THE ULTIMATE DRAG RACING FAN

You've eaten all the turkey, ham or whatever food you can stuff in your belly this Christmas day. You've assembled the toys, bounced the kids (or grandkids) on your lap. You've even taken a nap in your favorite chair.

It's time for you.

It's time to keep up your streak of 365 consecutive days of drag racing exposure.

 

 

 

CPTV FEATURE - LIVE STREAMING COVERAGE AND DRAG RACING SEMINAR FROM PRI

"Motorsports and the Live Stream" discusses the history, challenges, opportunities and benefits of live streaming of motorsports events. This seminar, moderated by Bobby Bennett of CompetitionPlus.com and featuring Mark Walter of MotorManiaTV.com, Brian Lohnes of Bangshift.com, and Warren Evans of NHRA D3TV, was presented at PRI 2016 in Indianapolis on December 9, 2016.

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