Video by Bobby Bennett Sat, 2020-07-04 22:41
Mike Dunn is a decorated veteran of nitromethane drag racing. However, these accolades didn't mean he didn't take a scary ride or two. The 1983 season, Dunn's third behind the wheel of Roland Leong's Hawaiian Punch Mopar Funny Car , was nearly his undoing.
Dunn had two severe crashes during the season, both of which were no fault of his. However, this didn't mean he didn't take a couple of sporty rides. The worst by far was his top end crash at a distance-challenged National Trail Raceway. Dunn walked away without as much as a scratch in an incident which could have taken his life if not for the forethought of then NHRA Race Director Steve Gibbs' decision to put in a second catch net.
Hear, in Dunn's words, about the moves he made to walk away from a crash which should have taken his life.
Video by Bill Huseth Sat, 2020-06-27 22:22
If you are a fan of the classic nitro, you are absolutely going to be in heaven with this five-part presentation. From Bill Huseth video productions, comes this classic home video from Great Lakes Dragaway and the 1981 Olympics of Drag Racing. You'll see the Snake, Goose, Shirley, Burgin and more.