Sat, 2020-05-16 17:54
This might just be the most pure drag race coverage you've seen in a while.
Produced by the group at Diamond P for the up and coming ESPN network during the 1980 season, sit back and watch 90 minutes of drag racing from the NHRA Fallnationals at Seattle International Raceway in Kent, Wash.
You'll see the legends ... Raymond Beadle, Shirley Muldowney and Bob Glidden mixing it up with the likes of Dale Armstrong, Jeb Allen and Lee Shepherd. You'll also see three rounds of Pro Comp eliminator as well as the ultimate tortoise and the hare match between Terry Hoard's C/Modified Compact and Dave Hutchens' A/Gas Opel.
The great voice of the late Steve Evans make this vintage broadcast a must-see video.
Thu, 2020-05-14 18:58
We've unearthed a rare video of the American Hot Rod Association's Grand American Series. Long before there was Route 66 Raceway there was U.S. 30 Drag Strip in Gary, Indiana.
You will see the legends of the sport before they were legends. It's a reminder of how pure drag racing used to be.
The Top Fuel field is loaded with Don Garlits, Chris Karamesines, Jerry Ruth, Johnny Abbott, Dick LaHaie, and Frank Bradley.
Thu, 2020-05-14 14:42
Stevie Fast discusses his rise from being an unknown grudge racer to the premier nitrous tuner in the world. Stevie talks about his nitrous roots as well as his relationship with Marcus Birt, Billy Stocklin, Phil Shuler , and other influences on his racing life.
This video covers Stevie Fast’s thought process and mentality of running Marcus Birts RVW car, the nitrous world record, the crash, rebuild, and return to dominance. Stevie vows to be the first nitrous car in the 3.40’s
Wed, 2020-05-13 18:00
Travel back in time to the heart of Division 2 NHRA national events back in the day. You'll be treated to a classic battle between Shirley Muldowney and Don Garlits. You'll also see Raymond Beadle's thrilling showmanship and the emergence of Frank Hawley. You'll see Pro Stocker finding their own in the 500-inch arena.
Tue, 2020-05-12 12:21
The boys are at it again. This weekend's Wooostock 2020 event in Darlington, SC, will provide the platform for many showdowns, but as doorslammer icon Stevie "Fast" Jackson sees it, the best of the best will be when he hooks horns with Pro Nitrous racer Jay Cox.
It just wouldn't be a normal Wooostock unless there was an advance call-out. Neither would it be normal if it wasn't Stevie Fast delivering the call-out.
Video by Bobby Bennett Mon, 2020-05-11 18:18
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, former NHRA head man Steve Gibbs talks about his glorious days at Irwindale Raceway and a track vehicle with the most awesome backfiring ability.
Sun, 2020-05-10 16:00
Heart Like a Wheel is a 1983 biographical film directed by Jonathan Kaplan and based on the life of drag racing driver Shirley Muldowney. It stars Bonnie Bedelia as Muldowney and Beau Bridges as drag racing legend Connie Kalitta. The film garnered two award nominations: Bedelia for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama, and William Theiss for an Academy Award for Costume Design.(from Wikipedia).
Sat, 2020-05-09 21:38
An incredible video definitely worth watching if you love classic drag racing.
Among the highlights you will see, Shirley Muldowney will make drag racing history. The legendary Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "the Mongoose" McEwen do battle. An up and coming Warren Johnson battles the best Pro Stock has to offer.
Video by Bobby Bennett Fri, 2020-05-08 20:44
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, six-time Pro Modified champion turned fuel Funny Car racer Scotty Cannon tells the story about the day his mouth wrote a check he wondered if his butt could cash. That's a bit of Southern lingo, but once you hear the story the meaning will become quite clear. This humorous story tells about the day Cannon got mouthy with an IHRA official and paid the price for it.
Video by Bobby Bennett Wed, 2020-05-06 20:06
Long before Rickie Smith became an iconic door slammer racer, he was an athlete, with letters in both football and wrestling. Such athletic prowess can make one feel invincible, and for the kid from King, NC, he was feeling a bit of himself. A recipe for disaster includes the town fair, youthful testosterone, a feeling of invincibility, and a primate with an attitude. Rickie tells the story about the day he crossed paths with a chimp sporting a bad attitude.