by Bobby Bennett Jr. ; Camera by Jake Simmons Sat, 2017-03-04 13:49
Friday's Nostalgia Funny Car qualifying from the 2017 Good Vibrations March Meet summed up in three-and-a-half minutes of hard-charging video.
by Bobby Bennett Fri, 2017-03-03 19:37
There is no more recognizable voice in the NHRA more than the golden tones belonging to Dave McClelland.
McClelland, lauded as the golden voice of drag racing, grew up with a passion for drag racing. And, to him, just being able to speak on the microphone and entertain the masses was beyond a dream come true. In this preview of the next Legends: The Series, you get a glimpse of the passion which has driven this man through drag racing's best and worst of times.
by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2017-02-21 11:54
JR Todd isn't the first, but he is the latest.
Todd, who entered the nitromethane world as a Top Fuel racer, made the move over to fuel Funny Car this season, filling the cockpit vacated by Del Worsham. The legacy of those who have driven the DHL-sponsored Funny Car is not lost on Todd. In this exclusive video, Todd discusses the expectations of driving such a famous car, the challenges of a volatile breed of race vehicle as his determination to win
Video by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2017-02-14 16:04
The day Bruce Allen heard that Lee Shepherd had been killed in a testing accident, he was preparing to make his Pro Stock driving debut in a car of his own at the NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville, Fla.
“You never think that things like that are going to happen to somebody that you know,” he recalled. “That just tore my heart out -- that my idol, the person I looked up to, was gone.”
Although he knew David Reher and Buddy Morrison who, with Shepherd, dominated Pro Stock racing on both the NHRA and IHRA circuits in the early 1980s, Allen was by no means a member of their inner circle.