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The Performance Racing Industry Show is a great place to see and learn about the very latest in race parts.

The Show is also an educational experience through its seminars and conferences, which cover a full range of topics ranging from safety to sponsorship.

The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) gave a presentation of profound importance to every corner of motor racing. Government regulation of off-highway motorsports and SEMA's effort to prevent it.

CPTV VIDEO: RARE 1977 U.S. NATIONALS VIDEO WITH SOUND

Rare home video captured from the 1977 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. And just as a teaser, this video opens with the small block Vega of Paul Blevins jamming the gearbox with Jenkins Competition horsepower. Did we mention there's real cackle from the Blue Max?

CPTV VIDEO - LARRY LARSON'S INCREDIBLE SAVE DOWN UNDER

Talk about a smooth operator, check out Larry Larson's wild ride down at Willowbank Raceway after his vehicle's parachute failed to blossom. Larson simply spun the car out in the shutdown area without the least little scratch to his neat Chevrolet.

STORYTELLERS AT CPTV - DAVE DENSMORE TELLS THE STORY OF "I'M DRUNK, IN JAIL AND I QUIT"

Former NHRA Public Relations specialist Dave Densmore, who is joined by former PR partner Steve Earwood in this video, tells the story of a rainy day in Englishtown where sucking eggs and drinking scotch had adverse effects.

Drag Racing's Storytellers, from the makers of Legends: The Series, is in its second season of capturing the stories of the legends in drag racing

CLASSIC VIDEOS AT CPTV - DRAG RACING'S FABULOUS FLOPPERS

It's only fitting on the last day of the NHRA's 50th Anniversary of the Funny Cars that we present on of the most incredible presentations of the plastic fantastic's evolution. Fabulous Floppers, produced by Diamond P, and hosted by the late Steve Evans and drag racing legends Kenny Bernstein and Don "The Snake" Prudhomme delves into the history of nitro racing's most volatile race vehicle.

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.

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.

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