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CLASSIC VIDEO - 1972 NHRA WINTERNATIONALS

Goodyear and ABC Sports film 'It sure went up in smoke' takes a look at Big Daddy Don Garlits, Don the Snake Prudhomme and Shirley Cha Cha Muldowney at the 1972 NHRA Winternationals Pomona California

CPTV CLASSIC - BURNOUT THE MOVIE

A troubled teenager, whose sole desire is to become a great drag racer, almost ruins his own dreams when he spurns his dad's racing advice. But support from his girlfriend enables him to prove his abilities to the racing world, his father and himself.

You'll see a few cameo appearances from the classic drag racing community. It's a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. 

CPTV VIDEO - WIND 'EM UP, DUMP THE CLUTCH MODIFIEDS

Travel back in time to 1981, the last year of Modified Eliminator. We've found this gem featuring old Gas and Modified Production cars banging the gearbox at Connecticut Dragway. Crank up the speakers you will love this one.

VIDEO - A GAGGLE OF REALLY COOL DRAG RACING THEMED COMMERCIALS

Commercials are the life's blood behind television programming. In fact, there was a time when the commercials became just as entertaining as the National Football League's Super Bowl.

We had some extra time, so we set out on a journey to find some of the best drag racing-themed commercials. Here's a good number of what we found.. Watch them all because there are some downright entertaining pieces.

CLASSIC VIDEO - 1970 NHRA SUPERNATIONALS - ONTARIO, CA.

Travel back in time to 1971, to the season finale, the NHRA SuperNationals at Ontario Motor Speedway. The new Ontario Motor Speedway was a crown jewel amongst race tracks, and the competition the NHRA brought along was just as precious.

You'll see the early years of the Funny Cars, as well as the Pro Stockers with Dick Landy cameos.

This video truly takes you back to racing the way it used to be, nearly fifty years ago.

CLASSIC VIDEO - CHICAGO STYLE DRAG RACING FROM U.S. 30 DRAGWAY

Travel back in time to a race track located 30 miles outside of Joliet, Illinois, where match racing was king.

US 30 Drag Strip in Gary, Indiana was an experience indeed, with the grandstands and the pits more entertaining with its betting and fanfare than anything else.

"It was probably more dangerous outside of the car than inside," Top Fuel racer Luigi Novelli said with a laugh. "There was a lot of betting going on there. There was some bullets flying from time to time too."

THANKSGIVING VIDEO TREAT - 1972 GREAT LAKES DRAGAWAY

This video features nitro action from Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove, WI. There are some classic rides in here including the Funny Cars of Gene Snow, Fred Mandoline and Kelly Chadwick. The dragsters include Ma and Pa Hoover and other Midwestern regulars.

1965 - HURST DRAG RACING DOCUMENTARY FEATURING NHRA DRAG RACING

This video is a textbook 1960s drag racing documentary featuring everything good about the straight-line sport back in the day. It's educational and plays off of the mystique of drag racing vehicles.

The Hurst video features footage from the '65 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Spring Nationals in Bristol, Tenn., and U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. You'll see the dragsters, Super Stocks, and Factory Experimentals.

The documentary is chock full of legends, including Don Garlits, Don Prudhomme, Hurst Hemi Under Glass, Ohio George Montgomery, Bill Lawton and more.

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.

CPTV VIDEO - OLD MODIFIED PRODUCTION CARS NEVER DIE

Go for a few rides in this Old '57 Chevy, currently has a SBC 350 with old iron heads, aluminum rods, Wiseco pistons. Doug-Nash 5-speed, Ram clutch, 9"-Ford with 5.67 gears. First started running the car in Modified Production in 1972

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