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CLASSIC VIDEO - THE DRAGMASTERS

A new series from the NHRA Motorsports Museum hosted by Jack Beckman and curator Greg Sharp, and produced by Les Mayhew, discuss the early years of the drag racing movement. This three-minute short video which describes how hot rodding began.

MOTHER'S DAY TREAT - HEART LIKE A WHEEL, THE SHIRLEY MULDOWNEY STORY

Heart Like a Wheel is a 1983 biographical film directed by Jonathan Kaplan[2] 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).

CLASSIC VIDEO - 1980 NHRA FALLNATIONALS, SEATTLE, WA.

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.

CLASSIC DRAG RACING ON CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR

 

This race was chock full of excitement from the veterans, including Big Daddy Don Garlits, Raymond Beadle and the terror of Pro Stock Bob Glidden. You'll see exciting action including Jeg Coughlin Sr.'s scary crash while racing Top Fuel.

VIDEO RECAP - WINNERS CROWNED AT THE FINAL NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS

Check out our fast-paced video recaps of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series as presented by our CompetitionPlus,tv team. 

CLASSIC VIDEO: THE WONDER OF DRAG RACING

wonderA neat look back to drag racing of the early-1970s in the Wonder Bread promo featuring an overall look at NHRA Championship drag Racing. There are plenty of cameos, including the fabulous Wonder Wagon driven by Kelly Brown.

 

 

CLASSIC VIDEO: 1986 NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS

Has it really been 35 years since Atlanta Dragway hosted the 1986 NHRA Southern Nationals?

Talk about an event chock full of excitement. Whether it was Big and Shirley lining up in Top Fuel, or an up and coming John Force battling it out with the likes of Ed McCulloch and Jim Head, or the famous Bob Glidden race against Butch Leal. This event flashback promises to generate some memories of days gone by.

STORYTELLERS FEATURING BILLY MEYER - "ALL THIS OVER PARKING TICKETS?"

Storytellers, the entertaining series created by the producers of Legends: The Series, allows drag racing's legends to tell their stories of the good old days for drag racing.

In this episode, Billy Meyer tells about the time a fender bender with a Pro Stock team ended up getting him in hot water with NHRA and believe it or not, the FBI. It's the class story of alcohol, weapons, violence and a former President. Folks, you just can't make up stuff this good, as it's told by Waco Willie.

ENCORE - LEGENDS: THE SERIES - THE LEGEND OF BOB GLIDDEN

Bob Glidden was as blue collar of a drag racer as one could be. And, what made his status more impressive, is he did it on the big stage of NHRA professional drag racing. 

Glidden remains a throwback when championships were earned by hard work and not so deep pockets. There were deep pockets, yes ... but they generally belonged to those trying to catch him. 

 

CLASSIC VIDEO: 33 YEARS AGO, DRAG RACING HISTORY WAS MADE

The year was 1988 and NHRA was engaged in a full-scale war, the likes of which hadn't been seen since the IHRA became a formidable force in drag racing. Texas Motorplex owner Billy Meyer had just purchased the series from Larry Carrier and moved it to Waco, Texas, and likewise pulled his crown jewel of a race track out of the NHRA and put it in IHRA.

At the time there were milestones on the verge of being broken, and one of those was the first quarter-mile four-second pass. On this weekend, in 1988, the mark fell.

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