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CPTV VIDEO - 10,000 RPMS, A 50 POUND FLYWHEEL AND A GREAT TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE

We love the glory days of the 50 pound flywheel-equipped Modified cars. For some of us, it sealed our love of drag racing. Our buddy Randy Snoddy carried the small-block, stick-shift combo right up until the final death of Modified eliminator in IHRA. Here's your ray of sunshine to start the day.

A CAJUN WEEKEND CLASSIC: 1984 NHRA CAJUN NATIONALS

From the onset of this presentation of the annual pilgrimage to Baton Rouge, La., one could feel this wouldn't be the normal presentation of the NHRA Nationals.

The Ed McCulloch/John Collins Funny Car crash was one which hadn't been seen broadly in drag racing since the legendary Jeb Allen/John Weibe incident nearly a decade early.

There was all kinds of action featuring the legends Gary Beck, Mark Oswald, Joe Amato and a new Thunderbrid of Bob Glidden.

Take a trip back to the glory days of NHRA when Moose's weekend never presented a dull moment.

A CAJUN WEEKEND CLASSIC: 1982 NHRA CAJUN NATIONALS

Memorial Day used to be reserved for Moose's place, State Capitol Dragway outside of Baton Rouge, La., where the legends of drag racing would gather for the NHRA Cajun Nationals.

In this visit back to the good old days, you'll see the legends Shirley Muldowney, Don Prudhomme, Raymond Beadle, Lee Shepherd, or in this event an up and coming Top Fuel driver named Mark Oswald.

CPTV CLASSICS - 1981 NHRA CAJUN NATS: THE FAMOUS FUNNY CAR BOYCOTT RACE

This is the famous fuel Funny Car boycott event. You'll see the full rounds of eliminations from Top Fuel and Pro Stock. Even though this event stinks for the AA/FC fans, there are plenty of legends to watch in this 30-minute video. You'll see the legendary Bob Glidden and Lee Shepherd rivarly, that's a given. You'll see cameo appearances by Frank Iaconio, Pat Musi and Andy Mannarino. Top Fuel has Jeb Allen and Gary Beck, but you'll also see Richard Tharp, David Pace and Jody Smart.

LIVE VIDEO: 2021 YELLOW BULLET NATIONALS, CECIL COUNTY DRAGWAY

 

Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from  the 11th annual Yellow Bullet Nationals from Cecil County Dragway in Maryland.

The event was canceled by the pandemic last fall, and promoter Monty Mihko promised, if at all possible, he would run the race in the spring of 2021. Well he and Jim Halsey have kept their word and once again we get to enjoy some of the best heads-up racing on the planet.

LIVE VIDEO - WATCH FRIDAY NIGHT QUALIFYING FROM NHRA FOUR-WIDE NATIONALS

 

Watch Friday night qualifying from the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway in Concord, NC.

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 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.

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.

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