12/02/17 Drag Racing News

Drag racing history at your fingertips NHRA.com
Being an historian means having a near-encyclopedic recall and knowledge of your subject, and while I like to think of myself among the top 10 or so in that category when it comes to drag racing, everyone needs a good wingman. Sometimes it’s not just about knowing everything, but knowing where to …

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Mountain Wheels: Family-friendly drag-racing: the absurd Durango SRT (column) Summit Daily News
I’ve recently gushed at length about a bunch of speed machines popular among those sneering young men in their oversized, slightly sideways baseball caps. But what about the old guys, or people with families? Don’t they also deserve the right to drive like a bat out of hell? Dodge, of course, has heard …

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The Incredible 1969-1970 Ford Drag Team Mustang 360
The program came crashing to a halt in 1971 as muscle cars declined for a range of various reasons, leaving 1969-1970 as a high-water mark for Ford as a company in drag racing. Collectors are left with a rich heritage, starting with the drag cars and the drivers, but also including memorabilia, a sea of …

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NHRA Champion Crew Chief Tommy DeLago Is Living The Dream Dragzine.com
Wheeling a race car of his own brings peace to the accomplished nitro tuner and it’s how he found his way into wrenching for the biggest names in drag racing. For the better part of two decades, DeLago has been a fixture in the NHRA world, working in some fashion for various Top Fuel and Funny Car …

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Gary D. Tite Alton Daily News
Gary enjoyed drag racing, car racing, bowling, fishing, deer hunting. Gary was a member of the “FBI” car club, he loved old cars and loved his ’39 Chevy Sedan. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be sadly missed. In addition to his wife, survivors include two children, …

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Michael Fowler: Surveyor gave name to hill, area New Zealand Herald
Thunder Park – a drag racing strip was also nearby but closed in 1997. Roy’s Hill once contained a rubbish dump operated by the then Hastings City Council from 1954. When it became apparent in the early 1970s that pollution could infiltrate the unconfined aquifer (shingle not protected by overlays of …

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