Drag Racing Picture of the Day!
Wheeling and Dealing in Bristol
by Bruce Wheeler
The attached pic is a previously un-published shot of my Wheeler
Dealer, showing Al Friedman on a qualifying pass at the '67 Bristol
If you look closely, you will see a movie camera on top of the roll cage.
That was put there by ABC's Wide World of Sports crew, in hopes of getting
some usable footage. As it turned out, the result was nearly a total
blur... Sorry, no photog credit with this photo.
(For what it's worth, Friedman qualified 16th in a 16-car show that
weekend, bumping a very unhappy Danny Ongais who ran a nearly identical
7.31. Friedman later got beat by an oil slick in round one, against
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