80s Funny Cars – Division 3

Len Imbrogno raced funny cars for a short time beginning in 1979 in the Ken Thornburg & Little owned Centurion series of funny cars. Thornburg & Little had raced the High Speed Vega and Monza with Chuck Finders driving for the team. Imbrogno took over the wheel for the team. The team … [Read more...]

The First Seven Second Pro Stocker?

Who was the first Pro Stocker to run a seven second time? That has been a good question for many years in the drag racing community. Three drag racing legends can lay claim to the run: Don Nicholson, Butch Leal, and Rickie Smith. We are here to provide the answer! Butch Leal ran his seven in 1977 … [Read more...]

Farewell, Don Cook

Text by Danny White ~ Photos by Tom West Former fuel racer Don Cook recently passed away. We remember Cook, a member of Chris Karamesines' Greek Fleet, with a couple of photos. … [Read more...]

Farewell, Joe Black

  Text by Danny White   Mike Ditty Former funny car racer Joe Black recently passed away. Joe raced the Green Hornet funny cars mainly in the northeast, but was known to travel out west. We remember the Brooklyn racer in photos. RIP, Joe. Bob … [Read more...]