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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Historic Drag Video: Amazing Early 1960s Drag Footage From Australia

American and Australians are kindred hot rodding spirits and this totally awesome early 1960s drag racing video from Oz proves it. Shot at two drag strips, Pakenham and Riverside, you’ll see...

Historic Drag Video: Door Slammer Action from Hallsville Drag Strip in the 1970’s

This vintage drag racing video takes us to Texas in the 1970s. The race is being held at Hallsville Drag Strip, which is still under operation but now called Hallsville Dragway. As you’d...

Historic Drag Video: Gassers at Indy in the Late 1960’s

After finding the killer gasser-style truck this morning we decided to go on a YouTube trolling mission for good vintage gasser footage. We found some neat stuff that was shot at Indy during the US...

Historic Drag Video: Judy Lilly and Dave McClelland at Bowling Green in 1978

Judy Lilly enjoyed a long and successful career as a Super Stock drag racer campaigning for Mopar. Early in her career she was behind the wheel of rare, factory built Hemi racers, and along the way...

Vintage Drag Video: The Day a Turbo V6 Pro Stocker (almost) Slayed the Mountain Motor Field

When Buddy Ingersoll brought out his twin-turbo Buick V6 powered Pro Stock race car in 1986, no one gave a second look. By the end of the season when the 200ci motor was running with the 700ci IHRA...

Historic Drag Video: Fuelers, Floppers, Pro Stocks, and epic Linda Vaughn footage

Anyone who has ever attended a packed out drag race at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina can tell you that when the atmosphere is right and the cars are flying, the place feels about...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: A Whole Lot of Hemi Love

We’re gearing up for our epic live broadcast of the 2010 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion this weekend and decided to seek some vintage Hemi footage for a reason. One of the facets of the race...

Killer 1960’s Vintage Drag Racing Video: Stockers, Gassers, and Slammers at ETown

This could be the coolest old drag racing video we have ever seen. Why? Oh, there are about a hundred reasons. Firstly, it was shot by Rick Moroso’s mom at Englishtown sometime in the 1960s....

Killer Vintage Drag Video: The Ford Drag Team Circa 1969

This is one of the most awesome vintage drag videos we’ve ever seen and that’s no exaggeration. It’s old footage of the 1969 version of the Ford Drag Team with Hubert Platt, Ed...

Cool Drag Racing Video: The History of Funny Cars as Narrated by Steve Evans

Any drag racing video that features the dulcet tones of Steve Evans is automatically awesome in our book. If you combined the pipes of Evans and a fun subject like the evolution of funny cars you...

Fantastic Vintage Drag Video: Garlits, The Greek, The Snake, Muldowney, Trophy Girls and Nitro

This video carries the ambitious title, “The History of Drag Racing.” At only three and a half minutes, the history is a bit truncated, but the footage used in the film is some of the...

Awesome Old Promo Video: How Chevrolet Dealer Service Went Circa 1950

We love old promotional films from domestic car companies. Previously we have found and shared videos that were specifically aimed at sales people on the floor and how they should approach selling...

Vintage Racing Video: The Beginnings of British Rallycross

Back in 1967-1968, when the Trans-Am series was really starting to come into its own here in the USA, there was an equally as interesting story brewing over in England. Called Rallycross, it was a...

Killer Vintage Drag Video: Original Footage of Classic Wheel-Standers In Action

Confession time. We freaking love wheel-standers. Many hardcore drag race guys like to talk smack about jet cars and wheel-standers as being circus acts or somehow inferior to “real” race...