The November 15, race was run on new asphalt paving. February 11, Buried: Bill Crossley driving Ernie Hashim's dragster established a strip record on the opening race with Ubly Dragway, Michigan Event: Paul Dewayne Beady, born Aug. Promoters collected admission and entry fees and gave out trophies to winners in various racing categories.
“Real Men” – Famous Wheel Stand Run – 1964 Carlsbad Raceway
We bracket raced Southern California. Contact us if you know the answer. Hardly new what I was talking about. And the car is still sitting up on stands in the garage. They were always out there working from the beginning.
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So after that second race, they tried to repave that top-end section, but it only made it worse than before. I broke my Mustang there but still pulled He had the first gas dragster to record a sub second e. A big event in was the two-day Grand Premiere on January , in which eight top fuelers of the Cragar Five-Second Club were invited. Guedel set the track speed record at Just after passing the finish line, he lost control of his car at a speed of MPH.
My dad has a Camaro Funny Car that I believe was his at one point. Some of my friends went down to the race, and told me that there was a very good turnout from our town, which was probably a four or five hour drive away. We saw Roger Decoster's shocks give way, possibly costing him the race. Thirteen drivers lost their lives at Lions while racing, more than were killed at any other drag strip in the country. Thanks to Dave Martinez for the above photos.