Welcome to the THE H.A.M.B. forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Go Back   THE H.A.M.B. > General Discussion > The Hokey Ass Message Board

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-03-2011, 08:29 AM   #1
Ryan's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 1995
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 14,457
Default Devil Drivers

A few years ago, I found this newsreel clip title "Devil Drivers" that featured some very early and very incredible sprint car footage (among a *whole mess of other off topic stuff). At the time, I had no idea that it was actually part of a series o...

To read the rest of this blog entry from The Jalopy Journal, click here.
offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2011, 02:04 PM   #2
Steve Hedke
Steve Hedke's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Valencia, CA.
Posts: 70
Default Re: Devil Drivers

Great shots of the pre-war Mercedes and rear engined Auto Union cars on part 1!
offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2011, 03:53 PM   #3
Sluggo57's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 11
Default Re: Devil Drivers

Now that's some cool stuff, awsome.
I wonder what the 10 commandments would look like if Moses ran them thru Congress?-Ronald Reagan.
offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)
Old 11-03-2011, 04:02 PM   #4
Old School HAMBer
29bowtie's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Maple Ridge,BC,CANADA
Posts: 4,940
Default Re: Devil Drivers

This historic footage is just incredible. What a time it would have been, to be there in person.
"Remember Professionals built the Titanic, An Amateur built the Ark."
offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2011, 07:48 PM   #5
Senior Member
flamingokid's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Olathe,Kansas
Posts: 1,343
Default Re: Devil Drivers

Loved the footage,but the stock car ones always make me wonder how many of those cars didn't become customs because they were wiped out on some track.
offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2011, 08:37 PM   #6
Alliance Member
hotrd32's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: WA
Posts: 2,838
Default Re: Devil Drivers

THAT just seems more like racing to me than what happens today....thanks RC....GREAT STUFF!
"Life ain't no dress rehearsal"

"Traditional is a philosophy based in Historical context and fact. It never goes out of "style" because it isn't one." ...... Jack Butler
offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2011, 04:04 AM   #7
funnycar's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: San Remo Italy
Posts: 49
Default Re: Devil Drivers

That's a kind of racing history! When racing was dangerous, not sex!
Thanks for sharing! It's a kind of time machine to me.
offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35 AM.