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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Ryan
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  2. Asphalt Outlaw Hero
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    Wow,That's great! Snow didn't slow them down.Jungle Jim and Sox and Martin too.
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    Great footage....I especially liked Malcolm Durham's Strip Blazer.
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    Man that was fun, thanks.
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    That was great!!! Thats just what I needed....Thanks.
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    Excellent!! Lots of famous cars, and a bunch of cool ones that weren't so famous. Thanks, Ryan.
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    This just reinforces the fact that I was born 20 years too late......and that NHRA drag racing today just sucks.......

    Thanks alot.......
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    Dig it!
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    Towards the beginning, was that a Jag coupe all cut up or an Opal? All motor and tires.... sweet.
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    It sure looks like an XKE to me.

    That brings back a lot of memories. That's how I remember it.
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    thats a wild video. thanks for the post ryan. at about 3:30 is a friend of mine racing his superstock 68 cobrajet, the white "rye ford" car. hes from westchester new york, and still has the damn thing.
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    Thanks for that one. Wow.

    Yep that's an E-Type Jag all cut up.

    I'd never have seen it ....Holy Crap 2000 + posts on the other thread.

    I thought I'd been out at the track in some pretty crummy weather until I saw the snow piles in that video. At first I thought, no way. Imagine how hard it would have been to hookup. Esp. without the sticky stuff we have today and the old tire compounds. Might as well throw some water out there for them to slide on.
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    Thanks, Ryan, that was really cool. I actually saw a field of eight race floppers in the snow at Penwell (your stomping grounds) in about 1970.Dick Harrell was there!!
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    That was great. Thankyou.
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    it looked like a snowy track was somewhat "unpredictable" in nature. :D
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    Too cool ! Thanks .
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    very cool vid thanks man!!
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    Wow, that was GREAT. Did I see three wide racing?
  20. Who needs concrete barriers,when you can use snowbanks instead?WOW!
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    too cool,drag racing in the snow
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    awesome video, thank you! Any NJ footage out there? E-town - Atco - Island....
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    1940ad, there is some footage of Island somewhere on You Tube. i think it was on The Hamb last year but can't find it at the moment. for stills theres wediditforlove.com. this stuff gets me antsy for spring.
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    :eek:Whata bout that Linda!! aka "Miss Hurst"
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    Hey Ryan, thanks for the trip down memory lane. When I was a kid my dad used to take me out to New York National Speedway, and I saw alot of those same cars.
    Sinister Custom, you're right - films like this show us what's wrong with the NHRA today. (Maybe I wasn't born 20 years too early, after all!!)
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    GODAMNIT i love this shit Did anybody hear that smallblock superstock camaro at about 5.25 I bet he revved that thing to 10500 at launch effin great man. Were leaving for baton rouge NHRA Div 4 race tuesday and that made my night
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    Imagin turning up in a Jaguar club meeting with that e-type......they`d kick your butt !
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    Thanks Ryan brought back lots of memories I raced my 64 409 Impala at sufolk county in '72
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    they race for pinkie fingers up there !

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