A Return to Harper Dry Lake Racing

A Return to Harper Dry Lake Racing

It’s been a long time since Hot Rods officially ran at Harper… It was really only utilized by the SCTA as a back up to El Mirage and only raced at right before and after WWII (Hopefully you’ve all seen the 1940 footage from Harper that surfaced a while back). Recently Bobby Green of Old Crow Speed Shop brought his Flathead V8 belly tanker was invited to come back to the fabled dry lake bed for a magazine photo shoot. Its possibly the first time a period hot rod of any kind has ‘raced’ on that surface in nearly 72 years! Just hearing a 59AB running on that dirt, it warms my heart…

 

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