The Jalopy Journal
Are you still seeking info/photos of your dad's funny car? I remember it well.
This 331" Chrysler Austin was active on So-Cal BB
/GS circuit for a few years.
Shoe polish on windshield denotes that the flattie is a fuel burner. Very cool.
Ed Weddle I think.
This was Ron Bizio's truck.
Former Pisano Bros. now serving duty as inj gas funny car.
"Bill Cox" as in Cox and Daniel junior fuel fame from the late 60s?
Despite the driving and tuning efforts of Dale Armstrong, this car never quite made it. Ended up back in Canada as a A/FC
under the same name...
Indeed, no Deutschland speed shop, just a gag.
The above car was the one used in an episode of the Munsters, wherein Herman takes to the drag strip. The car was to have belonged to the father...
I had a friend who worked for Summers Bros. in the late 70's to early 80's. In making inquiry about this very car, he accompanied me to a used...
Its Don Ewald.
Got to enjoy this car whenever the BB/GS circuit appeared at Irwindale. Blown 396!
I enjoyed seeing the Vette run when it would venture south to Irwindale and Lions for what was then being referred to as blown gas funnies.
I think a Chevy.
Tom Hanna maybe?
Note that Ellis' opponent, Paul Stage, lit the bulb. He couldn't wait anymore.
These guys owned the A/FD for years.
I saw the car when it first, or near first, debuted at Irwindale sans any lettering, just paint. It handled like a shopping cart. A new chassis...
Might be a bit tardy here in posting, but Shroyer first ran an inliner before installing SBC.
What a driver Dondero was. He banged a manual 4 speed behind that blown SBC.
LOL...Yea, Gary Southern. He drove everything with a blower. My error.
Adkins and Hardcastel were the owners and Gary Henderson was the driver. Car ran open 8 car funny car shows. Guys would sometime pour flammable...
Welhdon Bros Fiat was an Irwindale regular and 427 Ford wedge.
Hibler got R/U to Tony Nancy at 70 Smokers meet; Hibler let the red bulb.
Well put, Rick.
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