Register now to get rid of these ads!

History Drag cars in motion.......picture thread.

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Royalshifter, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. Fordors
    Joined: Sep 22, 2016
    Posts: 2,165

    Fordors
    Member

    loudbang, loner1 and Bowtie Coupe like this.
  2. Deuces
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
    Posts: 17,709

    Deuces
    Member
    from Michigan

    What traction compound did they use on the track back in those days?????......
     
    loudbang and enloe like this.
  3. Pete Eastwood
    Joined: Jul 27, 2011
    Posts: 795

    Pete Eastwood
    Member
    from california

    None !
     
    BHR301, Mark Hinds, loudbang and 6 others like this.
  4. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  5. Which rhymes with Fun!
     
    Deuces and loudbang like this.
  6. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  7. bschwoeble
    Joined: Oct 20, 2008
    Posts: 410

    bschwoeble
    Member

    Great history lesson. Thanks. Keep it up.
     
    Deuces and loudbang like this.
  8. rooman
    Joined: Sep 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,698

    rooman
    Member

    [​IMG]
    Phil and Martha Lippard ran a series of alterds with a variety of drivers and car names out of Silver Springs, MD. As well as this "Mean as Hell" roadster they also raced a Fiat and a Bantam with the constant factor seeming to be an injected 488" big block Chevy on both gas and fuel. Drivers included Bill "Pudge" Tarbet in this car and a Fiat with the same name. Mark Emery drove the Wild Rat Fiat, Don Settle drove the Stone Crude as both a T and a Bantam and Dave Christensen also drove the Bantam.
    As late as 2012 they were still active although now racing out of Tennessee with a new Wild Rat Fiat driven by their son Greg.

    Roo
     
    loner2, tommyd, cruiserjohn76 and 7 others like this.
  9. rooman
    Joined: Sep 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,698

    rooman
    Member

    Bowtie Coupe, Junior Stock and enloe like this.
  10. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  11. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  12. rooman
    Joined: Sep 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,698

    rooman
    Member

    Roger Garten (RIP) in the Tocco and Garten fuel altered which still exists pretty much as seen here.

    Roo
     
    tommyd, Bowtie Coupe and Dean Lowe like this.
  13. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  14. Mike VV
    Joined: Sep 28, 2010
    Posts: 1,580

    Mike VV
    Member
    from SoCal

    I don't know about that particular car, but they have a recreation of an earlier version with the engine up a bit more proud. They go to many of the Cackle Fests around the country with it.
    Mike Tocco was at the NHRA Museum cruse night Wednesday with his 57 Chevy. Kind of a "Gasser" style car. Didn't take any photos.

    Mike
     
    enloe likes this.
  15. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  16. Pete Eastwood
    Joined: Jul 27, 2011
    Posts: 795

    Pete Eastwood
    Member
    from california

    Mike, their altered is the real car not a recreation, it have gone thru some changes, but they only had one altered.
     
  17. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  18. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  19. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  20. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  21. Mike VV
    Joined: Sep 28, 2010
    Posts: 1,580

    Mike VV
    Member
    from SoCal

    DiMatteo Bros. car...rough bounce there..! One tire on the ground.

    Mike
     
    Bowtie Coupe and enloe like this.
  22. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  23. Fordors
    Joined: Sep 22, 2016
    Posts: 2,165

    Fordors
    Member

    One of the British drag racing tours from 1964 or ‘65. OK guys, the rain stopped, run ‘em. Must have been a bit exciting at speed with slicks on a wet track.
     
  24. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  25. cruiserjohn76
    Joined: Apr 7, 2011
    Posts: 203

    cruiserjohn76
    Member

  26. 296ardun
    Joined: Feb 11, 2009
    Posts: 4,124

    296ardun
    Member

    Henslee and Cook, near side, versus Milt Alley, Santa Maria...Milt is out on Henslee because he was using a transmission, the Henslee & Cook car was one of the first to use direct drive...they won the race.
     
  27. loner1
    Joined: Jun 25, 2017
    Posts: 444

    loner1
    Member
    from Texas

  28. Stebo27
    Joined: Jun 12, 2019
    Posts: 249

    Stebo27

  29. ^^^^^
    Donnie Anderson’s Newstolgia dragster
     
    Bowtie Coupe and loudbang like this.
  30. Fordors
    Joined: Sep 22, 2016
    Posts: 2,165

    Fordors
    Member

Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!

Archive

Copyright © 1995-2020 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.