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Walker and Geary, Beeline Raceway.

Steve Martin Photo

Walker and Geary, with the later T-bucket

Terry Knickerbocker Photo

Pipins and Torrez Fiat, Olds powered with a flip up body! Pretty trick for early 1960's!

 

Tocco-Harper-Garten, 'Rapid' Roger Garten in the hot seat, and the earlier BBC configuration, hazin' the hides at Lions.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

The Bradford's Crank Fiat, with its deceptive '427 Chevy' lettered on the hood, whilst we can all see that's a Chizler stuck under that tiny little fiberglass protrusion

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

Guys who weren't scared of green race cars-the Burkholder Brothers

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

Burkholder Brothers, going away....

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

The Magnficent 7, kind of pre-Magnificent...Hawkins, Coyle, and Chadderton.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

This car still lives today, The DiMatteo Bros. AA/FA, although, in it's present configuration, it's minus the fuel-burning Chrysler...instead, relying on an injected alky small block Chevy.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

What happened to the Yellow Submarine of Lewis and Perry, you ask?? They sold it to Steve French, and it became the 'French Connection'! Go figure, huh?

From the Andy Barrack collection

The big, heavy 34 Ford fuel altered of Glen Hyder, here at Lions.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

It's Irwindale Raceway. It's nighttime. Are you ready for a 6 second fuel altered?
Leroy Chadderton, in the J & M Speed Center/Magnificent 7 winged wonder.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

Gary Hazen in the Hazen and Velebil 'Panic' FA.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

So, why do ya think they called him 'Blazin' Hazen?

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

Ratican Jackson Stearns came to Minnesota Dragways in 1960, more than likely after Detroit, with Adams, Scrima and Harris. Apologize for the quality but I haven't seen many shots of this car in color from 1960, thought you may enjoy it.

Ron Johnson Photo

Mikio Yoshioka in the Stone T.

L & M Photo, contributed by Rob Potter, from the Bruno Z collection

Mike Sullivan at Pomona, I'd have to say 1969 Winternationals

provided by Flyin' Phil Elliott

John Aleman's Sheepherder, out of Arizona, here with the Ford cammer in full effect.

Larry Christopherson's ex-Nanook, now the 'Arizona Wildcat' going up against Dave Hough in the REAL Nanook at Orange County.

Dave Milcarek photo


 

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