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1950: Now editor of HOT ROD Magazine, Parks discusses an alternative to the lakes racing that SoCal speedsters had enjoyed for decades, "controlled drag racing," in the April 1950 issue. Shortly after, C.J. "Pappy" Hart (a Santa Ana, California-based gas station owner/mechanic) opens the first official organized drag racing event.

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The 1950s witnessed the full development of street racing.. While American street racing is largely inclined to drag racing, which shows off maximum power and torque within a limited distance, Japanese street racers prefer longer routes were drifting through the highways, and mountain zigzags are possible. Japan's famous midnight clubs are.

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The 1950s was the early pioneering era of experimentation in drag racing. Some racers tried putting the engine behind the driver. These photos show a sampling of some of those cars. By necessity, jet and rocket cars had their engines behind the driver.

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People think they know what 1950s Drag Racing REALLY Looked Like and they are wrong. The footage in this video highlights the scene in Akron, Ohio.

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During the 1950s, many promoters had constructed legal racing strips that attracted many racing fans from all over the country. Most of the fans also had a history of working on their own vehicles and were motivated by speed and high performance vehicles.

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Home movies filmed in the Midwest - 1950's 1960's

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In the early days of the 1950s, drag racing was more of a grassroots movement than a structured sport. Enthusiasts would bring their self-built machines, crafted in home garages, to improvised.

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The first dragstrip, the Santa Ana Drags, began running on an airfield in Southern California in 1950 and quickly gained popularity among the Muroc crowd because of its revolutionary computerized.

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But there was no money in drag racing at the time, so Balcaen found a day job as a mechanic at the Beverly Hills sports car shop run by Warren Olson.. and corporate that it's hard to imagine another confluence of racers like the ones in Southern California during the 1950s, when the racing universe seemed more like a family affair than an.

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Footage of vintage drag racing from the early to mid 1950's. Includes many of the most famous hot rods of the day, and many duels between the hottest street. Footage of vintage drag.

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Hot Rod and Drag Racing History with Jack Beckman: 1950-1959 - slide 1 In the early days of drag racing there were lots of cars, lots of would-be racers, and lots of open land. The one.

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Classic film starts a little slow then gets packed full of drag racing action. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is the largest auto racing organizati.

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In the early days of the 1950s, drag racing was more of a grassroots movement than a structured sport. Enthusiasts would bring their self-built machines, crafted in home garages, to improvised.

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Garlits was revealed as the No. 1 driver at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway on Nov. 11. John Force was named the No. 2 driver in history. The top-50 drivers were selected by a panel of 37 drag racing journalists and historians of the sport.

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But that unpolished quality is what makes drag racing in the '50s so cool. The decision to hold the Nationals in Great Bend was made after the city wrote to NHRA director and Hot Rod editor.