Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins Inducted into IMHall of Fame/Talladeg
TALLADEGA, Ala., April 25, 2008 - NHRA Drag Racing great Bill "Grumpy"
Jenkins was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame on
April 24. At Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga., the following day, Jenkins,
along with Pro Stock racing greats Jim Yates, Kurt Johnson and Greg
Anderson were recognized for their milestone wins in the category.
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Classics revealed: The 1963 Dodge Power Wagon one ton pick-up still at work
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The classic 1963 Dodge Power Wagon is a classic
one ton pick-up that could and still does go anywhere. It was built on a
military frame designed for the second world war and sold In America until
the seventies. Today this classic American pick-up will still haul your
stuff to the most remote places on this earth.
2011 YORK US30 MUSCLECAR MADNESS REUNION & NOSTALGIA DRAGS
Ten minute promotional clip from the full length (2 hr 50 min) video
available through Jim Amos' Bee On Video. Show cars from York and Drag
Racing action from Beaver Springs Dragway. This is the 10th Anniversary
Show and it was bigger than ever. See one the final public appearances of
Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins. This video turns back the clock to the golden era
of Drag Racing. The full length video is fully narrated with a story line
that runs on top of the video action unlike this promotional clip which
only includes limited narration.
2011 Bakersfield March Meet - Nitro Funny Car Rd 1 Eliminations Nostalgia Drag Racing
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March 19, 2011 - Ron Capps kicks off nitro funny car eliminations with an
engine explosion that sends the Blue Max Ford Mustang body off and away in a
winning 7.79 over Dennis Swearingen's 6.11 in the Nitro Cowboy '69 Chevy Camaro; Mike Savage wins
in the Candies and Hughes '70 Barracuda entry with a 5.94 over Peter
Gallen's 6.23 in his Poverty Stricken '74 Chevy Vega; Tim Boychuck wins
easily in his '77 Pontiac Firebird with a 5.86 over Dwayne Patton's shut
off 14 second pass; Jason Rupert drives the Mert Littlefield '69 Chevrolet
Camaro to a first round
win on a single when opponent John Hale is shut off after firing in his '69
Camaro; Kris Krabill
drove Gary Turner's Pedaler '78 Plymouth Arrow to a winning 5.97 over
Dennis LaCharite's 5.99; Mike Halstead drove the Bomb Squad '73 Plymouth
Duster to a winning 6.14 over Mark Hentges' shut off 16.76 in Bucky
Austin's '78 Plymouth Arrow; Mark Sanders pedaled his Mr. Explosion 1970
Nova to a coasting 9.28 win light over Tim Nemeth who shut off; Jeff Arend
drove Dale Pulde's War Eagle '77 Pontiac Firebird to a winning 5.899 over
Rian Konno's 6.62 in the Kanzanjian, Lemmon, Konno '71 Ford Mustang - all during first round of
nostalgia funny car eliminations of 2011 Bakersfield March Meet. Nostalgia
Drag Racing, Nitro Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Cars, Auto Club Famoso Raceway
Vintage Drag Racing: Late 1960's - Early 1970's (Jeff Beck "Big Block")
This piece is based on 1960's and 1970's Drag Racing photographs by Charles
L. Gilchrist, and is dedicated to "Piston Heads" and "Gear Jammers" all
over the world. enjoy!
Produced by CG Imaging
Music "Big Block" by Jeff Beck from the album "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop".
If you like these hot drag racing images, check out the artists website:
1971 AHRA SUMMERNATIONALS @ YORK US 30
Four minute promo from the full length video available through Jim Amos'
Bee On Video. See the Stars of AHRA compete at York US 30 dragway. Top
Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Super Stock, GT-1, GT-2, Comp, Street and Stock
Eliminators. The full length video is fully narrated unlike this promo
clip which only includes car sounds. Bee On Video where the legends race
Chi-Town Hustler vs Screamin Eagle Geezers
Maple Grove Geezers Reunion with Rocky Pirrone blown alky funny car going
up agains Troy Martins CHi-Town Huster Nitro funny car. Great Run
2011 Bakersfield March Meet Tony Noto Grumpy's Toy Crash
Real bummer this car crashed. Tony Noto in his 1974 Grumpy's Toy Vega Pro
Stock replica. This was hands down my favorite car at the March Meet. My
dad had a Popular Hot Rodding centerfold of this car in my room when I was
a kid. Let's hope Tony will rebuild...I want to see more Nostalgia Pro
Stock cars like this one with the vintage wheels and dry hops (something
you don't see anymore).
I hope everyone likes my little Diamond P replay tribute.