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Vintage Drag Racing - Dragster - Lions Drag Strip

Old school slingshot T/F dragster lighting 'em up at Lions Drag Strip.

Mister "T" Corvette Funny Car at Lions Drag Strip

The "Mister T" Chevy Corvette F/C,driven by Rusty Dwellings.

March 8th, 1970 @ Lions Drag Strip in Long Beach, CA - Don Garlits loses half of a foot in a huge clutch explosion, which led him to build a rear engined dragster - not the first of its kind, but Garlit's rear engine dragster was the first to work well. Garlits went on to win 17 world championships. In 2002 at age 70 - he took Swamp Rat 34 out of a museum - entered it in the US Nationals and ran a career best 4.72 @ 317 mph!!!!

Don Garlits - Swamp Rat XIII - A transmission explosion using a special two-speed unit at Lions Drasgstrip on March 1970 broke the Swamp Rat 13 in half in a horrifying incident that nearly cost Garlits his life and severly wounded a young spectator.

In 1964, Barb Hamilton became the first woman in NHRA history to receive a license to drive a Supercharged car. It took two years of continuous campaigning. Barbara and her racing partner Nancy Leonello, in their 20's - built, tuned and raced their C/Gas Supercharged Willys from 64 to 73, flat-towing the race car all over the Midwest and into California. Barbara and Nancy won the 1966 NHRA Springnationals. Inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in March of 1992.

In 1964, Barb Hamilton became the first woman in NHRA history to receive a license to drive a Supercharged car. It took two years of continuous campaigning. Barbara and her racing partner Nancy Leonello, in their 20's - built, tuned and raced their C/Gas Supercharged Willys from 64 to 73, flat-towing the race car all over the Midwest and into California. Barbara and Nancy won the 1966 NHRA Springnationals. Inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in March of 1992.

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lions drag strip 1963 this paxton supercharged studebaker was raced by .

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Vintage Drag Racing - Dragster

On most any poll the most famous and recognizable Top Gas dragster of all time is John & Bev Peters twin engine Freight Train Top Gas Dragster.

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Aka Miller Special Bantam at Lions Drag Strip in 1958

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