All of the photos on this page were taken at nostalgia racing events. They still drive them with the "pedal to the floor" and the front wheels in the air. !!!
Walking thru the pits at these events will stir up emotions. Racing fuel and burnt rubber are in the air. You hear vintage speed equipment cackle to life. You will see the old timers leaning over the motor and making those little adjustments with greasy hands.
While they are tuning you are watching and listening to that motor rumble, knowing the guy probably helped build that car way back when.
As you head back towards the grandstands you notice the crowd that stands around the legendary Chrysler sponsored "High And Mighty" gasser, with its trademark nose in the air stance and those ridiculously wild painted silver headers.
As you continue towards the roar of the track you notice a couple of factory sponsored stockers....you know the 409 Impalas...the Hemi Darts. Wait....there is a factory lightweight....is that a Thunderbolt in the staging lane..?
As you get ready to sit down you notice the track is about 10 feet away and only a chain link fence and a 2 foot tall concrete wall for protection. Then the announcer tells the crowd that this track was a stop on the NHRA Tour, way back in the day....and this is like a homecoming for some of the old timers you just seen tuning.
Imagine that...you are right in the middle of a historical gathering of automotive history and wouldn't you know it ...... the camera is at home on the table. You were in a hurry again !
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