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Motorama

   Dream cars and prototypes take spotlight in new book NORTH BRANCH, Minn.— In an age of unbridled American enthusiasm and towering industrial might, the GM Motorama was a dazzling and elegant show that was unlike any automotive event before it or since. General Motors staged extravagant and elaborate Motorama shows that rivaled some fashion […]

Quarter Mile Muscle

In many ways, drag racing spawned the muscle car era of the ‘60s. Super Stock drag racing was huge in the early ‘60s, and the factories encouraged their teams’ success by building high-power, lightweight cars that’s be sure hits at the drags. Then in ’64, Pontiac introduced the GTO, with the classic “small car, big […]

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Aerospace Components

  Story & Photos by Jim Kelso Teamwork is one of the most important aspects of Drag Racing, gelling together as one to achieve a common goal. Al and Kim Kussy know the value of team work, and apply team principles every day both in their marriage and in their business. Aerospace Components was founded […]

Funny Car Fever

Funny Car Fever is a humorous, heart-felt, first-hand account of the most exciting and memorable years of the Funny Car class. Author Steve Reyes followed these fiberglass-bodied, nitro-burning machines and their drivers from the years leading into the Funny Car class through its halcyon days. Reyes brings the story of the Funny Car class to […]

Fire Nitro Rubber and Smoke

Drag racing is one of America’s most popular motorsports and this book focuses on the most fondly remembered era of the sport, the 1960s and 1970s. Fire, Nitro, Rubber, and Smoke: Bob McClurg’s Drag Racing Memories captures this era from the starting line to the finish line with many unpublished photos straight from McClurg’s impressive […]