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Salt Water Fish Racing at 2013 Bonneville Speed Week World's Saltiest 1966 Barracuda!   Normally when you see a car in impound, the crew attends the race car's mechanical needs, if any, then starts cleaning and removing the salt from the last run. Don'tcha wanna look your best? (going to impound's a good thing! Look here for¬†Setting a Record at Bonneville)   These are a couple cool-lighted morning shots of Robert (Bob) Dally's 1966 Barracuda on ...
The Day the Hemi Cuda Took Flight Looking Back on Hemi Cuda Funny Car Development   By Moore Good Ink Photos courtesy of Jim White [caption id="attachment_24078" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="In 1965 Chrysler and the Southern Californian Plymouth Dealers Association underwrote the costs of constructing and operating a blown nitro 426cu in rear-engine Plymouth Hemi Barracuda Funny Car"][/caption] Forty-eight years ago, toward the ...
Blowfish Swimming Upstream - Speed Week 2011 Going to Impound - That's a GOOD thing! 2011 Bonneville Speed Week sponsored by Spectre Performance It's a thing of beauty. The 1969 Plymouth Barracuda built by Rad Rides by Troy. So imagine that everyone's happy they're off to impound! You should remember that when you run faster than a record, the car goes to impound, then the next morning you back up the record or start over. Review: Setting a Record at Bonneville ...
King Richard's Drag Race days... Story Submitted by John C. Hill or MoparMagic Virtually everyone who has an interest in automobiles knows who Richard Petty is. "The King" is considered the very best NASCAR driver fomr the early era, about the early 60s through the late 70s. Richard went on to win hundreds of NASCAR races, and multiple NASCAR Championships until his retirement from active driving in the early 90s. But, did you know for a very brief ...
Book Review: Build Book - From Concept to Reality You're walking around a show and when you see a car cruise in that makes you stop in your tracks. You're stunned and instantly curious. You're hear it and feel it as it drives by. Time for a closer look. Cars that make you feel that way have alot to see, but it's all skin deep. What'd he do for the rear axle setup? Are those custom engine mounts? Unless the builder took great pics and brought them, it's tough to ...