Area 41 Drags cont...
Mike Sopko Jr.
Dave Heacock, slingshot pilot and US 30 historian, takes the 1968 Lakewood Chassis for another ride.
Now, this is my kind of "Class Reunion!"
Kevin Crouse takes his "Ornery BuZZzard" vintage rail for a pass down the dragstrip.
Boyd Howe heats the hides, to make sure they stick when he reaches for the sky.
Boyd Howe and the "Red Baron" doing another one of his famous launches with Old Glory in the background.
Tim Airney on another low 9 second pass.
"It's All About the Show!"
The "Hemi-Roid" is part of the Bilina racing stable.
Gassers at the hit!
How about only one wheel on the racing surface at a time.
After a wheels up launch Jeff Hoekstra's slingshot is still pulling the left front while passing 60'.
The "Busted Nut" Comet was another example of the classic racing vehicles in attendance.
Kevin Lennon lays down a smoky burnout!
Two slingshots backing up from their burnouts.
Check out this vintage hemi digger complete with fish scales and metal flake.
(L) "Downtown" Randy Brown prepares his OutlawNo Time supercharged Chevy II for another pass.
(R) Dave Heacock in the "Captain Kid" slingshot backs up in his tracks with the assistance of Heidi Kleinaman.
speed of 177 mph in the eighth mile.
(L) Two vehicles prepare to stage, with the truck electing to remove the front.
(R) This gorgeous Horvat Racing Chevy ran as good as it looked.
(L) This orange Chevelle was another of many that left the starting line hanging the front hoops in the air.
(R) This cornfed Chevy did some killer brunouts and launched hard.
(L) Tim O'Connor takes his ride down the US 41 dragstrip.
(R) The "Suspect Device" Barracuda made plenty of noise with its injected Chrysler mill and ran as good as it looked.
(R) Jeff Hoekstra's Garlits built slingshot ran on 15% nitromethane and ran ET's in the high 7's at more than 170 mph.
(R) Nick Servino on the rebound after already doing one initial bumper dragging wheelstand. Notice the location of the wheelie bars.
The Doogan Racing slingshot experienced a small fuel fire in the carburetor.
Ford vs. Ford battle.
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