59th Funny Car Throwdown cont...
Island Dragway 8/4/19
By Ted Pappacena
Bobby Toth boils the hides in the Time Bomb Vega during his first round burnout.
Jon Wall in the Fireball Monza legs it for the second round burnout crown.
.Joe Morrison in the Mach 1 Frantic Ford about 1/3 of the way to a first round 1000 footer.
Funny Farmer Mike Hall wrinkles the slicks on a hard 2nd round launch.
Spenser Brothers altered takes on an injected digger in NETO competition.
Attention to detail as the Sweetman Brothers Frantic Ford is prepped prior to eliminations.
Chuck Exton warms up the BBC truck motor.
What do you do with some down time? Why have a foot race of course. Funny Farmer pilot Mike Hall launches against Jamie Russell.
Goldy gives the thumbs up for a good day.
Blacktop Warrior 55 Chevy gasser gets sideways.
Ralph Ferraro’s Heavy Metal coupe wheelies off the line despite all the added weight and heavy front tires.
Andy Miller stages his injected digger called Beserk during the NETO portion of the event.
I once saw a t-shirt that said “Anyone can restore a car, but it takes a real man to cut one up” as exemplified by Bob English’s genny Jaguar XK-120.
Potential H Bomb warms up and spins the tires.
NOSTALGIA DRAG WORLD - Words by Ted Pappacena
Photos by Ted Pappacena and Alan Aug - www.DragRacingImagery.com