Archive for February, 2009

March Meet 2008 Nostalgia Drag Racing Pictures

The 50th anniversary of the March Meet was a huge success, with 500 race cars and over 35,000 spectators attending the three-day event. During Sunday’s final round, Jack Harris drove his digger to a 5.568 at 263 mph, for the quickest run ever in a front-engine Top Fuel dragster. He went on to beat Brad Thompson in the Top Fuel final, with […]

Nitro Nostalgia Funny Car Photos, 2008 March Meet Drag Racing Pics

Top Fuel Nitro Nostalgia Funny Car photos from the 2008 March Meet. These drag racing pictures cover 15 of the AA/FC Floppers that make the trek to Famoso Raceway, for the 50th Annual running of the March Meet. There were a total of 27 Nostalgia Funny Cars competing for the eight-car field, which was run in Chicago-style elimination rounds. […]

HotVWs Drag Day Photos March 2008, VW Drag Racing Pictures

Here are some VW drag racing photos from the March 2008 HotVWs Drag Day event at Irwindale, CA. These are air-cooled Volkswagen bugs, beetles, and busses, but there was also a classic 1953 Porsche 356 making some drag racing passes as well. The HotVWs Drag Day events bring in a mix of local VW talent, and some […]