and Funny Car Memories is the third 1960's drag racing book in the
series. It tells, and shows with over 400 photos, of how it was in the
"good old days" of drag racing in Southern California. Virtually all of
the country's best performing Dragster and Funny Car racers came to
race at Southern California local strips including LIONS, Irwindale,
Orange County International Raceway, Bakersfield, San Gabriel, Pomona,
San Fernando, Carlsbad, San Diego, Riverside, Fontana and Inyokern..
Relive some of the memories of the Sixties drag racing, the development
of the Funny Car and the evolution of a professional sport.
book proceeds throught the years from 1960 to 1969 showing many of the
Dragsters and Funny Cars in competition and the terrific progress made
in the sport during the 1960's. Elapsed Times went from a top time of
8.5 sec. to ET's in the 6.7 area. Top speed figures increased from
about 185 mph to 238 mpg. Dragster and Funny Car Memories shows some of
the major accomplishments in the sport in the 1960's.