57th Anniversary Funny Car Showdown cont...
Words by Ted Pappacena: Photos by Ted Pappacena & Rick Lee Waddell
Jami Russel’s wheels up launch in the Iron Outlaw Mustang II
Take a step back in time
Disregarding the 2 cars in the background, this photo could’ve been taken in 1970
Joe Morrison pilots the Frantic Ford Mustang on a zig-zag burnout
Keith Davidson’s Bits & Pieces Firebird and Chuck Exton’s Wild & Crazy Mustang doing side by side burnouts
Bobby Toth in the Time Bomb Vega wowed the crowd with smoky burnouts and a low E T of the meet 6.71 in round 2
Total and Temporary Insanity in the pits - Just take in the stunning paint job on the War Path funny car. Not a wrap to be found this day.
Willie Johnson’s No money No funny Nova is virtually undefeated in B/FC competition - Chuck Exton’s “Wild Bunch”
Chris Masserella watches intently as wife Krista embarks on her ¼ mile journey - Rocky Pirrone in the Super Camaro at the green
Bob Daly’s War Horse Mustang II comin at ya - War Path leaves the reservation
Drew Sweetman prepares for a 6.98 pass in the Brother’s Citation - Bruce Larson gets a bit out of shape in the big end
Ready to pull the Sword from the Stone, Hollywood George Reidnauer slips in behind the wheel!
NHRA Funny Car World Champion, Bruce Larson supervises his crew as they service the USA-1 Camaro for the second round
The gentleman in charge of the Island Dragway Funny Car Throwdown, Chris Massarell
The Red Knight and Dragon Master of the Excalibur Corvette Funny, Sir George Reidnauer
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