This image of a Northwest-based Funny Car racer named Twig Zeigler is another high-demand
The sport of drag racing flourished in the musclecar era, and every manufacturer had some sort of presence there. Sanctioned and unsanctioned tracks alike hosted the newest machinery. The simplicity of the early '60s soon gave way to the FX and Funny Car categories, while the later part of the decade saw the demand for a new class based around door cars that NHRA called Pro Stocks. Throughout this time, individuals who eventually became legends came onto the scene. To go along with the stories Forrest Pitcock told us about the Golden Commandos team elsewhere in the issue, we thought it would be interesting to go back through the files and find some vintage photos of other Plymouth teams. In some cases, these are printed publicity images done by the big oil companies; others are archive photos. They are definitive reminders of why this era of drag racing history continues to be remembered with admiration.
On nitro for less than two seasons, the team of Sox and Martin spent 1966 campaigning the
Tom "The Mongoo$e" McEwen and his counterpart, Don "the Snake" Prudhomme, were the first t
In the '70s, the sport moved into a new realm of respect as Winston and other sponsors cam
This is what it was all about-launching well and getting to the finish line. This car has