Dealer Training Mopar produced...
Mopar produced a steady stream of dealer training kits that included filmstrips, printed booklets, and a soundtrack record. Some were to acquaint salesmen with the cars they were selling. Others, like these two, were to educate service personnel about the latest changes and upgrades, e.g., bugger exhaust valves, low-restriction exhaust systems, and revised settings for the Carter AFB for the '67 440 Magnum/Super Commando.
Hurst Golden 8 Grand In 1964,...
Hurst Golden 8 Grand
In 1964, Hurst released "Hurst Takes You To The '64 Nationals," a deluxe album recorded at the NHRA Indy Nationals. Typical of Hurst, gold colors are used extensively, and the record is among the best produced and packaged of its type. George Hurst himself gives the introduction, and Jon Lundberg narrates and interviews Don Garlits, NHRA founder and President Wally Parks, and then-Hot Rod Publisher Ray Brock to set the scene.
Even the paper sleeve is printed...
Even the paper sleeve is printed with pictures of the meet and full race results. The historic sounds of the dominant Mopars are throughout this record, as Hemis ruled the upper ranks. This was to be first in a series of eight records called the Hurst Golden 8 Grand, but even veteran collectors have seen only this one and a road racing record from Watkins Glen. The small 7-inch 33 (right) is an off-the scale rare promo for the series.