The Nelson Carter series of Super Chief funny car was very popular with drag racing fans. Carter's drag racing career came to an unexpected and abrupt end with this crash. Carter had hired tuner Steve Bernd to drive the latest Super Chief at Orange County International Raceway. The crash was caught on film and can be seen in the Jim Dunn movie Funny Car Summer.

Tom McKewen on the cover of Hot Rod magazine

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55 chevy drag racer.. Lovin' the old school drag racing!! Just like the current Kia of Duluth Drag Races and Car Show held in Duluth, MN the first weekend in September. So sick!

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Ron Dudley's funny car explodes in a fireball as he crosses the finish line at Indianapolis Raceway Park during qualifying for the 33rd running of the U.S. Nationals in 1987. Dudley escapes serious injury.

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"When You're Hot, You're Hot" - Damn Yankee funny car

Challenger Funny Car Gets Sideways... Ouch!



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