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Re: [OM] Paul's dragstrip shot

Subject: Re: [OM] Paul's dragstrip shot
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:56:37 -0400
You never know what you're going to learn on this list.  :-)

Chuck Norcutt

On 3/21/2014 4:07 PM, Rick Beckrich wrote:
> Sorry Paul... you're just not old enough to remember. Here is a flag start
> at U.S. 30 Dragway, probably from the early 50s.
> (No doubt the shortest dragster you've ever seen.) Scanned from an old
> color print. I was running a 1941 Chevy coupe with a 270 GMC straight six
> for power. Don't recall my times, but we blew off a bunch of "stock"
> flat-head Fords.
> Came back in 1965 with a tricked-out factory Buick Gran Sport (399 c.i.)
> which we drove to the track. I was living right there in Merrillville at
> the time and was the shop foreman for Jack Brown Buick in Chicago Heights.
> Broke the B-Stock record four-times that summer.
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