Sunday, February 16, 2014

the "purest drag race ever" the 1966 March Meet at Bakersfield

102 top fuel eliminator entrants...

the winner; The Surfers, and they set a national et record of 7.34 seconds

On a shoestring budget, but with genius in high pressure fuel injection, and 98% nitro load in the tank and Mike Sorokin driving, as he had passed the reflex test of catching a series of falling coins.

Above info from the magazine "Elapsed Times" by the Car Craft people, Spring 2014 issue

you can read a good article about the Surfers at