For more than half a century, Chevrolet has served noticed down the quarter-mile with dominating record-setting performances from nitro-fed Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars to heavy-metal door slammers. The list of Chevrolet's quarter-mile legends include the likes of Harold Ramsey in his Chevy-powered dragster that earned him the first NHRA Top Eliminator title at the 1959 U.S. Nationals, Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins, Dick Harrell, "Dyno" Don Nicholson, Jim Bucher, Lee Shepherd, "Jungle" Jim Liberman, Warren Johnson, John Peter's "Freight Train," Clare Sanders, Dave Stickler, Wally Booth, Paul Bevins and legions of others!
About the Author
Lou Hart has been covering the sport of drag racing for over 30 years. He started going to the drag strips in the heyday of drag racing with his camera and has collected a large amount of vintage drag racing photography. He has written numerous books in the subject of drag racing.