Item # BD-01
The Big Drags - Volume 1
Nitroactive and Drag Films presents The Big Drags, Volume 1 DVD. This fantastic vintage Drag Racing DVD features a collection of three classic drag racing events from the early to mid-60's digitally restored to amazing quality.
The 1963 Nationals is an ABC Wide World of Sports presentation believed to be the first nationally filmed drag race to air on national television. 31 Min - B&W.
1965 Winternationals is another ABC Wide World of Sports film featuring amazing coverage of some classic drag racing not seen in over 30 years. This also features Don Prudhomme in his first NHRA Top Fuel victory. 25 Min - B&W
1965 A Gathering of Monsters comes from Fontana and features the Mickey Thompson 200 MPH Club Meet and includes Don Garlits, The B&M Torquemaster, The Surfers, and many more. 11 Min - Color.
67 Total Minutes.
$16.95 + Shipping
Item # BD-02
The Big Drags Volume 2 DVD
"The Big Drags" DVD features over 90 minutes of rare, vintage drag racing action from the glory days of the sport. You'll see exciting highlights from the 1964 NHRA Nationals, 1968 NHRA Nationals, and 1972 World Finals. There are also interviews of drag racing legends, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme, "Big Daddy" Don Garlits, Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, Dick Landy, Wally Parks, Linda Vaughn, and many more. This re-mastered footage also includes a special drag racing promotional film featuring Kelly Brown in the Wonder Wagon Funny Car, along with many other greats and notables from the '70s drag scene.
92 Total Minutes.
16.95 + Shipping.
Item # SM-01
Once Upon a Wheel
"Once Upon A Wheel" will take you back to a time when drag racing was starting to become an amazing spectacle and when Funny Cars actually looked like the production muscle cars they were mimicking. This historical DVD features Tom "Mongoo$e" McEwen and Don "The Snake" Prudhomme in unscripted interviews and hardcore Funny Car match racing 1970's style. You'll get a personal look at two of the biggest drag racers of that era as they hit Mid-America Dragway and Milan Dragway for a Best 2 out of 3 grudge match.
Special interviews include Don Prudhomme and Tom McEwen as they recall the idea of creating the Hot Wheels "Mongoose and Snake" drag racing team. Also interviewed are John Force and Hot Wheels chief designer Larry Wood.
An added slide show bonus includes a photo tribute to both Prudhomme and McEwen.
This is a "must-have" for any Mongoose and Snake drag racing fan
$21.95 + Shipping.
Item # AHR-02
The Road to Bonneville DVD
Atomic Hot Rods Presents "The Road To Bonneville."
Join Hot Rod builder and filmmaker Brian Darwas as he rides shot gun with two of the most significantly influential hot rod builders of this generation for an epic cross country adventure. Ride along side Ken Schmidt and Keith Cornell of The Rolling Bones as they travel over 2,300 miles through ten states from New York to Nevada in their famous '32 Ford coupes; "The Wicked Sisters."
Pit next to The Hop Up Race Team and The Bean Bandits at what most people consider the birthplace of hot rodding: The Bonneville Salt Flats. Run time is 61 minutes + 40 minutes of extras.
$28.95 + Shipping.
Item # LI-D 03
Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip Vol 3 DVD
The nearly two-hour (110-min) video documentary on the revered, Southern California-based Lions Drag Strip, by longtime photojournalist, Don Gillespie, covers a critical and history-changing period from late 1966 to its closing in December 1972.
The episode is hosted by Jon Lundberg and narrated by Rick Carlson. More than 40 individuals have speaking parts throughout, including the sport's leading pioneer drivers, manufacturers, and key track workers. Such drag racing heroes as Don Garlits, Ed Iskenderian, Hayden Proffitt, Gas Ronda, Robert "Bones" Balogh, Carl Olson, Sush Matsubara, Tom McEwen, Pat Foster, Dale Pulde, C. J. Hart, Larry Sutton, and many more.
The final episode begins with nitro racing's version of a heavyweight bout, as Top Fuel dragsters fight the growing trend of AFX and early Funny Cars, on up to it's closing in December of 1972. Lions held the racing equivalent of Woodstock, with "The Last Drag Race", a colossal, yet tear-filled end to one of the sport's most historic and revered tracks.
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Item # LI-D 02
Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip, Part 2
Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip, part two covers Southern California's Lions Drag Strip in its wild and formative years - 1962 - 1966.
With the Nitro Ban lifted, the big, bad fuel machines returned to legendary drag strip. With C.J. "Pappy" Hart at the helm, quarter-mile racing's floodgates were spread wide open. This is the period when top fuel dragsters reached the 7-second zone. Racers like Don Prudhomme and T.V. Tommy Ivo were at the forefront of the action. Stockers went from carburetors to injectors, then alcohol and on to nitro. Local Jack Chrisman added a supercharger, then suddenly the Funny Car was born.
Witness the match-race craze between racers Tom McEwen and Don Prudhomme, and Stone Woods & Cooke VS. Big John Mazmanian.
It's all here on this amazing 1 hr and 40 minute DVD.
Relive Lions Drag Strip over and over again.
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Item # LI-D 01
Lions - The Greatest Drag Strip DVD
Lions Drag Strip was arguably the most famous drag strip in Southern California during drag racings celebrated Golden Era. If you've never been to Lions Drag Strip and wondered what it may have been like, then this amazingly informative documentary will put you in the front row of drag racing like it was meant to be. If you were there, then prepare for a mind-jarring trip down memory lane.
Drag Racing photojournalist - and now Lions Drag Strip historian - Don Gillespie does an excellent job of putting together some of the most incredible never-before-seen video and still footage of Lions from its inception up to the early '60s when drag racing was king of all motorsports.
Prepare to sit back and enjoy the best, and most informative, drag racing documentary ever put together on the subject.
WARNING: This DVD is highly addictive and may require many viewings per household.
21.95 + shipping
Item # JJ-01
Jesse James - Austin Speed Shop DVD
In this first volume of his long-awaited How-To series, Jesse James shares his unparalleled expertise and talent with the guys from Austin Speed Shop - a timeless car shop that honors old world craftsmanship. For this project, Jesse takes two bright-eyed builders under his wing and teaches them how to make one-off headers for his '32 Ford roadster. Throughout the hour, Jesse shares his mad fabricating skills and gives you inside access to his new beloved city and the new shop he calls home.
Music by - The Monkey Show, Three Day Threshold, Leopold and His Fiction, Joe Baugh, Disastroid, Barry Levenson, The Mighty Mojo Prophets, and With Friends Like These.
$9.99 + Shipping.
Item # JJ-02
Jesse James - Off Road Racing - Short Course to Baja
In this dramatic new off-road video, Jesse James tries out Short Course racing just for the hell of it! But as soon as he's done under the scorching Arizona sun, his mind shifts quickly to his real passion - Desert Racing. Come along for a rough and wild ride with Jesse in his new #54 Trophy Truck across the harrowing Baja terrain as he competes along-side well-renowned off-road racers in the Baja 500.
Music by - Shelter Red, The Paper Sons, Dark From Day One, Joe Baugh, and Miles Farrell.
$9.99 + Shipping.
Item # JJ-03
Jesse James - Austin Speed Shop - Bomber Seats
In this continuing how-to series, Jesse James takes us back to mid-century craftsmanship as he shows the guys from Austin Speed Shop how to make and rivet a Bomber-style seat. Jesse's commitment to perfection is highlighted in this video as he works night and day to get all the details just right.
Music by - Moss Man, Hooten Hallers, The Sore Thumbs, and Rooster Coup Deville.
$9.99 + Shipping.
Item # JJ-04
Jesse James - Off Road Racing Around the World.
Jesse James is assaulting the Earth with his bone-crushing Trophy Truck. From the grueling and dangerous Baja 1000 to the treacherous terrain of the Nevada Desert and uncharted off-road territory in Germany and England, this movie takes you on an hour-long insane ride with Jesse behind the wheel of his 800hp beast.
Music by - Canobliss, Joe Baugh The Vail, Shelter Red, Death Valley High, The Lionelle, Devore, and Gabriel and The Apocalypse.
$9.99 + Shipping.
Item # JJ-05
Jesse James - Austin Speed Shop - Fenders.
In this continuing how-to series, Jesse James, shares his incredible craftsmanship as he demonstrates the art of making fenders. This project is especially meaningful to Jesse because making fenders is how he got his start and propelled him to the top of the motorcycle building world.
Music by - The Muggs and The Crooks.
$9.99 + Shipping.