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Old 01-02-2013, 06:02 PM   #21
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To make room for Super Gas. It was a bad move on the part of the NHRA.
Modified went away at the end of the 1981 season. May it be remembered forever.
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Old 05-13-2013, 04:04 PM   #22
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I am almost certain that Dave Hughes was the first A/MP car in the 8s with his '58 Corvette. I seem to remember National Dragster making mention of it during coverage of Indy one year. Not sure if Dave was the last record holder, but I know he held it on numerous occasions.
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:35 PM   #23
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I was at the Edgewater points race when Rick crashed the Capri. Something was broken in the stearing as I remember the front wheels toeing out during his wheel stand and on the 1-2 shift. The cat took a hard left off the track past the finish line & hit a Gas class Vega that was coming up the return road (before the days of full length concrete walls). I have a picture of the Vega somewhere, I'll post it when I find it. I am pretty sure no one was hurt.
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The Vega that Rick Barrett hit that day was me
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I wish i could find some pictures of my dad, he ran a D/MP 69 camaro from 78 to 82 or 83 in California. His name is Allan Helton
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I am almost certain that Dave Hughes was the first A/MP car in the 8s with his '58 Corvette. I seem to remember National Dragster making mention of it during coverage of Indy one year. Not sure if Dave was the last record holder, but I know he held it on numerous occasions.
Was that in Modified or Super Stock ?
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