Lil John Buttera, Funny Car Legend, Dead At 67

Lil John Buttera, famous for making some of the most visually and technologically unique dragsters and funny cars, died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Both an engineer and a designer, Buttera contributed to drag racing with cutting edge manufacturing techniques and aesthetic touches that helped increase… » 3/03/08 12:45pm 3/03/08 12:45pm