Ed "The Ace" McCulloch Grand Marshall of California Hot Rod Reunion

The Crew Chief of the Brut Racing but no longer by Faberge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps is coming back to Bakersfield this weekend as Grand Marshall of the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion. The Ace's qualifications for the job include hammering the Northwind Top Fuel dragster to the number one spot on the Drag News » 10/10/07 1:00pm 10/10/07 1:00pm

Wally Parks, Drag Racing Pioneer, Dead at 94

Would there have been drag racing without Wally Parks? Probably so. Maybe someone else would have hauled a time clock out to the dry lake beds of Southern California to keep the jalopy racers honest. Maybe today we'd be racing in one-eighth-mile increments, or half-mile, or in some chaotic combination. Pomona might… » 9/29/07 11:47am 9/29/07 11:47am

Bolt on a Huffer and Tip in the Whole Can

While searching around for some history on blacky carbon we came upon a glossary of drag racing terms compiled by none other than NHRA President Wally Parks himself in 1966. It seems Mr. Carbon was a drag racing term for gasoline before being lifted to hawk Bardahl. Even with recent news and new official titles, you… » 6/15/07 3:45pm 6/15/07 3:45pm