Category Archives: 1967

Nostalgia: The CKLW All-Time Top 300 from 1967

In 1967, CKLW Radio asked it’s listeners to vote for their favorite all-time records, Here is the complete list of the top 300:

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Another Mustang Funny Car Mystery

Who built the notch-back Mustang funny car that appeared briefly at North Brother’s Ford in 1967? What happened to it? Help solve a 44 year mystery.

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Larry Arnold and the Penetration Dodge Funny Car

Before Larry Arnold established himself as a top funny car driver, he chased the UDRA circuit with his radical Penetration Dodge Charger.

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Dick Mack’s Satisfaction Chevelle versus Bob DuBrock’s Mustang

Dick Mack's Chevelle defeats Bob DuBrock's Mustang

Dick Mack ran a full bodied Chevelle funny car with a shortened wheelbase approaching that of a fuel altered. The Satisfaction, running out of Ohio, garnered runner-up honors in the fuel category.

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Limelight Dodge: the Jack-Knife Funny Car

The front clip tilted forward, gasser style. The rest of the Limelight’s body however, was hinged at the rear and could be titlted up like a typical funny car.

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The Saga of the Competition + Mustang Funny Car

The story of Competition + and how a collection of drivers, car owners and fuel funny cars lead to a sad event at the 1967 Nationals at Indianapolis

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Dick Smith defeats Ron Ross for gasoline Funny Car Honors

Dick Smith’s Firebrewed Dodge Coronet defeated Ron Ross for the gas funny car crown at Detroit Dragway’s Midwest Championships.

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Jack Thorton and the Southern Style Dodge Funny Car

Jack Thorton competed in both the UDRA and NASCAR circuits with Southern Style Dodge Funny Car during the 1967 season,

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Ron Pellegrini’s Superbird Buick Funny Car

There were only a handful of Buick funny cars in the 1960s, and Ron Pellegrini raced two of them. The first was a fiberglass 1967 Gran Sport known as SuperBird.

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Funny car showdown: Jerry Harvey against Wayne Gapp

In a battle of SOHC powered Fords, Wayne Gapp defeated Jerry Harvey at Detroit Dragway’s 1967 Midwest Championshps.

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