Tag Archives: Chevrolet

Professor Kelly Chadwick and the Wild Thing II Camaro

Kelly Chadwick’s Wild Thing II was the epitome of the original funny car concept. The Camaro looks stock, except for the supercharger peeking through the hood, but he wheelbase was extended and the front end lengthened.

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Dick Harrell’s 1968 Funny Car Fleet

Unraveling the history of Dick Harrell’s 1968 season would task even Indiana Jones. Harrell took turns driving at least three funny cars during the season, and some suggest there was a fourth. Harrell sold his 1967 steel bodied tube-frame car at the start of the season, after taking delivery of a Don Hardy flip-top ’68 […]

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Rain, Rain Go Away, Dick Harrell’s Camaro has Come to Play

Rain cancelled the spring funny car show at Detroit Dragway before
Dick Harrell had a chance to show Detroit fans how well his flip-top Camaro could run.

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The Dennett Brothers B/G Chevelle Psycho

The Dennett Brothers took a different approach to the Gas Coupe class, choosing a modern Chevelle over the more common Willys and Anglia body shells.

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The Porcupine, Semi-Hemi, Mystery Rat Motor

The big block Chevrolet V8 is known by a variety of names, but for most Chevrolet racers and hot rodders, it will always be simply the rat motor. How did such a popular engine come to be labeled as a rat?

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