Episode 3 of my Hot Rod History series with Dodge and the #DodgeGarage has been released! Check it out! 👇Posted by Jack Beckman on Wednesday, May 27, 2020
In the early days of drag racing there were lots of cars, lots of would-be racers, and lots of open land. The one thing in short supply was the structure needed to bring early hot rodders together to turn them into drag racers. Wally Parks, and his vision of a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), promised to do just that.
In Episode 3 of Hot Rod History with Jack Beckman—Why Pomona is Hallowed Ground for Drag Racers, Jack explains how a groups of newly connected car (and motorcycle) people turned the North end of the Fairplex into drag racing's fatherland.
What is Hot Rod History with Jack Beckman: A Quarter-Mile at a Time?
This is a master’s class in drag racing, taught by a 300-mph professor. Jack Beckman offers a unique perspective on our sport, as one of the few active NHRA racers who’s also student of the sport’s technology, history, records, and exceptional moments. We are joining Jack on this journey, and partnering with Jack and Dodge Garage to share the experience.