Hot rod history with Jack Beckman—Episode 4: How the Drag Safari created the sport of drag racing we know today
In Episode 4 of Hot Rod History with Jack Beckman—How a Pomona motorcycle cop, a technical specialist, and a Hot Rod Magazine photographer turned into the Drag Safari—the precursor to the NHRA Safety Safari—and launched the sport of drag racing as we know it today.
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.