Mopar Factory Drag Cars: 1962-1972 Dodge & Plymouth’s Quarter-Mile Domination by Steve Holmes


Blast down the quarter mile in your favorite 413 Long Ram, 426 Max Wedge, and 426 Hemi. Stock-based drag racing throughout the 1960s demanded that the cars competing on the track be genuine production models and that they could be purchased by anyone. The strict regulations dictated total commitment from the manufacturers if they were to be successful. No one was more committed than Chrysler. Racing historian Steve Holmes delves into this fascinating period, capturing the careers of the Ramchargers, Melrose Missile, Bud Faubel, Dick Landy, Sox & Martin, Herb McCandless, Don Grotheer, Motown Missile, and countless others, providing a blow-by-blow account of Chrysler’s factory drag car programs and the incredible cars it produced to trounce its rivals during the most epic era in Stock drag racing history. This is a brand new book – not used.

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8.5 x 11 inches


102 b/w & 304 color photos


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