Old Dragfest photos continued.

Old Dragfest photos continued.

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Old Merc

Original Poster:

2,701 posts

127 months

Monday 18th May
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This time its Blackbushe in the 70`s ( I think?) could be 80. Can anyone put a date on these.



The rivalry between Dennis Priddle

and Clive Skilton was legendry.

Liam Churchill was good.

Who is the Hillbillies ??

NitroWars

641 posts

171 months

Thursday 21st May
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Definitely 70s...
Roland Pratt was the driver of the Hillbillies Funny Car. He is no longer with us...

Flying Phil

1,187 posts

105 months

Friday 22nd May
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I think it might be 1974 (ish) as Dennis Priddle was in his last front engined rail (which ran a 6.04!). The wedge shaped rear engined car was built for Clive Skilton then he bought the ex Kuhl and Olsen car back from the USA.

Clubman270

929 posts

157 months

Saturday 23rd May
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According to this article he ran the Vauxhall funny car in 1975 smilehttps://www.britishdragracinghof.co.uk/inducted-me...

Great old pics by the way

Found this old footage on you tube, brought back some great memories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n36ewzEbxeQ

Flying Phil

1,187 posts

105 months

Saturday 23rd May
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Clubman - thanks for posting - my first drag race car was at 22.08! how time flies.....