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FUNNY CARS AND PRO STOCKS OF THE 70’S and 80’S

By Alan Lewis

All photos taken by and Copyright by Alan Lewis

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1974 New England Dragway

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Motown Missile and Mr. Norms’ Charger Pro Stocks

1974

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The era of the tiny Pro Stock car was wild!  Those cars just bounced around and put on a great show.

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Rodalyn Knox COUNTRY GIRL

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Joe Amato’s KEYSTONE CUDA

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KEYSTONE CUDA hooking up with a wheelie!

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Charlie Scott’s HIGHLAND BANDIT

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Pete Hill

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Fred Bickford in his QUARTER DUSTER vs.

John Corcoran and Charlie Siegars’ FREEDOM MACHINE

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1978 New England Dragway

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The SNAKE vs. Kosty Ivanoff’s BOSTON SHAKER

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BOSTON SHAKER in the pits

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Rodalyn Knox COUNTRY GIRL

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Joe Amato in the GABRIEL HIJACKER

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Bruce Larson USA 1

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Joe Petra

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Roy Harris

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Lew Arrington in his rocket (not jet) funny car.  Hydrazine rocket fuel.

Absolutely deafening roar!

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COLOR ME GONE with Roger Lindamood

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