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Racing movies out in September
07/30/13 at 09:33:28
 
both Formula One and NHRA will hit the big screen in September!!

"Rush" 9/27
A biography of Austrian Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his British rival, James Hunt.
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"Snake and Mongoose" 9/6
The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.


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Re: Racing movies out in September
Reply #1 - 07/30/13 at 15:54:30
 
I've seen Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen go at it at Maple Grove Raceway when I was a kid.
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Reply #2 - 07/31/13 at 13:36:03
 
StvMan wrote on 07/30/13 at 15:54:30:
I've seen Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen go at it at Maple Grove Raceway when I was a kid.


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Reply #3 - 07/31/13 at 14:11:47
 
I had the smash-up pull-cord ones with the ramps. AWESOME toy!!
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Reply #4 - 07/31/13 at 15:05:03
 
No but I did get Don Purdhomme's autograph on a pic of him and his car. Haven't seen it for years though Sad  think it got lost in my many moves when I was a younger man.
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Reply #5 - 07/31/13 at 18:19:39
 
here's a newer version ~ starting line:



and finish line:


and I had one of these dragsters:



even a snake funny car:

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