A large crowd gathers to watch the Drag Racing Championship held at Fremont drag strip in California
Fremont California USA Date:1965, March 18 Duration:1 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
Drag Racing Championship held in California, United States. A large crowd gathers to watch. Racing vehicles parked on the ground. Driver Don Garlits is seen in his car: Wynn's Jammer. He makes a run at 206 miles per hour. View of drag chute deploying and stopping his car. Driver Mike Snively is seen donning his protective mask. Two cars race side by side on the strip. Brief glimpse from behind staff in the control booth, where Ray Francisco,is at the mike, with his wife,Bernie,beside him, as they mark elapsed time (ET) and speed of each racer. Snively narrowly beats Garlits to become day's winner and is seen accepting the winner's trophy and being kissed by a young woman presenting it.
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