Quarter Eights Drag Racing Club

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Club will meet at 6:30 Thursday, August 2nd at the Truck World off Rt.62 and I80.

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 Dave Dangerfield

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Join date : 2010-04-11

PostSubject: Dave Dangerfield   August 6th 2013, 12:44 pm

I don't know if anyone remembers this name but I remember my dad mentioning that Dave built an engine for him in the early 60's. We just hired a new chemist at work with the Dangerfield name I just had to ask if there was any relation .... she said it was her grandfather....  I looked up a bit of history on him his speed shop was in Youngstown he ran a twin engine blown Pontiac top fuel car and also a blown hemi car I guess he was one of the first people to break the 200 mph speed on the dragstrip I think in the early 1960's he was also one of the first to use zoomie exhaust. Un fortunately he was killed in a drag race accident in Arizona 1965 going 195 mph he was either overcome with fumes or his throttle stuck.. 200 mph in the early 60s is amazing especially in a car like this...
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Join date : 2010-01-23
Location : fredonia

PostSubject: Re: Dave Dangerfield   August 6th 2013, 8:11 pm

Very impressive indeed thats one of them big canolie cars LOL
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