Drag Racing – Historic Cars

The first lingshot was built by Mickey Thompson in 1954.


Smokin White Owl was made by George Morris aka Ollie and was the first car to use Chevrolet V8 engine.

Smokin White Owl

In 1966, Logghe Brothers built the first true Funny Car known as Eliminator 1.


In 1971, the Swamp Rat XIV was built which was the first rear-engine dragster.

Swamp Rat XIV