These are some of crazy as well as funny cats, doing mostly arbit things, but they will be make your day instantly. Funny car nationals nostalgia nitro alcohol 14 mile nhra new. Car was sold as 73 came to a close, new owner continued to campaign the car as a bbfc. The purpose of the game is to navigate your motorized vehicle without bumping into anything. Crimmins, 66, is certainly qualified to be part of the nostalgia realm of drag racing. Male, peter gallen poverty stricken, jake crimmins crazy jake.
Drivers throughout the 70s included clare sanders, ron colson, russell long, denny savage, pete williams and of course, pat minick. Drag racing picture of the day jake crimmins mustang ii. Crazy jake crimmins swensen and lani at maple grove 1972. Jake crimmins was a mainstay in northeast funny car match racing. A truck driver stopped for a meal at and was just served when a huge caravan of hells angels roared in. Crazy jake crimmins shoes jungle jim libermans monza funny car at the dragstrip at maple grove. Aug 15, 2017 70s funny cars johnny white and the houston hustler. Potential jim dunn funny car driver replacements the drag racing list urs erbacher top methanol funny car the drag racing list nhra las vegas notes, quotes, and facts. They ask what he was like and if he was as crazy as theyve heard.
Perhaps it shouldnt be a surprise that crazy jake crimmins received his nickname by doing, well, something crazy. Ihras biggest stars return to rockingham dragway for ihra. Crazy jake crimmins swensen and lani at maple grove 1972 funny car 8x10 nhra. See more ideas about mustang, ford mustang and mustang cobra. International hot rod association your complete guide to. Powered by a blown chevy marine engine, car was a northeast division booked in and match race regular, although bob did make annual treks to florida in the winter to participate in the open 16 car, 2 day funny car shows at miamihollywood dragway. Jul 07, 2005 picture of a car driving through a crowd of people dailyhaha is your daily dose of laughs. Stunt coordinator jeremy fry was behind the wheel for many of them.
It sounds fairly simple, but its a costly and risky game. Way back then, top fuel and nitro funny cars ran on both the nhra divisional and regional level for an eastwest championship title. Heres the one and only crazzy jake crimmins from the nhra regional points meet at englishtown in may of 1978. The nitropowered crazzzy jake will be part of 16 nostalgia funny cars, including the jungle jim, brand x poverty stricken and the blue max.
Most dangerous mountain roads in the world, heavy equipment truck skill driving. Great color 8x10 photo of crazy jake crimmins driving the swensen and lani funny car at maple grove 1972. New jerseys crazy jake crimmins mustang ii pictured at. Sep 20, 2014 funny car nostalgia drag racing nhra nehrr new england dragway 2014.
The names were great pretty much every car and driver had a name. This year was different because the fields such as they were were booked in. Old friend john skistimas was partnered up with jake crimmins for a year. Name another track that would lay 32 funnies on a crowd, for one admission price, often in the middle of the week. Crimmins will be back at maple grove raceway on friday and saturday, aug.
While the pass set a new track record for funny cars, crimmins. They made two solid runs with gallen squeaking out a second round win over jake 5. Crazy drivers viewed by 3k people and contain funny and fails photos or videos that will make your day. Jason rupert black plague, shawn bowen violator, mike mcintire jr. Old friend john skistimas was partnered up with jake crimmins for a year and later with tom stapleton for a year or two.
Funny crazy driver stock photos download 758 royalty free. See updates on strange unusual vehicles from all over the world at drivespark. Car was division 1 regular, winning both the 78 and 79 division opening wwcs events, but midseason 79 crimmins sold his entire operation and went. Read all latest funny, weird, crazy, interesting and all offbeat automobile stories. Car driver funny cartoons from cartoonstock directory the worlds largest online collection of cartoons and comics. Car driver cartoons and comics funny pictures from cartoonstock. Mcattack, ronnie young blue max, john hale mike burkhart, tim boychuk forever forward, mark sanders mr. Considered the killer car of the period, the hustler typicallycovered the field by 2 tenths of a second and drove fans to thebrink with its long smoky burnouts. All video clips were used with the owners permission. The bill jenkins monza was on hand as was its driver larry lombardo. Paul smith fireball vega funny car maple grove 8x10 nhra. Car is a game of solitaire, but you do compete with all the other players and objects on the road. Crazy jake crimmins in the swensen and lani vega funny car.
Weird, crazy, funny, interesting car and bike news drivespark. Jim liberman did not live many years past when this video was made, losing his life in a traffic accident but crazy jake crimmins is still out and about, racing his own nostalgia nitro funny car and continuing a career in the sport that is at or around 50 years running. Funny cars nitro nostalgia nhra new england dragway hot rod reunion 14 mile videos september 1214, 2014 new england hot rod reunion in epping, new hampshire. To plug in a wayoverused descriptive, a funny car show at old bridge township raceway park could be positively awesome. Two weeks ago, we heard from former funny car racer jeff foulk, who shared. New jerseys crazy jake crimmins mustang ii pictured at lebanon valley, ny in 79. Mcattack, john hale mike burkhart tribute, tim boychuk forever forward, jason rupert black plague, mark sanders mr. Nhra sportsman racer doug doll jr makes his fuel funny car. Bobs berserko lounge first annual funny car reunion this. Nhras top 50 drivers are being unveiled on and through. Funny car nationals nostalgia nitro alcohol 14 mile nhra new england dragway. Car was division 1 regular, winning both the 78 and 79 division opening wwcs events, but mid. And a helmet on white background, racing concept july 2018, safety harbor, florida a funny logo that reads north pole santa naughty nice inspector.
The first car to be felled by the mustang is the jake crimmins owned and driven craaaazy jake 1979 mustang. If you have problems viewing the episodes, please click on switch player button. Computerized driver bobby tapia bounty hunter, ratchet jaw connie kalitta worlds. Burgin began his racing career in 1963, helping dave braskett campaign an ags willys. Somebodys math is off but this should be the 11th annual funny car reunion. Watch jake crimmins make a pass at maple grove with jim turning the screws in the 1970s. Male, mike smith, peter gallen poverty stricken, jake crimmins crazy jake.
Share crazy drivers to facebook, twitter or other social media to help friends find these funny articles. Two weeks ago, we heard from former funny car racer jeff foulk, who shared his memories of the east coast fuel funny car circuit, and this week, i heard from fellow era flopper pilot drake viscome. Al segrini with brother lou had the american express car for a couple of. See more ideas about mustang, ford mustang and pony car. Back in the late 1960s, shortly after leaving the u. Drag racing nicknames chris golden greek karamesines kansas john wiebe. Theres nothing like seeing a nitro funny car run at night. The nitropowered crazzzy jake will be part of 16 nostalgia funny cars, including the jungle jim, brand x, poverty stricken and the blue max.
This articles article posted by our author funny things, 3 years ago 3 years ago on needfunny. Matt hagan is the driver of the express lane funny car. Crazy male auto driver with the steering wheel and a helmet, concept crazy man car driver with steering wheel. Stars of the east coast fuel funny car circuit nhra. Others who would drive under libermans colors included roy harris, russell long, pete williams, jake crimmins, former partner arrington, and ron attebury, who drove a libermanowned top fuel car. Others in competition in memphis include bruce litton in u. Others drivers using libermans cars included ron attebury, jake crimmins, roy harris, russell long, pete williams, and. Whether you are a cat fan or not, this will keep you entertained. Drag racing list 2012 englishtown funny car reunion.
Aug 03, 20 but at the recent funny car reunion at englishtown raceway park, doug made a big step toward his dream of driving in the big leagues as he got his shot behind the wheel of the crazy jake nostalgia funny car of long time ned racer and one time jungle jim liberman teammate, jake crimmins, a veteran of competition eliminator and top fuel funny car racing. Crazy jake has memories of crazy days as geezers reunion. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. In this three episode collection, i present you with 117 videos of car crashes from 33 countries. Funny car nationals nostalgia drag racing new england dragway. Photo is an original print from a high resolution professional scan of the original negative. Crazy jake crimmins scotty boom boom cannon luigi the rodfather novelli. Funny car nostalgia drag racing nhra nehrr new england. Funny car qualifying will be friday night with the big show on saturday. Navy, crimmins was racing his baltered car and when he arrived at the track one day, he realized that he forgot one key piece of his racing uniform his shoes. This page may contain affiliate links for which we receive a commission. Meet the stunt driver behind baby drivers crazy car chases cbc. Feb 12, 2016 new jerseys crazy jake crimmins mustang ii pictured at lebanon valley, ny in 79.
The silver fox, shakey jake jack ewell the beard zane. Russell james liberman september 12, 1945 september 9, 1977 was an american funny car drag racer, nicknamed jungle jim. Crazy jake jake crimmins killer walt kinsley huggy bear bob mayer charlie bongo charles greer. Jul 30, 20 crimmins will be back at maple grove raceway on friday and saturday, aug. Smith rolls down into the top of the five second zone on that pass.
After braskett crashed the car at irwindale raceway in 1966, burgin took over the drivers seat and later. Funny car nostalgia drag racing nhra nehrr new england dragway 2014. Beadle opened the 70s driving tf cars in tx, then shoed one of don. Pete williams, jake crimmins, former partner arrington, and ron attebury, who. Explosive, tim boychuk in forever forward, ronnie young in blue max, mike smith in hard guys, jake crimmins in crazy jake and greg jacobsmeyer in allstar dodge. It was absolutely crazy, but the pope behind englishtown, the late vinny napp, decreed that it would.307 67 1599 235 670 1021 977 255 1470 857 527 1152 1080 668 60 258 1314 1407 973 228 945 312 245 612 373 804 47 163 1569 764 1110 981 409 522 1179 827