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Old 12-31-2018, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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Growing up in Detroit we had Detroit Dragway were they would drag race Funny cars.


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Old 12-31-2018, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Gray Court, SC
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Whats to remember? Funny cars are still being raced.

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Old 12-31-2018, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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Whats to remember? Funny cars are still being raced.
Not like they use to back in the day, i remember every weekend watching drag races not only funny cars burn regular people racing their muscle cars , hell my brother raced for pinks back in the 70ís.
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Old 12-31-2018, 11:32 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Our local track still has funny car events.


NHRA NW Nationals - Pacific Raceways : Pacific Raceways




Good Vibrations United Nitro Funny Car - Pacific Raceways : Pacific Raceways
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Old 12-31-2018, 11:38 AM
 
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i remember when funny cars looked like this


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Old 12-31-2018, 12:37 PM
 
Location: OH>IL>CO>CT
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Good webpage on history and current status of funny cars at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funny_Car

Not many pics, some at web links on page.
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Old 12-31-2018, 12:51 PM
 
Location: Podunk, IA
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Someone should tell this guy that there aren't any more funny cars.

http://www.johnforceracing.com/
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Old 12-31-2018, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Gray Court, SC
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Not like they use to back in the day, i remember every weekend watching drag races not only funny cars burn regular people racing their muscle cars , hell my brother raced for pinks back in the 70ís.
OK, if you say so.............
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:52 PM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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Not like they use to back in the day, i remember every weekend watching drag races not only funny cars burn regular people racing their muscle cars , hell my brother raced for pinks back in the 70ís.

Well, they just got funnier!

And people still race their muscle cars.
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Lee County, NC
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i remember every weekend watching drag races not only funny cars burn regular people racing their muscle cars
A purpose-built race car will beat a mass produced street car in a race. Who'd a thunk it?
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