Hot Rod Drags
15-17 September 2023
Santa Pod Raceway
Organised by the NSRA in conjunction with Santa Pod Raceway, another hot rod meet rolled up into a weekend of nostalgia style drag racing. Run what ya brung for pre-1973 cars. Hot rods, customs, Outlaw Anglias, dragsters, altereds, and the Gasser Circus!
For tickets and more info see https://santapod.co.uk/hot-rod-drags.php
Further details to be advised.
NSRA Hot Rod Drags 2020 ‘competition class’ trophy winners:
Outlaw Anglia: Colin Millar got the quickest ET after running 7.045 and 178.54 which was roughly 13 mph down from usual due to the camshaft breaking. And on a separate run he did a fastest speed 194.72 mph
Supercharged Outlaw: was Joe Bond in Nuthin Fancy – with a 6.29 @ 226
Wild Bunch: Chris Manning with ‘The Villain’ was the quickest Wild Bunch car, with a 7.017 pass. (He was the fastest too, with an amazing 203.38mph speed on another run!).
Gasser Circus: The Quickest Reaction time trophy was won by Graham (Wobbly) Barton with a brilliant 0.0081 reaction time. He was racing his Austin Devon ‘High Anxiety’.
Congratulations to all!
NSRA Hot Rod Drags Dirty Dozen Winners 2020
Gary Izzard – Thames 300e
Tim Bull – Thames 300e
Ian Portsmore – Rover P4
Drew Mason – Morris 10 Special
Brian Savidge – 1932 Roadster
Chris Simcock – Ford Anglia
Bradley Cooper – Flat head dragster
Andy Park – Model Y
Ben Rushforth – Ford Pop
Simon Foster – 1932 Sedan
Robin Read – Dragster
Cat Durrant – 1936 Pick up
NSRA Hot Rod Drags Dirty Dozen Winners 2019
Geoff Cousins – Ford Anglia
Bill Murfin – Anglia 105e
Kevin Bingham – Belly Tank
Chris Tyhurst – 1955 Chevy
Tom Atkinson – 1965 Chevy Nova
Bill Macdermid – 1969 Camaro
Brian Watson – 0% Interest dragster
Clive Bishop – MKI Ford Escort
Ben Barnett – Model A Sedan
Grahame & Kieron Smith – Mustang
Peter Butler – Gold Pop
Adrian Claighen – Vauxhall Victor
Other trophy winners 2019
Most Friday Runs : David Dinwoody, Morris Minor, 17 runs (several of which were with a passenger!)
Quickest Friday Run : Robin Read, blown Daimler Dragster, 6.84 seconds @ 195.44 mph
Quickest Wild Bunch : Alan Lloyd, ‘Gonzo the Great’, Fiat Topolino Competition Altered, 7.773 seconds @ 169.17 mph
Quickest Flathead : Bradley Cooper, ‘Back From the Past’ Slingshot Dragster, 11.759 seconds @ 114.79 mph
Quickest Gasser : Sean Milsom, ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ Morris 8 van, 9.89 seconds @ 131 mph
Quickest Supercharged Outlaw, Neil Townson, ‘Northern Spirit’ 32 Ford Competition Altered, 7.364 seconds @ 194.72 mph.
Quickest Outlaw Anglia : Simon Barlow, Fordson Van, 7.223seconds @ 185.12 mph
Quickest Tot Rod : Ford Skipp, 13.05 seconds @ 45.6 mph (timed in the eighth mile)