Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History a Quarter-Mile at a Time – Episode 5

In 1955, drag racing still had a lot of variety existing within the sport: powerplant options, body styles, fuel choices, etc. But one thing every racer had in common was their amazement of Lloyd Scott, who became the first driver to break the 150-mph mark. And we can’t forget about the beginning of the Drag News paper that supplied quicker, up-to-date information on racing. See what else made 1955 such an important year in drag racing history.

Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 1
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 2
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 3
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 4
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 6
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 7
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 8

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