Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History a Quarter-Mile at a Time – Episode 8

A final structure for NHRA races still hadn’t yet been set in 1958. But as Jack Beckman explains, this didn’t cause too many issues. As a matter of fact, drag racing was still spreading in popularity and even found itself internationally in Mexico and Italy. But was the future of drag racing for some drivers was threatened by limited availability of nitro methane fuel after a railway car explosion? Beckman tells all.

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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 5
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 6
Jack Beckman’s Hot Rod History: Episode 7

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