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Reliving the Glory Days with Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless

Legendary drag racer Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless says it best, “when I drove for the Sox & Martin Racing Team, Ronnie (Sox) had the best job in the world and I had the second best!” We have to agree as Herb was right in the thick of the Super Stock and Pro Stock wars of the 1960s and early 70s. This was in an era when Detroit pulled out all the stops to win all the major NHRA national events. They knew a championship on Sunday would send…

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Reliving the Glory Days with Herb “Mr. Four Speed” McCandless

Five Alarm Burnouts At Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals!

 

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire and the traditional burnout contest at the All-Chrysler Nationals, the fire marshals in the surrounding townships had to take notice. This year, over ten enthusiasts answered the call and subjected their vehicles to the torture and mayhem of locking their front brakes and spinning the rear tires until large plumes of smoke come billowing out from the wheel wells. In many cases, the tires eventual blew, sending smoking chunks of rubber into the air making for some great souvenirs for the fans. The vehicles selected…

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Five Alarm Burnouts At Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals!

Take A Trip Back In Time With Carlisle’s Retro Chrysler Dealership

 

No, you’ve not stepped back into another dimension of time. Even though the images appear to be of a Dodge dealership from the Nixon era, they were in fact taken today. While at the All-Chrysler Nationals, we temporarily travelled back in time to when you could drive a brand new 1971 Dodge Charger R/T off the dealer lot. “Why yes sir, we have both the 440 Six Pack and 426 HEMI in stock for immediate delivery.” If only we could go back and purchase that Challenger R/T or Demon 340…

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Take A Trip Back In Time With Carlisle’s Retro Chrysler Dealership