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 #11724  by tog
 Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:52 am
This week I got hold of a book about exhibition cars and bikes which includes two pictures of Rocket FCs and Rocket Dragsters racing in the USA long before Sammy and Al Eierdam raced over here. I remember at the time their races being billed as the world's first rocket races; I guess that one's going the same way as that Beadle v Snow final at the Pod being the world's quickest FC race :)
 #11813  by jaytee
 Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:03 pm
tog does the book have anything on EJ Potter
 #11823  by jaytee
 Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:40 pm
Thanks for the info and link for the book.
Here's a few early shots of Sam in his Funny Car days,wonder if the Vette got the rocket motor
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 #15193  by ukdrn
 Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:39 pm
If we have any members on that board could they point Sammy's son to the couple of threads we have on here, I'm sure he would be interested to see them.
 #15199  by ukdrn
 Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:47 pm
Thanks Adam.
 #15653  by Millevanille
 Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:07 pm
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 #19961  by jaytee
 Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:20 pm
muddytalker wrote:Well that's the first time I've seen a picture of Sammy's rear engined 'wedge' dragster. Never knew it existed and not well documented either.
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