• Video – Why It Matters

    Video – Why It Matters

    If you can watch this without getting a little misty, then you are on the wrong website. Poignant and beautiful video (and plenty of Huston Platt with the Dixie Twister) celebrating the early days of drag racing.

     
  • Statement from the Dixie Twister Team

    Statement from the Dixie Twister Team

    The Dixie Twister Team is unable to appear at the  Atlanta $10,000 Drag Race and Car Show this year.  Randall Davis was involved in an […]

     
  • July 2014 Appearance Announced

    July 2014 Appearance Announced

    Dixie Twister Team Headed to Shelby The Dixie Twister funny car will be making two runs at Shady Side Dragway on Saturday, July 12 in […]

     
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  • Dixie Twister Returning to Commerce

    Dixie Twister Returning to Commerce

    Chevy High Performance Nationals The Dixie Twister Team has just announced their participation in the Chevy High Performance Nationals event this weekend.  Located at the […]

     
  • Dixie Twister Rides Again in Ringgold

    Dixie Twister Rides Again in Ringgold

    Scenic City Thunder Draws Enthusiastic Crowd Randall Davis and his restored Dixie Twister funny car traveled to Ringgold, Georgia, this past weekend for the 2014 […]

     
  • Dixie Twister Appearances Announced

    Dixie Twister Appearances Announced

    The Dixie Twister Returns to Ringgold The Dixie Twister returns to the New Brainerd Optimist Dragstrip in Ringgold, Georgia, this weekend.  Beginning April 25, the […]

     
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  • The GRHOF Museum – An Introduction

    The GRHOF Museum – An Introduction

    With the drag racing offseason upon us, Dixie Twister aims to help racing fans make it through the winter without many exhaust-fueled withdrawals.  For racing […]

     
  • GRHOF Class of 2013 – Hank Blalock

    GRHOF Class of 2013 – Hank Blalock

    Hank Blalock Served in World War II Born in Decatur, Georgia, Hank Blalock was a member of the Coast Guard during World War II.  When […]

     
  • GRHOF Museum – Dixie Twister on Display

    GRHOF Museum – Dixie Twister on Display

    The Dixie Twister Now on Display In honor of Huston Platt’s induction into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, the restored Dixie Twister is on […]

     
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  • GRHOF Class of 2013 – Freddy Fryar

    GRHOF Class of 2013 – Freddy Fryar

    Freddy Fryar was born on February 15, 1936, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  According to Raceweek Illustrated, the man who would come to be known as […]

     
 
 
 
 

About This Site

This website is dedicated to the funny car Dixie Twister, as well as the two men most directly linked to this legendary car...the incomparable Huston Platt and the man who has championed Mr. Platt's career throughout the past decade, Randall Davis.

Mr. Davis would be the first to emphasize that all of his efforts are aimed at preserving the legacy of Huston Platt and his beloved Dixie Twister.