Category: Atlanta $10,000

  • The Atlanta $10,000 Report

    The Atlanta $10,000 Report

    A 49 Year Old Tradition The tenth edition of the Atlanta $10,000 Car Show took over the Atlanta Dragway this past weekend.  Rain pushed the […]

     
  • Atlanta $10,000 Memories – Huston Platt

    Atlanta $10,000 Memories – Huston Platt

    Huston Platt Competed in 1970 and 1971 Huston Platt participated in the Atlanta $10,000 at the Atlanta Speed Shop Dragway in ’70 and ’71.  According […]

     
  • The History of Atlanta $10,000

    The History of Atlanta $10,000

    The first Atlanta $10,000 Car Show occurred in 1964. The event was originally the brainchild of Julius Hughes Jr.  Hughes was the owner and operator […]

     
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  • Catch the Dixie Twister at Atlanta $10,000

    Catch the Dixie Twister at Atlanta $10,000

    The Atlanta $10,000 Nostalgia Drags & Car Show kicks off in eleven days.  Witness the exciting event, located at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia. […]

     
  • Why Drag Racing Cars Do Burnouts

    Why Drag Racing Cars Do Burnouts

    There is a moment in our greatest sports that is a signal…it is time to let it go and leave nothing behind. This is the burnout as ritual, and it tells us that the gladiators have entered the arena. The time is now.

     
  • Video: Carolina Cruiser – ’55 Chevy

    Video: Carolina Cruiser – ’55 Chevy

    We recorded this nifty video of Richard Hartman piloting the Carolina Cruiser down the Atlanta Dragway track in impressive fashion…6.262 @ 223.06 mph.

     
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  • The Atlanta Dragway – A Brief History

    The Atlanta Dragway – A Brief History

    A Passion For Racing. As we continue to look back at Atlanta $10,000 from this past weekend, it is appropriate to take a closer look at the venue that hosted this event. The Atlanta Dragway was crafted back…

     
  • Atlanta $10,000 Drag Races: The Cars

    Atlanta $10,000 Drag Races: The Cars

    While a lot of the action was on the racetrack at the renewed Atlanta $10,000, this event was also a car show, and man, there […]

     
  • A Day at the Races: Atlanta $10,000

    A Day at the Races: Atlanta $10,000

    My first trip to the Atlanta $10,000 was memorable and exciting.

     
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