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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 Tickets on Sale Now

    GRHOF Tickets on Sale Now

    Tickets for the 2013 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame induction ceremony are available now.  The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class of 2013 will be […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • Moments Before the Race

    Moments Before the Race

    Randall Davis has spent countless hours on the restoration of the Dixie Twister.  At present, he concentrates most of his free time involved in his […]

     
  • The Dixie Twister at Sundown

    The Dixie Twister at Sundown

    During an afternoon at the racetrack with the Dixie Twister Team of Randall Davis, Rocky Platt, and David Dobbs, photographer Barrie Collins had the opportunity […]

     
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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.