Category: Huston Platt: Legendary Racer

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 1968 Chevy Camaro

    1968 Chevy Camaro

    The photograph below shows the 1968 Dixie Twister, without wheelie bars, and sans lettering competing during what was described as a windy day at an […]

     
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  • Platt into Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

    Platt into Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

    The announcement ceremony confirmed what many hoped as Huston Platt is formally confirmed into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame from Raceweek Illustrated.  Son Rocky […]

     
  • Huston Platt Chosen for the GRHOF

    Huston Platt Chosen for the GRHOF

    Huston Platt will be inducted into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. According to Raceweek Illustrated, Platt was officially selected as a member of the […]

     
  • Huston Platt Finalist for GRHOF 2013

    Huston Platt Finalist for GRHOF 2013

    The legend of Huston Platt continues to grow as it was announced he is a semi-finalist for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Class of […]

     
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  • 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.

     
  • Yellow River: An Essay

    Yellow River: An Essay

    One of the worst racing accidents in history. What do we need today?

     
  • Huston Platt – Fact and Legend

    Huston Platt – Fact and Legend

    Utilizing his quick reflexes, Huston Platt possessed a knack for getting out ahead of the opposition in every race. Mr. Platt would often be two […]

     
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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.