Category: Other Cars

  • 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 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 […]

     
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  • GRHOF Class of 2013 – Frank Christian

    GRHOF Class of 2013 – Frank Christian

    Frank Christian: Hall of Famer, Pioneer. Frank Christian is one of five men who will be inducted into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame on […]

     
  • Junior Dragster Racing League

    Junior Dragster Racing League

    The JDRL was Founded in 1992. The National Hot Rod Association Summit Junior Dragster Racing League is open to children throughout the United States and […]

     
  • Bunny Burkett – Survivor…Hall of Famer

    Bunny Burkett – Survivor…Hall of Famer

    Bunny at the Playboy Club. Bunny on the racetrack…the indomitable Bunny Burkett had her beautiful car at the East Coast Times Hall of Fame this past weekend, and it is a cracker jack.

     
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  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 

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.