Category: Video

  • 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 […]

     
  • Video: Action From the Atlanta $10,000

    Video: Action From the Atlanta $10,000

    We believe this is Julius Hughes III and the ZOT VI.  Regardless, the car was very (very) fast. Have a look…

     
  • Video: ‘Twister Dry Hop – Atlanta $10,000

    Video: ‘Twister Dry Hop – Atlanta $10,000

    Randall Davis performs a superb dry hop in the Dixie Twister as twilight falls at the Atlanta $10,000 Drag Races in Commerce, Georgia.  Here is […]

     
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  • Video – Dixie Twister Test Run

    Video – Dixie Twister Test Run

    Preparing for Beech Bend late September 2012…Bowling Green, Kentucky will feature NHRA nostalgia drag racing the last weekend in September.    

     
  • 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?

     
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  • Video – Dry Hop During Testing

    Video – Dry Hop During Testing

    Dry Hops…Funny car drivers of the 1970′s loved to do dry hops…a tradition of the past. Learn more about dry hops…

     
 
 
 
 

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.