• 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
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  • The Flames of The Dixie Twister

    The Flames of The Dixie Twister

    Nitromethane Powered Dixie Twister The restored Dixie Twister is fueled by nitromethane.  This chemical compound is part of a combination found in CH3NO2, which  is […]

     
  • The Dixie Twister Between Races

    The Dixie Twister Between Races

    The Dixie Twister Team knows preparation is the key to a successful run down the racetrack. Randall Davis emphasizes safety as his most important consideration […]

     
  • 1964 Dixie Twister – Chevy II Fastback

    1964 Dixie Twister – Chevy II Fastback

     ’64 Chevy Fastback – Crowd Favorite, Rough Racer According to Rocky Platt, Huston Platt viewed the 1964 Chevrolet fastback Dixie Twister pictured below as an […]

     
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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.