Tag: Atlanta Dragway

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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  • 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. […]

     
  • Why Drag Racing Cars Do Burnouts

    Why Drag Racing Cars Do Burnouts

    There is a moment in our greatest sports that is a signal…it is time to let it go and leave nothing behind. This is the burnout as ritual, and it tells us that the gladiators have entered the arena. The time is now.

     
  • The Atlanta Dragway – A Brief History

    The Atlanta Dragway – A Brief History

    A Passion For Racing. As we continue to look back at Atlanta $10,000 from this past weekend, it is appropriate to take a closer look at the venue that hosted this event. The Atlanta Dragway was crafted back…

     
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