Tag: dixie twister

  • 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 […]

     
  • The Dixie Twister in Ringgold

    The Dixie Twister in Ringgold

    The Dixie Twister made an appearance in Ringgold, Georgia this past weekend at the New Brainerd Optimist Dragstrip.  The great crowd on hand was excited […]

     
  • Video – Dixie Twister Memphis Run

    Video – Dixie Twister Memphis Run

    The Dixie Twister funny car is a stunning combination of power and beauty. It is easy to get caught up in the aesthetic presence of […]

     
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  • Nostalgia Drag World Magazine

    Nostalgia Drag World Magazine

    Dedication and passion are the driving forces behind nostalgia drag racing for patrons as well as participants. The Nostalgia Drag World Magazine is an example […]

     
  • 1966 Dixie Twister – Chevy II

    1966 Dixie Twister – Chevy II

    The Fastest Unblown Chevy in the Country. The photograph below features Huston Platt alongside his oldest brother, Buddy Platt. The two men are standing by […]

     
  • 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.

     
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  • A Day at the Races: Atlanta $10,000

    A Day at the Races: Atlanta $10,000

    My first trip to the Atlanta $10,000 was memorable and exciting.

     
 
 
 
 

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.