CC Time Warp Theater: “Ingenuity In Action” – The Road to the 1959 NHRA Internationals

Maybe drag racing isn’t your thing. But this professionally made movie from 1959 that chronicles one team’s efforts to build the winning dragster, and haul it from California to Detroit behind a ’51 Chrysler Town & Country shows a slice of life from a different era. Drag racing at the time was still an amateur undertaking, and the cars didn’t all look alike. That era would end soon, but here’s a trip down the strip in 1959.