Calvin Rice at the NHRA Nationals, Kansas City, Missouri, 1956

Summary

Drag races are run like tournaments. Two cars face off in each race, with the pairings usually based on the cars' qualifying times. The winner advances to the next round while the loser is eliminated. The driver who wins each of her or his races wins the championship trophy and earns the title of Top Eliminator.

Drag races are run like tournaments. Two cars face off in each race, with the pairings usually based on the cars' qualifying times. The winner advances to the next round while the loser is eliminated. The driver who wins each of her or his races wins the championship trophy and earns the title of Top Eliminator.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

circa 1985

Subject Date

1956

Creators

Rickman, Eric 

Petersen Publishing Company 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Eric Rickman. Published by Petersen Publishing Company in Hot Rod magazine.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2006.54.7

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Resin-coated paper

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in

Width: 10 in

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