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381: Bruce Larson and his famous USA-1 funny car.

Show Date: 10/02/2021

(Season 15 EP 39)

This Week’s Topics:

  • Bruce Larson and his famous USA-1 Funny Car
  • What’s happening at Bennett Coachworks
  • The latest attack on gas driven vehicles.

Bruce Larson

This interview was recorded as part of the Iola Uncut Interview Series. *

Bruce is the legendary drag racer who for over 50 years has set speed records and industry safety standards. On the cover of the 1969 Super Stock Magazine is his – now famous – USA 1 Camaro. It was the beginning of the term “Funny Car” because of it’s altered wheel base, fiberglass flip-up body and light weight chassis.

In this interview we learn about Bruce’s journey in racing and car designs.

*The Iola interview series will include, Gene Winfield, Von Hot Rod, Bruce Larson with USA 1 dragster, Don Gartlis who is a legendary drag racer, Emily & Aaron from Flying Sparks Garage, Ian Roussel from Full Custom Garage, Barry Williams from the Brady Bunch TV Show, Jo Coddington and Duane Wade from American Hot Rod, Greg and Leah of the famous Greg’s Speed Shop, Johnny D’Augtino who is the authority in the custom car culture, Linda Vaughn is the historical figure in the automotive world. (Jo Coddington will be sitting in with many of these interviews) Keep checking with for the play dates.

What’s Happening at Bennett Coachworks.

Mr. Bob Bennett is a favorite of the WHRR listeners. It’s always interesting to hear about Bennett Coachworks and its eclectic collection of project vehicles. Recently, a local news station called Bob “Milwaukee’s Mechanic”.

The crew is skillful set of many talents with characteristics of hot rodders and speed freaks.

Check out the website for project builds and shop information… 

The latest attack on gas driven vehicles.

Forwarded from the Wisconsin Specialty Vehicle Alliance.
Friday, September 24th, 2021

News Release from Griffen Davis, Tech Times, September 24th, 2021.

California Autonomous EV Plan Aims to Restrict All Traditional and Hybrid Cars from Operating by 2030!

Click here to read full article…

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