May 18, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT
One of the main reasons we love the Internet so much is the sometimes off-the-wall or rare gems you find while looking for something else.
And trust us, this is really rare, especially if you’re a drag racer or a fan of drag racing.
It’s hard to believe how far the sport has come since it was founded on the west coast back in the 1950s.
And although this movie — called “Ingenuity In Action” — is nearly a half-hour long, it’s worth sitting through just to see how the sport has evolved, not to mention hair cuts, clothes and more.
We especially love the action at what’s simply called “The Nationals.”
To think how far the NHRA has come.
Check out the video below:
Video from NASCAR America
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- Weekend wrap: Brad Keselowski rises up to Talladega challenge 0
- The irony of a winless driver winning a title in the new Chase still exists 0
- Roger Penske defends Keselowski, says other drivers “jealous” of his success 3
- What will NASCAR fans do now that their favorite drivers are eliminated from Chase? 9
- Brad Keselowski wins at Talladega on 2nd G-W-C attempt, advances in Chase 10