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The "Tree" Changed Everything
1964 NHRA Winternationals: Pomona CA - CL Magazine

Extracted from the May 1964 Car Life Magazine. To view or download the article - click on the article FILE NAME in the box above.

Critical in the 1964 running of the Winternationals was the addition of the "Christmas Tree" starting system:

  • Top Eliminator - Crossley, Williams, Swan
  • Top Gas - Danny Ongais
  • Competition Eliminator - Charlie Smith
  • Street Eliminator - Ron Root
  • Factory Stock - Ronnie Sox
  • Stock - Tom Grove

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