Larry Dixon is a second-generation drag racer who grew up watching his father, Larry Dixon Sr., compete against the sport’s top names in the ’60s and ’70s. This included a Top Fuel Eliminator win at the 1970 NHRA Winternationals. Racing was not a full-time gig

With a racing career spanning more than 60 years and a business empire that’s literally soaring, Connie Kalitta is the epitome of American determination and success. The Michigan-based racer and businessman has an undeniable track record and continues to push forward with drive and determination.

For some enthusiasts, the concept of a hot rod begins and ends with one vehicle: the ’32 Ford. Count Dale Grau among the adherents to this finely focused hot-rodding principle. [gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="68149,68141,68140,68139" orderby="rand"] A five-window Deuce coupe was Dale’s first vehicle, purchased in Nebraska

Even if you’re not familiar with John Jackson, you’ve undoubtedly seen his dramatic photos in automotive magazines ranging from Street Trucks to The Rodder’s Journal – as well as regular appearances in the Goodguys Gazette and right here on Fuel Curve. Shooting under the name