Tommy Ivo’s FOUR Engine Powered AWD Dragster was Quite the Monster
From the article . . .
The most beastly drag racing car was created more than a 50 years ago. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, TV, Poison, or Tubular Tommy Ivo had the world in the palm of his hands. Acted in series of television shows, he was already a star with a promising Hollywood future ahead of him. Then his producers told him he had to quit drag racing. He quit the entertainment industry instead. After a 19-year career in acting, dancing, and singing, followed by a equally long career owning, building, and driving 36 cars that competed in 12 different classes.
But I need room for the wife and kids – OK! – How about a station wagon!
The NHRA relegated “Showboat” to exhibition class and Top Fuel cars to one engine after Tom Ivo’s “stuff” came on the scene . . .
Try not to think too hard on this on your way to work tomorrow – LMAO!
Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!