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Detroit Dragway - Photos - 1960s

Dudley Proctor's "Buntline"
The "Buntline" owned & driven by Dudley Proctor, raced at Detroit Dragway on the very first day the track opend, the weekend of Auguest 8.9, 1959. Later, he & s friend, Al Turner, put a 392 in the Buntline. Al Turner, driver/builder, also raced that weekend & was the top eliminator & will go down in history as being the very first person to win a race at Detroit Dragway.. The Buntline was later sold to Jim & Bill who put the car on exhibit at the 1964 Detroit Autorama. Here is a link to our 1964 Detroit Autorama Photo gallery:

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