Detroit Dragway Photos - Legends of the 60s - JoeStevensPhotos


Detroit Dragway Photos - Legends of the 60s

Lickliter Brothers A/C 363: Middle Eliminator for 1960 was won by the Lickliter Brothers A/Competition entry, a '57 Cadillac-powered '31 Austin driven by Howard and Pete Lickliter from Staunton, Virginia. The A/C entry won the National DRAGSTER Middle Eliminator award, a 1960 Ford Falcon Station Wagon, over a field of seven cars that had qualified for M.E. competition at the NHRA National Championships in 1960 at Detriot Dragway. Accepting the trophy was Richard Calvin "Dick" Swecker, the owner of the Lickliter Bros. dragster. He was listed as being from Staunton, Va. but was actually from Bluegrass, Va., a small town next to Franklin WV. This was because the actual Lickliter Bros. opened a Speed Shop in Staunton in later years. Also in this photo is David Fry, 3rd from left.

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