"American Nitro" Drag-Racing Classic, Now Digitally Remastered on DVD

If you're the kind of guy that likes to kick back on his sofa on a Sunday afternoon watching vintage drag racing footage with a cold brew in his hand, you must see this movie as soon as possible. Why? Because American Nitro is a seriously cool action-packed 1979 racing documentary featuring Jungle Jim, Don Prudhomme, Tom McEwen, Tommy Ivo, Jungle Pam and Steve Evans, among other golden era dragstrip favorites.
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After a short theatrical run back in 1979, this old school racing documentary got out of public attention until personal home entertainment entered the scene. However, most VHS and CD copies of American Nitro were in fact poor quality bootlegs.

The few gearheads that saw this movie back in the '70s, as well as a handful of enthusiasts that only heard of it were eager to get their hands on an original copy of this nitro-addled tribute to all things fast. Now, their wish has been finally granted.

You can now get your kick of vintage dragster mayhem in digitally remastered DVD flavor. And on top of it, this one is the real deal, not a low quality bootleg version. As the trailer attached below suggests, you'd better "get ready for a motion picture that will knock your wheels off."

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After a 1:43 scale model of a Ferrari 250 GTO sparked Mircea's interest for cars when he was a kid, an early internship at Top Gear sealed his career path. He's most interested in muscle cars and American trucks, but he takes a passing interest in quirky kei cars as well.
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