Vintage Edmonton Film: Bob Papirnick At Edmonton International Speedway (May 21, 1972)


A truly vivid (and albeit, brief) 8mm film of Canadian Drag Racing Hall Of Fame member Bob Papirnick racing at Edmonton International Speedway on May 21, 1972. Besides the legendary super charged 1970 Dodge Challenger (same model as in the equally legendary film Vanishing Point) sponsored by Crosstown Motors, the glimpses of the speedway grandstands and press box/control centre are tantilizing: