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Did they have Funny Cars in 1950? What's your opinion? Otto Ryssman built and drove this altered wheelbase sedan, and won on this day, October 15, 1950. According to Leslie, Otto, along with Melvin Dodds and Calvin Rice "were the people who started drag racing. These are the people who, through the first couple years of drag racing, you'll find their names more than any other names."