Santa Ana Creepers at the 1957 NHRA Nationals Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Jewels From The Archive Photo Gallery
Nothing slowed these tired weekend warriors down. They were determined even if it meant the constant teardown of the powerplant. Far from home, The Creepers won first place in the “B” Competition Class with their heavily modified, superlow Austin sedan. The Mailliard Automotive Special was powered by a ’53 Dodge Hemi. Photos by Lynn Wineland/Petersen Archive.