For more than three years, the Sandy Elliot Drag Racing Team was the scourge of Super Stock racing in the U.S. and Canada. In 1968, Elliot’s son John became the first Canadian to win an NHRA stock class. In 1970, Barrie Poole was the first Canadian to win a National Eliminator title. By 1971, competing in 17 NHRA Nationals, both cars made the finals16 times, winning three Nationals, were runner-up at two more, made the semi-finals 12 times and set nine national records. Sandy Elliot earned the title of Super Stock Crew Chief of the Year and was named to Car Craft magazine’s All Star Drag Racing Team in 1971.
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