The Story of John Barkley and His Junior Stock 1957 Chevy
Buried deep in a sea of race cars at the Pomona fairgrounds is the Stock Eliminator pits. The semifinal round of Stock Eliminator at the 1968 NHRA Winternationals is quickly approaching. A nearly unknown racer named John Barkley leans over the left front fender of his dark-blue 1957 Chevy race car. He has already won class and battled his way through multiple rounds. He and his shoebox Chevy are about to become part of drag-racing history.
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