The U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis have been described as the “Super Bowl of drag racing.”

As the NHRA’s biggest event, the U.S. Nationals have provided some of the sport’s biggest moments. This weekend, as the 60th edition of the U.S. Nationals take place, the NHRA has decided to commemorate the event’s top moments. Chances are you won’t be in attendance, so we’ve got video of five of the biggest moments in U.S. Nationals history below:

 1970: Don Prudhomme vs. Jim Nicholl


1983: Kenny Bernstein Doubles Up


1982: Shirley Muldowney Wins First U.S. Nationals Title


1978 Snake vs. Mongoose Final


1967: Big Daddy Don Garlits Shaves His Beard

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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.