Rocket Powered Vehicles
Rocket Dragsters

In the spring of 1973 Ramon Alvarez and Russell Mendez had Glen Blakely build a rocket car for them. They named the car "The Free Spirit". Sadly, Russell was killed in this car a year later trying to break "The Pollution Packers" records.

Russell's car at The Rocket Car Nationals
Russell's car at The Rocket Car Nationals

Russell warming up the Catalyst Pack
Russell warming up the Catalyst Pack

Russell Making a high speed pass
Russell making a high speed pass

Crew members Ramon Alvarez and Glen Blakely checking out the car
Crew members Ramon Alvarez and Glen Blakely checking out the car

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