Over the past two years I have had the amazing opportunity of being a part of an NHRA Top Fuel Dragster pit crew. I joined Pat Dakin and the Commercial Metal Fabricators team midway through the 2011 season as a Clutch Assistant and I slowly started gathering little bits of footage at each race that I attended during my downtime with the hopes of one day putting together a video that would recap my experiences.
What started out as a small production turned into the largest personal project that I have ever worked on. I put an incredible amount of time and effort into this final piece because I saw it as a rare opportunity to combine drag racing and video production into one to showcase the two hobbies that I'm most passionate about. It is a rare behind the scenes look at the world's fastest type of racing and it is a display of how hours, days, and months of preparation all come down to one moment...the most powerful, surreal 3.8 seconds you could ever imagine.
I hope you'll take a moment to dive into the world of Top Fuel drag racing that I love and see it from my eyes.
Filmed and Produced by Corey Michalek - email@example.com
Special thanks to Pat Dakin and the Commercial Metal Fabricators Top Fuel Drag Racing team.
Outro - M83
No Refuge - Music Junkies
Crushing Blow - Jack Trammell
Richat - Mark Petrie
How it Starts - The Features
I do not own or claim the rights to the above listed music collection. This piece is to be used for entertainment and educational purposes only.