Walk up to any automotive enthusiast, drag racing or not, and mention the name "Green Monster" and they immediately launch into an animated response about the Arfons brothers' twelve cylinder, Allison-powered dragsters that dominated the strips and national speed records during the middle and late 1950's. The they say, "I sure would have liked to have seen one of them for real". Well check out Monster #5!
The Green Monster #5 lives. This historical, missing link from drag racing's early years has been stored away for more than 50 years, in Tucson, Arizona. The Green Monster represents the very origin of the species that evolved into today's professional Top Fuel class.