This week’s Blast from the Past selection features the mighty “King of the Northwest” Jerry Ruth from 1969 or 1970. At the wheel of his Division 6 winning Top Fueler, Ruth was one of the fiercest competitors in the Land of the Leaders. During one of the Firebird World Championship Series events Ruth not only won Top Fuel, but he also swept the Funny Car title, earning a rare double-up victory. Image by Dan Goodman