Here are some random images that caught my fancy. All are from the H.A.M.B. (I think).
First off, three nice shots of the Douglas X-3.
Here's the closest thing to a rocket girl that I've seen lately. The weak relation should be obvious.
Big Daddy Don Garlits!
Old 'Pirate' 1-cylinder racer. Didn't have rockets...but it should have.