Five Bravest Drag Racers from the UK

Written By admin On May 20th, 2013

If you live in the UK and are considering starting to drag race, there are quite a few things you need to do before you go out on the track. Drag racing can be a lot of fun, but it also needs to be done in a safe and legal environment. Just getting into your [...]

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Newbie Winner’s Circle: The 2013 Nitro Champs

Written By admin On May 19th, 2013

Nitro in racing terminology means the use of nitromethane in place of gasoline. Top fuel dragsters, the fastest class in drag racing, use 90 nitromethane and 10 methonal to power specialized cars that travel 1,000 ft from start to finish. The engine of a current top fuel dragster develops 8,500 to 10,000 horsepower and powers [...]

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Head-to-Head in California’s Mojave Desert: Best of 2012

Written By admin On May 17th, 2013

Drag racing is a popular sport that a lot of people love doing themselves and watching as well. If you are new to drag racing or are a seasoned professional, you already know how important the protective gear can be when you’re behind the wheel. Drag racing can easily become dangerous if there is a [...]

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Where Did the Term “Drag Racing” Originate?

Written By admin On May 13th, 2013

The word “drag” seems to have little to do with racing, cars or speed. Why are races between two cars called “drag races”? The term originates in the 1500′s in England. A ‘drag’ was a sledge dragged by horses that smoothed dirt roads in England. This doesn’t seem to fit into our modern definition of [...]

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Force Family Dabbles in Top Fuel Class This Year

Written By admin On May 11th, 2013

Drag racing is a popular sport where racing events are held throughout the world. You can find clubs and organizations that organize these events at commercial tracks. To learn the skill of drag racing, you should consider taking lessons. Find drag racing lessons in your area by searching online. You should buy safety gear and [...]

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