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Jet Cars Drag Racing
May 27, 2018

Jet Cars Drag Racing

The first jet dragsters were built by the Arfons brothers, Art and Walt. After their famous falling out at the end of 1960, both brothers separately campaigned jet racers on tracks and pursued the land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats. By the summer of 1961, Walt Arfons s jet-powered Green Monster was routinely pacing in the mid-seven-second range. By…

Best Level 2 Car Drag Racing
May 22, 2018

Best Level 2 Car Drag Racing

The New York Auto Show begins from April 14 (2017) and promises to showcase some of the world s best cars. Read on to find out some of the highlights expected. Dodge Demon Dodge Demon has been massively promoted by the company ahead of New York International Auto Show. The Demon is a production car set up for drag racing. It is expected to allow customisable…

Mustang Drag Race Cars
March 27, 2018

Mustang Drag Race Cars

(Ford Motor Company Press Release) Ford’s support for grassroots drag racing continues with an advanced new Cobra Jet Mustang; limited 50-car run is race-ready for NHRA Stock and Super Stock competition New four-link rear suspension and electric water pump applications are firsts for Cobra Jet, which is engineered for performance at the track Cobra Jet shares…

Best Car to Build for Drag Racing
March 22, 2018

Best Car to Build for Drag Racing

It s easy for a seasoned car guy to give advice on what he or she thinks is best when it comes to modifying your car or truck, but many times that advice is biased based on their own belief of what is best and based on what they read on their forum. What a beginner needs is advice that comes from the basics of automotive performance and what makes or doesn t…

JR Drag Racing Cars
March 17, 2018

JR Drag Racing Cars

The JR Race Car Junior Dragster program is designed to allow racers between the ages of 7 and 17 the opportunity to race against their peers in near-replica models of the cars that the pros drive. They compete at the local track level and selected divisional events as well as at the Summit Team Finals and at individual Junior-only JR Race Car Team Finals events…

Best Car for Drag Racing
March 2, 2018

Best Car for Drag Racing

How did muscle-car madness start? 1 of 8 Ford Because it is a genre that enthusiasts are passionate about, you are bound to generate some criticism when compiling a list of the 7 greatest muscle cars of all time. However, Bankrate stuck its neck out to do just that. Some enthusiasts trace the history of muscle cars to the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88. But the heyday…

Best Car to Drag Race
January 26, 2018

Best Car to Drag Race

2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Update 3: Drag-Racing Fun at Best Driver s Car Every year at the tail end of our annual Best Driver s Competition, we line all the contenders up on a giant runway and drag race em. Why? Well, as Angus Mackenzie famously put it, Because we can. We call the video that results from this loud and dusty mayhem World s Greatest Drag…

Dragons Den Sports Car
January 6, 2018

Dragons Den Sports Car

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Diecast Drag Racing Cars
December 17, 2017

Diecast Drag Racing Cars

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest It’s underground racing at its most literal: a series of tracks - from a quarter-mile strip to the winding mountain run - all tucked into a basement of a house in St. Peters, Missouri. That the tracks are designed to accommodate 1:64-scale toy cars helps. This is Die Cast Racing, one of a handful of leagues dedicated to running…

Types of Drag Racing Cars
November 24, 2017

Types of Drag Racing Cars

At NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events, fans may see more than 200 classes of vehicles in 15 categories, or eliminators. Class eligibility is based on requirements that include type of vehicle, engine size, vehicle weight, allowable modifications, and aerodynamics. Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol…

Muscle Car Drag Racing
November 13, 2017

Muscle Car Drag Racing

Directions: 21 E. SR 64, Bradenton, FL 34212 The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Series starts its season over the weekend of March 9-12, 2017, with the 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, scheduled to take place at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. As this is the first race of the season, the Northern-based competitors are chomping at the bit to feel…

Drag Race Car Insurance
October 9, 2017

Drag Race Car Insurance

Bill Horton has been involved with the sport of drag racing since the tender age of ten. He went to his first race in 1968 (a match race betwee n Bill Lawton’s Mystery 7 Mustang and Frank Federici’s Shark Corvette funny cars), and soon became one of the track photographers at Connecticut Dragway. Through his teens and twenties he worked crewing for various cars…

SMART Car Drag Race
October 4, 2017

SMART Car Drag Race

That is not a typo. Someone really transplanted a big-block Chevy into a Smart Car, effectively stuffing the largest possible engine into the smallest possible car. Ain’t hot rodding grand? Just when you start to get bored with an endless stream of sensational headlines of cars built on tight deadlines and budget small-blocks that make 6-digit power numbers…

Drag Race Car Chassis Builders
January 2, 2017

Drag Race Car Chassis Builders

Chris Alston developed the first doorslammer chassis kits in the late 1970s, making Chassisworks the most experienced chassis manufacturer in the industry. In that time, Chaiworks has refined the process of manufacturing and distributing tube-frame, drag-race chassis kits, to minimize the amount of time and effort required by the builder. On numerous occassions…

Funny Cars Drag Racing
February 2, 2017

Funny Cars Drag Racing

Pilot of one of the world’s fastest and most powerful race cars, NHRA superstar Alexis DeJoria brings a different energy to the motorsports industry with her ‘rock n roll’ vibe. As a top ten driver competing in the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, DeJoria races her 10, -horsepower Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car at speeds over 330-mph. DeJoria’s…

Cheap Car for Drag Racing
March 4, 2017

Cheap Car for Drag Racing

The 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) opens to media on 12 April. In this report, IHS Markit looks at the expected car introductions, from the drag-racing Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to the zero-emission Honda Clarity BEV. IHS Markit Perspective: Significance: The 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) opens to the media on 12 April 2017. New…

Drag Racing Electric Car
August 16, 2017

Drag Racing Electric Car

Though it sounds crazy to the average person who still thinks electric vehicles are Rascals and golf carts, electrics make fantastic drag racers. We ve covered them here plenty, and I ve even tried it. But they re by no means perfect, for the same reasons as all electric cars: batteries and infrastructure. But I have a plan. If you know me, you know that I like…

Drag Race Car Parts
January 6, 2017

Drag Race Car Parts

There are two things that come to mind when you think about sports cars; speed and style. These racing parts are designed to enhance both of those, and to provide the foundation for the flash that only you can appreciate. Many parts and components are offered on eBay, including stainless steel racing manifold headers and exhausts, new Zoomie headers, and much…

Cars for Drag Racing
May 18, 2017

Cars for Drag Racing

Durban metro police impounded over 20 cars during a raid at a popular drag racing spot. The raid on Saturday night came two days after a Durban father‚ Kuben Pather‚ 33‚ from Chatsworth was allegedly beaten by drag racers at a petrol station along Durban s Umgeni Road. Drag Durban Metro Police spokesman Superintendent Sbonelo Mchunu said police impounded 21 vehicles…

Super Car Drag Race
January 21, 2017

Super Car Drag Race

Perfect example of why a good driver is so important. We were recently subjected to a particularly disappointing drag race involving a trio of Audis courtesy of Top Gear that inexplicably failed to include the always awesome Audi RS7. Thanks to PRonTheRoad, we can now see the beautiful beast in action against an equally drool-worthy vehicle in the shape of a…

EBay motor Drag Race Cars
July 14, 2017

EBay motor Drag Race Cars

Talk about your way-cool potential project vehicles! Dave Werremeyer, formerly of ProCharger and at present the National Tech Director for Promedia Events and their NMRA, NMCA, and NMCA WEST Series, has placed this gem— a 1968 Plymouth Valiant with a Dodge R5P7 NASCAR motor for power —, giving some lucky to-be-determined bidder out there one badass ride that’s…

Drag Race Car Names
November 16, 2016

Drag Race Car Names

Shirley Muldowney retired from drag racing as a champion NHRA Top Fuel drag-racer and is known as the First Lady of Drag Racing. Synopsis Shirley Muldowney was born on June 19, 1940, in Burlington, Vermont. The first woman to be licensed by the National Hot Rod Association and the first to drive a top fuel dragster, Muldowney is known as the First Lady of…