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In the opening paragraph, the drag racing record is listed as "4. NHRA's website lists a 3. The link to "Stock" in the list of drag racing classes goes to "Stock" as the shares you own in a company, shares bought on the stock market.
Motorsport with Passion: Castrol Raceway boasts overguests Castrol Raceway is now Canada's most comprehensive Motorsport facility, ranked within the Top 10 "small track category" in North America, and the leading entity in Canadian Motorsport industry. This venue has a quarter mile straight track for drag racing, a dirt oval track, and a new road course.
Nostalgia drag racing. Nostalgia drag racing Nostalgia Drag Racing. The Nostalgia Gassers Racing Association is a family oriented group and is approachable in the pits. Reliving the golden era of drag racing.
Drag racing — pitting two cars against each other in a flat-out quarter-mile sprint — first emerged in the s as an underground pastime among motor aficionados and rebellious teens on the salt flats and back roads of California. After World War II, it grew into more than just a hobby. Wally Parks, a military tank test-driver for General Motors, was a prominent organizer of races and time trials around southern California.
Article Search. We remember him here with photos of some of the cars he raced. Top Fuel great Bill Alexander recently passed away.
Thank you to all that came out and raced with us yesterday! Jason Barnes Semi: Teddy Barlow [ Thank you to all that came out and raced with us on a beautiful Sunday afternoon!
Lions Drag Strip was opened in October of in an abandoned trainyard in Wilmington. Ten thousand kids showed up on the first day, tearing the fence down and claiming the race track as their playground. Nearly three hundred cars fought for supremacy.
The squirrel batched out past his competitors, nerfing an A-bomb and pruning a T-bone on his way to top eliminator, moments before the badge bandits arrived on the scene. In its earliest years, races were held stoplight-to-stoplight, or until the sound of sirens prompted drivers to disperse. The sport LIFE profiled in the late s, however, looked less like the revved-up teenagers of Rebel Without a Cause and more like a maturing young adult trying to be taken seriously. Drag racing clubs got involved with civic projects to curry good favor in their communities.