11/25/17 Drag Racing News




A good look at the drag racing party that was Mod Nationals Hot Rod Network
There have been attempts at Modular Mustang-only drag events in the past. Perhaps those events were ahead of their time, but it appears Mod Motor Mustangs’ Justin Young is onto something with his Mod Nationals. This year’s event at South Georgia Motorsports Park featured several record runs, …

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Two Deaths Darken Nostalgia Drag Racing And Cackling Events In California Hot Rod Network
Those fans and cackle-car teams who showed up for NHRA’s 26th “Bakersfield reunion” seemed glad to be there. Spectators found closer parking …

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Junior dragster farewelled in Perth Sky News Australia
‘We are blessed to have had her for eight years and she’s going to be forever missed. We are grateful for the love and support of the drag racing community.’ Junior competition drag racing has been banned in WA pending an investigation into Anita’s death, after which the state government will consider …

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McCardle has many memories at drag strip Lewistown Sentinel
At the finish line of the Beaver Springs Dragway, a sign reads “Family fun since 1971.” The speedway will continue its regular yearly functions, but under new ownership. BEAVER SPRINGS — From opening day to fly-bys from military air craft to drag racing sprint cars to celebrity appearances, Bob …

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‘Beaver’ Bob crosses finish line at BSD Lewistown Sentinel
I gave up racing right away. I was competitive. It’s far more fun to run a race track. When you race, you’re only the hero when you win and you’re never in charge. When you run the race track, you’re in charge all the time.” He recently achieved a pinnacle of success, being inducted into the drag racing

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Phoenix Police To Use Cars To Build Relationships, Careers KJZZ
It’s referred to as "DRAGG," and it stands for "Drag Racing Against Gangs and Graffiti." Police officers, teachers and automotive professionals will work with about 30 students during the afterschool program. The 32-week curriculum will blend car repair and customization. DRAGG started in Oxnard, …

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Tesla Roadster’s 1.9-Second 0-60 Acceleration Poses One Big First-World Problem autoevolution
The thought of a car that can almost teleport itself to 60 mph – and then need just another 2.2 seconds to reach 100 mph or 160 km/h – will definitely have a lot of people thinking about drag racing the Roadster. Hell, even Musk talked acknowledged that by mentioning the new sports car’s quarter-mile …

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New London-Waterford Speedbowl Management Announces New Grandstand Project To Begin … RaceDayCT
There’s has been no mention publicly from management concerning the return of the Fast Lane Fridays drag racing program for 2018. “The remainder of the schedule will be announced shortly,” Whitney said in the release. “We have a lot of exciting events planned and I think fans are going to be …

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Chrome-Wrapped Lamborghini Aventador Puts On A Flamethrower Show Carscoops (blog)
Filmed recently during what appears to be a drag racing event, the Aventador proved its flame-spitting capabilities that are enhanced by an …

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