Bench Racing, Tall Tales
Little-Known Drag Racing Facts!
The on-line drag racing community is awash in terrific
stories and memories. This internet thing has made it possible for folks to
bench race across the country and around the world! Something happens when a
bunch of drag racers get together, whether relaxing in the pits or relaxing
at the keyboard, and that's STORY
TELLIN'! There is so much more texture and humanity to drag racing
than the "regular guy" gets to see by reading the weekly newspapers and monthly mags.
Wouldn't it be neat to go "behind the scenes" and find out what REALLY goes on
when the cameras are off and when the reporters are using discretion? Well, now you can!
I have been privileged to be in on some of the greatest bench racing
stories told, both in person and online. Since 300 to 500 emails pass through the gates at
Draglist.com daily, plenty of these stories come my way electronically. I told
myself that "people have got to see this stuff!" I went to each of the authors
of the stories and asked them if I could post the stuff at Draglist.com. All said, "No
problem!" Most of these are verbatim, but I did have to "clean up" one or
Warning: Before you delve
into these, be advised that some of them are just a tad racy and a tad on the rough edge.
Let's just say there are some foolish, youthful indiscretions on display. On the other
hand, there are some terrific, little-known facts you will not
find anywhere else!
I posted the Quotes in the order they were posted on the internet. I
highly recommend reading every one to round out your drag racing education! I have several
more to get up here, and I will get to those very soon. To begin, click to
enter one of the sections. Once you are into the quotes, use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to
If you have any memorable bench racing stories or quotes or little-known
facts you would like to see published in this section, add it to our What's
Up section of the Draglist.com Message Board!
I sincerely hope you enjoy this feature. Drop me a line and let me
know what you think!