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Drag racing is a uniquely American form of auto racing that gained in popularity after World War II and during the 1950s. Its alternative name, hot rodding, refers to races involving Classic American cars that enthusiast... More »

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The National Hot Rod Association-NHRA- provides race schedules, tickets and results for its races. The NHRA is an official drag racing organization in the United States; it is a governing body that coordinates races and ... More »

Names such as Don Garlits, Don Prudhomme, John Force and Warren Johnson are often mentioned at or near the top of lists of the best drag racers of all time. According to some industry commentators, Don Garlits can be con... More »

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In drag racing, the term "Chicago style" refers to a race in which there are either one or two rounds of races in which all entrants can participate. After these initial rounds, the two fastest cars out of this group run... More »

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Starting a drag strip requires having the space for the race and the tools to create a standard drag strip. A drag strip should have at least one-eighth of a mile of two-lane, paved racing surface and one-half mile of sh... More »

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BuildYourOwnRaceCar.com provides a variety of online drag car and race car building resources, such as design tools, how-to tutorials and lists of race car basics and tips. DiscoveryEducation.com contains a drag car buil... More »

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A grudge racer is a modern-day drag racer. Grudge racing combines three main elements: trash-talk, stipulations (or ground rules), and street racing. The only rules are the ones the grudge racers establish right before t... More »

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