Funny cars are so named because they have some quirky features, such as the fact that the entire body of the car has to move in order to let a driver get in or out. These drag racing cars typically have a standard metal ... More »

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Funny cars are designed to be faster than the average automobile, and while each individual car may have its own unique horsepower output, funny cars are often seen traveling at speeds of more than 300 miles per hour. Ho... More »

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The Classic Funny Car Board website is an internet discussion forum with classified listings on the topic of classic cars. Some of the thread categories include: Classic Funny Cars, Nostalgia A/Fuel, Classic Fuel Altered... More »

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In drag racing contexts, a Christmas tree is not actually a tree but a stack of lights that are used to indicate when a driver should start. The exact form of a Christmas tree may vary by track, but in general there are ... More »

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NASCAR races run counter-clockwise because left turns are safer on oval tracks since the drivers sit on the left side of the vehicle, and the right-hand side would hit the wall in an accident. Left-hand turns are also ea... More »

Funny cars are designed to be faster than the average automobile, and while each individual car may have its own unique horsepower output, funny cars are often seen traveling at speeds of more than 300 miles per hour. Ho... More »

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Junk car racing is, at minimum, a competition that tests the aptitude of inexpensive vehicles. The most notable incarnation of this is "24 Hours of LeMons," a parody of the original "24 Hours of Le Mans" races, and it ou... More »

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