Sunday, March 31, 2013

Today's Drag Racing News

INDYCAR: Two-Time Indy 500 Starter Art…
Art Malone went from being Don Garlits' sidekick in drag racing to teammates with Bobby Unser and Jim Hurtubise at the Indianapolis 500 without the benefit of driver's schools, testing or any previous pavement experience. "Art wasn't the greatest ...
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And they're off...
"I've been drag racing snowmobiles for almost 20 to 21 years now," says Chris Nordang, racer and, resident of Iron River. "Better than sitting home on the couch." It looks easy but riders admit it's a lot of work on and off the snowmobile. "After every ...
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Dixon sets new Australian record as Read doubles up
Australia witnessed its quickest ever drag racing pass on Saturday night at Willowbank Raceway when three times world champion Larry Dixon stormed to a 4.503 second time, as Queensland's own Steve Read doubled up at the Santo's Cranes Super 3 ...
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Mecum Auctions to honor racing legend Grump Jenkins
"Grumpy," as he was known by most, made a name for himself in the '60s drag racing in the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) using cars equipped with engines he had enhanced on his own. Jenkins would often take off down the strip with a lit cigar ...
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Chevy to Offer Camaro Rolling Chassis
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Now Chevy is pulling the old one-two punch as it has unveiled a new rolling chassis version of the Camaro specifically for drag racing. How does it differ from the COPO Camaro? By pure simplicity. The Camaro rolling chassis comes with a body, a roll ...
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Drag racing gains momentum across the country -
Quick speed and reaction is a part of the art of drag racing, a sport that's gaining momentum across the country.