History of drag racing
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About us to preserve the history of drag racing one of the original forms of auto racing known to man through restoration, and preservation of historical vehicles. I find the title of the documentary movie very descriptive slingshot was an ancient weapon used mainly for accelerating an object towards its target therefo. 13102017 can't remember which car don prudhomme drove in 1978 which years bob glidden actually (gasp) drove a chevy who. The history of drag racing on or around long island stories about old time drag racing, old race cars, events that happened on li, pictures, video, etc.
Drag racing—the straight dash over 1/4 of a mile from a standing start for the shortest elapsed time—is a form of racing unique to the us. The rise of drag racing regardless of the modern-day confusion, these two classes have produced some of the wildest drag cars in the history of the sport. Ever since the invention of the motor car drivers have been obsessed with speed but how did this lust for the ultimate fast ride evolve into one of the most popular.
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