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Oldest Tracks in Drag Racing

Pinpointing exactly when drag racing began is a bit difficult, but nothing holds more history than the race tracks themselves. These tracks were the backdrop for legendary runs by Don “Big Daddy” Garlits, Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, and many more. Unfortunately, a lot of tracks have closed throughout the years, but many are still up and running. Check out our roundup below of some of the oldest operating drag strips in the United States.  Great Lakes Dragaway -... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, October 8, 2019

"Nasty Nick" Hastings Wins World Footbrake Challenge's Biggest Race

With well over 300 cars making elimination runs this past weekend at Bristol Dragway, the 11th annual BTE World Footbrake Challenge concluded in a busy and successful event for the books on Sunday.   The weekend's big winner was "Nasty Nick" Hastings, who took home $20,000 in the Yukon Gear and Axle on Saturday. Driving his Pontiac T-1000—complete with  BTE powerglide transmission and torque converter —Nick got by Chad Dotson in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, July 10, 2017