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Track Talk: Drag Racing Facts & Records

Whether you want to impress buddies at your local drag strip or just learn the history of the sport of drag racing, there are tons of interesting racing facts and NHRA records to learn about. BTE has researched some of the coolest drag racing “did you know” s—check them out below: Need a Boost? Nitromethane was banned by the NHRA back in 1957 as it was deemed unsafe. However, the ban did not last long and was lifted in 1963, to the satisfaction of many racers. Bond.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, May 24, 2019

Famous Drag Strips in the U.S.

Whether immortalized in movies or for being the site of big name national races, some U.S. drag strips are known throughout the drag racing world. We’ve made a list of some of the most well-known drag strips in the United States. Have you raced at them all? Pomona Raceway - Pomona, California This quarter-mile drag strip opened in 1961 and is famous for hosting the NHRA’s Circle K Winternationals and Automobile Club of Southern California Finals (as well as being operated by... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, April 18, 2019

Drag Racing Terms To Know Before Hitting the Track: Part 2

For newcomers to drag racing, learning the lingo is a great way to settle in to the racing community and learn more about the sport. We’ve put together a glossary of words and phrases to know before you hit the drag strip. This is Part 2 of a two part series and covers terms starting with the letters N-Z. Check out Part 1 , letters A-M. NHRA National Hot Rod Association, drag racing sanctioning body (US only). Nitromethane or nitro ( source) Drag racing fuel created from... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, February 25, 2019