What Is Drag Racing?

April 9, 2023

The fastest, loudest and most explosive form of motorsport on the planet, Top Fuel dragsters boast more than 10,000 horsepower and can top speeds of 300mph in less than four seconds!


While these extreme machines grab all the headlines, they are just the star performers in a sport which welcomes a wide range of cars from standard showroom models right up to the outrageous 25ft Top Fuel monsters.


With competitors lining-up in pairs for head-to-head duels on a short straight-line drag-strip (traditionally measuring ¼-mile as that is the length of a US city block between the lights), Drag Racing is all about lightning fast reaction times and mind-blowing acceleration.


– Adding to the drama, dragsters often complete burn-outs before their runs, warming tyres and laying-down rubber.
– Starting young, Junior Dragsters are available for those aged eight and over.



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