A dragstrip is a facility for conducting automobile and motorcycle acceleration
events such as drag racing. Although a quarter mile (1320 feet, 402 m) is the best
known measure for a drag track, ......
Jul 3, 2008 ... NHRA Shortens Track After Fatal Crash, No Longer 1/4-Mile ... Scott Kalitta's fatal
crash, the NHRA has decided to shorten the length of the race in the Funny Car
and Top Fuel classes from 1320 feet down to 1000 feet. ... Certainly there's
inherent danger that comes with drag racing such beastly machines, .....
Brainerd International Raceway's quarter-mile drag strip is the fastest track in the
... A new 700-foot concrete launch pad was added and new asphalt for the ... BIR
converted the mile-long straightaway on its road course to a drag strip and ...
Dec 24, 2015 ... Tony Schumacher, Drag Racing, NHRA ... racing than whether Top Fuel and
Funny Car should go back to true quarter-mile racing. ... reducing the length of a
drag strip by 320 feet would enhance the safety of the sport and ...
Jul 8, 2008 ... Then my favorite complaint of all: “If it isn't quarter-mile racing the ... all NHRA
quarter-mile tracks to change to a maximum of 1000 feet for 2009 ... “By using the
data from Bret Kepner's article on the length of NHRA drag strips I ...
In most classes, a burnout precedes every run down the dragstrip. ... these
supercharged, fuel-injected, nitromethane-burning machines travel the quarter-
mile in 4.6 .... Top Fuel cars are 25 feet long and weigh 2,250 pounds in race-
The length of the actual racing surface at an NHRA Drag Racing Series event is
one-quarter mile, or 1,320 feet. The average width of each lane is 30 feet.
In basic terms, a drag race is an acceleration contest from a standing start
between two vehicles over ... The accepted standard for that distance is a quarter
Drag Racing is a straight-line acceleration contest between two vehicles over a ...
accepted worldwide are quarter-mile (1,320 feet) and eighth-mile (660 feet). Little
River Dragway is mostly an eighth-mile facility, but on Friday nights we do ...
follow the long curve at the end of the track, to avoid turning in front of the car in
The Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals was held at Maple Grove Raceway ... Track is
lengthened to 4,000 feet long and 60 feet wide to allow quarter-mile racing.