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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  ...

Quarter mile - definition of quarter mile by The Free Dictionary

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Noun, 1. quarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile. 440 yards · linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length. international mile ...

Longer Length Measurements - U.S. - AAA Math

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An interactive math lesson about converting between larger U.S. length units. ... foot; yard=3 feet; eighth mile = 220 yards = 660 feet; quarter mile = 440 yards ...

Oct 4, 2011 ... Fastest 1/4 mile ever 3.58 secs @ 386 mph (621.61 km/h) Santa Pod ... Ky Michaelson to the quickest quarter mile elapsed time in auto history, ...

NHRA Shortens Track After Fatal Crash, No Longer 1/4-Mile - Jalopnik

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Jul 3, 2008 ... As an interim safety measure in the wake of Scott Kalitta's fatal crash, the NHRA has decided to shorten the length of the race in the Funny Car ...

What is the actual length of a 1/24 scale 1/4 mile slot car drag ...

One Mile = 5280 feet. One Quarter Mile = 1320 feet 1/24th of 1320 is 55. So your slot car track should be 55 feet long plus however much length ...

Drag Racing Faces Fundamental Changes - The New York Times

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Jul 10, 2008 ... For as long as anyone can remember, the official length of a professional drag race has been a quarter of a mile, or 1,320 feet (though ...

THREE YEARS LATER - 1000-FT. MORE ACCEPTED IN THE PITS ...

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Jul 24, 2011 ... This weekend at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals is the three-year ... Cars race to 1000-feet, instead of the traditional quarter-mile (1320 feet).

Part 3: Basic Calculations

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So, at 30 mph, a second is three car lengths and at 60 mph it is six. ... A real car will not be able to keep up full ½G acceleration for a quarter mile due to air ...

Swim Distance Chart - Tri-Newbies Online

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Usual distance will be ¼ mile or approximately 500 yards. International ... ½ mile = about 800 yards = 32 lengths 1 mile ... ¼ mile = about 400 meters = 8 lengths

How long is a quarter mile? | Reference.com

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A quarter mile is, by definition, a fourth of a mile. It is 1320 feet or 402.3 meters. On a standard-sized ... Which instruments are used to measure length? Q: ...

f(t): Just How Long Is That Quarter Mile Track Anyway?

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May 27, 2010 ... And I know it's a quarter-mile track, but of course the inside lane is much .... they told us that we should estimate 7 meters extra length per lane.

quarter mile - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

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a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile. ... Crews created an earth-filled dam about a quarter mile from the site of the leak to capture the oil, Allen said.