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View Full Story - This is Bracket Racing - "On the Road"


Staging, reaction times, and knowing what just happened. ... (just rolling in far enough to illuminate the stage bulb) provides a quicker ET than a deep stage.

Techtips - Drag Racing Traction: Making a Pass - CarTech Books


Mar 16, 2015 ... Leaving the starting line on time is critical to successful drag racing. .... Staging shallow or deep is the only method that is consistent, but you may .... Take a look at the 1/4-mile ET column (or if you are running 1/8-mile, use the ...

NHRA Glossary - NHRA.com


Deep stage: To roll a few inches farther into the beams after staging, which ... Elapsed time: The time it takes a vehicle to travel from the starting line to the finish line. ... to the Christmas Tree to win a race against an opponent with a quicker e.t. ... Nitromethane: Produced specifically as a fuel for drag racing, it is the resu...

Palm Beach International Raceway - Drag Racing 101


The main reason for deep staging is to get a faster reaction time. Starting ... combination will vary so this is an area of practice to gain the best reaction time, which is very important in drag racing. ... ET – this abbreviation refers to Elapsed Time.

drag racing basics - Darlington Dragway


Drag racing is a competition in which vehicles compete to be the first to cross a ... Below the staging lights are three large amber lights, a green light, and a red light . .... too far the top bulb will go out and the driver is said to have "deep staged". ... at the expense of the elapsed time (ET) and MPH achieved at the top...

Race Regulations


Novice: Age 8 and 9 only; ET restricted to 12.90 seconds or slower ... If a competitor crosses the center line on a single run, the elapsed time is voided for ... lanes for a class, the Staging Director will determine which car gets pulled aside for the .... the reputation of the NHRA, Tulsa Raceway Park or the sport of Drag Racing.

How to Shift in a Drag Race: 6 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow


Drag racing is a sport in which cars or motorcycles race down a track with a set ... by deep staging, in gaining a quicker reaction time (RT) but at the expense of the ... driver in a bracket race puts a slower "dial in" (the predicted E.T.) that he/she ...

Track & Race Rules - New London Dragstrip - Forest, Virginia


No children are allowed in the staging lanes, bleach box or on the track ... Fire suits are required if mandated for your class or ET in the IHRA rulebook. ... While in the staging lanes, STAY WITH YOUR CAR and be ready to race at any time. 22 . ... Deep staging is up to the driver, reasonable time will be given for both cars to  .....

SRCA Drag Strip - Rules


Jun 12, 2015 ... Tower personnel must be able to read dial-ins at all times. ... Deep staging will be allowed only with “DEEP” written on car. .... ET break – 9.00 to 13.99 seconds 1/4 mile (NO ELECTRONICS DEVICES ALLOWED TO REMAIN ...

Drag racing 201 - MoparWiki


Aug 19, 2013 ... Drag racing happens awfully fast, and you're doing a lot in a short ... of the Reaction Time (RT) + the Elapsed Time (ET), it is possible for .... The other methods are 1 bump past shallow, 2 bumps past shallow and deep staging.

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Reaction Time Clinic - The Staging Light -- Drag Racing


The photocells detect your car when your tire interupts the light beam that ... How does deep-staging affect your reaction times then? ... Guide to ET Racing

Don't Be Afraid Of The Deep - The Dragtime News


But in the case of the driver's reaction time, what can be done if he or she is just ... are situations in ET bracket racing where staging deep should be considered.

Drag School: How to Stage Your Drag Car - OnAllCylinders


Jun 28, 2012 ... Drag School: How to Stage Your Drag Car. Posted by ... Rollout is the distance it takes for the front tires to move past the stage beam and trigger the ET timer during the launch. ... Deep staging is used to reduce reaction times.

The Art and Science of Staging - National Dragster


Jul 23, 2010 ... The process must be followed to the letter every time you go down ... The placement of your front tire in the staging beams affects everything that happens for the remainder ... to build momentum: The car is actually rolling by the time that the e.t. ... By deep staging, we cut that rollout nearly in half, and the car ...

MSHS Staging Etiquette | Modern Street HEMI Shootout


What happens is if you light both bulbs, the other car only has a certain ... not a lot of time especially if you dont notice the other car is already up there. ... We will still allow deep staging; however will no longer hold the tree for a deep staging driver. ... distance will be slower than your opponent, but your ET should be quic...