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Jun 28, 2012 ... Drag School: How to Stage Your Drag Car. Posted by Alan Rebescher .... Deep staging is used to reduce reaction times. To deep stage, roll the ...


In order to get good reaction times, we must understand the drag racer's worst ... ( or .500 seconds) delay until the green light comes on, a .500 reaction time is perfect. ... has a rolling start of one foot before the reaction timer stops, and the ET timer begins. ... What if you have a Monster truck tire, and you are deep-staged?


Mar 28, 2016 ... In both series, a pro tree was used and deep staging was permitted. ... Deep staging occurs when the Pre-Stage light goes out, but your tire has not ... Knowing that 'reaction time is everything' in Drag Racing, any racer should be ... the starting line, or breaks the Guard beam which starts the ET time clock.


Oct 5, 2015 ... Motorcycle Drag racing Sportsman ... the green light comes on and your ET will be no different than if you cut a .008 light. ... Sometimes you see racers stage closer to the starting beam (deep staging) to get a faster reaction.


When this light comes on your car is basically staged and ready to go. ... There are two ways (at least) to stage, Shallow staging and deep staging. Shallow ... your position in the stage lights, your reaction time, and your ET - they are all related.


The Starting Line is a column for our Sportsman drag racers brought to you by Schnitz Racing. ... Shallow staging will slow your reaction times because the bike has to move further ... Deep staging will produce a quicker reaction but slower ET .


The air improved dramatically, and while the quicker E.T.'s and speeds were ... That's all pretty basic stuff, but what happens when we take Joe Racer and his .... Multi-time champion Richard Alford started deep staging, and Stock World ...


Feb 5, 2015 ... Understanding drag racing: glossary for NHRA Mello Yello Series ... Deep staged : A driver is deep staged when, after staging, he or she rolls a few inches farther, which causes the prestage light to go out. ... E.T.: Elapsed time.


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 quicker.


But in the case of the driver's reaction time, what can be done if he or she is just inherently slow? Remember, both ... I'm not advocating deep over shallow, but there are situations in ET bracket racing where staging deep should be considered.