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Reaction Time Clinic - The Staging Light -- Drag Racing


In order to get good reaction times, we must understand the drag racer's worst enemy ... 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?

The Dragtime News - Bracket Racing 101 - Don't Be Afraid Of The ...


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.

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...

drag racing basics - Darlington Dragway


Drag racing is a competition in which vehicles compete to be the first to cross a set ... is lit on the Christmas Tree) and should no further fouls happen during the race, ... 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 e...

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 ...

Glossary of drag racing terms - 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.

Episode 4: Four Ways to Adjust Your Vehicle Rollout | DragTracker ...


Jun 11, 2014 ... Welcome to The Winner's Circle, a Drag Racing Podcast. ... If I'm running 2500 in the day time I'm looking at 2300 staging RPM. ... these changes then the car not only reacts faster but the ET is changing, maybe this isn't an option. ... So if I've decided to start deep staging by rolling in just a l...

G-tech with a rollout - G-Tech/Pro Support


concepts, please visit our drag racing info page at: http://www.gtechpro.com/ dragstrip.html. This web ... Deep staging will generally give you a shorter reaction time, but a slower E.T. ... your E.T., since your vehicle will still be blocking the Stage. Beam. .... the only way this can happen is if the rollout setting in the G- tech is...

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


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 ...

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Drag School: How to Stage Your Drag Car - OnAllCylinders


Jun 28, 2012 ... There is more to staging than simply rolling your car up to the starting line and taking off. ... before the elapsed time (ET) clock starts and reducing the racer's ET ... To deep stage, roll the car up until you trigger the prestage and ...

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 ...

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


Staging, reaction times, and knowing what just happened. ... The deeper into the stage beam you roll, the less “rollout” (the time it takes your ... When I first began watching races, I figured that a deep stager would have to have a quicker ET, ...