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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragstrip

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, ... ten feet longer than three-sixteenths, or a quarter of a mile long (660/1,000/1320 feet, 201/304.8/402 metres), with an additional ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drag_racing

Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles compete, usually two .... Some drag strips are even shorter and run 660 feet, 201 m, or 1/8 mile. The 1,000 foot distance is now also .... Top Fuel cars are 25 feet long and weigh 2,320 pounds in race-ready trim. Methanol fuel mixed with up to 90% ...

jalopnik.com/397820/nhra-shortens-track-after-fatal-crash-no-longer-14-mile

Jul 3, 2008 ... Certainly there's inherent danger that comes with drag racing such ... As soon as a car goes more than a few metres off centre, a built in "kill ...

www.leftlanenews.com/nhra-shortens-top-fuel-and-funny-car-14-mile-distance-to-1000-feet.html

Jul 3, 2008 ... If we go the solar power route, we could shorten it to 134 feet rather ... I'm not a big drag fan but the quarter mile is legendary. ... actually, you could make drag racing real interesting by making the race 1 mile long, and you ...

www.dailynews.com/sports/20131109/nhra-debate-rages-on-1000-vs-traditional-1320-feet

Nov 9, 2013 ... POMONA >> A look at NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series grandstands .... with cars going slower at the quarter-mile than they ever had a 1,000 feet. ... “I don't have a problem either way as long as I get to drive a race car at ...

wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/drag-racing-faces-fundamental-changes

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 ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Long+in+Feet+Is+a+Quarter+Mile+Drag+Strip&v=0lnEjOuQGBc
Oct 4, 2011 ... Worlds Fastest 1/4 mile ever on dragstrip 3.58 secs @ 386 mph (621.61 km/h) .... I've felt quarter mile vids always make the car seem slower that it ... so the next best thing is to shorten the race length from 1320ft to 1000ft ...

www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-nhra-shawn-langdon-20150207-story.html

Feb 7, 2015 ... Drag racer Shawn Langdon made the quickest pass in NHRA history Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. ... funny cars, from the conventional quarter-mile (1,320 feet) in 2008 in the interest of safety, to give drivers a ...

us131msp.com/drag-racing-101

Jun 14, 2017 ... US 131 Motorsports Park is a ¼ mile drag racing facility. ... The 660 foot mark is the halfway point of a quarter-mile track. .... When they leave the starting line, timers record how long it takes them to reach the finish line. This is ...