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Watch This Electric Drag Racing Record Nearly Silently Fall

Watch This Electric Drag Racing Record Nearly Silently Fall

History was made recently when this bright orange dart of a car became the first electric car to eclipse 200 miles per hour in the quarter mile. Running a 7.520 second pass at 323.5 kilometres per hour, the Current Technology 2.0 dragster ran a world record pass in only its…

A Six-Time Drag Racing Champion Spills The Secret To Going Fast On Two Wheels

A Six-Time Drag Racing Champion Spills The Secret To Going Fast On Two Wheels

Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson FXDR rider Andrew Hines had a truly bizarre NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season this year, which wrapped up last weekend in California with his sixth championship. Having won seven races from the first 10 Pro Stock race outings this season, he went into the series’ playoff…

Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing?

Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing?

I have a lot of respect for the sport of drag racing, partially because I believe there’s a lot more nuance and complexity to it than most people think, and also because I once almost crashed a dragster because I’m a moron. One thing I’ve never fully understood, though, is…