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On the drag strip

Ed Radlauer

On the drag strip

by Ed Radlauer

  • 145 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drag racing -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Drag racing.

  • About the Edition

    Brief text and color photographs provide an introduction to drag racing--the various cars, classes, and racing techniques.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby E. and R. S. Radlauer. Illustrated with photos. by the authors.
    ContributionsRadlauer, Ruth, 1926- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1029.3 .R32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5705087M
    ISBN 100531019950
    LC Control Number70151889
    OCLC/WorldCa226138

      Tales from the Drag Strip with “Big Daddy” Don Garlits is a first-person account of the many memorable experiences this drag racing icon has lived through in his half-century of nitromethane-fueled exploits. The many races, racers, race fans, and race tracks that have touched his colorful career are recounted as only Big Daddy can, painting 5/5(1).   Tommy Lee says, 'This was never meant to be an all-inclusive book, so while the book may not feature every lost drag strip in America, you will find a wealth of information on tracks such as Lions Associated Drag Strip, Pocono Drag Lodge, Green Valley Raceway and many more, including a number of small, hometown tracks.'" -Auto Enthusiast Weekly Price: $

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    Chevy Drag Racing A Celebration of Bowtie's Success at the Drag Strip Accomplished racing author Doug Boyce takes a celebratory look at Chevy's years of drag racing success, with a focus on the first 25 years ( through ). A dragstrip is a facility for conducting automobile and motorcycle acceleration events such as drag racing. Although a quarter mile is the best known measure for a drag track, many tracks are eighth mile tracks, and the premiere classes will run 1, foot races. The race is begun from a standing start which allows three factors to affect the outcome of the race: reaction time, torque, and traction.


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