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Where can you learn about the history of Drag Racing?

Here are answers and opinions from FAQ Farmers: * The Don Garlits Drag Racing Museum in Ocala Florida. * Go to www.dragracinglegends.com That is where professional racing started.


What is illegal drag racing?

Drag racing illegaly.


Why do they call drag racing ''drag racing''?

because of the major drag that happens when you race that fast


Who invented the first drag racing car?

Wally Parks invented the Drag racing car


Where can you find information about the history of Drag Racing?

Go to www.nhra.com This question was asked to several top fuel drivers. They could not come up with a definitive answer. Some said that before there were cars people would have contests between horses to see how far they could drag a log. But they all agreed that drag racing as we know it today started in Southern California.


Why is Drag Racing called drag racing?

This is only an educated guess, but back in the early part of the 20th century, the main street in any given town was referred to as "the main drag". Since organized drag racing grew from street racing, if you challenged someone to race from one intersection to the next, you are racing on the "main drag", thus "Drag Racing". Now why the street in town was called the "main drag", well, that is another question to be answered elsewhere. Old Skool Racer


Are street racing and drag racing the same thing?

no, street racing is just that - street racing, it is done on public roads etc etc. drag racing is an official sport where u race at organised event at official drag strips.


3 forms of drag?

Drag Queen Drag Racing Drag of a cigarette Helpful no?


What is a by run in drag racing?

jumping


Where did the term drag racing come from?

Just a guess, but maybe from racing from stoplight, to stoplight, on the main drag.


How did drag racing get its name?

Just a guess but, from racing from stop light, to stop light, on the main drag.


Where can you find the history of Corvette racing?

Go to www.amazon.com and look for books on Corvette Racing


When did drag racing become popular?

the 1950's. Drag racing became popular in 1950's.


Where can one watch drag racing videos online?

One can watch drag racing videos online on several websites. Drag racing videos are available on the websites youtube dot com and logotv dot com, for example.


Different types of car racing?

Types of car racing include: * drag racing * formula 1 racing * nascar racing * street racing


What are the main types of street racing?

Organized, spontaneos and drag racing.


How does a drag racer work?

Drag racing can be a fun and dangerous sport. A drag racer works by driving the drag racing vehicle, this means they hit the clutch and gas at the right time and stop at the right time.


When was the drag racing car invented?

Drag racing cars were not invented. They developed. People were "DRAG" racing cars before the word "DRAGRACE" was invented. Acceleration racing of cars was done in the early 1900's and became a sport much later.


Where can you find History crofts motor racing lap records?

you can find it on NASCAR.com


Who invented drag racing?

Wally Parks invented the Drag racing car Wally Parks invented NHRA Drag Racing. The cars evolved from dry-lakes roadsters and stripped down 'flivvers' of the late 40s.


Where did Drag Racing begin?

It may have begun in southern California. The drag racing car can not be attributed to one individual. "Big Daddy" Don Garlits is considered the "father of modern racing."


What is exhibition of speed?

Drag racing.


Where would drag racing games be popular?

Drag racing games are popular in areas where drag racing tracks are located, but have widespread general appeal across the United States, Australia, and the UK. Drag racing games are most popular among adolescent and young adult males and are available on many game platforms, mobile devices, computer, and online.


How do you get on a drag racing team?

2 ways, 1-make friends with someone with a drag racing team. 2-get a car, go to the track, and get some sponsers, congrats you now have a drag team


Why do they call it drag racing?

Drag racing (1954) is from slang sense of "wagon, buggy" (1755), because a horse would drag it. By 1851 this was transferred to "street," as in the phrase main drag, and it was adopted by hot rodders for "race on city streets." Dragster is also from 1954. edit: drag racing does not imply it is on city streets, it can be closed course and normally is