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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.

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Who invented the first drag racing car?

Wally Parks invented the Drag racing car


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.


When was drag racing invented?

There were many speculations on when it was invented but it was invented around 1949


When was drag racing started?

Not too long after the car was invented.


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


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.


Where was racing invented?

ever since ancient times people had the need for speed. chariot races are about the beginning and top fuel drag racing is currently the fastest.


3 forms of drag?

Drag Queen Drag Racing Drag of a cigarette Helpful no?


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


How did drag racing get its name?

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


Where did the term drag racing come from?

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


When did drag racing become popular?

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


What are the main types of street racing?

Organized, spontaneos and drag racing.


What is exhibition of speed?

Drag racing.


What is a by run in drag racing?

jumping


What has the author Paul W Cockerham written?

Paul W. Cockerham has written: 'Porsche' 'Jaguar' 'Drag racing' -- subject(s): Juvenile literature, Drag racing, Drag racers, Automobile racing drivers, Biography 'Lamborghini'


Different types of car racing?

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


What has the author Ronnie Sox written?

Ronnie Sox has written: 'The Sox & Martin book of drag racing' -- subject(s): Drag racing


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.


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."


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.


What year was ski racing invented?

ski racing was invented in 1563


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