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Funny car owner driver jeff nitro surfer deihl was more then ready again to lay it down with the mighty ratt. The current nhra speed record for a topfuel drag racing car is 332. Jeff diehl racing will be flying the ratt banner again at selected events on the nhra drag racing circuit to coincide with the bands world tour dates thru 2020. Jeff and stephen pearcy, founder, singer songwriter again join up to bring ratt n roll to the drag strip where asphalt surfing is a way of life and the music loud. Post pics, videos, comments, events and anything related to funny car drag racing. All vehicles must be fullbodied cars and weigh no less than 2,800 pounds except for 6cylinder cars, which may have a minimum weight of 2,000 pounds, and 4cylinder and rotarypowered. Jeff the surfer diehl owner, driver of the jdr funny car racing team will have the ratt banner flying 2020 on his nitro burning 330 mile an hour top fuel funny. Say hello to the most successful female driver in the world. Aug 30, 2014 funny car nationals drag racing worlds fastest us 1 motorsports park 2017 duration. Jun 12, 20 watch 334 marketings founder, mike ashley drive his 2007 nitro funny car from zero to 334 miles per hour in 4. Then he endured four years without a victory 20022005. Jet engines on trucks for fun and profit dark roasted blend jet engine.

Larson, sponsored by sutliff chevrolet, previously found success in other drag racing ranks with chevrolets and wanted to make the jump to fliptop funny car racing. Jeff diehl races the nhras funny car division as a. Hagan shatters funny car marks on record setting day in topeka. Brittany forces national speed record carries her to the. Hes spawned a family of drag racers, including his three daughters. Funny car bodies typically reflect the models of newly available cars in the time. Top fuel racing official stephen pearcy tfr racing. Check best et and speed listings class by class and for individual drivers.

Ap robert hight shattered the funny car speed record at 337. If you click to add an item into the shopping cart and it wont go in, it means its sold out. Funny cars are characterized by having tiltup fiberglass or carbon fiber automotive bodies over a customfabricated chassis, giving them an appearance vaguely approximating manufacturers showroom models. Last year, she became the first woman to be the no. The record notifications are provided by tsi time keepers uk in cooperation with and speedgroup. On the island of barbados, organization of drag racing events is done by the barbados association of dragsters and drifters. Top fuel and funny car drag racing are at the top of their class. Watch 334 marketings founder, mike ashley drive his 2007 nitro funny car from zero to 334 miles per hour in 4. Sep 10, 2017 top fuel cars 14 mile worlds fastest top speed ever 2017 nitro ninja dom lagana funny car nationals mph run mile per hour track record us 1 motorsports p. You will need performance parts to keep your vehicle in shape.

In the final qualifying session at the nhra northwest nationals, infinite hero funny car driver jack beckman outran his national e. Drag racing cars nostalgia drag racing featuring classic and vintage frontend dragsters, funny cars and super stock vehicles in homage to the golden era of drag racing. Watch john force take home his 149th career funny car win at the dodge milehigh nhra nationals. The nhra mello yello drag racing series is a drag racing series organized by the national hot rod association nhra. By the end of the decade, nicholson left funny car racing to help form the pro stock class. Jeff diehl races the nhras funny car division as a throwback to days gone by bobby bennett jun 23, 2017 at 9.

Further, her run in the advance auto parts top fuel dragster also set the track e. Writeup in green valley race paper said of the car in the state of texas, the expression lone star longneck brings two things to mind. At nhra mello yello drag racing series events, fans may see more than 200 classes of vehicles in 15 categories, or eliminators. Spy shots super cars videos concept cars suv hybrids first drives racing muscle cars. The finest beer sold in the state, and one of the most popular aa funny cars in the lone star state.

Tony schumacher top fuel and bo butner pro stock lead their respective fields. Here you will find many nascar models, dirt track race car model kits, modified racers, sprint cars, funny car kits, dragster models, old style gasser model kits and more. Race distances were shortened from 1,320 feet to 1,000 feet after the death of scott kalitta. It is the top competition series of the nhra, comprising competition in four classes, including top fuel dragster, funny car, pro stock, and pro stock motorcycle. The record for a quartermile race in a topfuel car is 336. Robert hight breaks nhra funny car speed record at 337. Jul 28, 2019 drag racer don garlits broke another record in an allelectric race car last saturday, july 20, 2019, on the anniversary of the moon landing. We have to delete sold out items manually, but we do it often. From the production line to the finish line, theres no car quite like the ford mustang. One site makes it easy to answer all of your drag racing history questions.

This record is for racing a distance of 1,000 feet. She is the danica patrick of nhra funny cars except she wins. Jul 22, 2018 watch john force take home his 149th career funny car win at the dodge milehigh nhra nationals. A genuine american fuel funny car from the best period of fuel funny car match racing teams and one of the only international touring cars to still exist and to be. By 1967, the competition caught up with a new generation of new flip top cars. Tractor trailer salvage yard found hiding a mega muscle car stash duration. Matt hagan set both ends of the nhra funny car national record with a stunning blast of 3. Funny car is a type of drag racing vehicle and a specific racing class in organized drag racing.

Cant read the name painted on the roof over the window, and the driver number on the car doesnt match any in the drag racing list site. Then rupert reminded everyone exactly why he is one of nostalgia drag racing s most dominant drivers. Amongst the always impressive lineup of heralded ponies, however, only one stallion can lay claim to the title of fastest mustang, and that title is held by the mustang nhra funny car. If your in the market for a funny cars, we have hundreds for sale that waiting for you to swoop them up. The differences between a funny car and a top fuel dragster. Top fuel dragsters generally have the same horsepower as funny cars, but are faster because they are lighter with narrow bodies. Peak time racing and its owners, agents, representatives, and employees hereinafter, channel do not collect any information from children under years of age and expressly deny. Las vegas march 31, 2014 john force racing had a successful day of testing at the strip at las vegas motor speedway. They also have the engine placed in front of the driver, as opposed to dragsters, which place it behind the driver. Drag racing encompasses many types of amateur and professional specialty racing vehicles including door cars, funny cars, motorcycles, dragsters, and pro modifieds.

Successful nitro racing privateer dom lagana recorded the fastest speed in top fuel history and clocked one of, if not the quickest quartermile elapsed times in the united states since the institution of the 1,000foot era in 2008 on saturday evening at the u. There are grandchildren and inlaws too, in the first family of drag racing. Robert hight powered his auto club of southern california chevrolet camaro ss funny car to a 3. However, to the folks who ran them, these floppers were anything but obscure. The force is with nhra as drag racing season begins. Some of these parts include engines, chassis, and wheels. Jack beckman, who got his countdown to the championship account off to a good start by winning the playoff opener in reading, powered his infinite hero dodge charger hellcat to the no. Ratt and top fuel funny car driver owner jeff nitro surfer. But there are also whole series of street and stockperformance vehicles including pro street, pro stock, sportsman and bracket, stock and super stock.

May 01, 2007 funny car fever is a humorous, heartfelt, firsthand account of the most exciting and memorable years of the funny car class. This is the fastest dragster pass in top fuel history top gear. Funny car archives female racing news news about women. When you drag race, you want your car to perform at optimal speed. The car is tom fraziers foxy lady and this is the only time i saw it. Funny cars and top fuel dragsters are professional drag race cars and have their own racing category. Patrick glenn nichols musclecar barn finds recommended for you. Jet engineworld recordscars and motorcyclesengineeringguinness. We had the opportunity to experience an nhra drag racing event to what. John force scores 149th career funny car victory 2018 nhra. Mar 30, 2020 his two funny car championships have come in 1992 and 2008, 16 years apart proof of how hard it is to win a championship at all.

Hagan shatters funny car marks on recordsetting day in. Steve reyes followed these fiberglassbodied, nitro burning machines and their drivers from the years leading up to the creation of the funny car class through its halcyon days. In 1965, funny cars were gaining popularity across the country. John force scores 149th career funny car victory 2018 nhra drag racing speed motors on fox. Dragsters, funny cars take the stage photos las vegas.

Currently the drag racing is done at bushy park racing circuit over 18 mile, while acceleration tests of 14 mile are done at the paragon military base. Drag race vehicles with tiltup fiber glass or carbon fiber bodies over custom chassis so that they resemble a manufacturers street car, but with forward mounted engines, unlike the dragsters. In 1967, bruce larson reached out to the logghe brothers in request of a camaro funny car. Jack beckman powers infinite hero dodge to the top of charlotte funny car field. Funny cars and top fuel dragsters are straightline quartermile racers. These are the fastest accelerating vehicles on the planet. Call michael weney ext 129 or randy krause ext 115 18005233353 for more details. Cruz pedregon a sinatragrade classic in nhra funny car class. Moreover, pedregon took a year off in 2001, after parttime seasons in 1999 and 2000. Funny cars feature carbonfiber bodies over a conventional chassis and resemble production cars. Check out just how much nhra mello yello drag racing series funny cars have transformed throughout the years. Nhra drag racing series schedule fastspeedways online.

For a few brief hours, it looked as if jason ruperts stranglehold on the ihra nitro funny car field would finally come to an end. Here is a partial list of necessities for drag racing vehicles. Nhra drivers listing the nhra, the largest auto racing organization in the world. Brittany force is the only one of the siblings still racing. At nhra lucas oil drag racing series races and select nhra full throttle drag racing series events, super street racers compete on a fixed 10. Some 70s funny cars, by virtue of having been raced infrequently andor for a short period of time, having only been raced locally, etc. There was a tom frazier who ran a udra alcohol funny car in 1976, not sure if this is the same guy. John force scores 149th career funny car victory 2018. Dom lagana goes 14mile, clocks fastest top fuel speed ever.

Top fuel dragsters are the quickest accelerating racing cars in the world and the fastest sanctioned category of drag racing, with the fastest competitors reaching. A dragrace between the two shockwave jet trucks at the 1 drag strip in martin. Dodge charger news dodge news drag racing motorsports. Top fuel, funny car, pro stock, top alcohol dragster, top alcohol funny car, comp eliminator, super stock, stock, super comp, super gas race schedule and winners. See more ideas about car humor, drag racing and vintage humor. Top fuel cars 14 mile worlds fastest top speed ever 2017 nitro ninja dom lagana funny car nationals mph run mile per hour track record us 1 motorsports park. Robert hight makes the fastest pass in nhra history youtube.

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