How To: Drag Racing 101 the Basics, Staging The Christmas Tree and the Starting Line
If you have the need for speed or want to test your car in the quarter mile then you may want to visit a local drag strip and try your hand at drag racing. This informative video shows you some of the basics so that when you get to the race track you will feel less intimidated and more comfortable.
How to never miss a shift at the track
I drag raced automatics for years and always heard the stick shift drivers
complaining about how they would miss shifts when racing. It almost became
an excuse for why they would lose to someone.
Now that I'm drag racing a manual, I didn't want to have to make the same
excuses, nor did I want to have the .5 second (or more) penalty at the drag
strip for not being able to get the car into gear.
I've missed a shift once in the time I've drag raced a 6 speed and it was
because I did NOT follow the techniques above. I have never missed a shift
using the techniques shown here and now you won't either.
HTR: How to launch an Automatic car.
This video is a video filmed to describe the best way to get some off the
line performance out of you old beat up car that you just want to scare the
crap out of the person next to you at the stop light. This is not
something that should be done every day if you want the car to last this is
just a beater car that I got for the summer and me friend was nice enough
to let me use his. I take no responsibility if you are hurt or do any
damage to your car trying to replicate the acts done in this video.
Dragracing 101 - The Tree and Staging
What's a "Christmas tree"? How does "deep staging" work? Why is that red
bulb lit? These, and many other questions are answered on this episode of
Drag Racing 101
Grassroots Drag Racing 2012 Film
Grassroots Drag Racing has done it again. Follow the season with Rob Roy
behind the drivers seat as he attempts to go the distance to qualify for
the Summet ET Finals for division 6. Grab some popcorn and come find out
how well he did.
World's Greatest Drag Race 2!
It's back! The World's Greatest Drag Race returns with nine of the world's
best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars for 2012 facing off in an epic
quarter-mile sprint for glory... and ultimate bragging rights! This year's
field includes all nine contenders from Motor Trend's 2012 Best Driver's
Car competition. We have the Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black
Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911
Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -- all gathered
together on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which
car is the fastest. Obviously these nine competitors display a wide range
of power and performance, not to mention price tags. So why are we lining
them all up again for one gigantic, over-the-top drag race? It's simple...
Because We Can!
World's Greatest Drag Race 2 concludes our special 2012 Best Driver's Car
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and amazing videos for you next year for Motor Trend's 2013 Best Driver's
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