Doug Kalitta beats J.R. Todd in the closest final in NHRA Top Fuel history
Doug Kalitta raced to his second consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Kalitta powered his Mac Tools dragster to a 3.801-second pass at 323.19 mph to defeat Kalitta Motorsports teammate J.R. Todd’s 3.780 at 320.66 in his SealMaster dragster on a holeshot in the final round. Kalitta tallied his 40th career victory and third at Atlanta Dragway. The margin of victory between Kalitta and Todd was .0000, making it the closest Top Fuel race in NHRA history. It was the first time since 2006 that two Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel cars decided a final. Kalitta sprinted past Terry Haddock, eight-time world champ Tony Schumacher and reigning world champ Antron Brown in the earlier rounds. 2016 FS1/FOX Schedule: http://bit.ly/NHRAonFOX Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NHRA Twitter: @NHRA: https://twitter.com/NHRA Instagram: @NHRA: http://instagram.com/nhra Snapchat: @NHRAOfficial Tumblr: @NHRAOfficial NHRA ALL ACCESS Live Stream: http://bit.ly/nhraallaccess
Tony Schumacher's 3.78 test run 2-1-11.MP4
Tony Schumacher blasted down Palm Beach International Raceway's drag strip in 3.782 seconds at 323.89 miles per hour during the final February 1, 2011 pre-season test-session run.
How a Top Fuel Dragster Works
On this episode of How'd They Do That, we take a look at how a top fuel dragster makes all its power and barrels down the 1,000-ft race track. Connect To Optima Batteries Pintrest: http://pinterest.com/optimabatteries/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/optimabatteries Twitter: https://twitter.com/OptimaBatteries Website: http://www.optimabatteries.com/ Connect To Team Kalitta Motorsports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KalittaMotorsports Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeamKalitta Google Plus: http://pinterest.com/teamkalitta/ Website: http://www.teamkalitta.com/ Connect To The NHRA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NHRA Twitter: https://twitter.com/NHRA Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/109327365062393285163 Website: http://www.nhra.com Connect To Popular Mechanics: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/popularmechanics Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/popmech Connect To Car and Driver: Subscribe! http://bit.ly/subscribecaranddriver Twitter: http://bit.ly/tweetcaranddriver Facebook: http://on.fb.me/facebookcaranddriver Each week, the Car and Driver YouTube Channel will launch episodes of The Full Hoon, Car and Driver: Abroad, Road & Track Presents, Popular Mechanics How'd They Do That?, Car and Driver: Tested, and Popular Mechanics Saturday Mechanic.
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