10,000 + Horsepower from a modern Top Fuel HEMI !
NHRA's Mike Dunn & Paul Page explain. Since 1964 still the engine of choice for Nitro drag racing regaurdless of the bodystyle it's in. It's a 10,000 + horsepower HEMI design. The only engine capable of producing that much horsepower to propel a car to well over 330 mph in 1000 ft. The only engine design durable enough to make that kind of power. Hands down the fastest cars and engine design on earth! They are ALL HEMI design!
This is a video showing valve float in a running engine at high RPM.
John Force fires up funny car after 15th Championship
John Force has just clinched his 15th Championship Title run at the 2010 NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, California. Shortly thereafter, his crew was hard at work in preparation for his next race which would be for the Final which was the icing on the cake! Here, John and his crew fire up his 7500HP funny car for a short test run, killing us all with the wonderful Nitro Exhaust fumes and incredible sound :) AIN'T NOTHING IN THE WORLD LIKE A TOP FUEL CAR!
Top Fuel Dragster Fuel Pump Demo single cylinder
1st at idle, then full throttle... remember this is for only 1 cylinder, they have 8