Doug Kalitta at the NHRA Route 66 Nationals in 2004 ran the quickest ever pass in a 1/4 mile for a piston engined car with this 4.420 second pass at 328.22 mph to take the win against Brandon Bernstein who tries to take of like a rocket ship at half track. This still stands as the quickest pass ever in the 1/4 mile by a vehicle with piston engine (2013).
Tony Schumacher 4.428 @ 327 MPH
Tony Schumacher beats Melanie Troxel in the final round of Top Fuel at the
Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at
Pomona, running 4.428 @ 327.98 mph, he resets the national record for E.T.,
and wins the 2006 Top Fuel Championship over Doug Kalitta. This is
remembered as "The Run" a final round, national record-setting run at the
last race on the final pass that gave the U.S. Army team the championship
title. The memorable 4.428 second pass is being regarded as the greatest
single run in NHRA history by many drag racing historians.
8000 horses clearing their throat!!
NHRA National Time Trials Phoenix 1-28-07. Doug Kalitta warming up his Top
Fuel Nitromethan powered car at the Firebird raceway in Phoenix, AZ during
the National time trials. I had to go to get my fix of Nitro cars. Check
out the sound on this one, lol.
Martin Stamatis 4.577 329.10 mph (529.63 kmh) drag race
Western Australian Martin Stamatis became the fastest Australian drag racer
at the recent Sydney Summernationals on Saturday February 16 when he
blasted his Fastlane Software Jim Read Racing top fuel dragster to a top
speed of 329.10 mph (529.63 kmh) down the WSID quarter mile.
The fastest speed recorded by an Australian on Aussie soil was previously
held by his team mate, Phil Read who ran 329.02 mph (529.51 kmh) at the
2006 Boxing Day International Top Fuel Challenge.
Although the margin may be minimal to some, for Stamatis the speed was a
great personal achievement for him and his hard working team, and the 4.577
second ET from the run is also now only just behind Phil Read's personal
best of time 4.571 seconds, leaving the entire Read team really pumped.
Stamatis and his team then went on to win the meeting, and are now looking
forward to the next top fuel round due to be held in Sydney on May 2 and 3.
2013 Night Under Fire Larry Spiderman McBride Nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle Nostalgia Drag Racing
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August 13, 2011 - Norwalk Night Under Fire at Summit Racing Equipment
Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car Drag Racing
Larry Spiderman McBride and his nitro-fueled 1511cc Puma/Kawasaki
Also Featuring: Ohio Outlaw AA/Gassers: Featuring Steve Crook in his 1956
Blew By You Chevy; Brian Spotts in his It's Crazy 1948 Anglia; Micky Hale
in the Warlock 1948 Austin; Skip Coverdale in his 1948 Anglia; Ed Kasicki
in his Phenomenon 1933 Willys; Rocky Pirrone in his Boss Hydro 1933 Willys;
Dave Cobb in his Finders Keepers 1933 Willys; Mark Benjamin in his 1933
Williys; Ted Turley in the Traveler 1933 Willys; and Fred Bear in the Big
John Mazmanian 1941 Willys. Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars Two-Race Exhibition
between Jim Head in his Head Racing Trans Am against Mark Oswald in the
Candies Family Racing Cuda. Nitro Funny Cars First of Two-Race Exhibition
between Chad Head and Blake Alexander, and Robert Hight and John Force.
Night Under Fire The King of Quake - Bob Motz World's Quickest and Fastest
Jet Kenworth, Drag Racing, Flame throwing semi, sign burning, 17,500 HP,
jet powered Truck. Bradenton Motorsports Park Haltech World Finals -
Top Fuel Bike Final - Peter Svensson vs. Larry McBride TF Bike Final Drift
Tony Schumacher 4.430 Seconds
Tony Schumacher qualified pole at Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals in 2007
with the fourth quickest pass in history for top fuel with a 4.430 second
Top fuel dragster on board video
On board video from Scott Palmer's top fuel dragster making a test pass
down the 1/8 mile at the Street Machine Shootout at Ozarks Raceway. This
is quite the ride!
2013 March Meet Top Fuel & Funny Car
The World Famous Smokers March Meet from Bakersfield California March 7th
thru 10th, 2013.
3:47 Funny Car Qualifying Highlights
7:56 Top Fuel Qualifying Highlights
12:25 1st Round Funny Car
26:36 1st Round Top Fuel
38:13 2nd Round Funny Car
44:03 2nd Round Top Fuel
48:50 Semi Finals Funny Car
53:00 Semi Finals Top Fuel
56:41 Final Rounds
57:08 Funny Car
59:10 Top Fuel
1:01:45 Winner's Circle
The intro Audio is from "Big Sounds of the Drags 2001". The first speaker
is Tom Jobe of The Surfer's AAFD fame followed by "Wild Bill" Alexander's
interview after winning Top Fuel at the 2000 March Meet. The Top Fuel
segment has Jon Lundberg track commentary "Camelot, Top Fuel Style."
The Funny Car segment is narrated by Steve Evans.
Song: The Great Advance
Artist: Francis Monkman
4 wide Top Fuel Drag Race Z Max Dragway, Great veiw must see!!! 30,000+ H.P.!!!
spencer Massey, driver of the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco dragster; Brandon
Bernstein, driver of the Budweiser/Lucas Oil dragster; Antron Brown, driver
of the Matco Tools dragster; and Morgan Lucas, driver of the Geico
Powersports/Lucas Oil dragster.
I was one of the lucky few who got one of the best filming and none crowded
spots at the strip. I filmed it in the suites. It was very crazy and I cant
wait till they do it again next year! The ground shook like crazy and it
was very loud. All cars made it down the track fairly fast. Thanks Burton
for such a spectacular expedition race.
NHRA Top Fuel testing 2011 World Record Run
Too bad this run was on a test night and not an actual race or qualifying
because this would have been a world record folks. Antron Brown in florida
Feb 5 2011. Fastest time of the night was Brown 3.77 at 324mph. Tony
Scumacher went 3.77 at 311mph. Capps, force, pedregon, height, bernstein
all were here. Palm beach international raceway.