Bracket Racing

Author: Tony Sakkis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557882660
Size: 52.70 MB
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A basic guide to drag racing's most popular and fastest growing class. Includes information on: rules and regulations, driving techniques, engine setup, safety, and more.

How To Drag Race

Author: Kevin McKenna
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494472
Size: 60.32 MB
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McKenna uses over 300 color photos to show you what to expect your first time out, how to set your street or racecar up for consistency and speed, and driving technique for enthusiasts at all levels.

Drag Racing 101

Author: Ike Heckler
Publisher: Drag Racing 101
ISBN: 1450514901
Size: 58.10 MB
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This 90 page book has over 85 color assembly pictures of: engines, fuel system, exhaust, rollbar, seats, and suspension, we also include sponsor artwork getting applied and some other fun pictures.

Driving Ambitions

Author: H. F. Moorhouse
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719029165
Size: 41.52 MB
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NHRA rulebook - the self-proclaimed 'bible of drag racing' - in 1976 and was
supported because it kept individuals in the sport. The NHRA set up regional
contests with regional finals and Hot Rod studiously boosted this form of drag
racing through the late 1970s and into the 1980s with many articles of the 'How to
Win at Bracket Racing' or 'How to Build an $1100 Bracket Racer' variety.7 Such
promotion puzzled some readers for it seemed to herald a basic change in goals
of the sport ...

American Auto Racing

Author: J.A. Martin
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786483891
Size: 77.17 MB
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CAN. Bracket. Racing. A locally prepared Monza prepares for a run at Mason
Dixon Dragway, Maryland. Courtesy of J.A. Martin. 65. This Time with More Rules
and More Competition THIS. Mercedes power with Reynard, Gil deFer- ran and
Helio Castroneves, and Honda power. Results were immediate in 2000 as both
new drivers won, with deFerren taking the driver's title, and repeating in 2001. In
2001 Penske returned to Indianapolis. Rookie Castroneves led deFerren to
Penske's ...

Popular Mechanics

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199O. CHEAP. THRILLS. Four. grass-roots. rides. —. low. investment,. low.
maintenance,. high. on. fun. BY RICH TAYLOR, Contributing Editor IF YOU'RE
like us, racing is something you've always wanted to try, but thought you simply
couldn't afford. Wrong. Although you'll probably never see them on ESPN, there
are lots of hobby-level racing opportunities, from drag racing to local oval tracks
to road racing. Four of the more popular — and economical — approaches are
detailed here ...

Ultimate Hot Rod Dictionary A Bombs To Zoomies

Author: Jeff Breitenstein
ISBN: 9781610592352
Size: 37.80 MB
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bracket racing | British Invasion prohibitive for most racers, bracket racing affords
virtually anyone the opportunity to compete based solely on skill and consistent
vehicle performance. Bracket racing's popularity expanded dramatically during
the 1970s and has remained strong into the early twenty-first century. brain
bucket n. Any safety helmet as used by a race-car driver. brakelight racing n.
When a driver lightly touches his brakes immediately prior to entering the big end
timing traps ...

Powerglide Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl H. Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883551
Size: 14.68 MB
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Refer to the Nitrous Oxide section on page 172. Often, economic factors as well
as the types of tracks normally raced on will enter the equation. The stock low
gear ratios available for the Powerglide were 1 .82 and 1 .76 to one. Changing
this ratio can be relatively expensive. Often in the bracket racing ranks new slicks
are considered a luxury. A set of worn slicks may not be able to handle the torque
applied to them through what might be the optimum gear ratio under ideal

Torqueflite A 727 Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883995
Size: 50.56 MB
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The Torqueflite is widely used in street/strip applications and bracket racing. (
Courtesy Magic Photos) Full length TorqueflKes are used In most "Door Cars,"
VALVE BOOT A version of the Torqueflite was available in every rear-wheel-drive
car and light truck produced by the Chrysler Corp. since 1962. This 1966
Barracuda is equipped with an A- 727. (Courtesy Kelly Roe) This Dodge 1-ton
dually powered ...