(Originally published at DragIllustrated.com 5/12/23) With both 4-Wide Nationals events in the rearview, NHRA takes its travelling circus to the newly-reopened Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. (I see you Ziz!) Before we hit Q1 near the Windy City, let’s take one more look at Speedway Motorsports Inc’s drag racing novelty. So…is 4-wide racing sustainable? … Continue reading Op-Ed: Is 4-Wide Sustainable?
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BT3 Is Back: Bob Tasca III On Leading Funny Car Points, John Force, State Of NHRA
(Originally published at DragIllustrated.com 5/13/21) Three races into the 2021 NHRA Camping World Series season, Funny Car standout Bob Tasca III finds himself at the top of the class standings, 60 markers ahead of Gainesville winner JR Todd. A semi-final finish at the season-opening Gatornationals followed by back-to-back wins at the 4-Wide Nationals at Las … Continue reading BT3 Is Back: Bob Tasca III On Leading Funny Car Points, John Force, State Of NHRA
Worsham Sees Promise in New Three-Parachute Concept
Originally published at DragIllustrated.com March 4, 2018. A couple years ago, a discussion broke out in the media center at an NHRA National event. Doesn’t it seem as though parachutes on the nitro cars are shredding upon deployment more lately? Like, a lot more? It appears as though we weren’t the only ones paying attention. Former NHRA … Continue reading Worsham Sees Promise in New Three-Parachute Concept
POCKET SIZED POWER: Zach Smith Talks Pro Series Drag Racing Game App
(Originally published at DragIllustrated.com 11/15/17) If you’re like me, the idea of launching down the drag strip, knuckles white on the steering wheel as the dirty, greasy speed of the Detroit iron screaming beneath you brings visions not appropriate for polite discussion. If you’re also like me, you probably can’t afford to make the modifications … Continue reading POCKET SIZED POWER: Zach Smith Talks Pro Series Drag Racing Game App