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Old 08-06-2012, 02:18 AM   #1
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Anybody on here own / drive a drag car. Or follow the Full Throttle series ? The females did good this weekend in Seattle. Erica Enders took Pro Stock, Courtney Force took Funnycar.

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Anybody can drive in a straight line. I do it every day on my way to work.

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Anybody can drive in a straight line. I do it every day on my way to work.
I think being strapped to 8,000 HP , and going from 0 to over 300MPH in 4 seconds may be a little more exciting than your drive to work, but i could be wrong....
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I think being strapped to 8,000 HP , and going from 0 to over 300MPH in 4 seconds may be a little more exciting than your drive to work, but i could be wrong....
Dunno... You haven't riden to work with me. There's a spot with a 0 to 186 mph straight line run in this video... But the curves are much more fun.

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It takes someone with some real balls and great driving skills including perfect reaction time to make a good drag racer not to mention u have to b strong if u have a few thousand ft pnds cause when your foot goes down your whole body goes back and u still have to use your arms and body perfectly to win the race. I love the sport theres nothing else like it. Anyone can slowely take off and drive in circles fighting over 1st place for 500 miles.

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I think being strapped to 8,000 HP , and going from 0 to over 300MPH in 4 seconds ...
when it's coming from you it sounds sooooo hot!

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great video ..... law breaker!
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great video ..... law breaker!
I've never broken the law.

I followed my friends breaking the law though.


I do get urked by drag racing and nascar though. Just doesn't seem all that inspiring. Formula One, Moto GP, WSBK, and AMA turn multiple directions and they keep going through wrecks and rain. Non-stop balls out till the end no matter what.
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I've never broken the law.
didn't know the posted speed limit anywhere in the US was 186mph unless that wasn't you on the bike?


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I have a good friend who's into the drags. He still drives down to Fl. for the GatorNationals every year. Me, I'll take F 1 anyday.

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I used to be really into it, but sold off my car, truck and trailer. I ran a few cars. 69 Dodge Super Bee, 72 Nova SS, 2001 Camaro SS. It was fun but after 20 years I decided to get into other hobbies that my family can enjoy.
Here is a vid of the Nova after I got a different engine in it.

and this was my Super Bee
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