High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing, 1950-1990

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Dragsters are the fastest race cars on earth, capable of reaching 300 miles an hour in a quarter-mile sprint. With 5,000-horsepower engines that use a thunderous blend of nitro fuel, they accelerate in an awesome fury of smoke and flame. For those who love high drama and high-powered machinery, there is nothing to top big-time drag racing. Millions of fans flock to speedways in Pomona, Indianapolis, and other cities each year. And though the rewards the winners reap seem paltry compared to the financial and physical risks ...

High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing, 1950-1990 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801854644

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High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing, 1950-1990 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801846540

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