Category Archives: Drag Racing

The Physics of Wheelies: It’s About “Conservation of Angular Momentum”

Watching this video of Rockford, Illionois’ Byron Dragway’s annual wheelstand competition from last year got me thinking. Just why do cars and bike lift their front ends up off of the ground under sudden acceleration? I like science but I’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Car Guy Is Born

Click on the anaglyph 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the gallery in 2D or your choice of 3D formats. One of the cars at the preview of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s was … Continue reading

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Drag Racing in 3D

Start the video, then pause. Click on the “3D” icon in the YouTube player menu bar to select 2D or your choice of 3D formats. I found this 3D video of drag racing at Tru3D.com. No details were provided about … Continue reading

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Dick Harrell’s Mr. Chevrolet Funny Car Fires Up at Hot Rod Power Tour

Start the video, then pause and click on the “3D” icon on the YouTube player menu bar to select 2D or your choice of 3D formats Dick Harrell was a popular and successful drag racer in the late 1960s, so … Continue reading

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Found by the Side of the Road: The Bonneville Boss

Okay.  So you’ve got this rocket powered Land Speed Record car, capable (you hope) of breaking all previous records at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  Your problem is getting it to this remote location to make the run.  Your solution?  Make … Continue reading

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Staging Lanes @ the Drag Strip

Multiple 3D, & 2D formats below the jump.

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