Funny Cars have a fixed gear ratio of 3. Nevertheless, it was a great meeting, with plenty of cool new cars and some great racing. They debuted in March at San Diego Raceway. In recent years, a resurgence of interest in vintage drag cars has created many new "nostalgia" funny cars - mostly newly made vintage-style funny car bodies mounted on modern funny car frames or. She has been running a super comp car and has been under "Fast Jack" Beckmans tutelage for awhile now.
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Funny Car Nationals return to U.S. 131 Motorsports Park this weekend
Sanair september 1, picture of chevrolet camaro with big hood scoop on the track at nostalgia drag racing event Retro Hot Rod drag racing. Stuckey: Well, we had been working on the car for the better part of a year. Crankshafts are CNC machine carved from steel billet then nitrided in an oven to increase surface hardness. In order to exceed mph in 4. Hot Rod Magazine : 52— Sometimes a new crank. I was smarter then I guess.
Namespaces Article Talk. Southeast Nostalgia Drag Racing does not belong to one person. If you need nitro or any other racing fuel you can contact Pro Racing Fuels at - Content is from the site's archived pages. That's not all though - when it's time to stop, the driver will deploy the chutes and undergo 7 Gs! My take on the whole situation is this. Major corporate sponsorship money came to Funny Car starting in , leading to significant changes in the sport.
Why else do we have BUG's back up girls dressed to the nines in fishnets, skirts, and stiletto's? This beast pumps out HP and is mated to a 3-speed Lenco transmission and Ford 9" rear. The first funny cars were built in the early to mids. Just remember that the future is not written. The most popular design is a Donovan , loosely based on the second generation Chrysler Hemi. Because of these many obvious modifications they did not look stock, hence the name "funny".