Bracket Racing

Author: Tony Sakkis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557882660
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A basic guide to drag racing's most popular and fastest growing class. Includes information on: rules and regulations, driving techniques, engine setup, safety, and more.

How To Drag Race

Author: Kevin McKenna
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494472
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ET bracket racing was created to promote fair competition between vehicles of
varying performance levels, and that still holds true today. Bracket racing's loose
class structure and liberal rules make it possible for street-legal cars to compete
successfully against all-out race cars. In bracket racing, all-out performance takes
a back seat to consistency. Most experienced bracket racers have finely honed
car performance, set-ups, launching procedure, and driving technique, so it's
common ...

Drag Racing 101

Author: Ike Heckler
Publisher: Drag Racing 101
ISBN: 1450514901
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Chapter 1 The Race Car Heads-Up or Bracket Racing? Welcome to Drag Racing
101 and congratulations for making the commitment to buying this book so you
can enter the lucrative, exciting, and high-stakes world of drag racing. Along the
way, I will show you pictures of how the '67 LeMans on the cover started in 1985
as a 16 sec street/strip car with no sponsors, to its present semi-pro level running
15 races a year, in the mid 10's, with major sponsorship. There are 2 basic forms
of ...

American Auto Racing

Author: J.A. Martin
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786483891
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CAN. Bracket. Racing. A locally prepared Monza prepares for a run at Mason
Dixon Dragway, Maryland. Courtesy of J.A. Martin. 65. This Time with More Rules
and More Competition THIS. Mercedes power with Reynard, Gil deFer- ran and
Helio Castroneves, and Honda power. Results were immediate in 2000 as both
new drivers won, with deFerren taking the driver's title, and repeating in 2001. In
2001 Penske returned to Indianapolis. Rookie Castroneves led deFerren to
Penske's ...

Ultimate Hot Rod Dictionary A Bombs To Zoomies

Author: Jeff Breitenstein
ISBN: 9781610592352
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bracket racing | British Invasion prohibitive for most racers, bracket racing affords
virtually anyone the opportunity to compete based solely on skill and consistent
vehicle performance. Bracket racing's popularity expanded dramatically during
the 1970s and has remained strong into the early twenty-first century. brain
bucket n. Any safety helmet as used by a race-car driver. brakelight racing n.
When a driver lightly touches his brakes immediately prior to entering the big end
timing traps ...

Popular Mechanics

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Most racers start out drag racing on Main Street in Mom's Buick. Bracket racing
lets you wear a helmet and race Mom's Buick at the track, for a $3 entry fee.
There are even cash prizes. All of which explains why bracket racing is the most
popular form of motor- sports in the world. You show up at your local dragstrip
almost any Wednesday or Friday night and pay your three bucks. There will be
hundreds of other racers there. You can race anything. You don't even need a
rollbar unless ...

Chevy Small Block V 8 Interchange Manual 2nd Edition

Author: David Lewis
ISBN: 1616730676
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The small-block Chevrolet engine is the most popular engine in the world among performance enthusiasts and racers. But with its popularity come certain problems, and this book is your step-by-step go-to manual.

Powerglide Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl H. Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883551
Size: 20.94 MB
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Refer to the Nitrous Oxide section on page 172. Often, economic factors as well
as the types of tracks normally raced on will enter the equation. The stock low
gear ratios available for the Powerglide were 1 .82 and 1 .76 to one. Changing
this ratio can be relatively expensive. Often in the bracket racing ranks new slicks
are considered a luxury. A set of worn slicks may not be able to handle the torque
applied to them through what might be the optimum gear ratio under ideal

Torqueflite A 727 Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883995
Size: 69.91 MB
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The Torqueflite is widely used in street/strip applications and bracket racing. (
Courtesy Magic Photos) Full length TorqueflKes are used In most "Door Cars,"
VALVE BOOT A version of the Torqueflite was available in every rear-wheel-drive
car and light truck produced by the Chrysler Corp. since 1962. This 1966
Barracuda is equipped with an A- 727. (Courtesy Kelly Roe) This Dodge 1-ton
dually powered ...

Cycle World Magazine

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Instead, unequal mas or riders can be started through a of handicap, or bracket
racing. bracket racing, a rider makes several ice runs before the race, to
determine ast he can go with his machine. Then is in his speed, predicting to
officials ast he will go. example, let's say that a rider rode BX at the drag strip and
turned d times of 12.12 sec., 12.09 sec., and sec. in the three practice runs. He es
that he can go 12.10 sec. in the ct race, so tells that elapsed time to cials. en the
rider goes to ...