Drag Racing Cars

What is Drag Racing?
Drag Racing is a contest between two vehicles to determine which can go the fastest from a standing start to full open throttle over an agreed upon distance, which is usually an 1/8 mile, ¼ mile or 1000 feet.

While most drag racing now takes place on a professional race track, there are both televised staged street contests and illegal street races which still take place. Professional organizations like the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) the largest sanctioning body in professional drag racing, were started to counteract illegal street racing, which can be very dangerous due to the speed and power of the vehicles and the magnitude of damage that occurs when something goes wrong and these vehicles malfunction or crash.

Drag Racing really got its start as a contest in the 1950s with the rise in popularity of hot rods – vehicles with classic bodies (1932 Fords, etc) which were modified with modern engines and tuning to create more power and run faster. Hot rodders would race each other on long empty strips of road. Now, drag racing is a professional sport, with classes covering everything from junior dragsters, to motorcycles, to vintage vehicles, to nitro-powered vehicles.

Organizations like the NHRA, the PDRA (Professional Drag Racers Association), and the IHRA (International Hot Rod Association) serve as sanctioning bodies that create the rules for classes of racing, and govern the types of racing and series that amateur and professional racers participate in to ensure safety measures and standards of conduct.

Drag Racing appeals to both drivers who want to challenge the powertrain in a daily driver, and those who want to build and race custom vehicles that only thrive by the light of the strip.

Drag Racing encompasses many types of amateur and professional specialty racing vehicles including door cars, funny cars, motorcycles, dragsters , and pro modifieds. But there are also whole series’ of street and stock-performance vehicles including Pro Street, Pro Stock, Sportsman and bracket, stock and super stock. There's a class, and a vehicle, for everyone, and all of those vehicles can be found in the RacingJunk.com drag racing classifieds.

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2001 Hardens Junior Dragster back halfed in 2004 by Hardens at the SEMA Show for a 6'4" driver. 3 3/4" bore by 3" stroke JR Race Car Titan engine.....
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$11,000
Medicine hat, AB

Up for sale is a 2003 joe monden car. Powered by a 496 BBC, it has around 30-40 runs on it. The car had all new body panels and fronts half done in.....
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$14,000
Pittsburg, KS

242" Mullis swing arm, penske shock, strange axles, weld v series wheels, lite bead locks on rear, 4.10 gear, msd 7530t digital ignitions, biondo.....
Posted Yesterday, 5:24 PM

$47,500
Flintstone, GA

598 PAR BBC only 100 passes since new, merlin block, brodix heads, MSD Grid, biondo 450 box, b&m bandit shifter, weld v series wheels, beadlocks on.....
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$50,000
Flintstone, GA

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This is one BADASS!! Mopar,1989 Dodge Daytona body style full chassis car with funny car cage stretched 10in,2x3 main.....
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$24,900
Port huron, MI


roller only, no motor no transmission. Has radiator,fuel system,MSD system,wheelie bars, 2 sets of rims, and headers. Chassis Certification good.....
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$7,495
Lake city, FL

leather imnterior by paul atkins nice car
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Olean, NY

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$625
Lena, WI

has full chromemoly cage and Strange 9 in rear with 35 spline axles, has manual steering and brake convertion, Was making a Cobra Jet clone but loss.....
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$6,500
Thibodaux, LA

Gebhardt 230" slip joint dragster, air shifter, Mega 350 electronics, Totally rebuilt Strange rear end with 4.11 gears, parachute. Engine mounts for.....
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Roswell, NM

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