RacingJunk was invited to meet Kurt Anderson, a 60-year-old Orono, Minn. speed merchant who’s aiming to set the World Speed Record on ice with his “Artic Arrow” rocket racer at this year’s Snodeo.
As winter arrives across the country, the racing season begins to come to a close – and few seasons were as incredible as the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series.
In 1999 in Phoenix, Ariz., Tony Schumacher became the NHRA’s first drag racer to meet or exceed the lightning-fast pace of 330 mph.
Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed new record attempt for mid-September of this year.
The advent of the 300-mph era began when Kenny Bernstein and his Budweiser King Top Fuel dragster eclipsed the barrier at 301.70 mph. That Friday’s qualifying run rocked the drag racing world.