Spanning the 1950s through the 1970s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top Fuelers, Funny Cars, Pro Stocks, Eliminators such as Gassers and Altereds, Stocks, Super Stocks, and more. There is even a chapter on racetrack facts! Fans of these legendary cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great cars, teams, drivers, and classes. Author Doug Boyce is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of drag racing facts. The detail in his previous books, such as Grumpyas Toys, Junior Stock and Drag Racing's Quarter Mile Warriors: Then and Now, proves he is up to the task of sharing everything you never knew about drag racing in the golden era. Whether youare an avid fan of nostalgia drags, a trivia buff who wants to stump friends, or simply a fan of the big and powerful drag cars of the 1950s through the 1970s, this book is an informative and entertaining collection of facts from one of the industryas most respected sourcesFactory Experimental included some real oddities, such as the B/FX Dodge Ram truck in 1963. Weighing a ... The high-compression 426 was backed by a 3- speed T-85 manual transmission and equipped with an aluminum front clip. Early outings for ... Prior to doing so, Chevrolet built 57 Impalas that featured 147 lightweight, aluminum parts and a 427 named Z-11, which was a design offshoot of the 409.
|Title||:||1001 Drag Racing Facts|
|Publisher||:||CarTech Inc - 2015-10-15|