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What are the NHRA divisions?

What are the NHRA divisions?

The NHRA Sportsman Drag Racing Series originally consisted of seven divisions: Northeast, Southeast, North Central, South Central, West Central, Northwest, and Pacific. Starting in 2012, the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes competed in four regions: East, North Central, Central and West.

How many NHRA tracks are there?

There are 120 member tracks across North America that host NHRA competitions each week in NHRA’s seven geographic regions. In addition to the marquee Mello Yello Series, which crisscrosses the U.S., making 24 stops in 21 cities in 10 months, NHRA offers popular weekly grassroots programs at many of its member tracks.

What is 4 wide drag racing?

Four-Wide Drag Racing: What Is It, Exactly? In four-wide eliminations, drivers race four at a time or in “quads”. The top two finishers of each quad in rounds one and two advance to the third and final elimination round. The final elimination round is far more intense for both drivers and fans.

What are the four categories of drag racing?

The four Professional categories are Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle. They, along with Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, the three “Super” classes – Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street – and Pro Mod feature a single class of vehicle in heads-up competition.

How old is John Force the drag racer?

72 years (May 4, 1949)
John Force/Age

“I went nuts down there at the other end,” said the 72-year-old Force, who drove the Peak/BlueDef Platinum Chevrolet Camaro to the satisfying win.

Where do they drag race 4 wide?

From Statesville, N.C., take I-77 south to Exit 25. Turn left on Highway 73 (Sam Furr Road), then right on Poplar Tent to Pitts School Road….Event Info.

Full Racing Schedule
Midway Opens 12:00 PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session 3:00 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session 3:45 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC) 4:00 PM

What is the fastest NHRA class?

The quickest of the heads-up Super classes (8.90 index), Super Comp is composed primarily of dragsters. Engine, chassis, and body modifications are virtually unlimited. Four- and six-cylinder-powered entries may have a minimum weight of 1,000 pounds; all others cannot weigh less than 1,350 pounds.

What is a respectable 1/4 mile time?

Decent – 12.5-13.9. Fast – 11.0-12.4.