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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07 motivational tubing 7.90 08 half scale outlaw 330 14 half scale outlaw 330

Posted Today, 1:45 PM Early Access
$11,111
Shoreacres , TX

Rolling chassis
See ad #184052100 for full description and lots of pics.

Posted Today, 1:40 PM Early Access
$19,000
Ft. Collins , CO

Street Legal
See ad # 184058440 for full description and lot's more pics.

Posted Today, 1:34 PM Early Access
$28,000
Ft. Collins , CO

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68 camaro ladder bar car just been freshened up new willwood master cyl new rotors and brakes rack & pinion steering...

Posted Today, 6:00 AM
$22,500
Glen Allen , VA

TUBE CHASSIS,FUNNY CAR CAGE (FOR SAFETY) ADJUSTABLE SEAT , 4 LINK, 9"REAR ,MOSER AXLES, MUSTANG 11 FRONT, WILWOOD BRAKES, CMPTR, BIONDO MEGA 450,...

Posted Today, 5:44 AM
$18,000
Milton , FL

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1967 Camaro 10 second bracket race car or street legal car. All new, best of everything. All metal except 6" Harwood...

Posted Yesterday, 8:28 PM
$27,000
Austintown , OH

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Posted Yesterday, 7:56 PM
Pembroke , MA

1991 S-10 Shortbox. Super clean, absolutely 100% rust free, super straight truck. All parts have basically no miles on them and are 1 year old or...

Posted Yesterday, 2:08 PM
$6,500
Pony , MT


1999 Camaro 355 SBC, 195 AFR's 2.02 1.60 studied 4 bolt mains 350 Trans with forward pattern manual valvebody Hooker supercomp 3 inch headers with X...

Posted Yesterday, 1:14 PM
$10,000
Homewood , IL

87 El Camino, backhalf S&W, Vortech supercharged 406 SBC, 9" inch 4.88, bulletproof 200R4, 8 point.  10:60's. Beautiful car inside and out. Contact...

Posted Yesterday, 1:08 PM
$25,200
Southampton , PA

1934 Ford 5 Window Racecar for sale.

Posted Yesterday, 12:48 PM
$10,500
Los Angeles , CA

215 in.,hardtail,21 in cage (needs helmet bars),est.575 hp 468,runs 5.50s on e85 fuel,fresh 1.76 pg,pro brake,5500 tci conv.,4.10 9 in.rear,NEW tires...

Posted Yesterday, 12:27 PM
$12,000
Calhoun , KY

I'm selling my1984 mustang. It has a 545 bb and C-4 trans on motor the car goes 9.50's @ 138 on a 150 shot the car goes 8.60's @ 160 the motor was...

Posted Yesterday, 11:43 AM
$20,000
Staten Island , NY

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