DRAG WEEK

Classic Ford - - GLOBAL GATHERINGS - Si­mon Holmes

Where: Starts At­lanta, USA When: Septem­ber 9-14, 2018 The at­mos­phere from sim­ply fol­low­ing Drag Week from track-to-track is im­mense and if you’re into drag rac­ing, it should be on your bucket list.This is an event de­signed to prove your drag car is street le­gal. En­trants must set their fastest time on the quar­ter mile and then drive that same car around 250 miles to an­other track to do the same again.This is re­peated five times dur­ing a week, so by the end, that car will have cov­ered around 1250 miles and the av­er­age quar­ter mile time is taken to de­ter­mine the win­ner.There are around 300 en­trants par­tak­ing in var­i­ous cat­e­gories, and re­gard­less, ev­ery car drives the same course and you’re not al­lowed out­side help. Spares are usu­ally towed be­hind on a trailer and you’re al­lowed to re­place vir­tu­ally any part aside from the en­gine block. En­trants have been known to change bro­ken pis­tons at petrol sta­tions at Mid­night to stay in the com­pe­ti­tion. It re­ally is as crazy as it sounds.

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