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    Video: Watch these NHRA top fuel dragsters pull successive barrel-rolls
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    To win a race, you have to finish the race. It's the first lesson of racing, no matter what kind you're into. In drag racing, though, if your opponent crashes out – as is not uncommon a sight – then victory is yours. But what if both dragsters fail to make it to the finish ...

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    Video: Watch drag racing go horribly wrong, in slow motion
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    The better angles of our nature may shout us down for it, but any longtime observer (let alone fan) of any motorsport could probably be coaxed to admit that wrecks can be entertaining to watch. Sure, no one wants to see someone get hurt, but watching high-performance vehicles go wrong is a ...

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    The List: The List #0392: Go Drag Racing
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    Hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre head to Southern California's Irwindale Speedway to compete in a weekly "run what ya brung" NHRA Thursday Night Thunder event. With them they've brung brought some Mopar muscle: a Dodge Charger SRT and Dodge Challenger SRT8, both packing 470-horsepower 392 ...

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    Video: Watch these videos of an NHRA racer's bodywork blowing off into a crowd
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    Just a few months ago, fan safety at racetracks was a hot topic following the last-lap NASCAR Nationwide Series crash at Daytona that sent large pieces of racecars into the grandstands injuring 33 fans. Now, a freak incident at a National Hot Rod Association event resulted in a drag racer's ...

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    Official: Jesse James marries drag racer / billionaire heiress Alexis DeJoria (w/video)
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    Although we shy away from the tabloid linkbait posts, this story was just too much to pass up. Regardless of what Jesse James did to ruin his marriage with actress Sandra Bullock, he's a brilliant fabricator and an amazing guy to hang out with. His old Discovery Channel show, Monster Garage was a ...

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    Report: Chevy offering Camaro rolling chassis for do-it-yourself drag racers
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    There sure has been plenty of drag racing machinery to report about lately from the Chevrolet COPO Camaro to the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, but General Motors has another quarter-mile racer up its sleeve with a new rolling chassis version of the Camaro. While the COPO is a turn-key racecar with a ...

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    Official: 2013 Chevy COPO Camaro announced with two new engines and manual option
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    Chevrolet is following up the 2012 COPO Camaro with another limited run of the drag-strip-ready production car for 2013. Ditching the superchargers, the 2013 COPO Camaro can only be equipped with one of three naturally aspirated V8 engines, and other new features include the option of a manual ...

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    Video: Drag racer explodes in ball of flames when NHRA driver Tony Pedregon makes a run for it
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    Canadians tend to prefer circuit racing over drag racing - but we still have thousands of drag racing fans, and plenty of drag strips to test our northern metal. A bit like NASCAR, it's most entertaining to watch drag racing when things go wrong - though we'd prefer they didn't for the sake of ...

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    Official: Antron Brown becomes first African American to win major racing series [w/video]
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    Antron Brown wasn't even on the track during the final run of the 2012 NHRA Top Fuel season, but, not only did he go into the record books as this year's champion, he will also be remembered in the history of motorsports for an entirely different reason. The 36-year-old drag racer has become the ...

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    Video: Watch Jack Beckman's NHRA funny car explode, still win race
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    Jack Beckman is looking to wrap up his first-ever NHRA Funny Car title, and it appears an exploding car is not going to slow him down. Half-way through this qualifying run on Thursday, a spectacular explosion destroyed his car's Dodge bodywork, engulfing Beckman in a ball of flames while ...

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