In the quest for more horsepower, brakes are often the last items to be addressed - they’re dirty, hidden behind the wheels and don’t add any power; however, to safely increase a car’s performance, you must be able to harness all those extra ponies consistently and reliably.
Interested in getting into drag racing? Our last article provided a broad overview of the sport, from the different vehicle classes to interpreting the lights on the “Christmas Tree.” Now that we understand the basics, let’s take a look at the steps necessary to pass tech inspection and what drivers should expect when participating in a drag event.
Team Revvolution cruised up to the Lincoln College of Technology in Aurora this past Saturday, September 23 to check out The Club Gathering @ Lincoln Tech presented by LOWCLASS & 99 Cookies.
The third article in the Building Blocks Series explains wheels, tires, suspension and steering systems on a basic level.
Like baseball, apple pie and Chuck Norris, drag racing is an American institution. Despite being inherently one-dimensional, it is perhaps the purest form of motorsport, offering nothing more than an outright measure of a car's acceleration and top speed. Whether on a two-lane back road or a pro track, bragging rights are won and egos built on drag racing. In this first installation, we'll explain the basics of drag racing and focus on optimizing your experience as a spectator.