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DRAG Race Technology Magazine

View Reviews   |   Write Review Race engines do not live in isolation, this special report on Drag Race Technology puts the powertrain into the whole car context. Featuring input from many top NHRA, IHRA & ADRL crew chiefs and written by Ian Bamsey, the world’s leading motor racing technical writer, each report forms a unique review of the engineering and mechanics behind the world’s fastest growing form of motorsport.

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DRAG Race Technology  |  Volume 7 - November 2016  


Intro: THE EDITOR
Innovation remains rife and refinements are constant in this, one of the world’s great sporting spectacles

Grid: IN THE NEWS
The quiet revolution in the past few years in clutch systems for dragsters, details of new high fuel-rate electric pumps, and more…

State of the Nation: PRO STOCK
The introduction of new rules in Pro Stock caught all but one of the teams on the hop but, as Anne Proffit reports, that soon changed

In Detail: ANTI-SQUAT IN DRAG RACING
Luke Robinson discusses how to calculate a dragster’s instant center as a route to deciding on suspension geometry

Dossier: JOHN FORCE CAMARO
Mike Magda takes an in-depth look at the development of this record setting Camaro-based Funny Car

Insight: TORQUE CONVERTERS
Lawrence Butcher explains how torque converters are selected for drag racing applications, and how racers can tailor their behavior

Special Investigation: TRIUMPH ROCKET LSR BIKE
Lawrence Butcher charts the unique challenges – and freedoms –involved in creating a potential 400-plus mph land speed record motorcycle

Insight: PARACHUTES
The technology behind making and deploying parachutes for drag racing is surprisingly complex, as Lawrence Butcher explains

Insight: BRAKES
How do the brake systems in drag racing overcome the challenges of the quarter-mile? Lawrence Butcher reports

Appendix
We explain who the drag racing sanctioning bodies are and what the different classes consist of

DRAG RACING SUPPLIERS
Our listing of the companies providing products and service for the drag racing community

PS: THE BIRTH OF NOS
Tracing the use of nitrous oxide to boost performance back its origins in World War II aircraft
Race engines do not live in isolation, this special report on Drag Race Technology puts the powertrain into the whole car context. Featuring input from many top NHRA, IHRA & ADRL crew chiefs and written by Ian Bamsey, the world’s leading motor racing technical writer, each report forms a unique review of the engineering and mechanics behind the world’s fastest growing form of motorsport.
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