1001 Drag Racing Facts Book

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Spanning the 1950s through the 1980s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top Fuelers, Funny Cars, Pro Stocks, Eliminators such as Gassers and Altereds, Stocks, Super Stocks, and more. Fans of these legendary cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great cars, teams, drivers, and classes.

Author Doug Boyce is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of drag racing facts. The detail in his previous books, such as Grumpy’s Toys, Junior Stock and Drag Racing’s Quarter Mile Warriors: Then and Now, proves he is up to the task of sharing everything you never knew about drag racing in the golden era.

Whether you’re an avid fan of nostalgia drags, a trivia buff who wants to stump friends, or simply a fan of the big and powerful drag cars of the 1950s through the 1980s, this book is an informative and entertaining collection of facts from one of the industry’s most respected sources.

Pages: 344
Size: 6 X 9 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Illustrations: 130 b/w 
Publisher: CarTech
ISBN: 9781613251911
Product Code: CT539

 

Chapter 1

Diggers Digest

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s and Beyond

 

Chapter 2

Fascinating Funnies

General Motors

Ford/Mercury

Chrysler

More, More, More

 

Chapter 3

Pro Stock Rock

General Motors

Ford/Mercury

Chrysler

AMC

 

Chapter 4

The Eliminators

Altered and Econo Altered

Factory Experimental

Gassers

Modified Production

More, More, More

 

Chapter 5

Supers and Stockers

General Motors

Ford/Mercury

Chrysler

More, More, More

 

Chapter 6

Tracks and End Facts

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s and Beyond