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Mercury Comet 427 Dominates in 64 NHRA

For 1964, Ford produced about 50 ultra-high performance lightweight Comet Cyclones, equipped with their racing two-carburetor 427 engine, similar to their cousin, the Ford Thunderbolt. To avoid competing with each other, the Thunderbolts ran in super stock on 7-inch (180 mm) tires, but the Cyclones were modified to run in A/FX on 10-inch (250 mm)

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This 305 Cubic-Inch Supercharged Coyote Makes 1,400 HP! Find Out How

Officially, there have been 300 modern Cobra Jets built since its debut in 2008—just 50 models are made in each production run, with of course dozens of clone cars built to NHRA specs. Most of those vehicles have found a home in Stock Eliminator or Super Stock, while many have been parked in a bubble

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Who is the Greatest Drag Racer of all Time? NHRA’s 50 Greatest

Ok, who is your #1 NHRA Drag Racer of all time? Do you agree with the rankings? Leave your comments below….. NHRA’s 50 GREATEST DRIVERS 50. Elmer Trett 49. Richard Tharp 48. Malcolm Durham 47. Billy Meyer 46. Ken Veney 45. Scotty Richardson 44. Dave Schultz 43. Frank Hawley 42. David Rampy 41. John Mulligan

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1965 Mercury Comet “Chrisman’s Comet”

The boys from Barillaro Speed Emporium and they had their Dads 1965 Mercury Comet “Chrisman’s Comet” The First fuel funny car on display.. This is the Car that started the Funny Car division in NHRA.. Mercury wanted something that looked stock.. Jack Chrisman wanted to go fast.. So he moved the motor behind the front

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Vintage Road Test: Putting a 1968 Chevelle SS396 To the Test at the Dragstrip

“As the lights come down, you squeeze the engine towards six grand, slide your left foot off the clutch, stab the loud pedal between the last yellow and the green, and bang!—375 horses (a 425 Performance Rating via NHRA’s new system) launch you off the line for a near record run. Right? Wrong! At least

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