How to Drag Race

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CarTech Inc, 2008 - Transportation - 144 pages
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Whether you're bracket racing your daily driver, tuning the new suspension setup on your weekend bracket racer, or competing in one of many pro classes, drag racing is the participation motorsport of choice. McKenna uses over 300 color photos to show you what to expect your first time out, how to set your street or racecar up for consistency and speed, and driving technique for enthusiasts at all levels. He talks tires, safety equipment, driving aids like line-locks and delay boxes, choosing a class, and advanced racer math. Special sections detail how to maximize your current setup and strategy bracket racing success.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
How to Get Started in Drag Racing
23
How to Drive
31
Safety Gear Vehicle Prep
42
All About Tires
57
Improving Performance
66
Driving and Tuning Aids
86
Advanced Bracket Racing
109
The Psychology of Drag Racing
121
Racer Math
129
Glossary of Drag Racing
138
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Fr. Kevin E. McKenna is a priest of the Diocese of Rochester, NY, who has served as chancellor and director of legal services for the diocese and as president of the Canon Law Society of America. Fr. McKenna holds a graduate degree in canon law from the Gregorian University in Rome and a doctorate from St. Paul University in Ottawa, Canada. He is rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester, NY.

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