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Ready to Launch – Dodge Strike Force Blasts the Competition at NHRA US Nationals

The NHRA US Nationals is the most iconic and prestigious drag race on the planet. It’s the drag racing event every racer wants to win. It has been the scene of quarter-mile history on the massive grounds of the historic Indianapolis Raceway Park for over 50 years. For Dodge, it all started back in the early 1960s when a group of factory engineers, on their spare time, went to Indy and shocked the competition by winning the Super Stock Eliminator title. 
 

 

It was at that defining moment that Dodge became a performance…

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Ready to Launch – Dodge Strike Force Blasts the Competition at NHRA US Nationals

Landy Legacy Tour, Part 3: Bakersfield and Beyond

By Geoff Stunkard

 

My time with the Landy family was over too soon, but not before I had a chance to head up over the mountains to a well-known historic drag race in Bakersfield, California. Started back in 1959, this race has more recently become one of the largest gatherings of historic drag cars at one time. Once again with Robert Landy riding shotgun, I put the HEMI® V8 in our 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack through its paces as we rolled down into the valley to witness nitromethane-fueled action.

 

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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 3: Bakersfield and Beyond

Let’s Go Drag Racing!

By Steve Magnante

 

If you haven’t treated yourself to a visit to the local drag strip, do it soon. Unlike most forms of automotive competition, anybody with a valid driver’s license and a car meeting basic safety requirements can hit the strip and have an afternoon full of fun exploring the joy of sheer, unencumbered, straight line acceleration. At the drag strip, there are no sharp corners to brake for, no pit stops for gas and tires, and nobody in your way as you charge toward the finish line.

 

At the recent 2014 LX Fest in Los Angeles, CA, Dodge set…

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Let’s Go Drag Racing!