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Drag Boat Racing 101

Hull Design(s): Tunnel/Pickel fork

Average Size: 16-20'

Track style: Quarter Mile Straight Away

Ideal Water Conditions: Calm

Affiliated Pro Organizations: Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series

 

Brief Over View: The boats are the liquid bullets of the water pushing well over 220+ Mph in the quarter Mile. These machines came be powered by over 8000HP Monster V-8 in the top alcohol classes. This form of boat racing actually happens to be the last form of boat racing currently be aired on the main stream sports networks such as SPEED Channel thanks to the close ties between the Lucas Oil Pro Drag Boat Series and the television. Network. Although drag boat racing has been big in the west coast of the United States it has only been since recently that organizations are taking on the class in many different forms and class from Outboard Drag Boats to Top Fuel Alcohol Drag Boats..

 

More details including hull and track examples coming soon..

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