Why an NHRA Drag Strip is 1,000 Feet Long

Traditionally, a drag strip is 1,320 feet, which equals a quarter-mile. (One mile equals 5,280 feet.) Many classes in NHRA drag racing—actually, all but the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes—still compete on a quarter-mile course.

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Spire Motorsports Names Marwin Sports Official Apparel Partner

CONCORD, N.C. (February 24, 2021) – Spire Motorsports announced today that Marwin Sports will maintain its relationship with the team in 2021 and buoy its support by entering into a multi-year partnership aboard both the organization’s Nos. 7 and 77 Chevrolet Camaros in the NASCAR Cup Series. Marwin will also serve as the primary sponsor of Corey LaJoie’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in Sunday’s Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Modified Racing Series Set to Return to Claremont Motorsports Park in 2021

Claremont Motorsports Park and The Modified Racing Series are pleased to announce the return of one of New England’s finest modified touring series to the NH oval in 2021. The series and track will join forces for a spectacular fall day of racing that fans won’t want to miss. Labor Day weekend, 2021, the sound of tour type modifieds will once again thunder from Thrasher Road. “We are thrilled to be able to bring The M.R.S. back to Claremont”, stated track promoter Mike Parks. “Tour type Modifieds were the lifeblood…

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Follow the WRC’s Arctic Expedition With Red Bull TV

The FIA World Rally Championship will stage its most northerly round ever this week when the Arctic Rally Finland hosts the series for the first time. Taking the place of the cancelled Rally Sweden as the season’s only pure winter event, it promises perfect ice and snow conditions as well as stunning scenery. And while the weather is certain to be cold, the competition is likely to be as hot as ever.

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NHMS, LACONIA HARLEY-DAVIDSON JOIN FORCES FOR 2021 MOTORCYCLE WEEK

Laconia Harley-Davidson is the exclusive Harley-Davidson partner for New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), joining two of the greatest names in motorsports and motorcycling for not only Motorcycle Week at NHMS, but the entire season, speedway officials announced today. Both entities will have significant representation for the upcoming Laconia Motorcycle Week Rally, June 12-20.

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Chris Meyer Has Eyes Set on Championship Run in Stafford’s Street Stocks

Chris Meyer came to Stafford Speedway last year with 10+ years of experience driving a Street Stock but the 2020 season was his first campaign at the Connecticut half-mile facility.  Meyer’s lack of Stafford experience never showed though as he finished second in his first start and went on to win 2 races and finished 2nd in the final points standings.  With a season’s worth of experience under his belt, Meyer and the #87 D & L Services team have a wave of confidence heading into the 2021 season.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Homestead-Miami Speedway

The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season has started in historic fashion becoming just the third season in series history to with two first-time winners to win the first two races of the year; joining the series’ inaugural season 1949 and 1950. Now the 2021 season, has the opportunity to join the inaugural 1949 season as just the second season in series history to start the year with three consecutive first-time winners to win the first three races of the year.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Homestead-Miami Speedway

Ty Gibbs, grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs, made history last weekend at the Daytona Road Course. Gibbs, who was making his first career start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, won the race in the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing and added his name to the list of drivers that won in their first Xfinity start.

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

After thrice tallying one win in a season (2017, 2018, 2020), Ben Rhodes has come out of the chute on fire this season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – sweeping the opening two races of the year on the pair of Daytona International Speedway configurations.

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2020 and 2021 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Classes to be Honored in Historic Dual Ceremonies

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 23, 2021) – The first dual-celebration in the 33-year history of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) brings out an unprecedented gathering of motorsports legends, with both the postponed 2020 class and the newly selected 2021 class set for induction just days apart in a week-long celebration of motorsports in Pontiac, Mich., September 27-29.

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