Think drag racing is all just a few seconds of straight-line action? Think again. Every self-respecting motorsport fan needs to experience the raw punch-to-the-chest horsepower shock that is Top Fuel Racing at least once. Few, if any, motorsport disciplines can measure up to an 11,000bhp nitro-methanol-fed beast in full attack mode.
Whether it’s the fact that Top Fuel cars can chew up colossal three feet wide slick tyres in the blink of an eye, sustain the kind of mechanical abuse that would make other race cars melt, or clock a 300km/h+ terminal speed at the end of a run; this is one sport you need to check out.
Just in case you needed more convincing, however, here are seven headlining reasons to pull the trigger on a grandstand ticket to Top Fuel Racing.