Zero to Sixty!

Drag racing matches two cars against each other to determine which can cover a quarter of a mile the shortest elapsed time - start to finish. Drag racing has its roots back in the 1930s when low-tech mechanical solutions were all that existed. It is a sanctioned race with multiple governing bodies, classifications of cars, fuels, and distances. It has evolved over the years as technology, fuels, and mechanical innovations have improved.

However, the focus of drag racing remains the same in 2017 as it was in 1930: Accelerate to obtain maximum speed as quickly as possible. During the Golden Age of Drag Racing – the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s – people from the Southside of Columbus made a huge impact on the emerging sport of drag ra