Decade Index

Pre-1960 The origins of the Sprints, the first UK Hot Rod Club and future dragstrip pioneers begin to take to the tracks24/3/13
1960-1964 The formation of the BDRA and the BHRA, the first American racers show us how it's done and the first Dragfests thrill thousands 18/1/14
1965-1969 More Dragfests, the UKs first permanent strip and the first British Drag Racing Championships18/1/14
1970-1974 First NDRC meetings, British racers run in the States, the first 200, the first 6 and the arrival of the Funnies8/12/13
1975-1979 The first '5', the introduction of Pro Comp, the demise of Pro Stock, and Slammin' Sammy runs fours at 300mph8/12/13
1980-1984 The first Cannonball shootout, bikes into the 7s, rocket car racing and the quickest 1/4 mile pass ever 26/3/04
1985-1989 Funny Car fives, Top Fuelers run side by side fives and doorslammers go into the sevens19/1/03
1990-1994 Bikes into the 6s and hitting 200mph, the demise of Pro Comp and Alcohol cars go into the 5s1/12/01
1995-1999 The introduction of Avon Parks Super Series, the first Top Fuel '4' and a new British Drag Racing Championships18/1/14
2000 & beyond Dragsters vs Funny Cars again, Pro Stockers hit the sixes, Street Cars run eights, A new Fuel Funny Car Championship, Jet Cars in the fives, the first Top Fuel 300s and side by side fours 19/1/03

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