Do Funny Cars use Nitro?

The Funny Car burns a mixture of 90 percent nitromethane and 10 percent alcohol—and it gulps down some 20 gallons of that mix in a single run. Nitromethane has a number of key properties that make it the ideal drag-racing fuel.

What is the fastest Nitro Funny Car?

The fastest speed on record is 338.17 mph (Top Fuel) at 1,000 feet. A Top Alcohol Dragster can travel as fast as 285 mph in the quarter-mile. However, in drag racing, elapsed time is the determining factor in winning rounds. The quickest Top Fuel pass on record is 3.623 seconds.

Do they still race Funny Cars?

Currently, four manufacturers are represented in National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Funny Car — Chevrolet with the Camaro, Dodge with the Charger, Ford with the Mustang, and Toyota with the Camry. Worldwide, however, many different body styles are used.

How fast do Nitro Funny Cars Go?

330 mph
Funny Car. Similar to their Top Fuel counterparts but with a shorter wheelbase and a carbon-fiber body that loosely resembles a production-based automobile, Funny Cars can run in the 3.8-second range and are capable of speeds in excess of 330 mph.

How much does nitromethane cost per gallon?

Nitromethane used to power the engines of NHRA Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars costs about $16 US per gallon!

How to avoid Nitro Madness dragsters altereds?

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Which is the fastest dragster in the world?

World’s fastest 1/4 mile car. Fuchs Nationals. New video: Watch Dom Lagana’s history-making 4-second monster run and fastest QUARTER MILE record pass in the world, in the family-owned Nitro Ninja Top Fuel dragster during last evening’s final session of the Funny Car Nationals at US 131 Motor Park with an incredible 338 MPH…

Who are the drivers of team Wilkerson drag racing?

Welcome to Team Wilkerson Racing and the Levi, Ray & Shoup Shelby Mustang Funny Car team, featuring driver/tuner Tim Wilkerson. Check here often to get all of the latest updates on Team Wilk, including race results, stats, press releases, photos and more.

Which is the fastest drag racing track in Michigan?

US 131 Motor Park has been long-acknowledged as the fastest track in Michigan, and now they can claim the PLANET!