Jet-Powered Funny Cars

  • 48 Pages
  • 1.31 MB
  • English
Capstone Press
Automotive - Antique & Classic, General, Children"s
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9307795M
ISBN 100516352202
ISBN 139780516352206

Get this from a library. Jet-powered funny cars. [Jesse Young] -- Focuses on the jet-powered funny cars which compete on drag strips. Jet-Powered Funny Cars. By Jesse Young. Grades.

Genre. Non-Fiction Genre. Non-Fiction. This book describes jet-powered drag-racing cars that use nitromethane as fuel, and discusses the cars' origin, the work of the racer and builder Roger Gustin, afterburners, and how the cars work. Provides information on automobiles known as jet-powered funny cars, which are vehicles that run on nitromethane, a jet-rocket fuel.

Includes information on their history, their development, and performance. Author: Young, Jesse. Jet-Powered Funny Cars (Cruisin') [Jesse Young] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Provides information on automobiles known as jet-powered funny Reviews: 1.

Jun 12,  · JET FUNNY CARS at Woodburn Dragstrip - ever wanna know what a piece of KFC feels like. Stand next to these cars as they go by, simply amazing. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Provides information on automobiles known as jet-powered funny cars, which are vehicles that run on nitromethane, a jet-rocket fuel. Includes information on their history, their development, and performance.

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Oct 26,  · Since it was allowed to stretch the rules as an experimental, it did well in the race, finishing 8th on the road, delighting racing fans and proving that jet cars could be competitive.

If you wanted to drive a jet car, a real jet-powered car, one of these would be the perfect starting vehicle. Jet-powered Funny Cars: The History and Future of Drag Racing (Reading Level: GradesInterest Level Grades ) (Cruisin') [Jesse Young] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Published in response to requests for vehicle books aimed at young readers, these high-interest titles inform and delight. Readers learn about the equipmentAuthor: Jesse Young. Drag Racing Jet Cars - nothing like the feel of a Jet car flying down the line.

Mike “Hojo” Hojonaki’s Interceptor Police Jet Funny Car, called the World’s Fastest Police Car, will put on a demonstration during the weekend’s races. Apr 28,  · Jet-powered cars aren't new. They’ve been around since the late s and the engine used in the Jet Powered Junior Dragster was originally fitted to.

Sep 15,  · Let's just start this story by saying that the following video left us speechless for a couple of seconds.

Not only does this jet car have 10 times more power than Lamborghini, but it's also Author: Mihnea Radu. Drag Racing Lists - Jet Funny Cars. Jet Funy Cars -- Fire, Fire, FIRE. These floppers put on one of the best shows in drag racing.

Drag Blog Facebook Twitter 60s Funny Cars 70s Funny Cars 80s Funny Cars Gasser Madness Project Drag Times: Web. Today, his Black & Decker Univolt jet funny cars continue to garner the biggest crowds at tracks around the nation. Each car is powered by a 6, horsepower Pratt & Whitney engine and capable of.

Welcome to the Fast Cars - Jet-powered Cars (and trucks) Section. This section features pictures of some very cool jet-powered vehicles.

I highly recommend you take the opportunity to see these in person if you get the chance. Now, most of the time you will see more traditional jet-powered race cars, but in this video from Heathcote Raceway Park in Australia, we see something a bit different from the norm, as some crazy gearhead from the land down under got the bitchin’ idea to strap a large jet engine into a van.

Jet Powered Funny Cars. by Young, Jesse. Describes jet-powered drag-racing cars that use nitromethane as fuel, and discusses their origin, the work of the racer and builder Roger Gustin, afterburners, and how the cars work Good (G): Average used book with all pages present.

Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust. An aero-engined car is an automobile powered by an engine designed for aircraft such cars have been built for racing, and many have attempted to set world land speed the practice of fitting cars with aircraft engines predates World War I by a few years, it was most popular in the interwar period between the world wars when military-surplus aircraft engines were readily.

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When a Jet-Powered Car Raced in the Indianapolis an STP-Lotus collaboration produced jet turbine cars for the Indy Esquire and many others and is the author of the acclaimed book.

This incredible Jet Turbine powered Funny Car was built for Fred Spezio and based on a Corvette. It was named Fireworks USA and is patriotically painted red, white and blue. The chassis is a Meng Race Specialties and it was painted by Harners Auto Body. Jan 21,  · Driving a jet-powered Corvette.

It's not really a jet-powered car, strictly speaking.

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Rule changes quickly made it impossible for turbine cars to compete but the idea seems to have stuck. Aug 18, - Explore johnostrenga's board "jet dragsters" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Drag racing, Car humor and Race cars.

Jet powered cars are commonly used for land speed record attempts, after an FIA rule change that permitted them in Drag racers. Some cars such as Green Monster and Vampire raced as dragsters (as well as also achieving or attempting land speed records). Inwhile filming an episode for the series Top Gear, presenter and driver Richard Hammond was critically injured in a crash with.

Hanna Motorsports was founded in and features three jet cars, the Eastern Raider Pontiac Firebird Jet Funny Car driven by Ken Hall, the First Strike Pontiac Firebird Jet Funny Car.

May 16,  · Fire 4 Hire Jet Cars. 1K likes. Fire 4 Hire Jets is a multi car Jet Car Team. We have a Jet Powered Funny Car, Dragster, Tow Truck and Tank!.

Contact us at or Followers: K. Dec 27,  · He has driven many famous dragsters and funny cars in his life and has been racing jet powered cars for the last 25 years. Additional credit to Dick’s fame is in he drove a Top Fuel hydroplane and at the same time he drove a Top Fuel dragster.

Since each vehicle had different owner’s Dick had to choose between asphalt and water. Jet Powered Funny Cars (Cruisin') - Young, Jesse Capstone Press Paperback Book. $ Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition.

No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining Seller Rating: % positive.Welcome to the Photo Gallery.

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There are a lot of pictures here. I've separated them into three sections, 1/4 Mile, Land Speed and Miscellaneous, and still had to .Apr 29,  · Nicknamed "Firestorm," this Ford Mustang funny car was built with a 10,horsepower General Electric J turbo jet pulled from a Northrop F5 Strike Fighter.

No list of jet-powered cars.