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What is a Drag Strip, you ask?  Racers Dating answers your questions.

A drag strip is more than a straight-line quarter mile strip of asphalt. There are actually several parts to a drag strip.

Pre-Stage beam: A light beam-to-photocell connection in each lane that triggers the small yellow pre-stage lights atop the Christmas Tree. The pre-stage lights signal to drivers that they are close to staging, approximately seven inches behind the starting line.

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So you want to learn a little bit about drag racing? What you need to do, how you get involved. Check out this simple 1-2-3 on how to get started in drag racing and soon you’ll be burning down the quarter mile quicker than you can say, “Give me more horsepower!”

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