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NHRA Gives the Green Light for Cockpit Canopy Use

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 08.18.2012 03:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: | race cars | industry news | drag racing | car racing | safety | cool fast cars | Cars | Car News NHRA Top Fuel racers are a special breed. They essentially strap some of the most powerful engines in the world to the end of a metal rod and clear a quarter-mile track in less than 4 seconds. They do all of this out in the open air, as NHRA regulations prohibited the use of canopies since they pose the risk of giving a competitive edge.
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