Some articles on racing, drag racing career, drag:
... The 2006 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season was the 58th F.I.M ... Road racing World Championship season ...
... Liberman concentrated primarily on match races while touring the United States, not on racing on the NHRA circuit ...
... A race and its name are often associated with the place of origin, the means of transport and the distance of the race ... As a couple of examples, see the Dakar Rally or the Athens marathon ...
... Freddy began his professional drag racing career in 1967 ... His racing pseudonym was "'Broadway Freddy' DeName" ... raced some in southern California during the winter of 1968 or '69, notably at Lions Drag Strip in Wilmington (Long Beach) ...
... Alorton was home to Cahokia Downs, an American horse racing track located on Highway 15 which hosted both Standardbred harness racing and Thoroughbred flat racing events from 1954 through ...
Famous quotes containing the words drag racing, career, drag and/or racing:
“Drag racing is a sport of egos, and its all male egos.”
—Shirley Cha Cha Muldowney (b. 1940)
“He was at a starting point which makes many a mans career a fine subject for betting, if there were any gentlemen given to that amusement who could appreciate the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose, with all the possible thwartings and furtherings of circumstance, all the niceties of inward balance, by which a man swings and makes his point or else is carried headlong.”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)
“Since man began
To drag down man
And nation nation.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Upscale people are fixated with food simply because they are now able to eat so much of it without getting fat, and the reason they dont get fat is that they maintain a profligate level of calorie expenditure. The very same people whose evenings begin with melted goats cheese ... get up at dawn to run, break for a mid-morning aerobics class, and watch the evening news while racing on a stationary bicycle.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)