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Drag Weekers came rolling through the gates of Byron Raceway for day 4 of HOT ROD Drag Week 2021. The competition is close in several of the classes and with just one day left to earn an upgraded position on the leader board, racers were pushing hard and turning up the wick on their rides. Here are some highlights and results from the day.
HOT ROD Drag Week 2021 Official Results
This behemoth of a Mopar wagon has a big block propelling it down the track, tickling the 11 second zone.
Lisa Fisher's Grand National is always immaculate and is a multi-time drag week participant and survivor. She changed up a few things from 2019 and got the car into the 9.00s. It's is still sporting the Buick V6 under the hood.
Nick Turner's '83 Malibu wagon takes advantage of all that room and has to be one of the fastest no-trailer cars in the event, going 8.7xs with the help of turbo LS power.
The show-car quality, 1955 Chevy of Tom Bretz has previously run 200mph in the standing mile, but the original intention was to do Drag Week. He got to to do it this year and on low-boost and pump gas, the big block pushed the car to an impressive string of mid 8s and made it look effortless.
The wheelie poppin' Divco milk truck of Nick Cryer was one sweet and very different ride that showed up and surprised many. Powered by a 496ci, big-block Chevy and force-fed by a pair of turbos, it was pushed into the mid 11s all week.
Ian hogshead took the torch from his long time Drag Week participant father, Tom, and piloted his blown Nova for the first time at the beginning of the week. He is holding his own in Street Machine eliminator, running a string of mid 10s.