NT = No Time (do not flash their ET and MPH on the scoreboard) PT = Pro Tree (no countdown after both racers are staged; you get all the yellows at once and the green is .400 later)
What does NT stand for in drag racing?
No Time or N/T means, as in grudge racing, no times are given out by the announcers or displayed on the scoreboards.
What is the point of no time racing?
No Time: The track’s timing equipment is shut off and info on the car’s performance is only displayed to track personnel for the purpose of enforcing safety rules. Often, even the racer does not know his elapsed time or terminal velocity went until the official time slip is handed to the driver at the end of the race.
What does A to B mean in street racing?
A to B – The most over used phrase in drag racing. The driver that puts an “A to B” tune in their car thinks that they are have an easy win, so they put a safe tune that will not knock the tires off.
What’s a holeshot win in drag racing?
When a racer with an e.t. slower than that of his or her opponent wins an eliminations round because he or she had a better reaction time, or left the starting line first.
What does r/u mean in drag racing?
Lingo: Reaction time. You could also say: R.T.; to try for a good R.T. is to push the ‘tree. To succeed is to cut a good light. Definition: The amount of time between when the green light comes on and when the car rolls forward enough to break the stage beam.
What is drag racing called?
Sometimes it’s called a steam dray, sometimes a steam tractor, sometimes a steam car, but sometimes, yes, a steam drag.
Do street racers make money?
Unless they’re very experienced and talented, they make nothing. Street racing is a losing proposition for the vast majority of people. to compete with the guys who will regularly bet big money, you need to spend big money. At the top of the “sport” you’ll find cars that are capable of high 7’s in the quarter mile.
Is drag racing illegal in Florida?
Drag racing, highway racing, and street racing are illegal on the streets of Florida.
Is Drag Racing legal?
California law makes it illegal to engage in street racing, drag racing or speed contests on public roads, streets and highways. These offenses are punished under Vehicle Code 23109 VC (speed contests) and Vehicle Code 23103 VC (reckless driving).
Is street racing legal in any country?
Street racing is illegal in California, usually punishable by up to 90 days in county jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
What does AA FA mean in drag racing?
Awful Awful (source) Drag racing slang for a AA/FA (“Double A” Fuel Altered) race car. Blower. Supercharger or turbocharger modifications, sometimes grouped as power adders with nitrous; generates more horsepower by increasing engine atmospheric pressure.
Is a hole shot in drag racing?
In drag racing, a “holeshot win” refers to a victory in which a rider runs a slower elapsed time (E.T.), but wins the race due to a faster reaction time at the start.
Why do they call it a holeshot?
In drag racing NHRA means when the 2 vehicles are at the starting line the one that is a split second faster when the christmas tree starting lights go green is called a hole shot.
What are the different drag racing classes?
Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, and Pro Mod feature a single class of vehicle in heads-up competition. Comp, Super Stock, and Stock are made up of a variety of classes equalized by a handicap starting system.