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    INFORMATIVELY, DRAG RACING IS DONE ON A 1/4-MILE STRIP.THE CARS ACCELERATE FROM A STANDING START.THE?

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    INFORMATIVELY, DRAG RACING IS DONE ON A 1/4-MILE STRIP.THE CARS ACCELERATE FROM A STANDING START.THE RACING IS DONE IN PAIRS, THE CARS RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER.DURING THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, THERE WAS ONE HEAT EVERY TWENTY SECONDS.THE BEST TIME FOR A STOCK CAR WAS LESS THAN 12 SECONDS.BILL SHIREY, OF DEARBORN, MICHIGAN, PUSHED HIS PLYMOUTH SEDAN TO 118.57 MILES PER HOUR (THIS IS THE SPEED THE CAR WAS GOING AT THE END OF THE 1/4 MILE STRIP -- AND FROM A STANDING START).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5IPKINWRK6LR3ZTL0ZRR7T6WW
    Media URN:
    VLVA5IPKINWRK6LR3ZTL0ZRR7T6WW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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