Meet the 2000bhp road-legal dragsters
TG hitches a ride in cars that do 200mph on the strip, then hit the local petrol station to fill up on unleaded
Posted: 27 Feb 2014
To prove the point, John Webster, driver of my Mercury Comet, leads our convoy of quite probably the world's most powerful street-legal cars onto a petrol-station forecourt. The guy behind the till almost falls off his chair as the drivers begin to fill up (it can take a while).
Back at the track, drivers in other classes will now be feasting on warm beer and soggy hot dogs. I imagine some Eighties rock will be pouring out of oversized speakers. Meanwhile, the Street Eliminator crew are queuing to pay for gas, wondering if their life would really be improved by a butterscotch air freshener. And the night is still young...