Approaching your first drag boat race


Drag boat racing, for the uninitiated, is an acceleration race over a measured quarter mile straightaway on water between two high-performance race boats.  They use a slight moving start, implemented as a safety precaution, since it’s difficult for a boat driver to determine if the boat will launch straight from a standing start.  These boats […]

Drag boat racing: the basics

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Boat racing is nothing new, as it has existed in various forms — including rowing and dragon boat racing — for a very long time. However, drag boat racing occasionally falls between the cracks in terms of well-known styles of boat racing. If you are unfamiliar with the fundamentals of drag boat racing, here is […]

Update from the LODBRS

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The highly anticipated Junior Drag Boat Racing League is finally here according to Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series officials. The Junior Drag Boats have been constructed and properly tested, and are thus ready race. They are slated to appear during the weekend of June 12 at the John Haas Memorial Classic in Missouri. A few weeks […]