What happens on the dragstrip doesn’t always stay on the dragstrip.
Want proof? Look at today’s rat rods, which clearly descend from the scrappy hot rods that pioneered the quarter-mile sport. Want more proof? How about those pumped-on-steroids Pro Street machines, all hood scoop and steamroller tires, which draw inspiration directly from the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) racing’s Pro Stock cars.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/11/16/gassers-rule-the-strip-and-street