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Old 11-04-2019, 08:37 PM   #5
xoxoxoBruce
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Originally Posted by Diaphone Jim View Post
A runaway by 5 thousandths of a second!
At about the time I went to my first drag race at the LA County fairgrounds in Pomona, it was common knowledge that a 200 mph trap time was the maximum possible.
I remember when 160 was the theoretical limit, then M&H came along and blew that away.
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Originally Posted by Gravdigr View Post
I believe he set a reaction time record while in his sixties, too.

One of his girls set a reaction time of 0.006.
That ain't reaction that's a lucky guess, dangerous game. Too easy to red light which would be embarrassing after using up a thousand dollars worth of fuel and wear getting to the line.
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