Pix: The Serious Business of Funny Cars

Dec. 15, 2014
Tony Pedragon, owner of and primary driver for Pedragon Racing LLC, will tell you drag racing "funny cars" is no joke; especially when the engines of said cars can crank out up to 10,000 hp and send the vehicle from zero to 351 mph over just 1,000 feet in about 4 seconds. Pedragon brought two of his mean drag racing machines -- plus his team's long-haul tractor-trailer transporter -- to the 2014 Rush Truck Center Technician Skills Rodeo.

Tony Pedragon, owner of and primary driver for Pedragon Racing LLC, will tell you drag racing "funny cars" is no joke; especially when the engines of said cars can crank out up to 10,000 hp and fling them from zero to 351 mph over just 1,000 feet in about 4 seconds. Pedragon brought two of his mean drag racing machines -- plus his team's long-haul tractor-trailer transporter -- to the 2014 Rush Truck Center Technician Skills Rodeo.

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Sean Kilcarr | Editor in Chief

Sean previously reported and commented on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry. Also be sure to visit Sean's blog Trucks at Work where he offers analysis on a variety of different topics inside the trucking industry.

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