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We're a little drag-heavy today, we know, but when you read these numbers, you'll understand why. Top Fuel cars are simply the most violent wheel-driven vehicles ever to pound asphalt. While plenty of road racing fans don't get the appeal of moving in a straight line for 1,320 feet, standing eight feet from a Fueler as it blasts down the track triggers one's fight-or-flight instinct faster than Clint East with a .44. Or Errol Flynn's mustache. Or whatever.

Top Fuel by the Numbers [Motor Trend]

The Ballad of the Hemi Hunter, a Chevrolet-Powered Dragster of the Early '70s [Internal]