The Brecknock Township racetrack, founded inis for sale. Maple Grove Raceway, the dragstrip that attracts tens of thousands of visitors to Brecknock Township every year, is up for sale. The sale includes the racing business and 14 parcels of land, including a campground, totaling about acres.
The heart of Santa Pod Raceway is the drag strip and the sport of Drag Racing, the pages in this section will give you an insight into the history of drag racing at Santa Pod Raceway as well as the classes and basics of the sport. Read about where it all began on the History page. Read a brief explanation of the basics of Drag racing on The Basics page.
Below are terms that you will hear at the track. You pull the car forward until the rear tires are just at the edge of the water, then do a quick burnout to warm up the tires and get rid of any debris lodged in the tread. This shows you how well the car launches, which affects your elapsed times. Most street-tired cars have 60 foot times around 2 seconds.
Maple Grove Raceway is a quarter-mile dragstrip located near Mohnton, Pennsylvaniajust outside Reading. It was eventually lengthened to its current quarter-mile length in The track has been sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association for most of its existence.
A group of interested drivers who built drag cars began racing wherever they could find strips of pavement, long enough to accommodate them. The group was known as Hurricams Racing Association. A few short years later, it became apparent that racing was still evident.
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The early drag strips were funded largely by fraternal social groups, like the Elks or the Lions as a solution to rampant street racing and all the trouble that was often the result. The goal was to get the speed-obsessed kids off of the streets and into a better and safer venue where they could feed their compulsions without danger to the general public. It worked, and drag racing became hugely popular.