RC Car Drag Racing

World’s Best RC Drag Racing!

RC drag racing is an integral part of the radio controlled car hobby.  There are many types of rc car racing and they include oval track racing, off road and drag racing.  Drag racing involves racing rc drag cars around a 1/10 scale replica of a drag strip measuring 132 feet, or in a vacant parking lot or street.  Finely tuned rc drag cars can rip across the drag strip in under two seconds.

How Fast You Say?

RC drag cars are some of the fastest rc cars available in the market and electric rc drag cars can go from 0 to 60mph in under two seconds!  Some rc drag cars can clock speeds above 70mph.  Electric rc drag cars and nitro rc drag cars are frequently locked in competitions to prove whether nitro or electric based rc drag cars are fastest.

Types And Varieties

There are several types of rc drag cars these include nitro rc drag cars, funny cars and electric rc drag cars.  RC drag cars come in a variety of chassis, engines and frame types.  The rc drag cars recommended for beginners come RTR – Ready To Run.

Nitro RC Drag Cars

Some of the nitro rc drag cars recommended for beginners include the Megatech Dark Thunder and Megatech Afterburner. The Megatech Dark Thunder rc drag car is a RTR model and rc drag racing 1features a powerful Q16 engine producing 1.6 horsepower. It has drag racing rc car tires in the rear, and skinny drag tires in the front. An additional feature of this thunderous nitro rc drag car includes a fully installed radio. This top fuel rc drag car can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in under 3 seconds. The Megatech Afterburner rc drag car is fitted with the same engine as the Megatech Dark Thunder but has a different body style and chassis.

Electric RC Drag Cars

Electric rc drag cars provide better speeds than nitro rc drag cars in rc car racing competitions. Additionally, electric rc drag cars are quiet and can be operated and modified easily. Some of the best electric rc drag car kits are from Grand Motor Sports. The current rc drag car speed record is held by an electric rc drag car which covered 132 feet in 1.53 seconds.

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Popular Drag Racing Tracks

  • Indy RC Dragway
  • Minnesota RC Dragway
  • Salinas RC Speedway
  • Carolina Dragway
  • LiteSpeed Raceway, SA, TX

RC Car Videos Of Drag Racing

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