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Starting Line : Going from ET to an Index Class

The Starting Line is a biweekly column for our Sportsman drag racers brought to you by Schnitz Racing. Every other week we will feature a frequently asked question and have

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Larry McBride : I am Spiderman, not Superman

Catching up with Larry McBride By Matt Polito At the IDBL Orient Express US Motorcycle Nationals at Atco, Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride suffered a severe engine explosion

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The Starting Line : How is a Bracket Determined? 

The Starting Line is a biweekly column for our Sportsman drag racers. Every other week we will feature a frequently asked question and have it answered by a panel of

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The Starting Line : Sprockets – How do you determine what size you need?

The Starting Line is a biweekly column for our Sportsman drag racers. Every other week we will feature a frequently asked question and have it answered by a panel of

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The Starting Line : The Launch – Dump or Ride the Clutch? 

The Starting Line is a biweekly column for our Sportsman drag racers. Every other week we will feature a frequently asked question and have it answered by a panel of

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The Starting Line : How do racers make it down track without looking up?

The Starting Line is a biweekly column for our Sportsman drag racers. Every other week we will feature a frequently asked question and have it answered by a panel of

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The Starting Line : Should I warm my bike up before making a pass?

[content_block id=40982 slug=starting-line-header] Should I warm my bike up before making a pass?     I always try to get my bike to the same temperature for every pass, but

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The Starting Line : If I have a ‘bye’ run and red light, do I lose?

[content_block id=40982 slug=starting-line-header] If I have a ‘bye’ run and red light, do I lose? Should I use a bye run to make a pass, or just “break the beam”?

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The Starting Line : What is a break out and how can I use it to my advantage?

[content_block id=40982 slug=starting-line-header] What is a break out and how can I use it to my advantage?   A break out is what happens when you are bracket/index racing and

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The Starting Line : How much air pressure should I run in my rear tire?

[content_block id=40982 slug=starting-line-header] How much air pressure should I run in my rear tire?   That depends on quite a few variables.  The first is whether you are using a