Saturday, August 09, 2008

Drag Boats

We were in Marble Falls this morning for the Lakefest Drag Boat races. Always entertaining. There are several classes of boat; the biggest is the Top Fuel Dragster which is wonderfully loud and noisy, and will do a quarter-mile in 4 or 5 seconds!

Here's a couple of regular boats running the quarter mile:

Here's a Top-fuel drag boat doing the same distance in substantially less time!

Here's a closer look at one:

And a couple of the smaller boats:

Boy, it is hot today, though. We bailed out just after lunch having been there since 8AM, so we'd at least seen everything run at least once. Mmm, air conditioned cars...

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