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May 18, 2014; Commerce, GA, USA; NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight during the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

NHRA: Fire Breathing Monsters (Video)

“Fire Breathing Monsters” is the name of a newly released mini-documentary featuring the NHRA. 10,000 horsepower machines literally breath fire as they race down a strip of asphalt at 330 miles per hour, and wow thousands of fans in attendance, and millions on TV.

The documentary is directed by Brent Thomas of Green Dot Films, and tracks the amazing spectacle of the NHRA through an up close view of the cars, and the people at the heart of the drama, the drivers.

2012 Top Fuel NHRA Champion Antron Brown talks about going from his nice guy face to his “gladiator face” when he straps in, and is ready to hit the gas.

16-time winner John Force says drag racing is “the ride of a lifetime.” Force has two daughters, Courtney and Brittany, who drive as well. In the documentary, Courtney says racing “is like being strapped to a rocket.”

Here is “Fire Breathing Monsters,” courtesy of The Brand Amp, @TheBrandAmp:

 

Upcoming NHRA Schedule:

May 23-25 at Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas

May 29-June 1 at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ

June 13-15 at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tennessee

June 19-22 at New England Dragway and Motorsports Park in Epping, NH

June 26-29 at Route 66 Raceway in Chicago, Illinois

And many more.

Follow the NHRA on Twitter @NHRA.

 

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