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Beetle Restoration - Motorsport - Drag Racing
... The Beetle is widely used in drag racing its rearward (RR layout) weight distribution keeps the weight over the rear wheels, maximizing grip off the starting line ... The car's weight is reduced for a full competition drag Beetle, further improving the grip and also the power-to-weight ratio ...
Drag, Norway
... Drag (Lule Sami Ájluokta and Northern Sami Áiluokta) is a village in the municipality of Tysfjord in Nordland county, Norway ... Drag is located along Norwegian National Road 827 runs through Drag to a ferry port that connects to the village of Kjøpsvik across the fjord ... Árran, the national Lule Sami Center is located in Drag ...
Lake Geneva Raceway - History - Drag Strip
... The track opened on July 3, 1963 as a drag strip ... The first drag race was won by Fox ... The final drag race was held in 1977, and was won by Fritz Barels ...
The Way Out (Drag Album) - Background
... As Middleton was allowed time to devote to his own side project Drag, he and McElligott decided to fill out Drag to a full band lineup ... Matt Murphy and fellow Powderfinger member John Collins on bass, Drag began performing around Brisbane and its surrounding areas ... Middleton had intended recording some of the Drag songs in the hiatus time, but when the opportunity was offered by Paul Piticco, Powderfinger's manager and founder ...
Aerodynamic Drag
... In aerodynamics, aerodynamic drag is the fluid drag force that acts on any moving solid body in the direction of the fluid freestream flow ... From the body's perspective (near-field approach), the drag comes from forces due to pressure distributions over the body surface, symbolized, and forces due to skin friction, which is a result of ... calculated from the flowfield perspective (far-field approach), the drag force comes from three natural phenomena shock waves, vortex sheet, and viscosity ...

Famous quotes containing the word drag:

    Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job with my mother and father. It was not until many years later when I lived alone that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag the Joneses down to my level.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
    Eliza Farnham (1815–1864)

    I know those little phrases that seem so innocuous and, once you let them in, pollute the whole of speech. Nothing is more real than nothing. They rise up out of the pit and know no rest until they drag you down into its dark.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)