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Frequently Asked Questions

What is

First off, let's state what this web site is not. It is not an e-zine or an event results site, and it is not associated with other web sites or internet message boards in any way.

The purpose of this web resource is to serve as a conduit between members of the online drag racing community. While this site has a definitive slant towards the retro scene, it is by no means restricted to that.

Who may join as a member?

Participation is limited to registered members. Your level of affiliation will determine your eligibility. Racers/Owners, Crew, Event/Track Promoters, Team Publicists, and Manufacturers are especially welcome to join. We encourage all visitors to utilize this resource as it is intended. Self-registration is not permitted on this message board. Drop us an email if you'd like to join the membership.

Why do I have to register with my name?

Our message board will be the focus point for interaction. This is a restricted and moderated board and membership is required. Mature and open participation is the linchpin of the message board and therefore, everyone must register with their full name, no pseudonyms.

What if my membership application is rejected?

Since it is impossible for our Membership Committee to know each applicant personally we have developed an additional method for candidates to become members. A person may apply for membership if; they are affiliated in an operational capacity with drag racing, and follow the steps below.

An existing member in good standing must refer the applicant, and verify contact information.

The applicant must pay a one-time, non-refundable fee of $25.00.
This is not a membership fee - it is a processing fee. reserves the right to revoke membership at any time, with no refund of fees. By entering this site you are agreeing to these terms.

What other benefits are there? is a member's only web site, however, some parts of this site are open to the public. Membership does have its privileges, including but not limited to;
Full read and write access to messages on the forum.
Access to the event calendar.
(Race dates, TV listings, Industry show dates, etc.)
Free Classified Ads. (Ads can be placed by members only but are viewable by anyone)
If you are considering membership solely for purpose of monitoring the message board forum then we suggest that you reconsider. We encourage active participation, not lurking. will offer exclusive content to its members free of charge whenever possible. Some content will be offered at a fee and our members will be eligible to receive a discount.

Future benefits Newsletter Subscription (random email updates)
Access to exclusive Web Seminars (topical online audio presentations)
Conference Calls (live Q & A phone calls with industry leaders)
Event Audio feeds (listen to live PA web casts from select drag races)
Event Video feeds (view live video web casts from select drag races)
Discounts on e-book purchases (exclusive tech articles written by industry leaders)

What is the Privacy Policy for
We respect your right to privacy. None of the information we collect is passed on to other parties, except when required as part of the business services we provide for you, or as required under United States law. At, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy section outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by and how it is used. If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track userís movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.Protection
We will not retain any details that you provide, except for your email address if you contact us and this will never be disclosed to third parties. Customers are free to opt out of the news services by following the instructions on the bottom of each news email if subscribed to.

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you, when you leave this website, to read the privacy statements/policies of each and every website you visit, as this particular privacy policy applies solely to this particular website.

Cookies and Web Beacons does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

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Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include; Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.'s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

If you have questions about these terms or would like information about joining, please contact us by email.

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