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Demon simulators pave the way to Drag Racing School

by David Zatz on

A new Dodge contest invites National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) race fans to “race“ in the simulator-based Drag Strip Showdown. The  four drivers with the best elapsed times will win trips to the Dodge//SRT Bondurant Drag Racing School.

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The four winners will be paired with one of two Mopar/Dodge drivers — Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett or Funny Car driver Matt Hagan — and be coached for the final competition, at the Bondurant school, in real 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demons. The industry’s only purpose-built, street-legal production drag car, the Demon remains the most powerful muscle car ever (though the new Redeye will come within 11 horsepower, on standard premium fuel).


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The Drag Strip Showdown runs from Thursday, July 19 to November 11, 2018, at Dodge-sponsored NHRA races throughout the country, and at the August 11 “Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” festival in Pontiac, Michigan; and the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show in Las Vegas. A leaderboard at each event displays competitors’ times and ranks after their run; it will also be showcased on the Dodge Garage, which will show the top competitors. These are the places and dates for the competitions:

There is also a sweepstakes, which will let two more people be randomly selected to receive gift certificates to the Bondurant school at a date of their choosing.


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