Who ran the initial 300 Mph pass in top fuel dragters? Can you name the old quarter mile strip at McGuire Air Force Base? Where in the country did the Nhra really begin? The enthusiast who knows these and all the other trivia about drag racing won't only win enough bets to buy his better half something great, he'll have the ability to claim bragging rights as the most proficient motor head around the block.
The next best thing to drag racing books is merchandise. This may range from the helpful to the 'what the heck is that?' What man isn't going to really like his 'Drag Racing Maniac' hoodie or his 'Christmas tree' alarm clock? For cool, vintage things, try the local swap meets or eBay. You'll uncover posters, decals, old magazines and plastic models. Maintain a special eye out for any Rat Fink memorabilia from 'Big Daddy' Roth. It's very collectible now.
If you're trying to find a gift On line and you don't know a lot about the quarter mile your self, search under 'top fuel dragster,' 'funny car,' 'gasser,' and 'pro stock.' These are all varieties of dragsters and will provide you with far more gift ideas.