What are the rules of drag racing?
The basic rules for a drag race: line up next to each other on a sanctioned drag strip, leave when you're supposed to but NOT before, and drive like hell to get to the other end before the other car does. In ET Bracket Racing, you decide how fast your car will run before you make your first pass, which is called the "dial-in" time. They start the two cars at different times to compensate for dial-in, and the car that runs closest, but not faster than, its dial-in time wins. The cars are started with a Christmas tree, which is so called because of all the lights on it. There are three distances for drag racing: 1/8 mile, 1/4 mile and 1000 feet. Nitro classes run on 1000-foot distances as a "temporary measure" after Scott Kalitta died in 2008.
This is only an educated guess, but back in the early part of the 20th century, the main street in any given town was referred to as "the main drag". Since organized drag racing grew from street racing, if you challenged someone to race from one intersection to the next, you are racing on the "main drag", thus "Drag Racing". Now why the street in town was called the "main drag", well, that is another…
Drag racing games are popular in areas where drag racing tracks are located, but have widespread general appeal across the United States, Australia, and the UK. Drag racing games are most popular among adolescent and young adult males and are available on many game platforms, mobile devices, computer, and online.
Drag racing (1954) is from slang sense of "wagon, buggy" (1755), because a horse would drag it. By 1851 this was transferred to "street," as in the phrase main drag, and it was adopted by hot rodders for "race on city streets." Dragster is also from 1954. edit: drag racing does not imply it is on city streets, it can be closed course and normally is