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Modern race fans looking back at Funny
Cars from the 1970s often regard them as a
bit slow. By 1980 (which is over 30 years ago
remember!) drivers were regularly clocking
mid-6s at over 200 mph, with some making
passes in the very low 6s. At the time, per-
formance like that was regarded as pretty
awesome, and the Funny Cars were major
crowd pullers.
Some of the cars were made over here,