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Weather Stations 101

Written by Kym Oberauer.

Performaire Eclipse Weather StationHave you ever wondered what a drag racing weather station does, how it works and how it helps bracket racers win more rounds?

Every drag racing weather station basically works like this:

1 - It samples and displays the current weather conditions

2 - It allows you to record your runs from your time slip along with the weather conditions at the time of the run

3 - It predicts your ET based upon the current weather conditions and your previously recorded runs

Delay Boxes 101

Written by Kym Oberauer.

Biondo Mega 200 Delay BoxLove’em or hate’em, delay boxes are a part of Drag Racing in Australia and are legal in Super Sedan, Modified and Super Gas. Racing without one is like turning up to a gun fight with a knife. Sure you could go a few rounds without one, but more often than not you are going to get shot down at the tree.

So what is a delay box?

In its purest form it's an electronic control device that delays the release of your trans-brake by a pre-determined amount of time. Your trans-brake button is wired to the delay box and a wire then runs from the delay box to your trans-brake solenoid.