Earlier this month the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season kicked off in Pomona, Calif. with the Circle K NHRA Winternationals. If you've never attended an NHRA event, this probably means absolutely nothing to you, but if you speed, then it should. The NHRA's Top Fuel and Funny Car drivers are the best in the world at what they do. And that is getting from point A to point B as fast as possible. They drive at speeds that would make a Bugatti blush. Before you write off the top drag racing organization as something "you're just not into," check out five reasons the NHRA is one of the coolest, yet most slept on, leagues in auto racing.

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