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Check it out! Ford Mustang Cobra Jet match race: Gas vs. Electric at the U.S. Nationals

Proving once again that drag racing is still Detroit's best laboratory—and no proving ground is more established than the NHRA U.S. Nationals.
04 Sep 2020
David Kennedy
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Here's how round one of the Ford Performance Cobra Jet Mustang match race went down. NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III was in the all-electric Cobra Jet 1400, former NHRA Funny Car driver (and NHRA on FOX co-host) Tony Pedregon was piloting the supercharged gas V-8 Cobra Jet.

 

Left Lane:        WIN       Pedregon (V8)        .122        1.406     3.752     5.698     126.76   7.374     8.797     158.26  

Right Lane                      Tasca    (Electric)   .242        1.439     3.722     5.693     125.05   7.386     8.826    156.81  

 

See More—Inside the supercharged Ford Cobra Jet Mustang

See More—Inside the all-electric Ford Cobra Jet 1400 Mustang

 

To catch all the action of the 2020 DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals in person you can buy your tickets HERE, livestream the race on NHRA.tv, and be sure to watch the full NHRA on FOX broadcast on your local Fox channel.