The Hogslayer’s big innovation wasn’t packing first two, then three engines into a single drag racer, but doubling the width of the average rear tire to 8 inches and exploiting that added traction with a homemade clutch made from earthmover brakes. That enabled TC Christenson of Kenosha, Wisconsin to add 10mph to the world record for a quarter mile trap speed, achieving 180mph. It could reach ...

The Hogslayer’s big innovation wasn’t packing first two, then three engines into a single drag racer, but doubling the width of the average rear tire to 8 inches and exploiting that added traction with a homemade clutch made from earthmover brakes. That enabled TC Christenson of Kenosha, Wisconsin to add 10mph to the world record for a quarter mile trap speed, achieving 180mph. It could reach that speed in seven seconds. Now, the legendary drag racer is the subject of a new documentary.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrdXSyVg1UU&feature=player_embedded#

This is the trailer for the full-length documentary scheduled for release later this year.

Norton Hogslayer