Dragsters are cars with big, powerful engines. They are used for drag races, which are events when two cars or motorcycles race down a straight track to a finish line. They go so fast that they only take seconds to complete the race and cross the finish line, and after, they need parachutes to slow down. Informative text and full-color images highlight the beauty of these speed machines. The narrative includes the history of drag racing and spotlights some of its biggest stars. Readers will fall in love with dragsters in no time at all.