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The Most Insane Dragster Ever!

Nerves of steel! Would you ride this??
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Top Fuel Drag Bikes have up to 1500 horsepower and can reach up to 265mph in less than 5.5 seconds.
Over the years they have taken many different shapes and designs, but nothing comes close to the ingenuity of the Jade Warrior, sometimes called the 'Drag Sled', and it's crazy design.
It dominated when it was racing, but has never been done again.
How did it work? Why was it so dominant? And why has nobody else copied it?

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The Jade Warrior took part in the 'Top Fuel' category, competing with bikes that looked like this.
They were able to hit 155mph by the end of the strip and often used two engines, with one in front of the other!
They produced between 400 and 500 horsepower and were fitted to specially modified, and much longer, bike chassis'.
Now, drag bikes look like this with Larry McBride setting the record of 5.83 seconds over an eighth-mile and hitting 232mph before deploying the parachutes!

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Kommentteja 

  1. Driver61

    Driver61

    5 kuukautta sitten

    Innovation at it’s best! **Apologies for the audio quality in this video, there was a technical issue with the mic! Will be fixed for the next video**

    • JKChris

      JKChris

      Uukausi sitten

      Sssssocks

    • TomCollierBlog Nation

      TomCollierBlog Nation

      Uukausi sitten

      Gotta do a big daddy don garlits video

    • NATER_NNJA Gaming

      NATER_NNJA Gaming

      Uukausi sitten

      @Les Hemmings would love to see you drop a much in your house 😂

    • kauri voosalu

      kauri voosalu

      Uukausi sitten

      I was just conna point that out.. Hope u get it sorted soon

    • 1BulldogBob

      1BulldogBob

      Uukausi sitten

      I just have to ask, are you any relation to Nigel?

  2. Blaine Whatman

    Blaine Whatman

    19 tuntia sitten

    This madman was riding a skateboard with a cossie engine bolted to it

  3. Lovell Rodriguez

    Lovell Rodriguez

    2 päivää sitten

    More talking on different .cars.n bikes then the one noted boring

  4. Steve Sullivan

    Steve Sullivan

    3 päivää sitten

    INNOVATION ,OUT of THE 📦 .To bad he and Smokey Yunick could not have collaborated on something??

  5. Fadi Sayed

    Fadi Sayed

    4 päivää sitten

    👍🤝

  6. Vernon Catlett

    Vernon Catlett

    6 päivää sitten

    My just leaving my comments in order to win some socks

  7. Kiyoone

    Kiyoone

    7 päivää sitten

    I do not see the fun in it. In any kind of drag race.

  8. B Hew

    B Hew

    8 päivää sitten

    787b socks!

  9. ET

    ET

    10 päivää sitten

    Love your content but your audio could use some improvement, it sounds so hollow it hurts my ears 😵

  10. Carsten Prilow

    Carsten Prilow

    12 päivää sitten

    You should do something about the bad sound......

  11. ninjaswordtothehead

    ninjaswordtothehead

    12 päivää sitten

    One day, I will build my dream JATO powered drag-bicycle. The one I have now is lame.

  12. josh diable

    josh diable

    12 päivää sitten

    Jay Upton is running something similar in Perth Western Australia

  13. Harrison Cass

    Harrison Cass

    12 päivää sitten

    MAZDA SOCKS MAZDA SOCKS MINE MINE MINE

  14. IntelligentSponge

    IntelligentSponge

    13 päivää sitten

    The echo in your garage is unbearable! Stopped watching less than two minutes

  15. JAMOM a

    JAMOM a

    13 päivää sitten

    I enjoyed the video but the voice echo needs to be addressed

  16. Manas Patil

    Manas Patil

    14 päivää sitten

    Imagine these in moto gp 😂

  17. Mark Young

    Mark Young

    14 päivää sitten

    🎶Insane inthe membrain🎶

  18. Davis Dakari

    Davis Dakari

    15 päivää sitten

    @Cleetusmcfarland

  19. ALAIN BELLEMARE

    ALAIN BELLEMARE

    16 päivää sitten

    when does it start

  20. Chuck Ingram

    Chuck Ingram

    16 päivää sitten

    I like socks

  21. Chris Panek

    Chris Panek

    17 päivää sitten

    what an absolute mad lad!

  22. LastName LastName

    LastName LastName

    17 päivää sitten

    WCGW? Does the neck make a good crumple zone.

  23. TraderParker 13

    TraderParker 13

    18 päivää sitten

    Is it possible I could still win a pair of socks? Thank you and best regards.

  24. Chris Died

    Chris Died

    18 päivää sitten

    This video is 8 minutes too long

  25. xiu-quiahuitl leal

    xiu-quiahuitl leal

    19 päivää sitten

    New video title idea: MAN YELLS INTO EMPTY ROOM

  26. torino390

    torino390

    20 päivää sitten

    winner of how to make a three minute video take nearly nine minutes of your life to watch.

  27. Riki Permana

    Riki Permana

    20 päivää sitten

    Perasan motor drag org luar ribet banget ga kaya di kampung aku Lagian di sana ga ada yg jualan lagi ah

  28. Marcin Bak

    Marcin Bak

    22 päivää sitten

    Nice bike 😁👍

  29. Its mail

    Its mail

    22 päivää sitten

    Imagine getting a piston up the ass qhen the motor blows

  30. Lloyd Burke

    Lloyd Burke

    23 päivää sitten

    Get a better mic it ain't 1995

  31. Allan Carson

    Allan Carson

    23 päivää sitten

    Jay Upton in Perth Australia races something similar based on a Triumph 1200 .

    • Driver61

      Driver61

      23 päivää sitten

      Oh wow! Does he have a website or are there some images?

  32. Philip Fitzsimons

    Philip Fitzsimons

    23 päivää sitten

    Head on nuts

  33. Mark Gillibrand

    Mark Gillibrand

    24 päivää sitten

    White bike at 2:56 is Jay Upton hes still racing that bike here in Perth Western Australia.

  34. Hendy Nupriyanto

    Hendy Nupriyanto

    25 päivää sitten

    Is motorcycle good

  35. David Osborn

    David Osborn

    25 päivää sitten

    That is amazing

  36. John Thompson

    John Thompson

    25 päivää sitten

    You need a mic

  37. Pickchore

    Pickchore

    26 päivää sitten

    Reminds me of the Nike ONE 2022 from Gran Turismo. The driver configuration is similar. Only 1 year left until that weirdo comes along.

  38. Lysergic Brainwave Thrawthingal Byeblathingal

    Lysergic Brainwave Thrawthingal Byeblathingal

    27 päivää sitten

    video starts at 3:06

  39. BNOVA

    BNOVA

    27 päivää sitten

    They should do a modern version of that bike. Modern tech would make the chassis stiffer and other innovations to make it more stable but still light.

  40. Socks VR

    Socks VR

    28 päivää sitten

    lol, i could do with some socks

  41. Les Flynn

    Les Flynn

    29 päivää sitten

    He should have wona massive trophy just for having the bravery to try this outrageous racing tactic. I'm not afraid of much, but there's no way I'd do that.

  42. B McK

    B McK

    29 päivää sitten

    If you hate your wife, this sport is for you.

  43. soldotnaman

    soldotnaman

    Uukausi sitten

    How about less talk and more dragster? Hmmm?

  44. brettwrb

    brettwrb

    Uukausi sitten

    Did I miss out on the socks?

  45. WILL HOT

    WILL HOT

    Uukausi sitten

    Think you have to consider your environment as it’s have very bad acrostics and sound very very bad

  46. Simon Loughton

    Simon Loughton

    Uukausi sitten

    Brilliant,thankyou.

  47. Donnie Murchison

    Donnie Murchison

    Uukausi sitten

    Great 👍 video.

  48. edgar collado

    edgar collado

    Uukausi sitten

    talk about a head on collision, i dont think i have the balls to ride this , lol

  49. Guy Etchells

    Guy Etchells

    Uukausi sitten

    You say he's the first Englishman to get below the 9 second quarter mile, is this record for a drag bike or just speed record?

  50. humzah alkindi

    humzah alkindi

    Uukausi sitten

    Love video

  51. LiberatorG

    LiberatorG

    Uukausi sitten

    THE ECHO IS SOOO BAD. fill your room

  52. Floyd Rome

    Floyd Rome

    Uukausi sitten

    Some nice bikes you showed of racing

  53. Dan enarc

    Dan enarc

    Uukausi sitten

    Shame about the paint job though.

  54. JKChris

    JKChris

    Uukausi sitten

    Sssssocks

  55. TR Roland

    TR Roland

    Uukausi sitten

    I like those socks 🧦!

  56. matthew bick

    matthew bick

    Uukausi sitten

    We need more great minds like that

  57. DeltaDS

    DeltaDS

    Uukausi sitten

    Those socks look pretty cool

  58. J H

    J H

    Uukausi sitten

    You need sound dapners.

  59. Frank Harris

    Frank Harris

    Uukausi sitten

    450kilos= 990pounds not 100 pounds of downforce.

  60. Frank Harris

    Frank Harris

    Uukausi sitten

    Oddball designs like that rarely are successful. Usually they have a massive fault that counteracts the benefit of the idea. Incremental improvements of proven designs is more successful than wild departures.

  61. Larry Barnes

    Larry Barnes

    Uukausi sitten

    The Jade Warrior was a work of art.

  62. poetic disaster

    poetic disaster

    Uukausi sitten

    Thats insane.. "like driving a bullet".... dang

  63. HOHO MOMO

    HOHO MOMO

    Uukausi sitten

    wow!!! so many socks!!! wow..... NOT!!!!!!!!

  64. BAYERN WARRIOR

    BAYERN WARRIOR

    Uukausi sitten

    Thats keen as lol

  65. Gregory Barney Mcwhorter

    Gregory Barney Mcwhorter

    Uukausi sitten

    Absolutely amazing

  66. Albert Dennis

    Albert Dennis

    Uukausi sitten

    Most dangerous bike on the planet

  67. Chris Morrow

    Chris Morrow

    Uukausi sitten

    A modern version would worst case split you in two

  68. acrock21

    acrock21

    Uukausi sitten

    Motor: " Im going to fold this race car like a half sandwhich! :) "

  69. TomCollierBlog Nation

    TomCollierBlog Nation

    Uukausi sitten

    Dude! You said Larry McBride’s record was in the 1/8th. It was in the quarter mile which is double that😒 I’m American but have been watching euro drag racing for years, you guys DONT do 1/8th mile.... please keep it that way 😬

  70. Jason M

    Jason M

    Uukausi sitten

    The suislide!

  71. Serenity

    Serenity

    Uukausi sitten

    You need a microphone. You have 445k subs lol.

  72. Fix News

    Fix News

    Uukausi sitten

    I had a 1984 XR4ti with a turbocharged 2.0 Ford Cosworth

  73. 김영미

    김영미

    Uukausi sitten

    Imagine breaking while being on that.

  74. Alien Racer

    Alien Racer

    Uukausi sitten

    Do you ever stop for a breath, too much chat and repetition! 👽

  75. D BX

    D BX

    Uukausi sitten

    When your Mama names you ANGUS, anything can happen!

  76. marv strickler

    marv strickler

    Uukausi sitten

    Be a nice video. without the face and talkies.

  77. Psychlops 924

    Psychlops 924

    Uukausi sitten

    I see that Mustard footage you used... glad to see you have a great taste in channels! Seriously, that’s my favorite aviation channel on FItop. More people need to check him out. Loving this content too! What an insane bike.

  78. Mark Schlehr

    Mark Schlehr

    Uukausi sitten

    It's a great design. Just needed an engineered frame. It copies the top fuel layouts. Rear engine long frame superior aerodynamics. It will rule given the chance.

  79. Donald Burkhard

    Donald Burkhard

    Uukausi sitten

    Use exoskeleton on Bike got strength.

  80. Mike Sokolow

    Mike Sokolow

    Uukausi sitten

    I have a Vmax, and an R1, they will kill me just fine on the road.

  81. jpsholland

    jpsholland

    Uukausi sitten

    A few curtains in your room will create a lot better sound. Now it sound like you do the voice over from you toilet seat.

  82. Ludwig Van Astramax

    Ludwig Van Astramax

    Uukausi sitten

    I'm enjoying the broadening of the topics on the channel under Covid lockdown. Looking forward to getting back to racing stuff though.

  83. ParRagon -

    ParRagon -

    Uukausi sitten

    Wouldnt this laydown configuration help with gforces on the Body?🤔

  84. kei555moto

    kei555moto

    Uukausi sitten

    When he said he could feel the chassis flexing on the run how could he not realise that it was his balls of granite causing it and no amount of engineering would be able to overcome that.

  85. BAOQIANG Li

    BAOQIANG Li

    Uukausi sitten

    The gaudy alley phytogeographically ask because velvet microscopically man aboard a sad output. obedient, sore gong

  86. JakobusVdL

    JakobusVdL

    Uukausi sitten

    Great video thanks. That's a really innovative bike that I knew nothing about. McPhail must have been a great engineer as well as a brave adrenaline junkie. Are ground effects still allowed in drag racing? I guess they may be banned, as fan or exhaust powered ground effects could deliver massive start line traction

  87. NorthernZeus

    NorthernZeus

    Uukausi sitten

    Speed and power- J. Clarkson

  88. FatalDragon69

    FatalDragon69

    Uukausi sitten

    Laid Down Head First on a Drag Bike.....That's like an Extreme version of the Skeleton Bob, I wonder if they were inspired by that sport a little !! You've got to be a massive adrenalin junkie to ride that bike but I still think it's damn clever !! Thanks for the video, I'd never heard of or seen anything about this bike !!

  89. john reilly

    john reilly

    Uukausi sitten

    Very innovative. "extremely dangerous........"

  90. Bronut Donut

    Bronut Donut

    Uukausi sitten

    Fun face da front wheel is nothing when a drager launches

  91. Jason Gayler

    Jason Gayler

    Uukausi sitten

    MCfail

  92. John Coops

    John Coops

    Uukausi sitten

    Dreadful presenter! So totally fake and ridiculously over-enthusiastic. Just horrid.

  93. Unity__

    Unity__

    Uukausi sitten

    Speed. I am speed.

  94. iluutone

    iluutone

    Uukausi sitten

    Angus must be a cavefish

  95. Colin Doyle

    Colin Doyle

    Uukausi sitten

    downforce at a standstill? that would be the things own mass yeah

  96. BRS RC

    BRS RC

    Uukausi sitten

    Hella cool

  97. Elybtw

    Elybtw

    Uukausi sitten

    how to die be like

  98. Stig Martin

    Stig Martin

    Uukausi sitten

    One crazy bike ridden by one crazy man, I love it!!!

  99. Viggo Ketelaar

    Viggo Ketelaar

    Uukausi sitten

    The mic was weird

  100. Max Higgs

    Max Higgs

    Uukausi sitten

    His face is almost as close to the ground as yours is to the camera. Almost.

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