About the JTC
The all new "Jet Technology Center", presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will walk fans through what it takes to engineer, design, fabricate paint professional race cars. Now you can see actual future Larsen Motorsports Jet Dragsters built in front of your own eyes.
Learn the intricacies of the General Electric J-85 engines used in jet racing with actual full size live cut-away jet engine demonstration models. Learn from the engineers at Larsen Motorsports how chassis structures are designed and how the cars are aerodynamically engineered for stability and airflow at nearly 300 miles per hour.
Fans will witness future Larsen Motorsports jet car chassis being welded by welding engineers and the precision fabrication required to build a jet dragster. See actual future Larsen Motorsports drivers compartments and the fixtures they are built in that are custom made to travel to each IHRA Nitro Jam event.
Learn how G-forces affect the drivers' bodies as they race down the quarter-mile. Take a look at how each dragster is customized for each driver in order to meet their individual needs.
Finally see live paint work being done by Matrix System artists and what it takes to keep the award winning Larsen Motorsports paint schemes attached to a jet dragster at nearly 300 miles per hour.
Want more? Learn what it takes to drive and crew jet dragsters from the actual teams themselves. Watch live on stage interviews as the official host of the Jet Technology Center interviews drivers and crew chiefs at key times scheduled throughout the day. Get the questions you have always wanted to ask answered by the pros themselves.
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