jia1 - add; increase; augment
su4 - quick; speed; speedy; prompt
jia1su4 - to accelerate
sai4 - compete; contest; contend for superiority; a race; a tournament
Think of the word "drag race" and the movie "Grease" is likely to come to mind. I tend to associate the word with The Fifties, "Happy Days" and "The Fonz", ducktails, bobby-sox and the Ed Sullivan Show. In a word - nostalgia stuff!! Just check the second link on the right to prove my point.
But actually, drag races never died out, they're as much a part of modern culture as the Spice Girls, Monica Lewinsky and El Niño. Just check the first and third links on the right.
March 9, 1998
Atco Raceway Online
Our local racetrack
Music for Drag Racing
Download Dead Man's Curve, 409, Hey Little Cobra and other songs from the Drag Racing Era
RaceAmerica - Timing Products and Development Services
Has some kool drag racing links and info
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