You’ve Got To See This Peterbilt Semi-Truck Drag Race

Eighteen wheelers, semi trucks, tractor trailers… Whatever you want to call them, they’re the massive behemoths rolling down the road that keep the shelves in the grocery store stocked, the warehouses moving, and the mail getting delivered on time. Yet these giants are often overlooked when it comes to the wild world of racing. Should they be?

Legendary Michel Tremblay shows off his JDH Peterbilt in some momentous drag races. We’re always fascinated by what tractor trailer drivers are coming up with next in terms of engine mods and mechanics to make their trucks blow past the competition. It’s also a great excuse to take a second look at the world of tractor trailers and see why they strangely make some of the best drag racers.

Peterbilt is an American Icon

Since the beginning of the truck driving industry, Peterbilt has played a pivotal role in keeping good quality American tractor trailers on the road. While they’ve been known to build everything from dump trucks to medium-duty trucks – their real gems have always been the 389 Classics. (more…)

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It’s the truck Optimus Prime from the Transformers was designed around and it’s because it’s one of the most powerful trucks out there on the road and it has an iconic look