Photos: Power tools hit the drag strip

Photos: Power tools hit the drag strip

Summary: It's a bizarro world version of Nascar when belt sanders and chain saws burn rubber.

TOPICS: Storage

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  • Todd Lappin

    Todd Lappin acts as the "safety clown" on the track, handing out yellow crime-scene tape bearing the words "do not cross." The race's proprietors--who are fully insured--make every attendee sign a liability waver before entering the track.

  • Susan and Psycho Saw

    Susan in the pink "Where the Wild Things Are" T-shirt said she decorated the power-saw race car that her dad built to compete in the races. Their tool was called "Psycho Saw."

  • Spectators

    Spectators sit on tiers of tires, tractors and cars at Ace Auto Dismantling, a junkyard in an indusrial zone of San Francisco.

Topic: Storage

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