Top Fuel Experience

The film that changed the game.

Before NHRA’s “Fire Breathing Monsters,” and before ESPN and FS1’s cinematic intros, there was one film that redefined modern day drag racing cinematography and editing.

The Top Fuel Experience stole the show.

  • Services
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Color Grading
  • Sound Design

A picture is worth 330MPH.

During downtime between gathering video footage, React104 documented the moments of calmness before Pat Dakin’s nitro-burning hemi roared to life.

  • Software
  • Lightroom
  • Photoshop
Crew members wait prior to Pat Dakin making a qualifying pass in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pat Dakin climbs into his 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel Dragster.
A crew member on Pat Dakin's NHRA Top Fuel Dragster sets the tire pressure.
Pat Dakin, 2019 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductee, prepares for a pass under the lights at ZMAX Dragway. Pat Dakin, 2019 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductee, prepares for a pass under the lights at ZMAX Dragway.
Pat Dakin waits in the staging lanes in his Top Fuel Dragster prior to making a qualifying pass in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Crew members push Pat Dakin's Top Fuel Dragster towards the starting line in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Hall of Famer.

  • Class of 2019
  • Don Garlits Drag Racing Hall of Fame
Pat Dakin, 2019 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductee, prepares for a pass under the lights at ZMAX Dragway.. Pat Dakin, 2019 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductee, prepares for a pass under the lights at ZMAX Dragway..

Nitro or nothin’.

There will never be anything that compares to documenting an 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel Dragster.