Good Lord: Methanol-Injected Snowmobile Drag Racing

January 10, 2018

This is a video of two methanol-injected snowmobiles drag racing in bone chilling 20-something degrees below zero Mancelona, Michigan. For those of you not familiar with methanol, it's what gives menthol cigarettes that distinctively minty flavor. "No, it's the simplest form of alcohol and used as fuel for Indy cars and monster trucks and drag racers." Whatever, it make the snowmobiles go fast. Like, super fast. So fast I'm wondering why the hell these two didn't just hang on for a couple more minutes until they were somewhere warmer like Mexico.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to TH, who agrees it's not a real snowmobile race unless there's a yeti chasing you.

  • JoeEngineer

    So...cigarettes taste minty because of 'Methanol', eh? No wonder my girlfriend LOOKS SO HOT SMOKING KOOLS!!!

  • GeneralDisorder

    I always like watching snowmobiles race against dragsters. There was a guy in my hometown who was building a drag bike with the huge 16 inch wide rear tire and nitrous oxide and all that. He pulled up next to a bone stock 1300cc snowmobile with wheel-skis. The snowmobile blew the bike away.

  • DutchLion

    You get used to it after a while... frozen eyeballs that is

  • Gerald Landry

    Bio-Diesel using restaurant grease is entrained with Toxic methanol. NoT a good plan if you like your eyeballs. Check out the Toxicology! Remember the stories of people drinking Windshield Washer Fluid to get drunk, well they could because it was ethanol, you know drinking alcohol. Then we started hearing stories of people going blind and dying. The switched to Toxic Methanol, and the story doesn't end there.

  • Gerald Landry

    Methanol is a Poison, the Chemical Chain is methanol > formaldehyde > formic acid which metabolizes to Formic acid in the liver then Lactic acid in all the cells. It can cause blindness and death. If anyone at the snow drags had a burning throat sensation that is the metabolism of Formic acid. There is formaldehyde in vehicle exhaust that when inhaled > converts to Formic acid.

    Geekologie should study toxicology. High Lactic acid levels can also cause Kidney failure. Lactic acidosis leads to Dialysis. Now isn't that a curb on someones lifestyle.

    Drag on boyz.

  • Dylan

    I don't understand the concept of 20 below zero of how that many people were able to go outside. Wouldn't your eyeballs freeze?

  • Irina Abramovich

    I think they would only freeze if you put them in the freezer or inside like a cooler.

    <3 Thomas

    Hubree: BFF's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!=)=)=)
    Irina: Best Ana Buds forever!!=)

  • New Winter Olympic sport!

  • Jenness

    I don't understand the concept of 20 below zero of how that many people were able to go outside. Wouldn't your eyeballs freeze?

  • Frédéric Purenne

    *laughs in Canadian*

  • GeneralDisorder

    Does a Canadian laugh sound like a stereotypical French laugh but more polite with some sorrys mixed in?

  • Fartbutt

    You get used to it after a while... frozen eyeballs that is

  • TheQiwiMan

    Fellow Callyfornian? Or like.. Texas er Florida or something?

  • Jenness

    Texas, I live on the water, at the beach and used to dream of snow until I lived in snow for one month for a job. First day "Ooh it's cold and so pretty" by day seven I was "F*** this sh*t".

  • TheQiwiMan

    Been there, sis. I'll take Cally winters over the Midwest snow ANY dang day!

    And Texas huh? *creepy stalking intensifies*

    Only a matter of time now before I'll be creepin in your bushes, going through your trash, and trying on your pantyhose!

  • Jenness

    It's too hot for all that. Though, I'm not sure but why do I picture you like this wearing hose? http://bit.ly/2CRWP5G

  • TheQiwiMan

    I can verify I am exactly 1/7th as hot as those doggies in pantyhose.

  • Irina Abramovich

    1st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!<3<3<3

    Geekologie:

    Here I am logging into my other account, under a disguised name, to write about how fat afterooster's wife is:

    I heard afterooster's wife is so fat she once farted and the size of her farts was 50 whole TURKEYS!!!=) Many were impressed, including afterooster, while many had to be evacuated due to exposure.=)

    <3 Thomas

    Hubree: I love how your nose gets wet in the snowy winter weather!=)=)=) You're the best hugger in the whole UNIVERSE, Hubree!=)
    Irina: I loved throwing up Hunan Chicken from the Golden Wok with you today -- very fun time!!! Let's throw up Subway again then later!!!!=) It's sort of raining -- hooray!!!

  • Hubree

    I don't have feelings for you.

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