Unlike other dragsters, the Star Raider is powered by “two Rolls Royce Viper jet engines and driven by builder and owner Bruce Abbott.” Click here for first picture in gallery.

Why it’s shaped like a melted Buran and runs at air shows is anybodies guess, but the key point here is two jet engines on a drag racer. That’s some serious thrust there, a little digging around tells us the least thrust one of these babies puts out is 2000 lbs.

[via JalopnikAir and Space]

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