Ever wondered what half of the technical terms actually mean when Ben Proffitt is commentating on a PWA race. PMS, rolling, AP flag, cutouts and DSQ – racers love their jargon but what does it all actually mean. We sent John Carter out to question professional dragsters – Kurosh Kiani, Finian Maynard and Ben Van Der Steen plus Frank Roguet from the PWA crew to unravel a selection of racing terms and abbreviations; although even our panel of experts have a few contradictory views and issues themselves with their meanings!
Words: John Carter, Kurosh Kiani, Finian Maynard, Ben Van Der Steen and Frank Roguet // Photos John Carter
(This feature originally appeared in the November December 2016 issue of Windsurf Magazine. To read more features like this first, Print and Digital subscriptions are available. Prices include delivery globally for 10 x issues a year!)