Wisconsin Life

Ice Dragging

Clip: Season 3 Episode 12 | 4m 16s

For 50 years racers have been coming to Lake Alexander in Merrill, Wisconsin to take part in a high speed tradition: the Merrill Ice Drags. Cars of all kinds are brought out on the frozen lake for a day of drag racing on the world’s fastest 1/8 mile on ice. The high speeds, flashy cars, and crowd enthusiasm keep people coming back year after year.

Aired: 12/31/15

Rating: TV-G

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