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Bass, Vocals – Gigantor Pezzati
Engineer – Kimba Burgess
Guitar – Tobor (Eight-Man) Durango
Guitar , Vocals – Astroboy Albini
Photography By – Cheryl Graham
Remastered By – Bob Weston, Steve Albini
Saxophone – Aquaboy Bohnen

Racer-X is the third EP by American post-hardcore band Big Black. It was released by Homestead Records in 1984 and reissued by Touch and Go Records in 1992.

Racer-X was the first of Big Black's records to cement their instrumental lineup of two guitars, one bass guitar and a Roland TR-606 drum machine. It was the final album to feature the bass playing of Jeff Pezzati who left to dedicate more time on his primary band Naked Raygun.

Like Big Black's first 2 EPs, the original record contained just six songs (five by Big Black, one by James Brown) clocking in at under 20 minutes total.

Racer X was a character on the seminal anime series Speed Racer. The EP's title track makes numerous references to the original TV show.

The song "Il Duce" (about Benito Mussolini) was recorded in the same session as the songs from the Racer-X EP. The song was released the following year as a 7" single backed with "Big Money" from the Atomizer LP. Homestead records also issued a promotional 12" version of the single with "Il Duce" and "Big Money" on the A-side, plus three live tracks on the B-side.

The original EP featured cover art by Nate Kaatrud (better known as National Kato/Nash Kato) from the band Urge Overkill. When Touch and Go reissued the EP in 1992, the original artwork could not be found and a new cover was produced.

Recorded by Iain Burgess in Chicago.

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