Street Rolls – McLaren 570S vs. 2019 Corvette ZR1

As the most capable Corvette to ever roll off the assembly line, the 2019 version of the ZR1 opens a door (of sorts) for performance enthusiasts. Finally, we can dare to dream of a day when a Chevrolet can compete with the much lauded McLaren 570S. That day is here my friend! You may recognize the kid as the driver of the extraordinary automobile that has been tearing up the Cecil County Dragway and documenting the damage. Today, he will put his ‘Vette up against a 570S in multiple street hits. These will be roll races from various speeds with Read More

225 MPH Calvo Motorsports Viper

Greetings racing fans and welcome to the WannaGoFast standing half-mile. Allow me to introduce to you Antonio Calvo; owner of Calvo Motorsports and the General Lee. The General is the second fastest Gen V Dodge Viper on the planet. Both of our featured cars are products of Calvo Motorsports from Austin, Texas. The General Lee has been treated to a CM3000 Package; that includes a cloak-and-dagger engine (8.4-liter V10) build and a pair of 84-millimeter turbochargers. Fuel is sprayed through Injector Dynamics dual (1,000cc primary, 1,700cc secondary) fuel injectors (2-per cylinder) being fed by a custom fuel delivery system that Read More

New Mexico Cash Days – Big Money Street Digs

This is street (dig) racing at its best. It is coming at you from the desert of Mexico on a perfect night when some really bad cars were on hand. This is single elimination dig racing with the top four places finishing in the money. Don’t cut the light early. Don’t cross the center-line. Get from point A to point B before the guy in the other lane and you advance to the next round. Simple right? If it were everybody would be doing it. Here are some of the competitors:   A Nissan 300ZX (800whp) 3.0-liter V6 with a Read More

2019 Corvette ZR1 – Manual vs. Auto

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has had tongues flapping and chins wagging since well before its physical release, several weeks ago. The excitement is well deserved. The 2019 ZR1 is the most capable Corvette mass-produced to date. It can produce an astounding 755hp and 715 lb.-ft. of torque (in stock trim) and it is equipped with some of the most advanced aerodynamic features ever seen on a production automobile. This article will compare several videos in an attempt to determine whether the ZR1 equipped with the 8-speed automatic transmission is nearly a full-second quicker (in the quarter-mile) than the same Read More

1200HP Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4

Here is another one of those cars that I wish I had paid a little more attention to when they were plentiful. Now these things are as hard to find as chicken’s teeth and when you happen across one; it is super nice. That’s certainly the case with this owner-built machine. It looks like a million bucks and sounds even better. This 1997 model all-wheel drive sports coupe has been rebuilt from the ground up and modified with a single Precision (7675) turbocharger. Since there aren’t a ton of companies offering aftermarket performance parts for this particular car (let alone Read More

1400HP GT-R vs. Twin Turbo Viper – Street Hits

Boom! Go along as our cameraman climbs on board one of the baddest street cars to ever roll down the entrance ramp and rule the interstate (of Mexico). This slippery red all-wheel drive Nissan GT-R tackles street bullies with more cubic inches and manages to hold its own, Buckle up! Our feature car is well equipped with a 4.2-liter V6 stroker motor with a Boost Logic BL1300 turbocharger kit (twin 3586 turbos). It is a monster in a race but well behaved in regular driving. It has a full interior with air conditioning and all the luxury accoutrement. The exterior Read More

Heavy Chevy – 1972 Yenko Nova

Competing in the Limited Drag Radial (3,33o-pound minimum) Class, Justin Martin and friends are campaigning one of the most stunning muscle cars to ever roll through the bleach box.        The ride is a 1972 Yenko Nova with a billet big block Chevrolet engine. The engine is built by Pete Harrell of Harrell Engine & Dyno (HED) in Mooresville, North Carolina. A pair of Garrett 88-millimeter turbochargers cram copious amounts of dense air into the massive engine and a Holley fuel injection system keeps the giddy-up juice flowing. A Mark Micke (M&M) transmission handles the shifting duties. Today, you will Read More

Superbrawl of Street Racing – GT-R vs. Roush Panda

This is the granddaddy of all roll racing videos. If you enjoy taking to the interstate (Mexico) with a whole herd of elite level street racers; you’ll love this video. There are so many street beasts in this clip that they had to hit the streets in groups. After a brief driver’s meeting the first pack went out.   The initial wave included a black Gen VI Shelby GT500 Mustang. It is running a professionally built engine with high performance cylinder heads and a camshaft upgrade, a Kenne Belle 3.2-liter supercharger, and E85 fuel. The combo is good for 800+hp. Read More

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