1500HP Stick Shift GTO

This is the story of Rich and his friend Bill. The two buddies are into cars – bigtime. Rich loves the Pontiac GTO and Bill had a thing for the Ford Fairlane 500. Both car enthusiasts selected a model from the sixties and transformed their respective steeds into a muscle-bound masterpiece. Rich chose a 1965 Poncho (Hurst Package) as his canvas. He built this beast around a 517 cubic-inch Pontiac engine being force fed by a 94-millimeter turbocharger.The combination is capable of producing 1,500hp and has made a best pass of 9.7-seconds @ 147 mph. The transmission is a Tremec Read More

8-Flat AWD Honda Civic – No Prep

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to the Sunshine State for TRC Street Kings. The star of this clip is a 1,100hp all-wheel drive Honda Civic hatch. If you’ve never seen this capable import before then get ready to start rooting for the FrustrateEG crew on their quest for a 7-second quarter-mile. When DR opted to go with a stock 2.0-liter Honda block, he wanted to make it bulletproof. So, he went with sleeved cylinders at 10:1 compression. He added a set of Drag Cartel 3.2 camshafts and a massive Precision 7685 turbocharger. A triple-disk Action clutch aids in shifting Read More

World Record Rear-Wheel Drive Viper

Sal and the Viper could be the title of a best-selling children’s book but today it’s a story about a car enthusiast, his car enthusiast son, and the beast of a Dodge Viper that they have been developing for about a decade. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the commitment of this father and son will pay off at the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack. You see, Sal Patel has never thought of himself as much of a half-mile racer. Furthermore, he feels like his car is much better suited for the quarter-mile and eighth-mile. Sal and crew have had a degree of success Read More

Mustang Boss 302 vs. Vette Z06 – Street Hits

What’s better than street racing on the wide open interstates (of Mexico)? Why, roll racing 3-wide down the interstate into the cool night air of course. Theses competitive drivers know how to get down where the rubber meets the road. Their cars have been purpose-built for roll racing and the pilots are ready to put it all on the line. All that’s left is to fuel up and roll out. Our first contest is a triple play between a 620hp Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, a 635hp Cadillac CTS-V sedan, and a 570hp turbocharged Pontiac Trans Am. ZL1 FTW! Next, we have Read More

259 MPH Lamborghini – World’s Fastest Half-Mile

Time to go underground – Underground Racing (UR), that is! When it comes to half-mile racing for top speed, nobody does it better than UR. The venue is the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack presented by SHIFTS3CTOR and the scenery is simply amazing. The twin turbo Lamborghini Huracan is owned by Drag965 (Kuwait) and campaigned by UR. The Drag965 Lambo comes off the trailer strong with an introductory pass of 244 mph. Other competitors are lamenting the lack of traction at maximum speed and UR is no exception. As the crew tunes and tweaks the Italian masterpiece, top speeds continue to Read More

Sweet Pea – 10-Second Nova Sleeper

In a perfect demonstration of “It ain’t how you look – it’s what you got under the hood” theology; this rusted-out and uglied-up Nova sedan can flat get down the quarter-mile in a hurry. The dominant theme of this clip is that this below average (looking) Nova is virtually indistinguishable from any other oil dripping, brake squealing, gas guzzling grocery getter going about its daily grind. Here’s what makes this Chevy so special: A 6.0-liter Chevy truck engine has been outfitted with a VS Racing 80-millimeter turbocharger and a Coleman Performance (you’ll get that when you watch the video) ice Read More

RPM Corvette – Procharged Rocket

Race Proven Motorsports (RPM) is known for building big horsepower cars with massive power-adders. Unlike a lot of fly-by-night operations, RPM digs down deep into the engine, transmission, and suspension and delivers a high-quality build to push the envelope of power and traction to new heights. Starting with a Chevrolet (C6) Corvette Z06 is a smart bet, The Z06 is built around a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that delivers 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. Of torque. RPM adds a quality engine build along with an F1A Procharger and a trunk-mounted ice water bath. A Holley EFI system delivers plenty of fuel Read More

World Record – 8-Second Charger SRT

Greetings racing fans and welcome to sunny Palm Beach International Raceway. Today Dan with the Plan will attempt to pilot his 2007 Dodge Charger SRT (sedan) into the record books. On the line is the world record for fastest quarter-mile by a Dodge Charger with nitrous. This particular Charger SRT is well heeled with a massive 440 cubic-inch HEMI engine. It is prepared by Gearhead Fabrications and Nitrous Outlet. The car is equipped with a Nitrous Outlet Direct Injection Nitrous Kit that bumps engine output up approximately 450hp. Shifting is handled via a TH400 automatic transmission and the car weighs Read More

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