Stock 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible runs 10’s

March 24th, 2009

Most would agree that the latest Dodge Viper with its dyno proven 600+ HP and 3,450 curb weight “should” be able to run 10’s in the 1/4 mile while still in stock form. Although there have been many attempts that have come close, nobody had cracked into the 10’s in a bone stock Viper until now. Jamie Furman took his brand new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 convertible with just 100 miles on the odometer out to Maryland International Raceway during a private track rental to give it a try. After 4 runs in the very low 11’s, he ended up Read More

Lamborghini Diablo Twin Supercharged Drag Racing

March 19th, 2009

We were at the 2009 Bradenton Supercar Shootout and witnessed this Twin Supercharged Lamborghini Diablo beating up on every car in the street tires class to finally take the win.   This Lambo was consistently running deep in the 10’s and probably made more passes down the drag strip than any other car out there.  Most, if not all of the other Lamborghinis at the event were sidelined with mechanical issues or just there for “show”, even though this was a racing event, now a car show.  Check out the pictures and video of this old school Lambo screaming down the track running a 10.77 @ 135.78 Read More

Nissan GT-R VDC Launch Video

March 13th, 2009

Here is a video of a Nissan GT-R blasting off from 0-60 MPH in 3.1 seconds using Nissan’s recently updated VDC Launch.  The new “under warranty” launch looks very smooth and non-threatening compared to the full out launch control that debuted with the car, 0-60 never looked so easy. With cooler weather and less gas this tuned GT-R looks like it might get to 60MPH in under 3 seconds.