3500HP Stingray Runs 4.11 @ 188.91 mph

May 6th, 2015

C7It ain’t everyday that you see a 2014 Corvette Stingray chopped up and laid-out on a tube chassis. This 10.5 Outlaw Class dragster features factory body panels everywhere except the front end, which is a one-piece unit molded from fiberglass (with working headlamps, no less). It underwent its maiden voyage at last weekend’s Strange Engineering Outlaw Street Car Shootout at the Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland.

This video includes an interview with driver Chuck Ulsch. He explains that the engine manufactures approximately 3,500-horsepower. This is accomplished using an Anderson Engineering Hemi racing engine topped with a C-Rotor rotary screw type supercharger. A Lencodrive transmission transfers all of that power to the rear differential, which is supported by a Vanishing Point Race Cars (VPRC) X-link suspension system and a Pro Anti-Rollover Kit. Finally, a set of Mickey Thompson 33X10.50 slicks put the ponies to the pavement.

We look forward to bigger and better things from this car, built by VPRC in Loganville, Georgia, as this was their initial run. A 4.11-second pass @ 188.91 is not too shabby for a first day at the track.

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