2020 Tesla Roadster Maximum Plaid Test Drive

November 17th, 2017

Tesla dropped a bombshell at their Semi Truck event with a “one more thing moment” as they revealed the upcoming 2020 Tesla Roadster. I placed a deposit on the $200,000 car while at the event and went for an amazing test ride. Tesla Roadster Specs are nothing short of incredible with 0-60 MPH in just 1.9 seconds, high 8’s in the 1/4 mile, 600+ mile range and a top speed of 250 MPH! Ordering a Tesla, use this link and support DragTimes and the road to the Tesla Roadster: http://www.dragtimes.com/tesla.php  

World’s Quickest Shelby GT500

November 15th, 2017

Welcome to Budds Creek, Maryland and the Maryland International Raceway. Allow me to introduce to you the Devil’s Reject Shelby GT500. It is capable of producing approximately 2,200hp. This video documents a 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang (highly modified) that has laid claim to the title of World’s Quickest (and Fastest) X275 modular engine Shelby GT500. During the 22nd Annual Haltech World Cup Finals, this pretty Cobra Mustang set in to laying down some consistent six and seven-second elapsed times (at around 200 mph) before dipping down into the sixes to stay. The most dramatic moment came when the Devil’s Read More

Corvette Crazy – Insane Street Hits

November 14th, 2017

Greetings racing fans and welcome to a well organized night of roll racing action on the streets (of Mexico – obviously). This group of competitors is serious about roll racing and it shows in their machinery. The action kicks-off with a little red Corvette (baby you’re much too fast … but I digress …) Z06 that’s packing 434 cubic-inches of LS motor with a 250 shot of nitrous. It is rubbing door handles with a Blue C6 ‘Vette. The blue Chevy  has a 7.0- liter LSX engine with an F1A Procharger. These two cars make multiple passes with the blue Read More

Vintage Vette Victimizes Competitors

November 8th, 2017

Rarely do I see a C1 Chevrolet Corvette at the drag strip. The folks who own these classic beauties most often reserve them for car shows and cruising. It is even less common to see a vintage ‘Vette dominating multiple classes (Small Tire and Big Tire) of an event like Street Car Takeover Tucson. Another characteristic that makes this open air Corvette special is the absolute simplicity of the powertrain. In a day of massive power-adders, chemical injections, and specialized racing fuels, this classic ride is propelled by a small block, Chevy LS (V8) engine with a 100hp shot of Read More

Street Pulls – 800WHP EVO

November 3rd, 2017

What could be sweeter than an 800whp DSM? How about a warm night of roll racing on the highways of Mexico? The feature car is a 2005 Mitsubishi Evolution (8) that has been radically modified to enhance performance. It is powered by an EVO 9 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that has been built by AG Autosport (with steel connecting rods). The bottom end is rated at 1,000hp. It also uses a Precision 62-millimeter turbocharger. A pair of Walbro 450 pumps keep the E85 fuel flowing. A Haltech ECU (tuned by CriSpeed) keeps all the ponies running in the same direction. The Read More

1700HP Monster Corvette

October 31st, 2017

The crew at LSxperts is once again demonstrating their versatility with this beautiful, blue Corvette. This is the exact same car that set the half-mile top-speed world record (229 mph) during the Slipstream Racing event. With the final drive gear ratio adjusted appropriately, the ‘Vette is now ready to tackle the competition (in the eighth-mile) during Street Car Takeover (SCT) Atlanta. Competing in the Outlaw Class, this Chevy would face very stiff competition as some of the fastest drag cars in the nation were on hand at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia. This C5 Corvette is running a Brian Read More

Scary Street Battle – BMW vs. Cadillac

October 31st, 2017

Happy Halloween! I hope you enjoy this back and forth street (roll) racing battle between two, evenly matched, high-end street machines. Both of these cars have been modified dramatically to improve engine performance. I wouldn’t consider it a slanderous statement to say that BMW is not known for street racing prowess. That is precisely what makes this BMW 135i Coupe a great choice for a street sleeper. The slick looking Beemer has been upgraded with a Precision 6466 turbocharger and a DOCRace turbo kit, tuned by EMP Performance. Depending upon the boost setting, it is capable of producing a bit Read More

293 MPH Street Legal Ford GT

October 31st, 2017

While the standing mile pass that you will see on this video is not Guinness certified, it is no less impressive. This is the BADD GT. It is owned and prepared by Johnny Bohmer, of Performance Power Racing (South Florida) and it is the Guinness certified owner of the standing mile top-speed world record (283 mph) set in 2012. As you can see, Richard Rawlings (Gas Monkey Garage) is also a major sponsor of the BADD GT. This car is registered in the state of Florida and is driven on the street – daily. This is a great looking car Read More

Import vs. Domestic – Chevy, DSM, and Ford

October 28th, 2017

The battle between imported and domestic automobiles continues to rage on the streets of old Mexico. It all began about the time that the first imported automobiles began disembarking in the ports of the U.S. and Canada and it is alive and well in 2017. Our first entrant is racing a Chevrolet 1500 Sportside pickup. It is well equipped with a 6.0-liter LS engine that has been outfitted with a supercharger and a kit of nitrous. Entrant number two is piloting a Ford Mustang Cobra Terminator Edition with a 3.4-liter Whipple supercharger, full bolt-ons, and a performance tuner. Power output Read More

2000HP Mustang Drop-Top

October 27th, 2017

In a sea of hopped-up, high-performance street cars, we spotted this Mustang convertible. You just don’t see that many fast drop-tops so, we decided to take a closer look. The venue is Street Car Takeover St. Louis and the Class is Small Tire. This little red Mustang is powered by a 400 cubic-inch small block with an 85-millimeter turbocharger. Power output is estimated at 2,000hp. Round One brings about a touch of Mustang on Mustang fun. Our feature car cuts the light on the competition and gaps him easily. Round Two winds up being the semi-final round and a solo Read More

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