3000HP Malibu Turns 4.0-Second Eighth-Mile @ 195 MPH

March 8th, 2016

This ain’t no charity case but man it’s great to have friends. With no engine, no fuel injection, and no wiring harness, this team showed up at Lights Out 7 (in South Georgia) with low expectations. As a testimonial to what good friends and hard work can accomplish, this beast of a machine was ready to make its inaugural 1/8-mile pass less than 24-hours later. This bad bowtie is rocking a 548-cubic-inch Nelson Racing engine, a pair of Garrett 98-millimeter turbochargers, and a Fuel Tech FT500 electronic fuel injection system. With all these consistent low-4-second passes, it’s only a matter Read More

706 CID Nitrous Nova at Conquer the Concrete

March 7th, 2016

The ‘Honey Badger’ Nova seems to be suffering from a case of mistaken identity. If you understand that a honey badger is small and nimble and it relies on its wits to get by and this Nova is big, heavy, and extremely powerful, then you get my point. This 706-cubic-inch all steel (except for the hood and deck lid) bodied Chevy is more bull than badger. The focal point of the Badger is a Troy Scott Racing engine running two nitrous kits. This street legal beast showed up at Conquer the Concrete in Oklahoma City ready to take down the Read More

V6 Corvette is World’s Fastest 10.5-Inch Tire Car

March 4th, 2016

Who ever dreamed of a V6 engine that amasses 559-cubic-inches – this thing has pistons the size of gallon paint cans – literally. To make this setup more incredible, the car is based in the desert environment of Doha, Qatar and lists the immaculate Qatar Racing Club as its home track. It doesn’t take a genius to see the hand of Al Anabi Performance (AAP) in the KH Series C6 Corvette, which is 7-years in the making. The engine and cylinder heads are custom built and all-aluminum with titanium cylinder inserts. A pair of Precision 98-millimeter turbochargers provide the forced air induction. Read More

Lucifer Mustang Conquers the Concrete

March 3rd, 2016

Despite its horrifying name, this Fox Body Mustang might have died-in-the-wool Ford aficionados dancing in the streets. There is no LS engine here. It’s a good old big block Ford mill with a pair of four-barrel throttle bodies nestled beautifully on top. This is unapologetically a nitrous driven devil of a car. Due to the poor track conditions, the crew was only administering a 400hp shot of laughing gas but in premium track conditions Lucifer has handled a 900hp shot. This is No Prep racing from “Conquer the Concrete” in Noble, Oklahoma. For this event, all the rubber compound and Read More

3500HP Eighth-Mile Monster Vette

March 1st, 2016

This may be one of the baddest looking cars ever to scarf up the pavement. It’s a 2014 (C7) Chevrolet Corvette owned by Andrew Alepa and piloted by Rob Valden. With plenty of help from Rick Steven’s Race Cars, Pro Line, and RK Racecraft, the team showed up at this Duck X lights Out 7 event (South Georgia Motorsports Park) in search of a $50,000 payday. This behemoth has the best of everything it takes to make it go really fast. It is powered by a Pro Line built Outlaw 548 cubic-inch HEMI with a Fuel Tech FT500 fuel injection Read More

900HP General Lee Viper T/A Rocks Street Car Takeover

February 29th, 2016

Roll racing, dig racing, dyno testing – heck there’s even an inadvertent lane change in this clip captured during the Street Car Takeover Event in Dallas, Texas. Calvo Motorsports (Austin, Texas) is tearing up the Lone Star State with its rendition of the General Lee (Dukes of Hazard) except their version has replaced the confederate battle flag with a Texas State flag. The Generation V Snake has been modified with a Powerhouse Racing turbo setup that includes a pair of Garret 3794 turbochargers and a CM MoTec M150 ECU. This car has posted a 1/4-mile ET of 9.2 @ 150.6 Read More

World Record Quarter-Mile Pass for OBP Lambo

February 26th, 2016

The OB Prestige Auto Racing Team showed up at the drag strip and showed out by setting a new 1/4-mile world record (8.97-seconds @ 165.47 mph) for a Lamborghini Huracan. Just check out the time slip for yourself. This emerald green, all-wheel drive beauty rolls off the factory floor with some pretty impressive credentials but what Heffner Performance adds is nothing short of miraculous. They start by building the 5.2-liter V10 engine to the brink of being completely bullet poof, then add a twin turbo package and a MoTec engine controller. The 7-speed dual clutch automatic is then treated to Read More

TT Mustang Runs 209 MPH in Eighth-Mile

February 26th, 2016

The South Georgia Motorsports Park plays host to Lights Out 7 and features one of the premier 1/8-mile drag racing tracks in the southeast. Daniel Pharris rolled out his SN95 Ford Mustang to compete in the radial tire class and navigated his way deep into the qualifying rounds while posting consistent ETs in the 3.9-second range at 200 mph and above. The Mustang is propelled by an Alan Johnson 481X 570-cubic inch engine force fed by a pair of Precision 102-millimeter turbochargers. A Fueltech electronic fuel injection system and fuel cell provide the go-go juice and an M &M transmission Read More

Godzilla Takes Two Classes at Dallas Street Car Takeover

February 24th, 2016

Godzilla showed up at the Dallas Street Car Takeover and wreaked havoc in two-classes of racing action. While it wasn’t the giant mechanical monster that wrecked Tokyo, the results were no less catastrophic. Godzilla was manifest in the form of the familiar 1200hp T1 Nissan GT-R. By the time smoke cleared Lamborghinis, Supras, Cadillacs, Mustangs, and all other challengers were strewn about like so much rubbish (not really but you get the jest). With its all-wheel drivetrain, the GT-R demonstrated superior traction in winning the King of the Bakery (roll racing) crown and the 9.50 ET class. The team at Read More

Street Battle – Camaro vs Corvette

February 23rd, 2016

This battle between a supercharged Camaro and a supercharged Corvette takes place on the streets. The Camaro is running a stock LS3 engine with a roots-type blower and an E85 tuner. Power is estimated at 735hp and 726 b.-ft. of torque. The ‘Vette is also equipped with an LS3 engine and a centrifugal type supercharger. Power is estimated at 570hp. Roll racing is the order of the day (or night in this case) and the Corvette gets the initial jump on the Camaro. Nevertheless, the Camaro shows that there is no substitute for cubic inches (even when it comes to Read More