940HP AWD Eagle Talon – Ride Along

September 17th, 2018

Greetings racing fans! Climb on board Andrew’s 1994 Eagle Talon and buckle your harness for an earth-shattering ride along. Powered by a 4G63 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a Precision 66-millimeter turbocharger, this import is capable of making 1,100hp at the crankshaft and putting 940whp to the pavement. All that power is delivered via a 5-speed Sheptrans (built by Andrew, Steve Rogue, and Tim Zimmer of TMZ ) gearbox and an all-wheel drivetrain. Air conditioning, power steering, and a full interior make this an official street car. Under the hood, the Mitsubishi mill is a 6-bolt unit with a Kiggly main Read More

Outcast – 2300HP Diesel Antique Truck

September 15th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to the Thunder Valley Raceway (Noble, Oklahoma) for Outlaw Armageddon – the premier No Prep event in North America and the World. The Outcast, a tiny cut-down antique pickup is waiting to violently rip open your life and blast right through the middle! This diesel-powered creation is well heeled for any competition. Under the hood is a 360 cubic-inch Duramax (short stroke) built by Wagler. The Outcast is running S&S Diesel Motorsports fuel injection system, Moss stand-alone ECU, a Rossler 3-speed transmission, and a Mark Williams ProGear rear-end. Out front, sucking all the air Read More

Hot Rod Drag Week 2018 – The Quest Begins

September 12th, 2018

By: Stephen Hearn Greetings drag racing fans and fellow speed freaks from every walk of life! It’s time! Time for the 2018 Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week. This year, the most grueling drag race event in the world has been moved to the sunny south. Problem is that somebody forgot to tell Florence – Hurricane Florence that is. This year, the 1,000-mile event begins at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia with more than 400 street cars; ready to prove they have what it takes to make the lengthy trip and race on four drag strips in five days. After a full Read More

975HP BMW – 175 MPH Half-Mile

September 6th, 2018

Building a European sports car with nearly 1,000hp is no easy task. Building one that will remain rear-wheel drive and hook up on the unprepped streets and strips (few and far between) of Germany could prove pointless – but not this weekend. This weekend in the land of beer and bratwurst, the RACE1000 standing half-mile is scheduled and the fastest cars in Europe are cruising in to claim their share of the trophy that says you went faster than anyone else in this class on this day. The car is a BMW E46 Coupe. Under the hood is a beefed-up Read More

Twin Turbo Viper vs. YSi Z06 – Street Hits

September 5th, 2018

Welcome fellow street racers to Mexico for a night of elite level roll racing on the interstate. On hand are some of the most sophisticated (FAST!) street racing machines on the planet. Vehicles from all of the “Big 3” domestic automakers have turned-out, as well as a sprinkling of imports. Included in this distinguished group are an 850hp twin turbo (stock 5.0-liter engine) Ford Mustang and a 1,000+hp Vortech YSi supercharged Chevrolet Corvette Z06. Hold onto your hat as these two hit the highway. In the first pass, the ‘Vette encounters traffic and the Mustang takes the win. Pass number Read More

Giant Turbo S10 vs Street Outlaws

September 4th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans and fellow street racing aficionados. Welcome to legendary Thunder Valley Raceway for Outlaw Armageddon No Prep. Some of the biggest and most well-known names is drag racing have rolled in for this event. Among them are the popular cast of Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws” television series. Also in the mix is Larry Larson and his infamous Big Tire (Class) Chevy S10 pickup. When Larry got wind of a shake-up in the twin turbo regulation guidelines, which would have demanded that he increase overall vehicle weight, he made a change. Larry went to a single turbocharger. With Read More

200 MPH Volkswagen GTI – German Half-Mile

September 1st, 2018

Greetings drag race fans and speed aficionados from every roll. If you appreciate the smell of racing fuel and burning tires, then you will want to check out this 1300hp Volkswagen hatchback. The back drop is RACE1000, a half-mile course located at Airport Magdeburg in Cochstedt, Germany. Denny Wimmer was spotted campaigning his 1989 Volkswagen (Mark II) GTI in the Unlimited Class. Having run more than 200 mph during last year’s event, Denny and crew are considered front runners to take the top speed crown. Nevertheless, you don’t see many VWs (in the states) that can run over 200 mph Read More

All-Motor LS3 Swapped RX7 – Street Hits

August 30th, 2018

Alright street racing enthusiasts; who remembers cramming big V8 engines between the fenders of a tiny Chevy Vega, Opel, or Mustang II? Those were the days. We could build a 5.7-liter Chevrolet engine (four-bolt mains) that could hang with anything on the street (roll and dig). The Vega, Opel, and Mustang II have all gone away. That leaves us with the heavier Camaro/Trans Am, Mustang, W-Body, and G-Body. Luckily, these days we have access to better power-adders – at unbelievable prices – than we could’ve ever imagined in those days. Nevertheless, it would be great if a blue-collar guy could Read More

Legal Street Digs – Coffeyville, Kansas

August 30th, 2018

Coffeyville is one of the only places in the world smart enough to close-down a public street and let it become a moneymaker. How, you say, does such a thing transpire? Well, once a year, the good citizens of Coffeyville go in the No Prep Drag Racing business and street racers from all over the United States flood-in to spend their hard-earned dollars on motels and restaurants while trying to claim cash prizes and bragging rights on the blacktop. It’s great fun and (literally) the entire town gets involved. In addition to the carnival atmosphere; there are some big-name cars Read More

Lamborghini Huracan vs. Corvette Z06 – Street Hits

August 30th, 2018

This clip is taking it to the streets (of Mexico) for some roll racing. On-hand to participate in these top tier contests that showcase mechanical expertise and driving prowess are three high-level supercar owners with their machines in tune. We begin simply, with a stock Lamborghini Huracan. Fresh out of the oven it has approximately 600hp and looks like a million-bucks. Next up is a Nissan GT-R with a built VR38 engine, Speed by Design SBD 100 cast manifold turbo kit, and a Drag800 transmission (AWD) by Jack’s Transmissions. Horsepower is rated in the 1,100hp range. This is one schweeet Read More

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