Street Car Takeover – 1400HP Supra

September 6th, 2017

No-Prep is the hottest ticket in racing right now. It combines the thrill of street racing with the safety of racing at the drag strip. Street Car Takeover takes your typical weekend of No-Prep racing and adds in some roll racing action. The combination makes this event a real hoot for a wide variety of different competitors and spectators. The feature car of this well produced video is a capable and clean Toyota Supra. It is rolling strong and competing in roll racing (Rear-Wheel Drive Class) and dig racing (True Street Class). The Supra is equipped with a 3.0-liter inline Read More

Street Racing Spectacular – Import vs. Domestic

September 4th, 2017

There is literally something for every street racing enthusiast in this video! Of course, there are tons of fast cars in every size and shape – imports and domestics, turbo and nitrous, standard and automatic. There are dig and roll races (sometimes 3-wide). There’s even a wreck and a fight (sort of). The backdrop is beautiful (New) Mexico and its flat landscape. It’s perfect for street racing. There is a bodacious DSM (1990s Mitsubishi Eclipse or Eagle Talon) that is capable of 1,000hp – from a stock 2.0-liter engine with over 100K miles. You know that there were tons of Read More

Turbo LS Nissan Hardbody – Street Racing

August 31st, 2017

This little Nissan pickup is a perfect example of how to build a street racer. You begin with a small and lightweight body. I would like for it to be rear-wheel drive (four-wheel drive is also nice but more difficult to find). It must be something common so that it will be economical (like this compact Nissan pickup). It doesn’t have to be pretty but it needs to be free of rust and without any major dents. Next, we need to shop for an engine. The Chevrolet 5.3-liter LS engine is plentiful and cheap. It is also more economical to Read More

Crazy Fast Inline 6-Cylinder Ford Mustang

August 30th, 2017

 If you are into unique race cars, you will love this one. I don’t know whether to call it crazy fast, crazy smooth, or just plain CRAZY! This car accelerates so fast and smooth that it is like something from another world. Well, it is sort of from another world, This Fox Body is based out of a beautiful place called Qatar. The innovative power plant is a Nissan TB48, 4.8-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine from a Nissan Patrol SUV (very popular vehicle in this part of the world). Add a 98-millimeter turbocharger with all the goodies, along with a custom Read More

Ohio Street Digs for Cash

August 30th, 2017

These cats in Ohio (Mexico) really know how to have a good time. You begin by finding an abandoned strip of industrial park pavement (3-lane if you can get it). Next, you invite a bunch of gear heads with fast cars and charge them a $100 buy-in on a winner-take-all pot. The rules are simple: It’s run-what-ya’-brung, single elimination, dig racing action. If you win – you move on to the next round. If you lose, you go back on the trailer. Competitors draw cards at the start of each round to determine pairings. Don’t jump (leave early) and don’t Read More

TX2K17 – Taking it to the Streets

August 29th, 2017

How do you kill some down-time when you are attending the TX2K17 event in Houston? Grab several hundred of your closest friends in fast cars (on bikes, too) and scamper across the border (into Mexico) for some street (roll) racing. Take a look! First up is a supercharged Honda S2000 in a roll race with a Nissan GT-R. The GT-R jumped out on him and never looked back. The S2000 lived to race another day. This time it’s against a Camaro with unknown modifications. The Honda wins this one – handily. Next, we have a pair of Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Read More

Gold Dust Mustang Crushes Eighth-Mile

August 29th, 2017

Hello racing fans and welcome to LightsOut8 from the South Georgia Motorsports Park! Among the contenders in the PRO275 Class this weekend, we have none other than Fletcher Cox (owner not driver). Fletcher is an NFL defensive lineman with the Philadelphia Eagles. Fletcher is among the elite defensive linemen in the NFL and loves drag racing. He has built at least two high-powered Mustangs. The one featured in this clip has a very special backstory. Fletcher’s late brother (Trell Cox) loved the sports entertainment (professional wrestling) character known as Gold Dust. The paint job on this car is skillfully done Read More

Underground Audi R8 – 244 MPH Half-Mile

August 29th, 2017

This Audi R8 Plus is a lesson in how to go super fast and look good doing it. On its maiden voyage, at WannaGoFast North Carolina, the Underground Racing Audi R8 posted a new world record top speed for an R8 (standing half-mile). Imagine what this thing is capable of once the bugs are worked out! Already potent in factory trim, the 2017 Audi R8 featured in this video is outfitted with the Underground Racing X Version Twin Turbo package. The X Version kit includes all the turbochargers, intercoolers, and plumbing (of course) but also throws in some serious fuel Read More

1285HP Stock Manifold GT-R

August 29th, 2017

The Nissan GT-R is built to be fast. Period. It is made to attack the pavement like it was wronged by asphalt and to conquer the concrete as if it had said something bad about its mama. Whether you are looking for a car to tame the streets or takeover the track; the Nissan GT-R is capable (in stock trim) or easily modified to realize your wildest expectations. Despite having a stock intake manifold, our feature GT-R has (of course) been drastically modified to achieve more than double its factory horsepower rating. This is a TopSpeed Motorsports built car. It Read More

Battle for Germany – Mercedes-Benz vs. Porsche

August 28th, 2017

Who wouldn’t want to be tasked with determining which of these two high-performance German sports cars is the absolute best? A road test, a track run, and finally an all out drag race will provide the data used to arrive at which of these awesome rides is superior. The first entry is the stunning Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. With its long front end and sleek lines, the AMG GT is truly a menacing sports coupe. Under the hood, a 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 is capable of producing 510hp. The other entry is the Porsche 911 GTS. In typical Porsche fashion, this Read More

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