Wheelstand Wednesday — The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

April 1st, 2015

Wheelie-bars? We don’t need no stinkin’ wheelie-bars! Check out these Mustangs, Mopars, Malibus, and muscle-bound Camaros (there is even a Luv pickup and a Willis) as they attempt to go airborne. Some get “hooked-up” and lay down a fantastic quarter or eighth-mile pass. Some are literally up and down, from one end of the track to the other, and a few are just epic failures (one car even leaves parts strewn all over the track). Surely these guys have now invested in a good set of wheelie-bars after tearing up their rear-bumpers, roll pans, and other miscellaneous components, by slamming Read More

Wheelstand Wednesday — Compilation Video

March 25th, 2015

Ride along in these extraordinarily powerful pro-stock and sportsman cars as they “tote the front” coming off the line. Some end in a beautiful pass and some end in absolute catastrophe. Pulling the front wheels off the pavement at the start of a quarter or eighth-mile run is typically an indication that a competitor is “hooked up” properly and will post a good time. Watch what happens when a car is so powerful that three — and sometimes even four — wheels leave the pavement and the driver is forced to compensate. Excellent photography from multiple angles combined with strategically Read More

Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo Twin Turbo Texas Mile Crash Video

October 26th, 2010

One of Underground Racing’s Twin Turbo Lamborghini Gallardo’s producing 1,500 – 1,900 horsepower went off the runway at over 200MPH shortly after it’s chute opened while attempting a new world record standing 1 mile pass. The following footage is the first we’ve seen that actually shows the entire run and crash. Amazingly, the driver Richard Holt, actually walked away from this disastrous accident. Source: Gary Javo

Lamborghini Gallardo squeezes into tight parking spot

January 9th, 2010

Take a look at this freak Lamborghini Gallardo accident in Hollywood Hills, CA. The front of the Gallardo was so low that it went right underneath a Saab SUV lifting it up into the air. The Gallardo seems to hold up well, the roof didn’t seem to buckle at all.

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