Chi-town Heat – 2300HP 1966 Chevelle

June 24th, 2017

Attention all racing fans; be on the lookout for a stunning 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle. The slick blue car is on escape from the show car circuit and was last seen running circles around the competition at King of the Streets Chicago. The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous to other street race cars. Known for its beautiful hue and massive (14-71) blower protruding from the hood, it is packing a 572 cubic-inch big block engine and making about 2,300hp. At just over 3,400-pounds, this beast is often believed to be much heavier than her actual weight. She has been Read More

9-Second Daily Driver – Cadillac CTS-V

June 24th, 2017

You’ve got to love a daily driver that you can take to the track and run 9-second passes all weekend. All it takes is a little modification and a lot of nitrous. The Cadillac CTS-V is the epitome of performance and luxury in a single automobile. In stock trim, it is equipped with a 6.2-liter supercharged engine that makes 556hp and 551 lb.-ft. of torque. It can get from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6-seconds and it has an electronically controlled top speed of 200 mph. Of course, it has all the amenities including air conditioning, leather seating, and premium Read More

Nitrous Injected 6.0-liter Porsche

June 22nd, 2017

This is what I call making the best out of a bad situation. When this gentleman’s Porsche Carrera blew up the engine, he was faced with paying a heavy price to replace it with (even) a used Porsche mill. It’s a good thing for him that (only) one aftermarket manufacturer is offering an adapter kit that allows for an LS engine swap. You use the factory Porsche transmission and bolt in the Chevy V6 or V8 of your choice. You would never know that this dreamy little German import is packing a 6.0-liter LQ9 punch. Yes, the engine is from Read More

Highway Rolls – Corvette ZR1 vs. Mustang GT500 vs. Supra

June 22nd, 2017

That is correct – you can run ‘em 3-wide down south of the border. This clip brings us three amazing rides in serious roll racing action. Now, for my taste, I had rather get it on from a dead stop (dig racing). Still, I have to admit that easing up beside another fast car and just letting it all hang-out on the highway (in Mexico) is pretty intense. Speaking of intense: The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is the flagship of GM. It rolls off the assembly line as a prolific street beast that seems destined for roll racing. With a 6.2-liter Read More

Corn Field Cash Days

June 21st, 2017

Being born and raised in an inner city environment and having the good sense to move out to the country, I know a little about both urban and rural life. One of those things that I know is that city dwellers and country folk both love a good street race. That’s why some big time street machines showed up for this corn-fed dig racing showdown between the furrows. The very whisper of Cash Days usually brings the competitors out in droves but the weather in Nebraska (Mexico) can be a little unforgiving. Traction is already at a premium on the Read More

New Half-Mile GT-R Top Speed Record

June 19th, 2017

Congratulations to Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS) and English Racing. They have (once again) carved themselves out a place in the history of speed. The venue for this prolific undertaking was the ShiftS3ctor/Revolution Pike’s Peak Airstrip Attack in Colorado. Before the event began, Lucas English was heard to say that he would be pleased to surpass the previous top speed world record in the standing mile. That record was 252 mph. That was considered pretty optimistic since Pike’s Peak is only a half-mile course. The ETS GT-R is at the forefront of 1-mile, half-mile, and quarter-mile GT-R racing. These guys have Read More

Biggest Street Race Ever – Full Event

June 15th, 2017

This is undoubtedly the biggest illegal street race that I have ever seen and (I believe) the biggest to ever take place in the history of the world. It’s called Cash Days 2017. This hour-long clip comes to you from Dallas, Texas (Mexico) and features the best-of-the-best in 3-nights of street (dig) racing. Almost the entire crew from the Street Outlaws television series (Discovery Network) is on hand for this monumental event. The difference between this video and the series is the difference between daylight and dark. In the television series, the racers are running on a closed (private) drag Read More

Dig Race – Bugatti Veyron SS vs. Nissan GT-R

June 13th, 2017

Who wouldn’t want to see a dig race between two of the baddest exotic production automobiles in the world? What we have here is a $2.5-million French-built Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Supper Sport going up against a $105K Japanese made Nissan GT-R. Yeah, I realize that the Nissan has undergone some pretty expensive modification but no more than another $100K (or so) worth. The mid-engine, all-wheel drive Veyron gained worldwide recognition when it claimed the title of world’s fastest production automobile a few years ago. It set a top speed record of 268 mph. Since then, there have been plenty of Read More

Country Style Cash Days

June 7th, 2017

Where I come from, the smell of burning rubber goes hand-in-hand with tanned legs in Daisy Dukes – that’s one reason that I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else on earth. I thank God for places such as this! This clip comes to us from a narrow strip of country road in farm country. These rural racers entertain all comers, during King of the Asphalt IV, and give them what-for between the corn rows. The pavement is thin but the rules are the same; don’t jump the start, don’t cross the center stripe, and the winner of each race advances Read More

Classic Impala – Twin Turbo Beast

June 6th, 2017

You might expect to see a straight 1962 Chevrolet Impala like this in a car show or making the cruise circuit on Saturday night – certainly not in No-Prep racing action. The owner of this prime piece of muscle car is hardly content to sit and be judged, to roll slow, or to ride stock. When asked about estimated power output, the owner would only say, “A lot.” He did divulge that the Chevy was running a Brodix, all-aluminum, big block, roller engine with a pair of 88-millimeter (45-pounds of boost) turbochargers. This is No-Prep racing – from several events Read More

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