200HP Superbike vs. 1000HP Turbo MK4 Supra – Drag Race

August 3rd, 2022

What has six wheels, 1200hp and weigh less than two tons? The combination of a big turbo Supra and a race grade street bike. Let’s take a closer look. The two-wheeler is an Aprilia RSV4 RF. This thing is cobbled together from a 2013 frame, a 2016 rear swingarm and 2017 electronics. Oh, the body panels are also from a 2017. Premium production components for the RSV4 RF include Olins suspension and Brembo brakes. Built by the lead dog of the Aprilia Racing pack, this superbike is making approximately 200hp and top speed is 197 mph. In the other lane Read More

Turbo Nissan 370Z vs FBO C7 Corvette – Street Hits

July 27th, 2022

Tonight, we are taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) for some head-to-head roll racing action. These guys are chompin’ at the bit to get on the interstate and let those ponies run. Without further ado, let’s get down to where the rubber meets the road. The Nissan 370Z build is a turbocharged beast. Equipped with a 3.7-liter V6 engine, the 370Z is considered the little brother of the twin turbocharged Nissan GT-R. However, if you add your own turbo, little brother grows up quickly. This particular Nissan has also been upgraded with a massive intercooler. This is a Read More

HEMI Swapped 1959 Austin Healy Sprite

July 19th, 2022

This build epitomizes the strategy of cramming a huge V8 engine into a tiny vehicle just for the fun of it. Owned by the Marian family, this “Bugeye” Sprite has been in the works for approximately fifty-six years. Engineer Vaughn Marian began tinkering with the tiny car in 1966. When his two sons came along, they assisted Vaughn – who is an engineer by trade. The car has been outfitted with several HEMI engines throughout the years. The latest rebuild consists of a custom frame (built to handle the unique running gear), Corvette ZR1 suspension (front and rear) and ZR1 Read More

Modified Infiniti Q60S vs. R35 Nissan GT-R – Dig and Roll

July 15th, 2022

Make no mistake, what we have here is a drag race between a pair of the finest cars that Nissan has to offer. Infiniti? Anyone who has ever worked on an Infiniti will tell you that Nissan identification labels are stuck all over. You see, Infiniti is the luxury division of Nissan. Today, we pit one against the other in a quarter-mile battle of speed and acceleration. If I were picking a winner, it would be the GT-R. Why? The GT-R is lighter and makes more horsepower. Under the hood of the stock Nissan GT-R is a twin turbocharged 3.8-liter Read More

2023 Nissan Z-Car vs. Toyota Supra and Mustang Mach 1 – Drag Race

July 14th, 2022

Just how fast is the new Nissan Z? Someone thought the best way to answer that would be by pairing it against a couple of proven powerhouse production models. Here’s a look at the talent that’s hitting the track today and an opportunity for you to pick a winner before the rubber hits the road. From the good old U.S. of A., we have a 2022 Ford Mustang Mach 1. This sultry pony car is well heeled with a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Mustang tips the scale at 3,850-pounds and can generate Read More

Whipple Camaro SS vs. Nissan GT-R – Street Hits

July 7th, 2022

We are taking it back to the streets (of Mexico) tonight for some elite level roll racing on the interstate. The competitors are fueled-up, dialed-in and ready to unleash the thunder. Let’s go! The Gen VI SS Camaro is one of the most complete American sports cars ever produced. Known for taming the Green Hell course at Nurburgring, the Camaro SS is equally proficient on the road course or the drag strip. Equipped with an all-aluminum 7.0-liter engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission, this version of the Camaro is extremely popular with street racing enthusiasts. This Camaro SS owner has Read More

735WHP Nissan GT-R vs Porsche 911 GTS – Roll and Dig Racing

July 7th, 2022

These two supercars are on a nighttime mission to claim street credibility and bragging rights. The Nissan GT-R is an all-wheel drive monster known to terrorize Japanese cities. It’s often called Godzilla. Under the hood is a twin turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 capable of churning out 563hp. This particular specimen has been modified for performance, but the owner is tight lipped about the specifics. However, he has divulged that the finished product can put 735hp to the pavement. It’s a real good night when the racing is red hot, and the air conditioning is ice cold. Cameraman is in the Nissan Read More

Rolling Coal – 1400HP Ford F1 Race Truck

July 1st, 2022

Is that diesel smoke or shredded tires that I see? Fact is that it might be both on this monster of a diesel powered F1 race truck by Scott Birdsall. What started out as a $225 beater has morphed into this showstopping diesel powerhouse. Shall we take a closer look? Under the hood of this Pike’s Peak Record holding 1949 Ford F1 is a 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engine built by Freedom Racing Engines. It has upgraded internals and a compound turbo setup that yields 100psi of boost. This combination is good for 1400HP and an astounding 2100 lb.-ft. of torque. Read More

Upsets Galore – Rocky Mountain Race Week Final Day

June 27th, 2022

This is it! It’s the final day of RMRW and there’s a shootout brewing. With most of the classes already decided, the best-of-the-best were still up in the air. Super-fast rides like Alex Taylor’s ShoeBox Chevy, Cleetus McFarland’s twin turbo El Camino (Mullet) and Jason Hurley’s Meltdown II Firebird were looking for glory. The Index Racing format was thrown out for a No Time Shootout strategy that would pit some of the baddest vehicles in the country in head-to-head competition. It’s going to be pandemonium! First to the starting line was Mullet against the Gen II Camaro of Jim Parkison. Read More

Rocky Mountain Race Week Day 5 – 1,000-Miles In

June 25th, 2022

These tired racers have traversed more than 1,000-miles over the Rocky Mountains in this contest of endurance and speed. These guys – and gals – are getting dialed-in and trophies are being won. Get a load of some of the characters we’ve met along the way. There was “The One and Only” Robert Williams in his 1977 Chevy Nova known as Weapon-X. Robert took home the trophy in the Outlaw Street Class. The we met Jerome Courtney in his Silverado called Strictly Business. Jerome and crew walked away with the Limited Street Class (8.5-second ET) title. His pickup is loaded Read More

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