Turbo LS Olds G-Body vs. Corvette, CTS-V and GT500

March 28th, 2020

This one is for all the full-size racers out there; for all the guys (and gals) that need a skosh more leg room. This 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme was certainly not going to win many street races in stock trim but leave it up to an innovative street racer to soup one of these monsters up to beat the best from Chevy, Ford and even Cadillac. Let’s have a look. The big old G-Body has a 6.0-liter (Chevy) LS motor with a pair of turbochargers and a 4L80E truck transmission (auto). The combination is good for about 850hp and a Read More

Calvo Viper Team – Street and Strip (TX2K20)

March 25th, 2020

Greetings drag racing fans and speed freaks from every corner of the racing world. This video is all about the legendary rear-wheel drive Dodge Viper – and nobody does turbo and twin turbo Viper better than Calvo Motorsports. Join us for a visit to TX2K20 where Calvo has turned up with no less than six Viper entries that total more than 10,000HP. Hold on to your hats, this is gonna get wild. The gloss black Viper (Sandy) has a stock motor with bolt-ons only. He shows up to nearly every event and posts consistent results. Ryan also has a black Read More

Grannas Racing – 2000HP Supra Goes 7.00 @ 208 MPH

March 24th, 2020

Welcome drag racing enthusiast to another day at the speed extravaganza known as TX2K20 from Houston, Texas. The focus of today’s video is the Grannas Racing Supra. It is currently being billed as the fastest stick shift car on the planet. Giving us no reason to doubt this claim, the import known as “Orange Man Bad” posts consistent seven second passes before a record-breaking run that is a mere tick away from that magical six every drag racer seeks. Under the hood is a Bullet Race Engineering 3.2-liter inline 6-cylinder billet wet block with a Brian Cower crankshaft and aluminum Read More

2020 C8 Corvette vs. Turbo Supra – Street Hits

March 20th, 2020

With the long-awaited arrival of the C8 Corvette, everybody is looking to get a piece of the action. Today, it’s the new Toyota Supra laying down the gauntlet. The Corvette is equipped with a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine. It is a mid-mounted arrangement capable of producing 490hp and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. As far as we could tell, there are no modifications to the ‘Vette which dyno tested at 460hp to the rear tires. The Supra is a MkV with a turbocharged (from the factory) 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine. It can produce 335hp @ 5,000 RPM and 365 lb.-ft. Read More

TX2K20 – Day Two Highlights

March 19th, 2020

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to Houston, Texas for Day Two of the biggest street car shootout on the planet – it’s TX2K20. Today’s video features the finals of the roll racing and some qualifying action in the drag racing. It looks like the Lamborghini entries from Underground Racing are the class of the roll racing event at the current point but there are also some heavy hitters from Calvo Motorsports, Grannas Racing and Real Street. This is always a pressure cooker of an event and it is about to boil over on Day Two! After the red Underground Read More

1300HP ETS EVO – First 7-Second Quarter Mile

March 19th, 2020

English Racing and Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS) have done it again! They have gone and created another monster of an import. This time it is in the form of an all-wheel drive Mitsubishi EVO. This car strikes fear into the hearts of competitors everywhere it shows up, and for good reason. Let’s have a look under the hood. The engine is an English Racing drag motor (Golden Eagle block) with GSC Power Division camshafts and valvetrain. The turbocharger is a Precision 7685 and the turbo kit is by ETS. At optimum output, the car makes around 70 psi of boost. Read More

TX2K20 – Highlights Day One

March 18th, 2020

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to the Mecca of street racing – TX2K20 from Houston, Texas. There is drag racing and roll racing on the agenda for this weekend of hotly contested head-to-head racing. That’s not to mention what jumps off after hours on the streets. Let’s drop in on day one. Coming off the trailer are entries from Underground Racing. Most of these Lamborghinis have been treated to an Underground Racing Turbo X Package. Maximum output ranges from 1,000hp all the way to 3,000hp. We have Coy Christmas in the Airforce One Lamborghini. Air Force One was the Read More

McLaren 570S vs. Mustang Shelby GT500 – Street Hits

March 13th, 2020

Where do you think all the competitors go when the track closes during TX2K20? They turn out on the streets (of Mexico) for some roll racing action under the moonlight. It’s early in the weekend but there are some heavy hitters on hand for this night of roll racing on the interstate. Buckle up and get ready to race. Our camera car is a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with a camshaft upgrade. It is running E85 fuel and is capable of producing 800hp. In maroon, it looks great, too. As we roll out of the parking lot and onto the Read More

900HP JDM Turbo Swap Supra – Street Hits

March 11th, 2020

Welcome car enthusiasts of every sort and get a load of Ryan Scott’s 1995 Toyota Supra. This slick looking coupe is making in the neighborhood of 900hp despite having a full interior with air conditioning, full audio system, and power steering. Today, Ryan is treating us to a test run across the border and into Mexico. Hop in and buckle up! Under the hood is a JDM 2JZ-GTE 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine. The bottom end is stock, and the cylinder head has Brian Crower camshafts, springs and retainers. Surprisingly, it still has stock valves. The turbo kit is by Powerhouse Read More

World’s Fastest Shelby GT500 – Street Hits vs. Nissan GT-R, Porsche 991, EVO, and More

February 21st, 2020

Greetings drag and street racing enthusiasts and welcome to another installment from DragTimes. This video features a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that is being billed as the World’s Fastest (quarter mile elapsed time and trap speed). FYI: It’s the orange one. Tonight, he’ll be taking on a bevy of beautiful contenders. There are cars from all round the globe and in various stages of modification (mostly undisclosed). The Audi A3 has undergone a turbo upgrade and a tune. The Nissan 240 and Honda Civic have added turbocharger kits. The Corvette has an upgraded intake manifold. The orange Mustang has Read More

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