Street Hits – 700HP Stock Block EVO 8

May 25th, 2018

In these days of awesome aftermarket high-performance components, it’s not that rare to encounter a 700hp street car. In most cases, big ponies equate to a built, balanced, and blueprinted V8 engine with some type of power-adder. That is precisely what makes our feature car so unique. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is no stranger to import performance car enthusiasts. There are some extremely powerful EVO entries on the horizon and many continue to run the 4G (inline 4-cylinder) engine platform (built and sleeved to handle the extra power). What sets our feature car apart is that it is capable of Read More

Drag Racing – McLaren 570S vs. Chevy Corvette Z06

May 24th, 2018

The thing that makes this drag race interesting is that one of the cars utilizes a small (3.8-liter ) engine with dual power-adders and the second car uses a larger (6.2-liter) engine with a small power-adder. Oh, one is British and the other is American, adding to this fast-paced opera of speed. The 570S is built around a carbon-fiber tub. It is rear-wheel drive vehicle with a mid-mounted engine and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The power plant is an all-aluminum 3.8-liter V8 with 4-valves per cylinder  and direct fuel injection. It has twin turbochargers and an intercooler. The engine is Read More

World’s Baddest GT-R – 3000HP

May 21st, 2018

Well, Alpha Performance seems to have reset the bar once again with their latest entry into the realm of the extremely modified Nissan GT-R. After posting a weekend best top speed of 228 mph in the roll racing event, the OB Prestige owned car ripped off a trio of near 6-second passes in the quarter-mile drag races. Personal best elapsed times of 7.11, 7.06, and 7.05-seconds were all recorded before this mirror finish sports coupe was put back on the trailer. All this is accomplished with stock diameter tires on front and rear. There is also a dyno test. The Read More

Carolina Street Rolls

May 15th, 2018

Hello race fans and welcome to one of the friendliest places on earth. I love to visit the beautiful mountains and beaches of the Tar Heel State. This is one of my favorites because the people are so accommodating and the scenery is beyond belief. Enough if that. Let’s talk street racing on the freeway. That’s when you build a car to accelerate as hard as possible between 40 mph and infinity. After that, you grab your sweetheart and hit the interstate in the wee hours of the morning for some action. Roll racers usually travel in packs with no Read More

7-Second Rotary Powered Mazda RX-7

May 15th, 2018

I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore, Toto – oh, wait a minute that’s exactly where we are – for No Prep Mayhem. With $20,000 on the line in this eighth-mile No Prep shootout, there are some of the baddest small and big tire cars in the land chomping at the bit to get on the track and get sorted out. Approximately sixty small tire vehicles and twenty big tire machines have showed up to claim their share of midwest bragging rights and cold hard cash. Hate Tank, The Luv, Flaco, and Amoris are all on hand to get their Read More

3500HP UR Lamborghini – 229 MPH

May 15th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans and speed aficionados of every variety. Welcome to TX2K18 and an absolute spectacular showcase of Lamborghini automobiles modified by Underground Racing (UR). These colorful Italian beauties routinely run through the standing half mile in under 9-seconds at speeds that exceed 200 mph. Underground Racing is recognized as a leader in turbocharged technology. They specialize in exotic and high-end sports cars like the Lamborghini Huracan and their treatments can render incredible gains in horsepower and durability. Their top-tier kits include controller reprogramming/tuning, an engine rebuild, transmission rebuild/replacement, suspension overhaul, driveshaft strengthening, as well as all the turbochargers, Read More

Nissan 370Z Nismo vs. Subaru WRX STI – Track Test

May 12th, 2018

One is all-wheel drive. One has a few more horsepower. One is turbocharged and the other is naturally aspirated. Both are a beautiful hue of red but only one can be the winner in this comprehensive contest that includes a drag race, some practical driving, and even some pretty tight turns. The STI is of course, a sedan, It uses a smaller (2.5-liter I4) engine and a turbocharger to make its 305hp. It is both intercooled and port fuel injected. The Subaru is the all-wheel drive vehicle and it features a variety of drive modes with three on-board differentials. It Read More

The GT-R That Jack Built

May 11th, 2018

Running in the fine air that permeates Colorado Springs, Colorado, an outstanding field of performance cars has gathered to assault a half-mile patch of abandoned airstrip. Among them is this no-nonsense Nissan GT-R. The Pike’s Peak Airstrip Attack is among the most prestigious top-speed events in the world.   This black beauty is powered by a 4.1-liter stroker motor (aluminum connecting rods) with an Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS) kit on it (twin Precision 6466 turbochargers). At 37 psi, the car maxed a 1,500hp dyno out. Jack’s Transmissions performed the build on the entire car and they are on-hand today to Read More

Shop Wars – Sydney Dragway

May 10th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans! Welcome to Sydney, Australia. Get ready to tour one of the most awesome race car shops in the world. This huge place is home to RotorMaster; a high performance shop that caters to Mazda rotary owners who appreciate going fast and competing in a wide variety of racing venues. Also located in this facility is Gas Racing. GR is geared more towards Toyota power and development of the legendary 2JZ engine platform.  This shop is filled with cars that we just don’t get to see in the states. Including a Mazda RX-3 powered by a Toyota Read More

Texas Street Rolls

May 9th, 2018

They say that everything is bigger in Texas. This may be an exaggerated statement but Texas street racers certainly do it as big as anybody in the land. They just do it south of the border. This clip features a diverse blend of imported and domestic vehicles that are purpose built for roll racing. These guys (and girls) roll onto the interstate and engage in a pure contest of speed that begins at 60 mph. The camera car is a 1,000+hp Nissan GT-R. In the first contest, it will do battle with a Cadillac CTS-V (nitrous equipped). The turbocharged import Read More

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