Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R vs. Lambo, Nissan GT-R, ZR1

August 9th, 2018

Welcome and thanks for joining us at the Palm Beach International Raceway in beautiful, sunny Florida. Today, we will see the much-heralded Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R take-on the likes of a tuned Jeep Trackhawk, a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, a 2017 Nissan GT-R, and a Lamborghini Huracan. Competition today is set to include drag racing and roll racing. As the track heats up so does the roll racing action with the tuned (by Gearhead) Trackhawk jumping on the AMG GT-R. Green Hell drives around him FTW! Next up, we have our own in the red Lamborghini Huracan. From the dig, Brooks Read More

1967 Corvette Stingray – Half-Mile Monster

July 31st, 2018

The SHIFT S3CTOR Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack draws some of the most fabulous cars in the country into their abandoned airstrips to put up memorable top speed numbers. Nevertheless, nobody was expecting to see a vintage Corvette knocking off the likes of McLaren, Lamborghini, and Nissan GT-R entries. Until they began to take a closer look. Push past those classic Stingray lines and open the hood. You’ll find a more modern motif. The fuel injected (Holley controller) mill is a Chevrolet LT1 small block (5.7-liter) with a pair of 62-millimeter turbochargers (18 – 20 psi of boost). The transmission is Read More

259 MPH Lamborghini – World’s Fastest Half-Mile

June 21st, 2018

Time to go underground – Underground Racing (UR), that is! When it comes to half-mile racing for top speed, nobody does it better than UR. The venue is the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack presented by SHIFTS3CTOR and the scenery is simply amazing. The twin turbo Lamborghini Huracan is owned by Drag965 (Kuwait) and campaigned by UR. The Drag965 Lambo comes off the trailer strong with an introductory pass of 244 mph. Other competitors are lamenting the lack of traction at maximum speed and UR is no exception. As the crew tunes and tweaks the Italian masterpiece, top speeds continue to Read More

World’s Fastest – 201 MPH – Integra

June 12th, 2018

While this clip features the World’s Fastest Acura Integra, it also showcases the best-of-the-best from TX2K18. There has been a ton of coverage for this event but there were so many amazing race cars on hand that it was unbelievable. First, the Acura; it is called Gringotegra, built and prepared by Extreme Turbo System (ETS) and English Racing. If these names sound familiar; it’s because their collaborative efforts have put them on the cutting edge in quarter-mile and half-mile racing in turbocharged cars (especially Nissan GT-Rs). In the front-wheel drive Gringotegra we find an inline four-cylinder engine. This differs greatly Read More

Chris and Kayla – King and Queen of No Prep?

June 1st, 2018

Greetings racing enthusiasts and welcome to tiny I-29 Dragway in Pacific Junction, Iowa for Heads Up No Prep by The Shop Inc. Allow me to introduce to you a young power couple in the world of street and No Prep drag racing. They are Texas residents Chris Hamilton and Kayla Morton. You may recognize these two from Discovery Channel’s Street Outlaws cable television show. Kayla previously drove a multi-colored Mustang but has moved into a new white pony car. Stunning is a word that comes to mind when you see this new car that is adorned in a shade of Read More

Dodge Demon vs Lamborghini Huracan 1/4 Mile Drag Racing

May 23rd, 2018

We race the Dodge Demon equipped with the race gas ECU, 100 octane fuel, race air filter, skinnies up front and Mickey Thompson tires in the back vs a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4.

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

Porsche 997 Turbo S vs. Corvette ZR1 – Street Hits

May 12th, 2018

Now, what we have here is a group of fun loving car enthusiasts taking to the highways of Mexico for some 40 and 50 mph roll racing. Yeah, I hear all you drag racers out there (and I do love my dig racing) but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. No need to close down the road and no flagman required; these races start with the third drop of an arm extended from a window opening. The onboard cameraman and all the GoPro units catch all the action that is fast and furious – to say the least. Tonight’s Read More

Beware of Snakes – 200 MPH Viper ACR

May 12th, 2018

Running in the rear-wheel drive class, this Gen V Dodge Viper ACR is a fresh build with factory aerodynamics, air conditioning, power steering, and 19-inch wheels. This is literally a street car that can manage 200 mph in less than a half-mile – from a standing stop. Like the body, the engine is stock except for cylinder sleeves. Sleeved cylinders allow this huge 8.4-liter V10 engine to withstand the added rigor of a pair of turbochargers (Calvo Motorsports kit). Horsepower to the rear wheels is dyno-documented at 1,750. Today this nasty serpent will be taking on the closed course at 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

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