Ferrari 812 Superfast vs McLaren 720S 1/4 Mile Drag Race

October 1st, 2018

Watch the 790HP Ferrari 812 Superfast race heads up against the 710HP McLaren 720S down the 1/4 Mile. Full VBOX data for the Ferrari showing 0-60 MPH, 60-130 MPH and 100-200 KPH included. Gear we use: https://goo.gl/4AczKS

New McLaren 600LT – Track Test

September 29th, 2018

Professional driver Steve Sutcliffe must have the best job on the planet. He drives some of the most sophisticated vehicles in the world on some of the most challenging courses in the world – and he gets paid for it. Today, Steve gets the distinct pleasure of testing the new (2019) McLaren 600LT at the Hungaroring GP (near Budapest, Hungary). In what is being billed as the most fulfilling S-car ever offered by McLaren, you will find increased power, downforce, and grip combined with a disgusting degree of carbon fiber body parts and aerodynamic accents. Under the hood; the 3.8-liter Read More

Toyota Shop Truck Spanks Exotics

August 2nd, 2018

Greetings race fans and welcome to the historic Palm Beach International Raceway. Today, we are at the sight of the Toyota Invitational, presented by TRC. Exotic, classic, and high-performance vehicles from virtually every manufacturer are on hand and this is shaking out into a very successful event. Understandably, everyone is mingling about the expensive exotics and smoozing the supercar crowd. Nobody is checking out a plain looking Toyota pickup. Some seem to think that it might be a service truck or a shop truck but this little truck is officially registered and in it to win it! In the blink 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

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

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

Dodge Demon vs McLaren 720S 1/4 Mile Drag Racing

May 9th, 2018

The Demon crate finally came in! 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 McLaren 720S.  

Tesla Mom Car is Track Monster

May 2nd, 2018

Careful that you don’t get spanked by a soccer mom in the quietest compact SUV (with gull-wing doors) that you could ever imagine. The Tesla X is now prowling the streets and it can be challenging to say the least. With all-wheel drive and total electric power, this little grocery-getter comes out of the hole like a bullet. Today, it will be taking on the world in closed track contests that include roll and dig races. Spoiler alert: This thing is deadly from the dig! First up is a motorcycle. It is the legendary 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa with full bolt-ons. Read More

Street Rolls – McLaren 570S vs. 2019 Corvette ZR1

April 25th, 2018

As the most capable Corvette to ever roll off the assembly line, the 2019 version of the ZR1 opens a door (of sorts) for performance enthusiasts. Finally, we can dare to dream of a day when a Chevrolet can compete with the much lauded McLaren 570S. That day is here my friend! You may recognize the kid as the driver of the extraordinary automobile that has been tearing up the Cecil County Dragway and documenting the damage. Today, he will put his ‘Vette up against a 570S in multiple street hits. These will be roll races from various speeds with Read More

Corvette King – 2010 ZR1 vs 2019 ZR1

April 5th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to the Cecil County Dragway for an epic battle between two variants of the big, bad ZR1 ‘Vette. We are all looking forward to seeing what these bad bowties can do but the staging lanes are packed with awesome cars of virtually every variety. There is a bad looking vintage Mopar, a Porsche, numerous Mustangs (of all types), and even a McLaren. All that is in addition to the feature race between these two Chevys.   The star of the show is the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. As far as we can tell, this Read More

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