Heads Up No Prep – Turbo Acura TL

June 14th, 2018

One of the great things about racing cars is that each competitor has the ability to express themselves through their vehicle. What might seem the farthest from a viable racing solution to most may be a vision in horsepower to another. Such could be said of this pretty blue Acura sedan. Did it begin life as a performance or sports car? Most certainly not. However, it did roll off the assembly line with a Honda VTEC 3.2-liter V6 engine. Can it handle turbocharged horsepower over extended periods of time? Probably not; so car owner Alden built the engine and sleeved 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

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

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

Exotic Street Racing – Puerto Rico

March 31st, 2018

The fine and friendly folks of Puerto Rico really know how to do street racing. Sure, they are a nice bunch of competitors but the cars are nothing short of amazing! The initial contest is between a BMW M4 and a C7 Corvette Z06. The Beemer has a turbo upgrade, high performance exhaust, and heavy-duty, dual-disc clutch kit. It’s capable of putting down approximately 720hp. The Z06 has undergone a pulley upgrade with some high performance exhaust and it has been performance tuned. It is making 640hp (roughly). Let’s climb into the passenger seat of the M4 and take a Read More

TX2K18 – 220+MPH Quarter-Mile Rolls

March 15th, 2018

It’s that time of year again, racing fans! When the best of the best (roll and drag) racers in the land converge upon the Royal Purple Raceway in Houston, Texas for TX2K. Even though it’s only day one, the action is already hot and heavy in the quarter-mile roll racing category. Some big time Nissan GT-Rs, Lamborghini Huracans, Audi R8s, and Dodge Vipers have shown up and they are looking to show out on this heavily prepped stretch of hot, flat pavement. That’s right – lots of rubber has been applied to the track and the talking heads are squawking Read More

675HP Porsche Turbo S vs Tesla Model S P100D Drag Racing 1/4 Mile

March 12th, 2018

We test out a 2018 Riviera Blue Porsche 911 Turbo S with full exhaust, no cats and stage 2 tune down the 1/4 mile vs a Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous. Buying a Tesla? Support DragTimes and get Free Supercharging: http://ts.la/brooks7547 720S vs Turbo S: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkMaTIHu4RU Subscribe to DragTimes for more: http://goo.gl/ZRnBRR  

Toyota Supra vs, Ferrari 599 – Street Rolls

January 9th, 2018

Let’s join “Wild Willie The Toothless Tiger” on a rare chilly night in the Sunshine State (of Mexico).  On the agenda for the evening is a bit of roll racing on the interstate but first a tour of Induction Performance for a look at some of the baddest street cars on the planet. While Induction Performance specializes in Toyota (Supra), Lexus (Toyota), and Nissan (GT-R, 370ZX) modification, there are a wide variety of cars in house for repairs/maintenance. There are some Mustang GT500 and Viper owners who trust this shop to deliver dependable performance. They are not disappointed. Our feature Read More

McLaren 720S vs 675HP 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S 1/4 Mile Drag Race

December 27th, 2017

We put some new tires on the McLaren 720S and head out for an awesome night at Palm Beach International Raceway with both the drag strip and road course open for testing courtesy of Excell Auto Group. Watch the McLaren 720S take on a brand new Riviera Blue Porsche 911 Turbo S making 675HP down the 1/4 mile.

Porsche 991 Turbo S Quarter-Mile Record

October 21st, 2017

In proving their continued commitment to building the fastest cars on the planet, EKanoo Racing (from the beautiful Kingdom of Bahrain) has inked themselves a new entry in the world record book of quarter-mile drag racing. With a lot of help from ESMotor (also of the Kingdom of Bahrain), these skilled racing aficionados managed to accomplish what no one ever had – on 1320-feet of asphalt. They built and raced a Porsche 991 Turbo S from a standing start through the trap in 8.993-seconds at a top speed of 160.7 mph. What a way to kick-off the new racing season Read More

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