New Half-Mile World Record

September 23rd, 2016

Underground Racing (UR) has scored again with their earth shaking X-Package. UR has taken the lead in developing turbocharged performance machines and, if this past weekend’s festivities are any indication, they aren’t planning on relinquishing their position any time soon. The backdrop is a closed airstrip during the ShiftS3ctor event in McMinnville, Oregon. All of the top players are on hand for this event, as you might expect, and world records are being broken all weekend. At the end of the event, Richard Fowler owned the new World Record in the 1/2-mile at 247.25 mph – that’s 7 mph faster Read More

The Grinch Fox Body Mustang – King of the Streets

September 22nd, 2016

You’re a bad one, Mr. Grinch! This time the Grinch isn’t trying to steal Christmas but the Gangster Class crown at the fall 2016 King of the Streets event in Chicago, Illinois. He’s got plans to crush the competition and take home a big stack of cash, but first he’ll have to take on some turbocharged monsters and a few nitrous injected beasts. The Grinch is equipped with a big block Chevrolet engine and a generous shot of laughing gas. The driver (FJ) is ultra aggressive and puts it all on the line for every pass. The Car gets out Read More

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Street Beast

September 21st, 2016

This video brings you a test of a very capable street machine on a track that may be familiar to road racing fans, as well as fans of the popular Gran Turismo games. The track is Mazda’s Laguna Seca raceway. The car is the new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS with the 1LE package and the action is brought to you by Motor Trend Magazine and Mother’s car care products. The Camaro SS is one of twelve contenders vying for the title of 2016 Best Driver’s Car. Please note that all testing is performed on a closed course by a professional Read More

Procharged Ford GT – Roll Racing and Dyno

September 20th, 2016

When you think about Minnesota and Ford, images of furrowed ground and lush crops may come to mind but this “Star of the North” based Ford can run circles around anyone’s tractor. This is no trailer queen either; the owner drive it all over the U.S. – stopping only long enough to do a little tuning before taking on the local 1/4, 1/2, or 1-mile track. This clip catches owner and operator (Dan) at Street Car Takeover in St Louis, Missouri, after 500-miles of abusive road driving (part of a 7,000-mile week). As you are aware, the Ford GT is Read More

Tesla Model S P100D takes on a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 in a Drag Race

September 19th, 2016

Take a look at this race between the all new Tesla Model S P100D racing a Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4.  Both cars have all whee drive and run 0-60 MPH in under 3 seconds.  How long can the Tesla fight off the exotic super car from Italy?   Take a look and see!  

GAS 1000HP Mustang

September 15th, 2016

Whoa! Better than a Bugatti? There are very few cars that make that claim but that’s the scoop on this Galpin Auto Sports (GAS) modified Ford Mustang GT500. At a sticker price that is less than a quarter of the Veyron, this pony car might just be worth a second look. The process begins with a capable enough car in the GT500, it then gets a custom set of wheels and tires that are fitted to a one-of-a-kind aerodynamic wide body kit that is fabricated using all steel construction. The sheet metal work alone may take up four-months to complete. Read More

Tesla P100D Ludicrous Model S Performance Testing

September 15th, 2016

While we impatiently wait for our Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous to arrive from Tesla, we had the awesome opportunity to test out what is mostly likely the first P100D to be delivered.  A Tesla enthusiast family with 5 Teslas took delivery of their P100D in Palm Beach Florida and headed right over for us to take a look as well as do the first set of real world performance tests. First up was to hit the supercharger to top off the charge where the Tesla and check the power output using the Power Tools App with the P100D peaking out at 567 kW which Read More

Import Street Shootout – Roll and Dig

September 14th, 2016

The increasing availability of turbochargers to the sport of street racing has forever changed the face of what is arguably the most popular motorized sport in America. Despite competitors being forced to take their high performance dramas south of the border (for legal reasons), street racers continue to blow their top when it comes to modifying their machines for maximum performance and optimum horsepower. This clip runs the gambit from high-dollar exotic sports cars to good old domestic muscle. It opens up with a majestic Porsche 911 Turbo S, with an upgraded turbocharger, a high performance intake manifold, high performance Read More

Drag Week 2016 – Aussie Invasion

September 14th, 2016

It’s time for one of the biggest amateur drag racing events in the USA and the Australian teams are here is force. Hot Rod Drag Week is going strong in the Midwest and the 2016 field consists of nearly 350 entrants, including a barrage of hard-charging Australian lads and lassies, looking to test their skills and have a lot of fun. Drag Week events mean racing on four tracks in five days accompanied by a road trip of about a thousand miles. The catch is that the drag cars must be driven between racetrack destinations. That’s a lot of wear Read More

Porsche vs. Lamborghini – Rolling Airstrip Attack

September 14th, 2016

It just don’t get any better than this! Here is a video that captures some of the baddest exotic supercars on the planet; locked in on the finish line in a battle of outright acceleration to top speed. If you love ultra expensive performance autos, then the cockpit view (from the front seat of a Porsche 991 Turbo S Mk II) will have you white-knuckling the proverbial dash all the way to the end and the setting for the airstrip is absolutely pristine. So, what is left to vex my troubled brow? How about a third pass – because one-and-one Read More

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