Indy Airstrip Attack – Crazy Wing Vette Goes 235 MPH

November 3rd, 2018

Greetings racing fans and speed enthusiasts! Welcome to Marion, Indiana and the Shift S3ctor Indy Airstrip Attack Half-Mile. On hand are such giants as English Racing, Underground Racing, Dallas Performance, and Top Speed Motorsports; as well as some smaller teams and individuals. Today’s contest is all about top speed and these guys can really make it. Just when you thought you’d seen everything, you get out of the car to see a Honda Insight (hybrid) stroll through the half-mile with a top speed of 163 mph. The tiny car now has a K20 gasoline engine and a small turbocharger (instead Read More

230 MPH Lamborghini vs. 1650whp Ford GT

September 28th, 2018

Greetings fellow racing aficionados to the standing half-mile event known as WannaGoFast Dallas. This contest of speed encompasses vehicles from 300hp to 3,000hp and allows them to compete in highway-style racing that has proven very competitive and entertaining. Today’s video documents the wide array of vehicles on hand at WannaGoFast down in Dallas, Texas. Featured is a 1,650whp Ford GT with twin turbochargers and nitrous. There’s also a 230 mph Huracan, a gaggle of other 200 mph cars, and an exploding Cadillac. Elvis is on hand in his twin turbo Corvette and a there is a 2,800hp Dodge Viper. With Read More

Hot Rod Drag Week 2018 – The Quest Begins

September 12th, 2018

By: Stephen Hearn Greetings drag racing fans and fellow speed freaks from every walk of life! It’s time! Time for the 2018 Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week. This year, the most grueling drag race event in the world has been moved to the sunny south. Problem is that somebody forgot to tell Florence – Hurricane Florence that is. This year, the 1,000-mile event begins at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia with more than 400 street cars; ready to prove they have what it takes to make the lengthy trip and race on four drag strips in five days. After a full Read More

Twin Turbo Viper vs. YSi Z06 – Street Hits

September 5th, 2018

Welcome fellow street racers to Mexico for a night of elite level roll racing on the interstate. On hand are some of the most sophisticated (FAST!) street racing machines on the planet. Vehicles from all of the “Big 3” domestic automakers have turned-out, as well as a sprinkling of imports. Included in this distinguished group are an 850hp twin turbo (stock 5.0-liter engine) Ford Mustang and a 1,000+hp Vortech YSi supercharged Chevrolet Corvette Z06. Hold onto your hat as these two hit the highway. In the first pass, the ‘Vette encounters traffic and the Mustang takes the win. Pass number Read More

Vengeance is Mine Saith… Ned – 1800hp Viper

August 30th, 2018

Vengeance Racing has developed a hard-built reputation as premier Corvette builders for their ability to wring power from the LSx platform. You can understand how an email from a Viper owner resulted in a request denied. He was courteously referred to one of the many Viper shops around the land. After more emails and repeated refusals, Viper owner Ned – not being a man who takes no for an answer – took a trip to Georgia to visit Vengeance Racing and plead his case to the powers that be. Being reasonable men, the guys at Vengeance brought the strange creation Read More

1000HP LS Swapped RX8 – Street Rolls

August 16th, 2018

This is my kind of street racer. I love a small car with a big old engine and a power-adder (or two). Well, they certainly don’t get much smaller than the Mazda RX8. In factory trim, it weighs in at a scant 2,800-pounds; is 175-inches long, 70-inches wide, and 60-inches tall. Now, outfitted with a 6.0-liter GM V8 engine and a TH400 GM transmission, the little Mazda tips the scales a bit heavier but makes it up in horse power and acceleration. Oh, best not forget – a pair of turbochargers, too. Let’s get down to Old Mexico and get Read More

Rollin’ Coal – 1200HP Chevy Duramax Diesel

July 23rd, 2018

This is a hillbilly Cadillac with  a reputation for taming supercars on the street. With 1,200hp and 2,000+ lb.-ft. of torque, many unsuspecting sports car owners have fallen into the trap set by this behemoth of a truck. Today, several more will taste the soot and feel the shame. The feature vehicle is a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado LB7 Duramax. The engine is an L&L Racing product with extra reinforcement around the main bearings. Carrillo connecting rods, SoCal Diesel pistons and fuel injectors help to beef up durability as well. The turbochargers are a setup in a compound configuration with an Read More

World Record Rear-Wheel Drive Viper

June 27th, 2018

Sal and the Viper could be the title of a best-selling children’s book but today it’s a story about a car enthusiast, his car enthusiast son, and the beast of a Dodge Viper that they have been developing for about a decade. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the commitment of this father and son will pay off at the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack. You see, Sal Patel has never thought of himself as much of a half-mile racer. Furthermore, he feels like his car is much better suited for the quarter-mile and eighth-mile. Sal and crew have had a degree of success Read More

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

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

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