World Record C8 Corvette – Quarter-Mile Drag Racing

August 31st, 2022

Late Model Racecraft (LMR) showed up at Houston Raceway Park on Saturday night with a fire in their belly. These guys fully intended to smash the standing quarter-mile world record for a mid-engine powered C8 Chevrolet Corvette. They planned to accomplish this feat with their newly built twin turbo C8. Hang on tight, this thing is a beast. This is the C8 Corvette Stingray with the 6.2-liter LT2 engine and a manual transmission. The engine is running a stock crankshaft with forged (upgraded) pistons and connecting rods. The turbochargers are from Precision and the custom auxiliary fuel cell with dual Read More

Bone Stock Street Beef – Corvette ZR1 vs. Ferrari 488 GTB

August 25th, 2022

Here’s a humdinger of a production model street battle. These guys are taking it to the interstate (down in Mexico) for some serious roll racing action. The first two competitors out of the gate will be representing the United States and Italy. It’s a Corvette against a Ferrari. The supercharged Chevrolet C6 Corvette ZR1 can generate 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. On the other hand, the turbocharged Ferrari 488 GTB is capable of producing 661ho and 561 lb.-ft. of torque. Both cars are rear-wheel drive. The Corvette weighs a nimble 3,131-pounds and the 488 tips the scale at a Read More

Magnuson Corvette Z06 vs Nitrous Challenger Hellcat – Street Hits

February 17th, 2022

Looks like Florida (Mexico) to me. If you ever find yourself back in the ‘Glades, and you hear the unmistakable rumble of horsepower, it just may be this modified Corvette Z06. This car has been outfitted with a Magnuson blower and a set of Z06 cylinder heads. The camshaft has also been upgraded. If you find yourself being stalked by this beast, hold onto your hat because he’s looking to blow by you in an embarrassing fashion. It’s all documented in this video. Check it out. Not looking to be sucked into the storm of this swamp beast, this Dodge Read More

Stock Mustang GT500 vs Corvette Z06 with Tune and Bolt-Ons

November 6th, 2021

Here we go again! It’s Ford versus Chevy on the streets (of Mexico) in door-handle-to-door-handle roll racing action. Both these machines are factory performance monsters with gobs of attitude. Better buckle up for this one ‘cause it’s about to get real. The 2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is a beast with a supercharged 5.2-liter engine that can generate 760hp and 625 lb.-ft. of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7-seconds and turn the quarter-mile in 11.5-seconds @ 129.6 mph. This is easily the most capable Mustang (Shelby or otherwise) ever produced. The Mustang GT500 weighs 4,182-pounds. Read More

East Coast Street Racing Showdown – McLaren, Corvette, Huracan, Mustang GT500, BMW, Supra and more

October 29th, 2021

This gaggle of top-tier street racers has gathered on the East Coast (of Mexico) for some intense roll racing on the interstate. Cars (and trucks) from all over the globe have been modified to dominate on the street. This is their chance to shine as they roll out against the best street racers on the East Coast. Buckle up, this is gonna be a “white-knuckler”. First up is a contest between a twin turbo Lamborghini and a Mustang GT500 (upgraded with a Whipple supercharger). The Mustang takes the early jump before the Lambo spools up and slips by for the Read More

Gen VI Paxton Mustang 5.0 vs. C7 Corvette Z06

October 27th, 2021

This battle between Ford and Chevy began in the 1960s and it continues to rage red hot on street and strip. Mustang owners had rather race a Camaro owner or a Corvette owner than any other. This street battle is unique in that it features a modified Mustang and a nearly stock Corvette. Overall, it shakes out pretty evenly. The Corvette Z06 is supercharged from the factory and the Mustang 5.0 is a naturally aspirated car. Adding a Paxton blower to the Ford gives it a fighting chance. The ‘Vette is not completely stock. It has been upgraded with a Read More

LMR 800WHP C7 Z06 Build Embarrasses Stock Ferrari 488

April 2nd, 2021

Prepare to get your hands dirty as the professionals at Late Model Racecraft (LMR) take us through the steps on a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 build. After the hard part is done, the dyno tells the true story. No secrets once the car is strapped to this thing. Once the preliminary tuning is finished on the dyno – and we know what the car is capable of with the new mods – the tuner will wander out onto the street for some final tuning. The story ain’t over there. What should come alongside but a brand-spanking new Ferrari 488. This Read More

Roll Racing – Chevy Corvette Z06 vs Porsche 911 Turbo S

March 6th, 2021

Which one is better? A hunk of American made muscle or a sleek German sports car? This video will put this question to the test with several roll racing hits (40 mph and 60 mph) between a C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and a Porsche 911 Turbo S. Have a look for yourself. The C7 Corvette Z06 is a front engine, rear-wheel drive coupe powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged engine. Bone stock, the GM flagship can produce 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. The factory C7 Z06 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph on just 3.5-seconds at a weight of Read More

Night Drags – C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs Acura NSX

February 26th, 2021

Import versus domestic is the new standard grudge match when it comes to virtually every form of racing. The grudge is well represented in this contest between the flagship of the GM lineup and the best that Acura (Honda) has to offer. Both vehicles are stock (or nearly stock). The C7 (2014-2019) Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a beast of a street car. Equipped with an LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, the C7 Z06 can make 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. The LT4 power plant features such innovative performance components as Rotocast A356T6 aluminum cylinder heads and a 1.7-liter Eaton Read More

Old School vs Nuevo Speed – TT Corvette and TT LS Rail Job

February 24th, 2021

Two cars could not be more different. The Corvette Z06 is spit and polish modern with leather interior, shiny paint and climate control. On the other hand – the rail job is a 1927 Dodge Split-Window Coupe with a bare-bones cockpit, a bit of patina on the exterior – and tons of attitude. Similarities include LS engines and twin turbochargers. Let’s see what happens when the rubber meets the road. The 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is capable of making 1,500hp. Today, it is detuned to 1200hp. The transmission is a 2-speed RPM Powerglide and the car tips the scale at Read More

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