Seven Second Honda Civic Takes World Cup Finals by Storm

December 7th, 2021

The backdrop is Maryland International Raceway. The event is the Haltech World Cup Finals and there is an unlikely hero on the horizon. Competing in the True Street Class, Honda Civic owner Jason Marsh and his crew of Island Boys didn’t come to take part – they came to take over! The Island Boys have built themselves a bombshell of an import. It is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder Honda LS engine topped with a VTEC cylinder head. The turbocharger is a Precision 6785 (67-milimeter), and the transmission is a sequentially shifted PPG dogbox. A MoTec controller keeps all the Read More

World Cup Finals – 6-Second Toyota AE86

November 20th, 2021

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to Budds Creek, Maryland for a look at what may be the fastest Toyota that you’ve ever seen. This Dominican based racing team is tearing up the track and crushing the competition at the World Cup Finals Import vs Domestic. Get a load of this mini monster. Unknown to most Americans, the Toyota AE86 is a sub-compact model coupe produced from 1984 through 1987. Unlike the stock AE86, this particular import is built to kill (on the track). It features a fully built inline 6-cylinder Toyota 2JZ engine with a 94-millimeter Precision turbocharger. The Read More

1600WHP Mustang Cobra Versus the World

September 24th, 2021

Tony’s twin turbo Mustang Cobra is one of the most capable street cars north of the Mason-Dixon line. Without discrimination, Tony has intimidated competitors on the street and strip for nearly two-decades. This outstanding Cobra has whipped turbo street bikes and posted consistent 8-second quarter-mile elapsed times. It’s an all-around street beast. Under the hood of Tony’s 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra is a fully built 4.6-liter modular motor from Ford. A pair of Precision 6870 turbochargers force copious amounts of air into the snake and the transmission is a GM TH400 automatic. Maximum output is 1600hp to the rear wheels. Read More

1100HP TT Camaro Takes On Pikes Peak

July 14th, 2021

An event that can undoubtedly be described as one of the most dangerous experiences in racing, the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb attracts some of the most sophisticated and capable machines in existence. The DuSold Designs Camaro, piloted by Tommy Boileau, is one such craft. There was a time when vintage muscle cars were considered impractical for road racing. The theory was that these heavy hitters should be relegated to straight line endeavors. Not so these days. The invent of tubular chassis, aluminum alloy suspension members and heavy-duty brake kits allow these beautiful old cars to compete with late model racecraft. Read More

900HP BMW Terrorizes SCT Charlotte

July 13th, 2021

Greetings drag racing fans! Please allow me to introduce all of you to Jimmy Bacogeorge and his outstanding 1998 BMW M3 build. Jimmy has owned this Beamer since he was 18-years old. Now 42, he swears that this version of the Bavarian sports coupe is better than ever. We don’t disagree. At the heart of this ravenous beast is a fully built and turbocharged 3.0-liter engine with an S50 crankshaft and a ported cylinder head. The turbocharger is a Precision 7275, and the car has a 4-inch exhaust from front to rear. The transmission is a DCT unit from a Read More

Street Hits – Charger Hellcat vs. TT Vette and Audi vs. Supra

August 20th, 2020

Taking it back to the streets with some roll racing action on the interstates of Old Mexico. These domestic and import competitors are looking to get their roll on in the cool night air. What better place? The first contest involves a “stockish” Dodge Charger Hellcat, with an aftermarket (high-flow) intake manifold and a cat-delete kit, and a 2005 Chevy Corvette (550hp) upgraded with a built (aftermarket connecting rods, pistons and camshaft) 6.0-liter V8 engine and STS rear-mount 48mm twin turbo kit. It’s running E85 fuel. In the initial hit, the Hellcat defeats the ‘Vette handily. The Corvette turns up Read More

850HP R33 Nissan GTR – Street Hits

July 16th, 2020

I love it when good things happen to good people – especially when the good person is a military veteran. Meet Scottie; he is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and the owner of this street legal 1995 R33 Nissan GTR V-Spec. Although this car is a Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) vehicle, Scottie imported it to the United States in 2020. The GTR journey began for this young Marine when he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He found this beast of a right-hand drive Nissan and put it in the capable hands of Speed Factory Okinawa. The built R28 engine block Read More

1500HP Supra Triplets – Street Hits

July 10th, 2020

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue! It seems fitting, that on Independence Day, we have red, white and blue Supras hitting the streets (of Mexico) to display their modification prowess. Prepared by DRAG International, these stunning imports are among some of the finest examples of top tier street machines anywhere. All three cars are running (built) Toyota 2JZ inline 6-cylinder engines. We didn’t get the vitals on the Red Supra but you can assume that they are similar to the White and Blue cars. The White Supra is equipped with a Precision 8685 turbo and a 150hp shot of Read More

Kings of No Prep – New Lutz GTO vs. Fireball Camaro and Death Trap Mustang

July 7th, 2020

Hello drag racing fans! Welcome to big time No Prep action from the stars of Discovery Channel’s Street Outlaws series. These guys from the 405 have absolutely the baddest Pro Mods on the street or strip. Two out of these three cars are built at a price (each) of more than a half-million U.S. dollars. Big money, big power and big tires – these Kings of No Prep hook up and fly down the eighth mile like a flash. Have a look. First to the line is Jeff Lutz in his brand-new Pontiac GTO. This Big Tire Class dominator is Read More

Super Supra Drags – TX2K20

April 18th, 2020

Before everything went off the rails due to the COVID-19 virus, there was a little event down in Texas that attracted some outstanding automobiles. Among them were some of the baddest Toyota Supra entries ever. Here is an in depth glimpse into two of the premier builds on-hand. Jack Couto’s Supra (Black) is controlled by a Haltech Elite 2500 ECU (tuned by Chris Delgado). Under the hood is a Mazworx billet engine block (2JZ) and it is topped with a Mazworx billet cylinder head. A 102-millimeter turbocharger (80 psi of boost) handles forced air induction duties and an ATF transmission Read More

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