AMS Alpha Omega GT-R at TX2K12: email@example.com Record!
With the tracks closed in the Chicagoland area until late April, our annual trip down to the TX2K GT-R Nationals events in March offer us the first opportunity to test new vehicles that we've been working on throughout the winter months. This year, initial testing of the AMS Alpha Omega at the TX2K12 was a definitive success. This was the first time the Omega has ever made an appearance at the drag strip and much was accomplished and learned.
On Saturday, the Alpha Omega began on a low Boost setting around 24lbs. After that, Boost was increased to around 35lbs max and our first clean pass was just short of the record ET by three thousandths of a second (8.79@169mph)! At the end of that pass, one of the Intercooler pipes popped, shooting downward at the under tray. This, along with the deployment of the parachute (causing the GT-R to dip) was believed the cause of the lip ripping off the vehicle as seen in the video. Ivan Phipps, our mechanic and driver of the Alpha Omega worked quickly to replace the lip, under tray and bumper so that we could make another pass.
The last pass of the day was made just before the lanes closed. Ivan launched hard with a 1.47 60ft, and began losing traction badly a little farther out. Most people at the line thought he would abort with the lanes being so narrow, but he stayed in it and straightened out to break the ¼ mile record with an firstname.lastname@example.org pass! Again, the lip tore away from the bumper and the cause was finally attributed to the high speed and larger Intercooler interfering with the lip support brackets. Ivan already had a solution in mind, but without another front end, the crew would have to pack it up and head home.
With the car breaking loose on the last pass, the AMS crew felt the Alpha Omega had more left to accomplish on Sunday so they worked hard to source a donor GT-R for some parts. That evening, our sales manager was able to source a front end from NAGTROC forum friend two hours away and then found that Hennessey had an extra bumper and lip in storage that they were also willing to offer.
Ivan began early in the morning to repair the front end and reinforce the lip with a set of modified brackets. The preparation was intense yet efficient, and the Alpha Omega made its first pass of the day with an email@example.com -- breaking the record it had achieved the day prior off a slower 1.53 60 ft.
We attempted to run one more pass with the Boost turned up past 35lbs, but the track offered very limited traction and Ivan aborted the final pass. Overall, the car ran strong all weekend long and was ready to take on the Texas Mile the following weekend. BE SURE TO SUBCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL. The Texas Mile video is one you will not want to miss!
AMS would like to sincerely thank Tim Sanders, Hennessey Performance and "Wreckless" (nagtroc.org member). Without their help, generosity and support, this achievement would not have been possible.
Special thanks to Dodson, Exedy, Sheptrans and Driveshaft Shop for their support of the Alpha Omega project as well.
Alpha Omega 7.98@186mph Dash Cam
Please Note: the speedo, tach and digital speedo are not able to keep up
with the rate of acceleration, that is why the digital speedo only gets to
On July 13 2013 AMS/Alpha Performance made history, the Alpha Omega became
the first R35 GT-R to run a 7 second 1/4 mile pass, officially making us
home of the first 9, 8 and 7 second R35 GT-R!
This came just two days after Omega reclaimed the ET and trap speed records
(8.25 @ 185mph) and was accomplished on the first and only pass Omega made
that day. The team arrived at the track, unloaded the trailer, prepped the
car and made a pass - Ivan Launched the car hard, it had a bit of wheelspin
and drifted towards the centerline, Ivan powered through it and got it
under control crossing the beams at 7.984 @ 186.14mph, besting our Thursday
night record setting run.
A HUGE thank you goes out to our sponsors: Shep Trans, SPL Parts, Exedy,
The Driveshaft Shop and Dodson Motorsports -- WE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE
TO DO THIS WITHOUT YOU!!
Enjoy the vid, we have a lot more to post in the coming days!
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TX2K12 - TWO 1500hp TT Superlegera's -vs- 1400hp Supra -vs- Nitrous 1000RR
TX2K12 DVD Released! http://www.1320video.com/store/dvd/ - One of the
biggest match-ups of the TX2K12 SUPERBOWL OF STREET RACING in Houston
occurred between a 1250+hp Supra (Sea Fish) driven by Tag an a couple of
1500+hp twin turbo Lamborghini
Gallardo's after he beat SW's 1250hp TT Superleggera the night previously
and put SW KILR plates on the car. So Underground Racing brought out the
big guns to show everyone what they're all about!
This is just a small fraction of the street racing captured by 1320Video,
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The 950 HP Switzer E900 GTR - /TUNED
After last week's Runway Tuner Shootout, Matt couldn't resist taking the
winning car, the E85 powered Switzer E900 GTR out for a little drive. What
he finds is not just another GTR, because this is the fastest street car
he's ever driven.
AMS Alpha Omega GT-R Dyno Run
This video posted at the request of our friends on NAGTROC.org.
We have just made 1600 all wheel horsepower on the recently
revealed Alpha Omega GT-R in preparation for the Texas 2K12. We will
provide more information on this project after the TX2K12.
(The 1600 whp Dyno
chart in this video illustrates the run after the last one shown on the
AMS Alpha Omega: World's First 7 Second R35 GT-R!
After a successful night on July 11, 2013 running an 8.25 @ 185mph, we had
broken the R35 world record by .35 seconds and 5mph but we still wanted
more. Our night was cut short as a Mustang flipped end over end that
knocked out a power transformer cutting all power to the track ending the
night early. Thankfully the driver walked away from this terrifying crash
and is set to make a full recovery.
On Friday, we all had one thing on our mind; what would have happened had
we been able to make that third pass? Speculating turned into preparing to
head to the track on Saturday. Great Lakes Dragaway had the MOFOCO Bugfest
and bracket racing scheduled but was allowing some test and tune in
between. It was going to be extremely busy at the track but our eagerness
to try for a 7 second pass got the best of us.
As we drove into the pits on Saturday afternoon, the facility was packed.
Everything from air cooled VW's to bracket racing rail cars. The Density
Altitude was far from favorable at 2,129ft, it was humid and the
temperature was in the low 80's but that was the last thing on our minds.
After a long wait in the staging lanes Ivan Phipps, driver and head
technician behind Omega, was next to make a run. He pulled onto the track
and did a short dry hop to clean the tires, crept in and lit the beams.
Launching hard with the perfect amount of spin Ivan was off! As Omega hit
second gear the car jerked towards the center of the track, but he was
determined to stay in it. By the time he hit third gear the car was back
on track and pulling hard.
We were silent from that moment until the board lit up "7.984 @ 186.14mph."
We went wild! But it wasn't just us going crazy, it was the whole crowd
and the announcer who exclaimed "Welcome to the seven second club!"
The highlight of the day was Ivan driving down the return lane not having
any idea how fast he had gone. "I knew it was a pretty good pass, but not
sure how good" Ivan said. We all lined up near the time slip booth to
congratulate him and it wasn't until Ivan made a hand gesture in the form
of a '7' as he rolled up and Eric Gaudi (AMS sales manager) confirming with
a nod that Ivan realized he had done it. We had accomplished our goal to
run the first 7 second pass in an R35 GT-R!
In addition to this milestone achievement, Alpha Omega also posted some
insane numbers and set some other records which were recorded by the
onboard V-Box data recorder:
0-60: 1.72 seconds
60-130mph: 2.67 seconds (new overall record)
0-300kph (186mph): 7.98 seconds (new overall record)
100-150mph: 2.42 seconds (new overall record)
30-130mph: 3.63 seconds
What we are most proud about is Alpha Omega is still a street-legal, road
going car. It can be driven anywhere. What's even more impressive is Chris
Black, the evil genius behind the tuning of Omega has still not unleashed
its full potential.
Omega is the test bed for our GT-R line and uses mostly off the shelf Alpha
components. We will be releasing details on the improvements to the car
soon now that we've proven their capabilities. These include:
Alpha Drag Suspension
Alpha Upgraded CCM Brakes
Alpha Drag Wheel and Tire Package
We look forward to seeing other GT-R owners getting much quicker with these
We are excited to attempt an even deeper pass into the 7's in the future
but for now it is time to celebrate the hard work the whole team put in to
AMS/Alpha Performance would like to thank the following sponsors for their
The Driveshaft Shop
For more information visit: http://www.alphaperformance.com
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Closing credits song: "Godzilla" by Blue Oyster Cult
Road Course GT-R
tuned Nissan GTR with over 1200 HP!
This was a special presentation of that infamous car for the members of the
GTROC (www.gtroc.org) during the GTROC Japan Tour 2012.
The TRUST company was so kind to invite the GTROC to come and visit the
TRUST facility and have a first hand look at the unbelievable GTR 35RX
Just a few days after we stood around the car at the Tokyo Auto Salon we
had this great opportunity to watch the car exclusively...but not only were
we allowed to watch at every detail, no we were even invited to take a seat
in the ultra tight race seat and hit the throttle of that monster.
Thank you very much TRUST/ GReddy!
NEW VIDEO of the Bensopra Revving...watch here:
GT-R AMS Top Speed World Record — 382 kph (237.5 mph)
Генеральный партнер: SMP Racing (http://smpracing.ru)
Официальный партнер: Промсбербанк
Top Speed World Record For Nissan GT-R 382.16 kph
1/4 mile: 9.447 sec. @ 260.11 kph
1 mile: 22.538 sec. @ 382.16 kph
0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 2.99 sec.
0-200 kph (0-124 mph): 6.50 sec.
0-300 kph (0-186 mph): 12.37 sec.
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