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AMS Alpha Omega GT-R at TX2K12: 8.62@173.81mph 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. SATURDAY 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 8.63@172.15mph 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. SUNDAY 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 8.62@173.81mph -- 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.


 


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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 new products. 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 this accomplishment! AMS/Alpha Performance would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support: Dodson Motorsport The Driveshaft Shop Exedy Sheptrans SPL Parts For more information visit: http://www.alphaperformance.com For updates on Alpha GT-R Products and News visit: http://gtr.alphaperformance.com/blog Closing credits song: "Godzilla" by Blue Oyster Cult Road Course GT-R http://blog.amsperformance.com/category/shop-builds/ams-performance-world-c hallenge-gt-nissan-gt-r-r35-build/





TX2K12 - 8 Second 2JZ S2000 Giant Wheelie!
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AMS Alpha Omega GT-R Top Speed Record: 233mph "Drift"!!!
After smashing the GT-R 1/4 mile record at the TX2K12 with an 8.62@173.81mph pass, the Alpha Omega GT-R went straight to the Texas Mile in an attempt to reset the GT-R top speed record of 218mph. FRIDAY The morning was spent preparing the Alpha Omega for tech inspection. A 1/2 mile shakedown pass was performed early afternoon. With much more power than what we had worked with last October, the Alpha Omega was literally flying down the track. Nonetheless, Ivan Phipps, the projects technician and driver for the Alpha Omega kept at it - pulling a 221mph top speed late Friday afternoon which was enough to claim the record! SATURDAY With the absence of wind Saturday morning, the decision was made to press on. The Alpha Omega only used approximately 1050whp of its available 1600whp on Friday's record pass. With approximately 1250whp dialed in, the crew wanted to see if the car could at least break the 230mph barrier before heading home for the weekend. On Saturday's one and only pass down the Mile, Ivan was able to get the Omega to the 1/2 mile marker with a speed of 197mph. The car ran loose with stock aero and absence of a rear wing, but the throttle remained pegged to the floor. Ivan passed the 1 mile marker at 233.1mph. It was a new record for the R35 GT-R, but not without a hitch. The Omega hit a dip in the runway past the mile marker which caused it to bounce. Combined with the effect of the parachute, the force was enough to lift the rear wheels of the Omega off the ground. When the car rebounded, it lost control, sliding more than 90 degrees sideways. We plan to continue testing the limits of the GT-R platform with improved aero and a final drive gear. To follow the Alpha Omega GT-R project, join us at Alpha GT-R or AMS Performance on Facebook. Special thanks to our sponsors: ADV1, Dodson Motorsport, Driveshaft Shop, Exedy, Nissan Motorsports, and Shepherd Transmission. Song Artist (title): PG. Lost ("Vultures")





Nissan Juke-R vs GT-R track test - Auto Express
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The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
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GT-R AMS Top Speed World Record — 382 kph (237.5 mph)
Генеральный партнер: SMP Racing (http://smpracing.ru) Официальный партнер: Промсбербанк (http://www.promsberbank.ru) 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. Результаты заездов (Results): http://www.dragtimes.ru/results/races/1252 http://www.dragtimes.ru/results/allresults Присоединяйтесь к нам (Follow us): Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dragtimes/173052629411578 VK: http://vk.com/moscowunlim Twitter: http://twitter.com/dragtimes_info Instagram: http://instagr.am/dragtimes





The 950 HP Switzer E900 GTR - /TUNED
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257.7 MPH Ford GT Standing Mile World Record - 2012 Texas Mile
Sean Kennedy drives Mark Heidaker's Hennessey-built twin turbo Ford GT to a new standing mile world record at the March, 2012 Texas Mile. http://www.HennesseyPerformance.com http://www.TunerSchool.com http://www.HoustonMile.com Video Produced by http://www.gearheadflicks.com





Jessica Barton's Supra dyno -1165rwhp - TX2K12
This was the most powerful car to Dyno at TX2K12. Jessica Barton's Supra made 1165rwhp using Nitrous. Look for more TX2K12 videos, and the DVD from 1320video.com http://www.tx2k.com Check out http://www.hightechcorvette.com http://www.houstonperformancedriving.com HTC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/hightech.corvette HPD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HoustonPerformanceDriving Twitter: http://twitter.com/HTCorvette Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/HighTechCorvettefans





257.7mph Ford GT - World Record - Texas Mile 2012
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0-318 km/h : Nissan GT-R 2012 (Motorsport)
Nissan GT-R 2012 Moteur : V6 biturbo Cylindrée : 3799 cm3 Puissance maxi : 550 ch à 6 400 tr/mn Couple maxi : 64,4 mkg à 5 800 tr/mn Poids : 1 740 kg Prix : 91 400 euros SUBSCRIBE HERE ►https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTCo8fXHTrOfOcY4QL9a_Ww?sub_confirmatio n=1 JOIN US ON FACEBOOK► http://www.facebook.com/MagazineMotorsport?ref=hl MOTORSPORT WEBSITE►http://www.motorsport-magazine.fr MOTORSPORT DIGITAL►http://www.relay.com/Motor-sport/numero-courant-1183.html?origin= 2AF8600C99BD43CD





Scary Fast Supra - Uncontrollable - TX2K12
It takes some balls to keep driving this car the way it's all over the track. I also wouldn't want to be the guy next to him. This Supra was fast, but it gave you anxiety every time it made a pass. http://www.tx2k.com Check out http://www.hightechcorvette.com http://www.houstonperformancedriving.com HTC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/hightech.corvette HPD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HoustonPerformanceDriving Twitter: http://twitter.com/HTCorvette Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/HighTechCorvettefans





AMS GT-R Takes Down THREE 2,000hp Lambo's!!!
The 2,000hp Alpha Omega GT-R piloted by Ivan Phipps claims the overall King of the Streets Texas Invitational Title and becomes one of the most deserving cars of the "Lambo Killer" title people like to throw around after these races. Taking down some of the FASTEST cars in the "street car / street" roll racing world as they climbed the brackets of a 42 car roll race including 2000hp Heffner & UGR Twin turbo Lambo's, 1500-1600hp Twin turbo Vipers and an 1100hp Supra!





2012 BMW M5 vs Nissan GT-R: Driven & Drifted - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Chris Harris reviews the new 2012 BMW M5 and Nissan GT-R, in the rain. Do these two cars belong together? Probably not - but it's perfect for YouTube search results, and thats why we're doing it. Watch as Chris reviews the two cars on the street and on the track. Read Chris's PistonHeads article here: http://pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=25199





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