Mazda Rx7 running 9's Drag Racing at Compak Attak in ST289 GEO13B
Here is Joes Mazda RX7 street car racing in the Compak Attak at WSID March 15th 2009 running in the ST289 class. This car runs a 13B series 5 (gen2) engine, turbocharged, Liberty Toploader and 9inch rear. this car weighs 2600lbs and uses a 28 x 9 tires, all steel and glass.
7 Second RX7 - Turbo bigger than the motor!
CONGRATS to Bola de Humo Racing for running their first 7 the first time on
the 1320 with their new setup! Check out this 88mm turbo powered RX7 tearing down the track
weed-wacker style and all! :)
Their Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/BolaDeHumoRacing
Mazda RX-7 Crash at 225 MPH!!
Bonneville Salt Flats:
3rd gen Mazda RX-7 race car trying to beat the land speed record for a
At this speed, the tire patch that is touching the ground is LESS than the
width of your index finger across each tire.
Furthermore each patch is encountering dust and small sand-like particles
often. If you could keep the pace with this car and remain standing next
to it, you could reach over and push it away from you sideways with little
The announcer claims that an additional burst of oxygen in the fuel causes
a loss of control, but in all likelyhood, the wind just changes ever so
slightly, or began to blow (even lightly) and it was actually this that
nudged the cars nose off by just enough to start a flat spin.
Yes, a flat spin, like an airplane goes into!
No rudder on this vehicle, so no control!