Cadillac XLR Salt Flat Car

This car was built for Bob Johnson by Johnson's Hot Rod Shop in Gadsden, AL. The car was built to race at Bonneville Speed Week, Utah. It's first year to run was August 2007.

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Stupidbaker Racing and Johnson's Hotrod Shop builds a race car of dreams.
Driver Shane Phillips breaking in the brand new Studebaker. The team is taking steps to a 300mph record.





Worlds Fastest Cadillac - Bonneville 2008 Speedweek- Johnson's Hot Rod Shop - Bob Johnson
driving shots 2008 Speedweek





3000+hp TT Cadillac XLR vs 3000+hp TT Nova - Best 2 out of 3
Scott Lowery and 007 Cadillac are back, this time testing on 315 Radial Tires for the first time, during the Radial Revenge Tour from Tulsa Raceway Park. The Caddy features a Moran Racing Engines BIG Block with Twins that makes well over 3000 horse power. In the other lane is Justin Martin in his bad ass Twin turbo Nova from Oklahoma.





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 production vehicle. 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 effort. 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!




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