Ridiculous. That would be the first word that comes to mind when watching the video of a heavily modified school bus rocketing down the drag strip, front wheels pawing at the air as flames and sparks shoot out from various orifices.
This 2000-horsepower GT-R is being built for one purpose: speed. Our contact over with T1 has passed on some details as the build comes closer to completion.
Don't blink, or you'll miss it. These are words to live by at any high-speed racing event. And this mantra isn't truer than in the world of NHRA Drag Racing where competitions are separated by mere milliseconds. In this latest "best of the best" slow motion video, the NHRA captures the rare and short-lived moments that exist in every NHRA Auto Club event. As this year's Mello Yello Drag Racing season comes to an end, they celebrate 50 years of Auto Club Finals. Homage is paid to the lesser known nuances that are a part of each and every race.
Late Model Racecraft's latest twin-turbo C7 Corvette run came in at 9.950 seconds at 144.46 mph. A large improvement over the 10.29 at 139 mph previously recorded a few weeks before the record-breaking run.
On Sunday, June 8, 2014, Import Drag Racing Circuit/Street Tuner Mayhem made its annual stop at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado. IDRC is an event geared toward import cars and domestic sport compacts (FWD or AWD with 4 or 6 cylinders). This year’s event consisted of drag racing by class (super stock, super mod, street bike, heads-up), the JDM Chemicals car show judged by INSTAFAME on behalf of DSPORT Magazine, and temperamental weather.