If someone told you that their 911’s wing and splitter were made from 80 bucks of beer cooler foam and aluminum roofing, you’d probably say you don’t know Jack, then crack a Walmart joke.
I waltz down memory lane, while David Hauser in his GP2 Formula car rockets toward me.
Ever since rumblings of a new, supercharged Z06 hit the Interweb, there’s been two different but equally forceful narrative-explosions: the first, natch, was “How much power will it make?” And the second was, “DURRR YOUSE GONNA PUT A BLOWER ON A ROAD COURSE CAR DURRR IS YOU STUPED?” And that second quote was mine.
Ever have one of those days? You know, when work sucks, people are pissy and nothing seems to go right? Mr. Hillclimber here doesn’t want to hear it, because this vid shows you what a truly crappy day really looks like.
Morris is used to that—whether he’s working or driving. This lifelong car enthusiast has built everything from a 700-whp, twin-turbo 350Z to a Camaro ZL1. But when he decided to buy something that was already competitive from the factory, he turned to the fastest Corvette in history. “The 2009 ZR1 was the answer: it had the motor, drivetrain, suspension, brakes and aero right out of the box.” And so began his reign of terror on the local streets, his long nights “Mexico” racing and his quick expulsions from drag strips for being way too fast for the cage requirements.