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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.

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Austin Oakes and his band of merry, likely clinically insane fellows teamed up with English Racing and Extreme Turbo Systems to craft the lascivious and salacious LLRGTR, which recently set the GT-R half-mile record at 223.88 mph at Shift-S3ctor Airstrip Attack 7.

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The Aventador screams, leaves hard and pulls out a huge lead as the Evo sits spooling up. But that all changes once the Evo launches—its boost spikes, its turbo howls and the 8 puts JDM foot to Italian ass. When it’s all said and done, the 165-mph Lambo’s loss is measured in bus lengths, and the Evo’s trap speed hits 202 mph!

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At 220 mph, you lose control of your GT-R hurtling off the tarmac into the dirt. What would you do?

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We thought Myles might have been just another basic Honda fan. He talked of owning several Acura Integras over the years, drives a beat up old Civic with over 200,000 miles on it and had the audacity to think those "wrong wheel drive, torqueless wonders" could be competitive in many forms of motorsport. Myles has indeed had the nerve to use his Integras in road racing, autocross and drag racing. Boasting high horsepower numbers, while conveniently omitting torque numbers, all while trying to outrun/outrace vastly superior cars was clearly part of the basic Honda fanboy delusion that Myles was consumed by.