drag racing

 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the strip. Some like staging deep while others run shallow. However, for some, staging is now moving beyond the art form and into the... read more

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A twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Huracan making 1,493 whp

This twin-turbo Lamborghini Huracán makes 1,439 hp at the wheels and runs 8s

High horsepower figures and low quarter mile times are the order of the day of late. Some of that is owed to all of the Dodge Demon news, while other flashes of interest are... read more April 24, 2017 by


 
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

The 2018 Dodge Demon's NHRA ban is hype

Everybody, including Dodge, needs to stop saying the Demon's banned from the dragstrip by the NHRA, because it's not. It can be banned for a day because it's too damn fast... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Corvette Dragster crash

Watch a 4,000-hp Corvette dragster try to fly

Four thousand horsepower is quite a lot to manage even for the most serious drivers on the planet. And every time a drag racer climbs into the cockpit, he or she knows... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat vs 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

No more talking: 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat vs. the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1

The new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is just hitting the streets, and naturally people are stretching its legs. The obvious question on people's minds is how does the new Camaro... read more December 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet COPO Camaro

Limited edition 2017 COPO Camaro ready to slay dragstrips

In 1969, Chevrolet's Central Office Performance Order program became the source of dealer-ordered, factory drag cars that would go on to post many victories at the dragstrip... read more October 31, 2016 by


 
Hemi Under Glass rolling at Irwindale Speedway

Jay Leno crashes in the Hemi Under Glass

Since he was a kid, Jay Leno has appreciated the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda. With a Hemi engine moved to the back under the rear glass, the car had a... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
Porsche 911 Turbo and Bentley Bentayga at a drag strip

Bentley Bentayga lines up with 911 Turbo at the drag strip

A Bentley Bentayga and Porsche 911 Turbo recently lined up at the drag strip. Considering the Porsche is one of the quickest sports cars in production and the Bentley is a... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car

Here’s the first NHRA Funny Car based on the 6th-gen Camaro

Chevrolet has unveiled its NHRA Funny Car based on the sixth-generation Camaro. The bright blue example was unveiled by 16-time NHRA champion John Force and daughters... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Courtney Force concept, 2015 SEMA show

First 2016 Chevy COPO Camaro To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

Chevrolet will build just 69 examples of its 2016 COPO Camaro, and if you’re serious about your drag racing you can get the first one off the line as it’s been... read more January 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

2016 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Revealed, Runs 8.0-Second Quarter Mile: Video

After taking a break last year, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang Cobra Jet turnkey drag racer is back, and it’s quicker than ever. The latest version, which... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Courtney Force concept, 2015 SEMA show

2016 Chevy COPO Camaro Previewed With Courtney Force Concept: Video

Chevrolet teamed up with NHRA Camaro Funny Car driver Courtney Force to develop a concept previewing the 2016 COPO Camaro based on the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro muscle... read more November 3, 2015 by


 
Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Watch An NHRA Funny Car Set A Record Pass: Video

High-horsepower Funny Cars are notoriously quick down the strip but a new record was set last Friday at California’s Sonoma Raceway. Jack Beckman behind the wheel of... read more August 4, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador vs Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Aventador Goes Up Against Huracán In Stock Supercar Battle: Video

The Dragtimes strip is a great place for high-speed, straight-line showdowns. All manner of vehicle have faced off at the lights of this Russian runway road. Usually a host... read more July 29, 2015 by


 
2015 Dodge Challenger DragPak

Order Your 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Now: Video

The 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak might have stalled when officially revealed to journalists. But we don't think the the ham-handed intro will impact orders—a sellout... read more July 26, 2015 by


 
2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S by Renntech

America’s Renntech Builds World’s First 10-Second Mercedes-AMG GT: Video

It’s been a while since we heard from Renntech but the Mercedes-Benz tuning specialist has been busy, having already amassed a series of upgrades for the all-new 2016... read more July 9, 2015 by


 
 

 
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