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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 considerable rear weight bias that turned it into a prominent wheelstander. The car wowed the crowds at dragstrips more than it... read more

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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

2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Stalls, Launch, Nearly Loses It

2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Sounds Wicked, Burns Out, Nearly Loses It: Video

Last week Mopar made red-blooded American drag racers squeal with joy when it revealed the new 2015 Challenger Drag Pak, a drag race car based on the latest Challenger. ALSO... read more June 30, 2015 by

2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Revealed, Now Available With Supercharged V-8

It was last summer that Dodge showed off a prototype of its new drag racer based on its latest Challenger muscle car, the 2015 Challenger Drag Pak, and now the final version... read more June 26, 2015 by

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and 599 GTO at the drag strip

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Faces The 599 GTO At The Drag Strip: Video

When the 599 GTO was launched back in 2010, it seemed like Ferrari had set itself an almost impossibly high bar for any successor. After all, the car’s V-12 was tuned... read more June 23, 2015 by


2,000-Horsepower AMS GT-R Defends King Of The Streets Title: Video

The AMS Performance Alpha Omega GT-R is, as you know by now, a beast of a machine designed to obliterate any bit of straight-line tarmac in front of it. This is a Nissan GT-R... read more June 22, 2015 by

2015 Tesla Model S P85D Supercharging in Rocklin, California, Feb 2015

Stephen King Takes Tesla To Drags, Compares It To X-Wing Fighter

You might expect Stephen King to employ a more sinister analogy to describe the wicked performance of his Tesla. But rather than writing it "was killer," "went like a bat out... read more April 10, 2015 by

Lexus LFA Porsche 918 Drag Race

Lexus LFA & Porsche 918 Spyder Face Off With Expected Results: Video

The Top Gear boys don't exactly need their track at the moment. Still, it's a space that could be put to good use, and that's exactly what happens when a group of supercar... read more March 20, 2015 by

Lamborghini Murcielago vs turbo Fiat 500 drag race

Turbo Fiat & Lamborghini Murcielago Line Up For A Drag Race: Video

That sounds like the opening to a stupid car joke. If you're the owner of said Murcielago, however, you might not be laughing. These two Italian machines lined up for a brief... read more March 16, 2015 by

1,500-hp turbocharged street-driven Mustang Boss

Who Needs Electric AWD? 1,500-HP Turbo Mustang Goes 8s Like A BOSS: Video

Eight seconds can be a very long time—just ask a bull rider. But in the world of cars blasting down the drag strip, it’s a pretty darned short time, indeed. This... read more March 3, 2015 by

Viper versus Z06 drag race

Chevy Corvette Z06 Versus Dodge Viper TA: America Wins

No matter which side you’re on here, you’re on the same side. Why? Because America. Whether you’re a fan of the Viper T/A or the Chevy Z06, both cars are... read more January 20, 2015 by


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