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AMS Alpha Omega Nissan GT-R

AMS Alpha Omega GT-R Sets New 1/4-Mile Record: Video

We've been talking about the AMS Alpha Omega GT-R a lot recently. The car is an amazing feat of aftermarket engineering, and it recently ran away with the title at the Texas Invitational speed event. While in Texas, the team decided to stick around and make the most of their trip. This meant a... read more

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1955 Chevy crashes on the drag strip, ends with driver's legs sticking out windshield

Drag Racer Comes Out His Own Windshield As He Crashes, But Walks Away: Video

Drag racing is great for many reasons. One of those many reasons is that it produces some truly spectacular crashes. This is one of those crashes. MUST SEE: Moron Drives Off... read more September 22, 2014 by 


 
2014 Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals

NHRA Carolina Nationals First Step On Countdown To One

The National Hot Rod Association is entering its final countdown this weekend, with the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals running through September 14. Being the first event... read more September 13, 2014 by 


 
Supercars face off in amazing series of drag races

Supercar Drag Race Shootout Pits F40 Vs. Aventador Vs. 12C Vs. 9ff Vs. Ford GT: Video

This is, quite possibly, one of the best supercar drag race shootouts ever. It’s simple, unadorned, and doesn’t even bother with trap speeds or ETs, but it shows... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
Don Garlits broke the 200 mph mark 50 years ago

‘Big Daddy’ Don Garlits Broke The 200 MPH Mark 50 Years Ago Today: Video

These days, seeing a car hit 200 mph isn’t all that special—there are American-made muscle cars and sports cars available for less than $150,000 that will do the... read more August 1, 2014 by 


 
Ford Mustang drag racer airborne screencap

3,000-HP Ford Mustang Drag Racer Gets Airborne: Video

You know you're having a bad day when the only thing you can see through your windshield is sky. Back in 2010, drag racer Dennis Bailey crashed in spectacular fashion when... read more July 11, 2014 by 


 
Electric Miata drag race car does burnout

Electric Miata Smokes Tesla Model S P85: Video

It’s no secret that one of the great keys to speed is lightness, and the Miata has that in spades—even when converted to electric drive as the drag monster in... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Supercharged Smart car does wheelie

Who Needs A Big Block? Supercharged Smart Car Does Wheelies, Whips Mustang: Video

Take one part Smart ForTwo, add equal parts Toyota Paseo Sprintex 1.5-liter engine and supercharger, mix well, and take to the drag strip. This is a recipe for beating Shelby... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
Big block-powered Smart ForTwo drag car

Big Block Smart Car Pulls Wheelies, Sounds Like The Apocalypse: Video

The Smart ForTwo is the butt of many jokes, often for good reason. Recently, it's even become the target of some malicious practical jokers in San Francisco. This is one... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang electronic line lock

2015 Ford Mustang GT Gets Standard Electronic Line Lock: Video

Back in December we reported that the 2015 Ford Mustang would be equipped with a secret burnout-control feature. Ford has finally confirmed that, announcing that the 2015... read more April 21, 2014 by 


 
Diesel drag truck crashes spectacularly

Diesel Drag Truck Destroys Track In High-Speed Crash: Video

If you've ever doubted the might of a highly tuned diesel pickup, let this video put that to rest, even as it plants the seeds of a nightmare in your mind. Rolling coal and... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
AMS Performance 'Madness' hearse is scary fast

Watch A Turbo Hearse Run A 9-Second Quarter Mile: Video

If you’ve died and don’t want to be late to your own funeral, this is your ride. Built by AMS Performance, this turbocharged Caprice hearse claims to be the... read more April 9, 2014 by 


 
Woman proves cars can be fun at any age

Your Grandma Isn't This Cool: Video

A lot of people think that aging is, somehow, a bad thing. Sure, it beats the alternative, but the fun drains out of life as the time does, right? As this enthusiastic woman... read more April 3, 2014 by 


 
Moits Racing driver Paul Mouhayet saves it when the car's chutes fail

Drag Racer Makes Awesome Save When 250-MPH Car's Chutes Fail: Video

There are times in racing when you know things have gone wrong, but there's no time to worry--you just have to jump in and deal with it, or end up crashed, or worse. This... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo Stradale takes on Porsche 911 Turbo at the drag strip

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Stradale Drag Races Porsche 911 Turbo: Video

The Lamborghini Gallardo will soon be replaced by the new Huracán, but that doesn't mean it's obsolete just yet--in fact, it appears to have something to offer against... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Front-drive drag car blows a tire on the dyno

Front-Wheel Drive Drag Car Blows Tire, Self-Destructs On Dyno

While it might seem like a pretty safe environment, dynos pack a lot of hidden danger. From roasting trunk occupants with flames to blowing engines to shredding tires, the... read more February 12, 2014 by 


 
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