drag racing

 
ETS Nissan GT-R pushes deeper into six-second territory

There's a new Nissan GT-R quarter-mile king

Modified versions of the Nissan GT-R are going faster and faster. Recently, the team from the West Chicago-based AMS Performance set a new low (that's a good thing here) when it ran its GT-R into the six-second range in the quarter mile. Now the competitive set from ETS has reclaimed the throne but... read more

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Calvo Motorsports Dodge Viper makes nearly 1700 horsepower on pump gas

This General Lee Dodge Viper makes 1,700 horsepower on pump gas

The dearly departed Dodge Viper makes 645 horsepower from its V-10 engine. That's so much more power than most people can handle. For others, like the Calvo Motorsports team... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
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... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Ford Focus RS faces Shelby GT350

Ford Focus RS challenges Mustang Shelby GT350 at the dragstrip

Place your bets, ladies and gents. What will it be? The turbocharged, 4-cylinder, all-wheel-drive, Ford Focus RS pushing 350 horsepower, or the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 with... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
Watch a Plymouth Belvedere lose its rear end at the drag strip

Watch a Plymouth Belvedere lose its rear end at the dragstrip

Inch forward. The first staging light goes from inky blackness to a brilliant blot of bright yellow. It's telling you to keep moving forward just a little more. There's the... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

How fast is the Dodge Demon on pump gas, in Eco mode?

We all know the lofty claims. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the fastest production car in the quarter mile with a time of 9.65 seconds and in the 0-60 mph sprint at... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
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


 
 

 
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