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McLaren MP4-12C drag races Ferrari 458 Italia

McLaren MP4-12C Faces Off Against Ferrari 458 Italia At Drag Strip: Video

Which supercar is best? That's a common but complicated question. Is it the fastest? The quickest? The best-handling? The most well-rounded? The prettiest? The most visceral? There's at least one answer to the question, however, and it's settled at the drag strip. Which supercar is best in the... read more

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2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Runs The Quarter Mile In 12.371 Seconds: Video

The flagship of the Tesla Model S range, the Model S Performance, comes with a power rating of 301 kilowatts (416 horsepower) as well as an 85 kWh battery pack that the EPA... read more January 29, 2013 by 


 
Don Garlits pilots the High Tech Systems LLC electric dragster

Electric Drag Car & Don Garlits Light It Up In Eerie Silence

In yet another installment of our Electric Cars Don't Have To Be Boring Snoremobiles series, we have "Big Daddy" Don Garlits hitting the drag strip in a 1,500-kilowatt... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
A crashed 2013 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

Drag Racer Stacks His Ford Mustang Cobra Jet: Video

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, which comes in normally-aspirated, supercharged and (now) twin-turbo variants, is designed with a singular purpose in mind: to get through the... read more November 14, 2012 by 


 
Chris Harris pits a Porsche 911 GT2 RS against a Ducati 1199 Panigale

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Takes On Ducati 1199 Panigale With Chris Harris (Again): Video

This summer, we brought you Chris Harris's last go around with the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the Ducati 1199 Panigale superbike on the drag strip. As you'll remember, the Ducati... read more November 7, 2012 by 


 
Still from the upcoming 'Snake and Mongoose' biopic

'Snake And Mongoose' Revisits The Golden Age Of The NHRA: Video

If you grew up in the 1970s and had any interest in cars, you know the names Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen. Rivals on track... read more November 6, 2012 by 


 
Mustang Cobra Jet Twin-Turbo Concept, SEMA 2012

Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Gets Twin Turbos: SEMA 2012

The 2012 SEMA show is well underway, and among the various tuned and factory custom cars on the show floor, there are a few legitimate race cars. One of them is the... read more October 30, 2012 by 


 
Dodge Challenger SRT8 versus an MD 500-D helicopter

A New Take On The Car Versus Aircraft Drag Race: Video

It seems that pitting a supercar against a jet aircraft never goes out of style. Depending upon the length of the course and the vehicles involved, sometimes victory goes to... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro goes to limited production

2012 Chevy COPO Camaro Runs 8.88-Second Quarter Mile: Video

After promising its 2012 COPO Camaro dedicated drag car would slip under the nine-second barrier for the quarter mile, Chevrolet has delivered, with an example of the car... read more August 15, 2012 by 


 
Aventador demolishes SLS AMG Roadster in a drag race

Lamborghini Aventador Vs. Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster: 1 Mile Drag Race

The team at Hennessey Performance never let us down when it comes to high-horsepower fun. Here, we see what a Lamborghini Aventador eats for a light snack: A Mercedes-Benz... read more August 10, 2012 by 


 
Chris Harris drag races the Porsche 911 GT2 RS against the Ducati 1199 Panigale

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Drag Races Ducati Superbike: Video

Proclaiming drag races to be "Internet gold," Chris Harris proceeds to grace us with a good one: the Porsche 911 GT2 RS against the Ducati 1199 Panigale. He's not wrong... read more July 25, 2012 by 


 
900-hp RB26-powered Miata driver makes heroic save on the dragstrip

RB26 Mazda Miata Driver's Hero Save At 140 MPH: Video

Warning: This video contains some NSFW language. Contrary to popular belief in some circles, there's a lot of skill involved in drag racing, but in your typical street car... read more July 24, 2012 by 


 
Vincent Nobile - Anne Proffit photo

Vincent Nobile: Rising NHRA Pro Stock Star

The Norwalk, Ohio, round of NHRA's Full Throttle Drag Racing Series was a grand one for 21-year-old Pro Stock racer Vincent Nobile, now in his second full year of competition... read more July 15, 2012 by 


 
Erica Enders in action against Shane Gray - Anne Proffit photo

Erica Enders Finds Magic In First NHRA Pro Stock Victory

Good things come to those who work hard and persevere. That's what Erica Enders discovered last weekend when she became the first female Pro Stock driver to bring home a... read more July 5, 2012 by 


 
Dale Earnhardt Jr and Steve Letarte celebrate win - NASCAR photo

Two Big Winless Streaks End In NASCAR, NHRA

Over the past weekend, two well-known drivers ended their long waits to visit Victory Lane. The more prominent of this duo is Dale Earnhardt Jr, whose 143-race winless streak... read more June 19, 2012 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro drag race car. Images via The Block.

2012 COPO Camaro Build Process: Behind The Scenes

Chevrolet's COPO Camaro drag racer is under construction, and this is an inside look at the cars as they undergo conversion from run-of-the-mill Camaro bodies-in-white into... read more June 19, 2012 by 


 
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