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2013 Chevrolet COPO Camaro

Chevrolet Announces 2013 COPO Camaro Details

If you missed your chance to buy a drag-strip-ready COPO Camaro in 2012, here's some good news: the car will be produced for 2013, but in the same production run of just 69 units, the same as in 2012. The number is significant as it pays homage to the 1969 Camaro ZL1, of which just 69 examples were... read more

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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 


 
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 


 
Mystery 9 Ford Mustang 1966 launch

NHRA's New England Connection

The National Hot Rod Association is coming to the New England area next year when it presents its first Full Throttle Drag Racing Series New England Nationals on June 20-23... read more May 30, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Leaf versus Nissan 370Z drag race

Nissan Leaf Beats 370Z In Drag Race? Video...

If you've ever needed videographic proof that bad driving and an evil heart can prove anything, you'll want to check out this video. Otherwise, get ready to be infuriated... read more May 29, 2012 by 


 
Glen Gray - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Forms Nitro Technical Advisory Committee

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is moving toward inclusion and transparency in its Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, with the formation of its Nitro Technical... read more May 18, 2012 by 


 
Steve Torrence - Anne Proffit photo

Torrance, Capps Lead NHRA Atlanta Winners

When Steve Torrence won the NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Dragster national championship in 2005, he began to set his sights on being a winning driver in the Top Fuel category... read more May 8, 2012 by 


 
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