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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 (2,011-horsepower) electric drag racer. From burnouts to launches, this drag car looks like a wild ride. We're by no means the... read more

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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 


 
Final round photo courtesy Gary Nastase for John Force Racing

Neff Earns Improbable NHRA Funny Car Win At Houston

After the 25th annual NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway outside Houston, TX one streak ended but another continued. Robert Hight wasn't able... read more April 30, 2012 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

Robert Hight On A Roll - Narrowly Misses 1st Quarter Driver Of The Year

NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car driver Robert Hight came oh so close to taking the first quarter voting for DRIVER OF THE YEAR, voted by an elite panel of 21... read more April 25, 2012 by 


 
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