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Bentley Speed 8 LMP race car

Spyker Sold, Nissan Reads Minds, Bentley To Le Mans: Car News Headlines

Today's mix of news is a bit of a mish-mash, with Nissan the unlikely purveyor of nascent mind-reading technology for future cars, Bentley eyeballing a return to Le Mans LMP1 competition next year, and Spyker selling to a firm that isn't CPP. Oh, and the president of Equitorial Guinea had his... read more

September 29, 2011 by
 
Cruz Pedregon at the hit

Stage Set for NHRA's Mac Tools US Nationals--The Big Go

They call it The Big Go. Starting on the Thursday before Labor Day and finishing on the following Monday, The Big Go encompasses 10 classes of Lucas Oil sportsman... read more September 2, 2011 by


 
Raybestos 1964 Pontiac GTO-R at the drag strip.

700-HP Raybestos 1964 GTO-R Complete, Hits The Drag Strip: Video

The 700-horsepower Raybestos GTO-R, based on a 1964 GTO, the original muscle car, is finally complete, with the team at Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle finishing the build off... read more August 10, 2011 by


 
Del Worsham is having a career season in Top Fuel. Photo: Anne Proffit

Del Worsham Is Having A Career Year In NHRA Top Fuel

It's been quite an NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season for Del Worsham, 41, who until three years ago drove for his father Chuck in the Funny Car ranks. Theirs... read more August 9, 2011 by


 
 John Force won in Funny Car for the first time this year. Photo: Anne Proffitt

Winners Crowned At Bandimere Speedway

John Force finally won his 133rd NHRA Funny Car race at Bandimere Speedway in the 32nd annual Mopar Mile High Nationals outside Denver, CO. The No. 5 qualifier took his Ford... read more July 25, 2011 by


 
Cruz Pedregon at the hit

NHRA Hits Bandimere Speedway Outside Denver

It's been a hot couple of days at Bandimere Speedway outside Denver, CO, where the NHRA is holding its 32nd annual Mopar Mile High Nationals. With nearly fully clear skies... read more July 24, 2011 by


 

Mike Neff Earns Ford's 200th Funny Car Victory At Joliet

Ford had a milestone weekend at the O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals held at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL this past weekend. During the race meeting, the auto... read more July 14, 2011 by


 
Johnny Gray at the Gatornationals Photo: Anne Proffit

Rob Wendland New Crew Chief On Johnny Gray's Funny Car

With two DNQ (did not qualify) results thus far in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car season, team owner Don Schumacher decided to make some changes to the... read more July 5, 2011 by


 
APR Tuned Audi S5 goes under 12 seconds in the quarter

APR Supercharged Audi S5 Runs Sub-12 1/4 Mile: Video

The 2012 Mustang Boss is perhaps the most impressive off-the-shelf naturally-aspirated muscle car ever. But if you're looking for a little more four-ringed elegance and some... read more April 5, 2011 by


 
2012 Mustang Boss 302 gets into the 11s on drag radials

Video: Stock 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Goes 11.72s @ 117.2 MPH On Drag Radials

So just how fast is the 2012 Mustang Boss 302? Very fast, for a production muscle car priced around $41,000. In fact, if you slap a set of drag radials on the car you can... read more March 29, 2011 by


 
Kevin Fiscus runs 4.33 seconds at 180 mph in the 1/8th mile on drag radials

Video: What An 1/8th Mile Looks Like In 4.33 Seconds At 180 MPH On Drag Radials

We don't run a lot of drag racing material here, but when we do, you know it's special. This is special. Kevin Fiscus has had a killer few days at South Georgia Motorsports... read more February 25, 2011 by


 
2010 Ford Cobra Jet Mustang

First Look: 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

We've already brought you a preview of Ford's 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang--a purpose-built drag-racer--and now we have the official skinny from Ford. Priced at $91,900 for the... read more December 13, 2010 by


 
2010 Cobra Jet Mustang

Ford Racing Announces 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang

So you wanna go drag racing, and you're a die-hard Blue Oval fan? It'll be hard to beat the factory-built Ford Racing 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang (2010 model pictured), though... read more December 9, 2010 by


 
1998 Ford Mustang

VIDEO: Illegal Mustang Versus Camaro Street Race Ends In Major Accident

Illegal street racing is something that no one should ever attempt. That's especially true considering that many drag strips now allow drivers to test their cars on the track... read more December 6, 2010 by


 
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

VIDEO: Street Race Between Mustang And Camaro Leads To Crash

Illegal street racing is stupid and dangerous, especially in this era of sanctioned "run what ya brung" nights at drag strips all over the country. The problem with street... read more December 6, 2010 by


 
MMR's twin-turbo 2010 GT500 breaking the 200 mph mark in the quarter mile

Video: MMR Ford Shelby GT500 Cracks 200 MPH Quarter Mile

If you've read our first drive review of the 2011 Ford Shelby GT500, you know it's good for a whole lot more than straight-line duty, unlike many of its predecessors. But... read more December 1, 2010 by


 
 

 
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