We’ve seen all kinds of incredible and sometimes off-the-wall creations come out of Australia, like a six-second 2JZ powered BMW. Gas Motorsports started with a killer chassis and wrapped the pure sexy lines of the E46 M3 around it to make a killer ride that really hauls.
Brian Wagner Freelance Writer
Here at dragzine we love anything that lays down killer times at the track. We feature some hardcore drag cars with all kinds of different drive lines in them. We have also shown you some killer sleeper cars that really do a great job of hiding their true nature. Justin Price has built a Ford LTD sleeper that l
One of the bench marks for performance cars is how fast can it run in the quarter mile. It doesn’t matter the brand, make, or model everybody wants to know how fast it can go. Every car guy loves to see how fast they can really push their ride, including Porsche owners. EKanoo Racing already has the record fo
Over the decades there have been jet dragsters, Funny Cars and even semi trucks. But a jet van? That’s a relatively new one. Check out the video of this entertaining, if not comical, creation by one man in Australia.
Buick built some badass rides back in the 1980′s, but they never built them quite like this, as Manny Espino has taken the Buick V-6 to a new level, ripping of a seven-second pass on a stock style suspension in his T-Type.
Krister Adeen of Sweden has taken the idea of variety to a whole new level. The Swedish team took a tube chassis, hung a Volvo 850 body on it, strapped a giant turbo on the 4 cylinder and cracked off some 6 second passes.
Most hardcore drag racers would have a hard time believing a motor with no pistons is capable of running single digit passes, let alone mid six-second passes. Well that is a reality because the New Generation Mazda RX-8 has set a new record for a rotary powered car with a 6.48-second, 217 MPH pass.
Titan Motorsports started off the new season right by capturing the Supra IRS record with their familiar in-house copper Supra, laying down a 7.29 at 201 mph in a recent outing at the Bradenton Motorsports Park.
We have featured on Dragzine some pretty gnarly race trucks in the past that run on diesel power, but nothing like this little monster of a truck owned by Steven Staff that has a 292-inch inline-six under the hood with an 80mm turbocharger. You’ve gotta’ see and hear this one!
Small tire heads up racing has become one of the most exciting things to watch in drag racing. There is a wide range of cars and power adder combinations that compete in these classes. One of the most popular classes now is X275.
There are certain performance cars that boast a reputation that speaks for itself. The name plates of ZR1, Supra, and Skyline garner respect in the performance car world. If you are lucky enough to own one of these cars you know how brutal, yet refined the performance can be.
The RIPS shop based out of New Zealand is no stranger to the drag racing world, having built some amazing cars and parts over its history, including this incredible eight-second Stagea wagon that’s actually street legal.
Veteran nitrous racer Mike Meeks is one of the many out there putting the finishing touches on his racing machine, and this isn’t Mike’s first rodeo when it comes to knocking out a build.
There is some serious heads-up racing that goes up on the west coast with the Pacific Street Car Association (PSCA) and the NMCA now making stops out west. One of the faster guys you will see out in the sunshine state is Dave Bowman and his stunning 2002 Camaro.