You may recall our previous stories on the epic Postman Pat toy van stuffed with a 500cc engine from over in Britain that embarrasses its share of full-size cars on the drag strip. Well this time, it crushes a Ford Mustang with a 12.5-second quarter mile pass. See the video here!
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While we can’t predict the future, we can tell you that for the 2014 model year, Ford has at least one more Mustang Cobra Jet planned. Ford Racing released this brief teaser video to get us all drooling for this drag racing Mustang monster.
The Gateway Motorsports Park has found a new, enthusiastic owner, even as tracks like Arizona Speed World and Dallas Raceway are forced to shut down. While this is good news for Gateway, there are still many more drag strip closures than re-openings unfortunately.
The gearheads at Turbosmart decided to ditch the subtly for their latest product though, calling in the Tour de Force known as “Big Bubba” to pitch their Big Bubba Blowoff Valve. It’s witty, to the point, and a nice change of pace from the subtle manipulations most advertisements use. Really though, it just
The Dirty Bird is a 1968 Falcon with a claimed 2,600 horsepower from a small-block Ford boasting two huge turbochargers. With a flat-black paint job and raw brute force, the Dirty Bird can certainly fly down the track.
While still in their infancy, there is already a small-but-dedicated following to electric vehicles, including some genuine gearheads who want nothing more than to go fast. Ron Adamowicz is just such a gearhead, and he has given his ten-second electric Camaro a new look for the 2013 season.
While Ford never got around to discussing horsepower details, they did put together this awesome video showing the twin-turbo Mustang Cobra Jet Concept from SEMA roaring down the track like a cheetah on crack. Oh, that sound!
Ron Adamowicz’s all-electric Chevy Camaro doorslammer, having already run the quarter mile in just over 10-seconds, isn’t a joke, and Ron is hoping to put together a video series to document his racing team’s 2013 season. He has turned to Kickstart for help.
This unique ruby dragster is based on the famous drag car of Greer, Black and Prudhomme, three big names in the drag racing world. Incredibly, this work of drag racing art is expected to fetch up to $200,000 when it goes to auction in April.
Starting Thursday, March 28, 2013 GM will offer a limited number of NHRA-approved Camaro rolling chassis, which are outfitted with everything but a drivetrain. That part is up to you. What will you fit your dream drag Camaro with?
When it comes to putting a potent and powerful battery in your car, just about everyone has heard the name of Optima Batteries. With their brightly-colored battery tops, Optima has made a name for itself for its technologically-advanced batteries. But when it comes to picking a trailer battery, what’s best?
Over on the Chris Issacs Racing Team blog is the build of a 1970 Plymouth Duster done in conjunction with Spencer Tramm. This twin-turbo Duster is being built for the MSA British Pro Modified series, and the build process has us eagerly anticipating the finished product.
Electric cars are supposed to be slow…but don’t tell that to the Tesla Model S, which as you can see in this next video easily takes down a Dodge Viper at the drag strip.
The Geo Tracker was never a great car, but add a Ford small-block V8 and some nitrous to one of these mini-SUVs, and you suddenly have a drag car doing wheelies like nobody’s business.
We’re all familiar with drag racing between two performance cars…but how about drag racing semi-trucks? This video highlights the action from the 2010 El Rodeo Bob Tail Truck Drags, where diesel fumes and massive amounts of torque are the norm.
Looking for a stout Ford bottom end to hold up to 1,000 horsepower? Well Holcomb Motorsport’s 4.6 liter “Street Killer” short block may be just the answer for your horsepower needs.