Tag: Drags

The Record Hunter: Hinson Motorsport’s 2,250 hp C5

Such a stock looking car should have no business being as powerful as this. And yet, here we are. A C5/C6 Corvette pushing enough boost to jump start a hurricane all while looking as modest as any late model sports car can.  Hinson Motorsports built this car, presumably, to avenge the death of it’s brother […] More »

  Comments | By - April 20, 2012

The Little C4 That Could

Well, here is something you don’t see everyday. Our brothers at High Tech Corvette captured this C4 making two runs at the Texas Mile and both times the “all motor” 4th Gen Corvette breaks the 200 mph barrier. On the first run, you’ll see the back end gets away just a bit, but the runway

  Comments | By - March 30, 2012

Dream Drag Race: ZR1 vs C6.R!

The 2012 Corvette ZR1 and Corvette Racing’s C6.R go head to head in this dream drag race matchup. Can the supercharged 638-horsepower production Corvette beat the 500-horsepower naturally-aspirated race car? Road & Track has been pondering that eternal question and recently had the opportunity to put the two siblings to the test. We’ll have more

  Comments | By - March 2, 2012

Lingenfelter ZR1 Goes Ferrari Hunting

How do you think a stock Ferrari 458 Italia would fare against three other supercars? Well, the Russian website Drag Times Info recently decided to find out by running the Ferrari in a mile drag race against an Audi RS6 Evotech Stage 2 Gran Turismo, a Nissan GT-R MK.1 AMS Stage 1, and a Corvette

  Comments | By - February 24, 2012