Tag: racing

1972 Corvette Runs the AutoCross at Goodguys PPG Nationals

One of the largest custom auto shows of the year was recently put on by the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association. The Goodguys PPG Nationals three day extravaganza held July 6th-8th at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus attracted thousands of cars and over 100,000 enthusiasts. One of the main attractions of the event is

  Comments | By - July 17, 2012

1964 Corvette Supernova Racer Heading to Russo and Steele Monterey

By definition, a supernova is the explosion of a star during which the star’s luminosity can increase by up to 20 times and most of the star’s mass is blown away at a high velocity. By our definition, a Corvette racecar can explode around treacherous racing circuits at equally high velocities. Here’s your chance to

  Comments | By - July 11, 2012

Drag Race Battles with a Corvette ZR1 Hennessey vs 1200 hp Twin Turbo Jeep SRT-8

We’re not sure what to make of these three races on Dragtimes featuring a Corvette ZR1, a couple of Mercedes, a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and a Porsche 911 TurboS. In the first race, the two Mercedes square off with the expected results, the E63 AMG tuned by Evotech with 730-hp leaving the stock S65

  Comments | By - July 5, 2012

Family Feud: ZR1 vs CTS-V Drag Race

Ordinarily you’d think a stock Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 would be able to take on just about any comers. But a recent quarter-mile run at Palm Beach International Raceway during the StreetCarDrags.com event breaks that mold as a Cadillac CTS-V Wagon gets off to an unbelievable start and goes on to whip the Corvette. The ZR1

  Comments | By - May 23, 2012

Ryan Briscoe Tests the 2013 ZR1 Indy 500 Pace Car

Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe averaged 226.484 mph to win the pole for this Sunday’s 96th Annual Indianapolis 500. While that time guarantees he’ll be starting at the head at the field, there are some other benefits that the Indy pole sitter enjoys like getting the opportunity to run some hot laps in the 2013

  Comments | By - May 22, 2012

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