Grandpa Fred ‘Rocket Man’ Underwood Blasts Off at Texas Mile
With a modified 2009 C6 ZR1 pushing 730-horsepower, ol’ Rocket Man is edging ever closer to having a 200-mph run for a standing mile at the Texas Mile high speed shootout.
A day at the strip with this Lethal Performance ZR1 proves the old adage remains true: too much is never enough. Except, perhaps, when trying to get a clean launch.
Here’s a Throwback Thursday worthy of saluting: an iconic “Blue Devil” Corvette ZR1 racing a “Blue Angel” F/A-18 Hornet U.S. Navy Fighter Jet.
You know what’s fun? Watching an All-American C6 Corvette ZR1 kick the stuff out of two of Stuttgart’s finest.
If you need to see further proof of the potential prowess of the newer Corvettes on the drag strip, just check out this new video from Drag Times.