Tag Archives: Drag Racing

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet debuts with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford has unveiled a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang, and it's the fastest and most powerful Mustang drag racer ever offered by the factory. The big news is that the car is powered by a new 5.2-liter supercharged V-8. Yes...

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2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spawns NHRA Funny Car

The recently updated 2019 Dodge Charger muscle sedan has just spawned a high-horsepower National Hot Rod Association Funny Car. It makes its competition debut this weekend at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar, which runs July 20-22 at Bandimere Speedway near Denver, Colorado. It replaces Dodge's previous Funny Car based on the Charger R/T...

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The tides are changing: electric-car class coming to NHRA

Someday, the drag strip will fall silent as the first set of electric dragsters lines up. The NHRA stopped short of setting a specific date, but the body will one day welcome electric racers. Glen Cromwell, current president of the NHRA, confirmed the governing body includes electric drag racing in its future marketing mix, and discussions have already...

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Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford...

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Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford...

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Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford...

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Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford...

Read More »

Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford...

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Roadkill Nights returning to Woodward Avenue this August

The ever-popular Roadkill Nights event will once again descend upon Woodward Avenue in Pontiac, Michigan, this August. Dodge will sponsor the event for the fourth year running, the brand said on Wednesday, with plans to offer rides in both the Challenger and Charger Hellcat models, among several other activities. Each year, Dodge and The Enthusiast...

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Hennessey Demon runs the quarter mile in 9.38 seconds

Hennessey once looked to exorcise the Demon with the Exorcist based on the Camaro ZL1, but now the Texas tuner is embracing the Demon. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been receiving attention from Hennessey's wrenches, and now the company is ready to offer its HPE1000 package to Demon owners. To prove how fast the car can run down the dragstrip...

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