Watch A 3000 HP Lexus IS F Attempt Flight, Crash

Note to Lexus' engineering team: if you ever decide to come out with a 3000HP IS F, you may want to consider some aero modifications. That's pretty much what Bahrain's EKanoo racing team learned, when their 3000HP Lexus IS F drag car took a short, abortive flight at the Bahrain International Circuit recently. » 3/19/15 11:57am 3/19/15 11:57am

Drag Racer Larry Dixon Somehow Walked Away From This 300 MPH Crash

Larry Dixon is the one airborne in this frightening video as his Top Fuel dragster apparently snapped in half somewhere near 300 MPH during the Gatornationals in Florida. He somehow walked away from this accident. » 3/14/15 2:32pm 3/14/15 2:32pm

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy enforcement comes… » 2/27/15 6:30pm 2/27/15 6:30pm

Courtney Force Shows Us What Ludicrous Speed Really Looks Like

Courtney Force posted her career-best time of 3.995 seconds on the quarter-mile track of Auto Club Raceway at Pomona this weekend during the Circle K NHRA Winternationals. Here's what ludicrous speed looks like in a Chevrolet funny car designed to look sort of like a Camaro. » 2/10/15 5:55pm 2/10/15 5:55pm

Watch A Tesla P85D Lose To A Porsche 944 On A Drag Strip

Everyone loves the Tesla P85D. Two motors. Lots of instant electric torque. Room to terrify the whole family. But you know what's cooler? A 1980s Porsche. That's right. This Porsche 944 is faster than everyone's favorite modern tech wonderboy. » 1/30/15 10:08am 1/30/15 10:08am

Epic Gear Shifting Action In A 9000 RPM V8 Drag Racer

If you thought you could row your own pretty well in your BMW or Subaru or whatever, prepare to have your mind blown. » 1/24/15 10:01am 1/24/15 10:01am

Watch A Dodge Challenger Hellcat Race An F-16 Fighter Jet

We have been racing cars against planes for well over a century now. Here's why we keep doing it, as explained by a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and an F-16. » 1/06/15 3:20pm 1/06/15 3:20pm

This Dinner Table Proves That People Will Drag Race Anything

Let's be honest, when it takes ten minutes just to get a lousy milkshake in the drive-thru, McDonald's isn't fast food. This is. Behold! The racing dinner table. » 12/30/14 6:30pm 12/30/14 6:30pm

Watch A 1983 Chevy Pickup Run A Screaming 10-Second Quarter Mile


There's an elegance to the simplicity of a street truck. There's really nothing to 'em besides seats, wheels, in the case of this 1983 Chevy C/K... a big honking 650 horsepower turbocharged engine. » 12/18/14 6:46pm 12/18/14 6:46pm

What Do You Do Before A 320 MPH Top Fuel Run? Tear Down And Rebuild

This tear down and full rebuild of a hemi V8 burning full nitro looks insane to me, but it's standard procedure in Top Fuel drag racing, and just another part of your day running to 320 mph. » 12/05/14 10:34pm 12/05/14 10:34pm

Nothing Throws Up Rooster Tails Like 7,000 Horsepower On Dirt

Top Fuel Sand Drags is what they call it. 7,000 horsepower nitro-burning V8s hooked up to paddle tires throwing dirt for 300 feet is what it looks like. » 12/05/14 1:15pm 12/05/14 1:15pm

This Air-Cooled Flat Six Dragster Sounds So, So Good

Three liters, 380 horsepower, and a 9000 rpm redline. Those are the specs for this Corvair flat six. Now listen to how it sounds. » 12/01/14 8:25pm 12/01/14 8:25pm

Insanity Is Drag Racing A Jet-Powered Go-Kart

Meet Captain Jack McClure, a racer from the early days of NASCAR who strapped a hydrogen peroxide-powered rocket on the back of a go-kart and went drag racing in it. Here's on-kart footage from his latest runs (at age 88!) at South Georgia Motorsports Park. » 11/21/14 4:50pm 11/21/14 4:50pm

The First Female NHRA Pro Stock Champion Was Featured In A Disney Movie

Before Erica Enders-Stevens became the first female champion of the hyper-competitive NHRA Pro Stock class, she was featured in the Disney Channel's made-for-TV movie "Right on Track." Now the world of drag racing has the largest number of women participating out of any motorsport. » 11/19/14 1:27pm 11/19/14 1:27pm