This Is What 69 Australian Muscle Cars Doing Simultaneous Burnouts…

On a recent sunny day in Australia, a group of people got it into their heads that they should attempt to shatter the current world record for cars doing burnouts at the same time. This is because Australia is perhaps the last place on Earth where this kind of behavior is acceptable, and even encouraged. (We know it… » 1/05/13 5:00pm 1/05/13 5:00pm

Driver sets new record for fastest lap around Manhattan

UPDATE! When illicit speed racer Alex Roy circled the Island of Manhattan in 2001 he set the known record for fastest time at 27 minutes while reaching speeds of 144 mph over the 24.48 mile distance. For legal reasons, he never released the tape. A new driver's now done it in 26:03. Here's the video. » 6/29/11 12:55pm 6/29/11 12:55pm

2009 Dodge Viper ACR Steals Nürburgring Record From Corvette ZR1, Laps…

A 2009 Dodge Viper ACR has claimed the fastest time ever for a production car around the Nürburgring. The lap of 7:22 is just a few ticks quicker than the 7:26.4 lap » 8/28/08 8:30am 8/28/08 8:30am set by the . It doesn't come as much of a surprise, since the ACR is the most brutal version of the already-unforgiving Viper, whereas the ZR1 actually…

Video Proof Of The 2009 Corvette ZR1s 7:26.4 Nurburgring Lap

We've been eagerly waiting for this since we first heard the news of the stunning 7:26.4 Nurburgring lap time set by the 2009 Corvette ZR1. Now, we've finally got the footage of the Godzilla-killer in action, ripping up the Nordschleife. But will this silence the skeptics? Either way, the Nissan GT-R had better… » 7/10/08 3:30pm 7/10/08 3:30pm

Guess What Yesterday Was? Record High Gas Prices Day!

Hurray! Another day, another record high price. Oh wait, this is one of those bad records, isn't it? Well, it is still an all time high. How high? How does $3.196 (which is a fancy way of saying $3.20) for a gallon of 87 unleaded strike you? Well friends, that's what it costs nationally as of yesterday, May 21… » 5/22/07 11:00am 5/22/07 11:00am

Le Mans-Winning 1962 Ferrari 330 Sells At Auction For Over $9 Million,…

The record for car sold at auction was set earlier this year at the Barrett-Jackson auction out in Scottsdale for a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 "Super Snake." That car was Carroll Shelby's personal vehicle, demanding top dollar and getting it, with the winning bid hitting $5.5 million. Did we call that the record? Oh… » 5/21/07 11:12am 5/21/07 11:12am

Ultima GTR Sets Quarter-Mile Record

If nothing else, Ultima's approach to supercars — strapping a 720-hp Chevrolet V8 to a frame weighing as much as a sparrow's breakfast — is at least good for breaking speed records. The company's new GTR750 recently added the standing quarter-mile to the list of things it does faster than any other road-legal car. One… » 6/22/06 8:29am 6/22/06 8:29am