Watch How This Team Got A Ford GT To Do 278 MPH At The Texas Mile

265.2 MPH in a Russian Lamborghini Gallardo? Please, that's so yesterday. The new king on the field is a 2,000 hp Ford GT, the same car that set Hennessey's previous record. After the announcement on Monday, the team sent us a new video showing more of how they've done it. » 10/30/13 2:20pm 10/30/13 2:20pm

Watch A 2,000 HP Ford GT Destroy The Old Texas Mile Record At 278 MPH

Twice a year down in Beeville, Texas, the craziest and bravest power mongers in America get together for the celebration of speed that is the Texas Mile. For the last few years the twin-turbo Hennessey Ford GT dominated the speed records there — until this weekend, when a new GT obliterated the old record. » 10/28/13 3:00pm 10/28/13 3:00pm

Bill Warner's Confirmed Death at Loring 1.5 Mile Event

Earlier today, unconfirmed reports on forums stated that Bill Warner crashed at the Loring Standing Mile Event and was in route to Cary Medical Center. Later post from close family and friends confirmed that Bill Warner passed away from injuries sustained during the crash. Cary Medical Center has not … » 7/14/13 4:34pm 7/14/13 4:34pm

Insane 1996 Saab Does 174 MPH At The Texas Mile

I like the Texas Mile because it's big and crazy, just like an event in my home state ought to be. There's the record-breaking runs from the Hennessey Venom GT and other cars with horsepower in the four digit range, plus ridiculous wild cards like this: a 1996 Saab 900 that made it to a staggering 174 mph. » 4/14/13 7:26pm 4/14/13 7:26pm

Watch The Hennessey Ford GT Skedaddle To 267.6 MPH At The Texas Mile

Down in Texas, we believe that a man has the God-given right to take his car and drive it as fast as he possibly can in a straight line. Law enforcement officials do not agree with this philosophy, so that's why there's the Texas Mile, the biannual festival of speed where people attempt to achieve insane speeds. And… » 3/26/13 9:35am 3/26/13 9:35am

This Is What It Looks Like When You Crash At 220 MPH

This past weekend was the Texas Mile, a twice yearly speed fest where hundreds of modified cars descend on Beeville, Texas, to try and set records for the fastest standing mile. Hennessey's Ford GT broke its own record and went 267.6 in a mile. The world's fastest Camaro was also on hand, but downforce became lift on a … » 3/25/13 12:06pm 3/25/13 12:06pm

Hennessey Ford GT Hits A Record 267.6 MPH At The Texas Mile

It's that time of year again! And no, I don't mean Pakistan Day, although that's nice too. Today marks another running of the Texas Mile, the biannual festival of speed in a town just north of Corpus Christi. And wouldn't you know that those crazy bastards at Hennessey Performance went and set themselves another speed… » 3/23/13 5:28pm 3/23/13 5:28pm

Hennessey Ford GT Hits 263.3 MPH At The Texas Mile, Sets A New Record

Now that the weather has cooled off considerably down here in Texas, it's that time of year where we Texans get together and do what we do best: drive insanely overpowered cars extremely fast in a straight line. » 10/27/12 9:30am 10/27/12 9:30am

Watch A Twin-Turbo Ford GT Hit 257.7 MPH In One Mile

Texas doesn't have four seasons. Texas has two: Hot and not-hot. Twice a year during the not-hot times gearheads gather on a long strip of concrete to see who can blast the fastest standing-mile time. This weekend's running of The Texas Mile brought out a Hennessey-tuned Twin-Turbo Ford GT that ripped a spectacular… » 3/26/12 10:15am 3/26/12 10:15am

Watch a record setting Camaro slide sideways at 240 MPH

Late Model Racecraft's 1808 horsepower race car is proof that while it is possible to go 244 MPH in a Camaro, it sure isn't easy. This impressive F-Body had a high speed blowout at the Texas Mile in March before running 239 MPH on 20 Inch tires. At last weekend's Texas Mile event driver Josh Ledford managed to run 244 … » 6/05/11 3:00pm 6/05/11 3:00pm

Watch an 1800 horsepower Camaro go 239 MPH

We showed you Late Model Racecraft's 1,808 RWHP fourth-gen Camaro SS on the dyno before the Texas Mile, now you can see the car realize its high speed potential. This impressive 239 MPH high speed run makes this fourth gen the fastest Camaro to have ever run at the Mile. » 4/02/11 10:00am 4/02/11 10:00am

Horrific 230 mph Corvette crash caught on video

The twin-turbo Hinson Motorsports C6 Corvette Z06 joined two special clubs at this weekend's Texas Mile: the 230 mph+ club and the oh-my-God-how-did-they-survive-that-accident club. More scary for the driver, both membership cards were punched at the same time. » 3/28/11 9:30am 3/28/11 9:30am

This is the Twin-Turbo Corvette crashing at 230 mph

We told you earlier Hinson Motorsports' Twin Turbo Corvette Z06 crashed and rolled at the Texas Mile Saturday. It is even harder to believe the driver was uninjured in the 230+ MPH crash after seeing these pictures, taken by FullThrottleV6 forum user WarShrike, of the carnage as it happened.
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