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 Suzukihayabusa.org 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… » 7/14/13 4:34pm 7/14/13 4:34pm

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… » 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… » 3/23/13 5:28pm 3/23/13 5:28pm

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… » 6/05/11 3:00pm 6/05/11 3:00pm

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.
[Full Throttle V6 via The… » 3/27/11 11:45am 3/27/11 11:45am