When you were 13, were you winning your class in global time attack from behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo race car? No. You were not, because you are not Steven Aghakhani.
Who would have ever thought this was a good idea? Take a nice, nimble Mini Cooper and stuff it full of jet engine. It looks like it belongs on an episode of “Looney Tunes.” Will it still turn? Erm, no.
Yes, this is a fantastic stripped, caged, and race-prepped Subaru (the great Gobstopper II). Yes, this is a fantastic driver (Roger Clark). And yes, this is a fantastic onboard (the fastest lap yet of the circuit). That's fine, but I'm going to need to drive this racetrack now.
I've never been to Subiefest. I've been a BMW guy most of my life, but lately I've been driving for Crawford Performance which is a Subaru shop. You mostly likely know them from Matt Farah's show on the Drive Channel where he checked out Crawford's 450hp turbo BRZ street car. But they are also the performance shop…
What happens when you give a BMW E30 1,192 horsepower? It gets very flatulent, as ex-F1 pilot and Flying Finn Mika Salo demonstrates.
Chris Rado has been busy for the past few years building the fastest, wildest front-wheel drive time attack car the world has seen. He can rest assured he was testing the boundaries of what's possible when his 1,200 horsepower Scion TC simply exploded.
Paul "Fast and Furious" Walker isn't just seat decoration in a car-centric series of movies, he can actually drive. He's entered this year's Redline Time Attack race series with this — a stripped-to-the-bone, caged BMW M3.