This is Jeff Kiesel at Orange County's El Toro air base back in 2009, storming through the cones in a 370 horsepower turbocharged Mazda 13b-powered "Bugeye" Sprite. It's 74.4 seconds and 1,810 pounds of absurdly precise fury.

For a car built in 1958, it holds its own. Jeff won five Solo2 National Championships and five Pro Solo National Championships from 2007 to 2011 in the car. You can read the whole specs of the car over on, but the main talking point is the third-gen RX-7 two-rotor that pushed this little beast to victory in the autocross you're watching, besting even shifter karts.


Hat tip to: burglar says AWD is for sissies!

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