Posts Tagged ‘Camaro’

Caging the Gen 5 Camaro

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Running Quick? Be Safe! 

The Fifth Generation Camaro was the most eagerly anticipated new model release in the modern history of the automobile. Thankfully, it lived up to all of the advanced hype in appearance and performance.

Straight from the showroom, the Super Sport model is an easy 13-second ride; a few tweaks and you’re in the 11-second zone. This elapsed time mandates a five-point roll cage for participation at NHRA sanctioned tracks. Plus, common sense should prevail at this point, dictating added protection. (more…)

No Trailer, No Tow Bar, No Problem!

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Drag Racing Practically Pain-Free

When Las Vegas racer Jim Yankers mentions A/C with regards to his race car, he isn’t referring to Altered Coupe. He really does mean “air conditioning.”

His ‘02 Camaro Z28 is a perfect example of how you can race a weekly schedule, not overexert yourself or your pocket book, have big fun and possibly win some races in the process. (more…)

Members of the Yenko Sportscar Club Play Hard and Have Fun!

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Ah, boys and their toys, of course, the older the “boy” the more expensive the “toy.” When it comes to Yenko Supercars the going rate for a fully restored example is on average 350-750K, but that doesn’t stop these guys from driving the hell out of them. (more…)

There’s no Missile Defense System to Protect this Rocket’s Competitors!

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Could this be the ultimate NMCA Stage-1 street-legal nitrous car? Grandville, Michigan’s Ted Pelech of Pelech Brothers Racing holds the distinction of having been the two-time National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) Elapsed Time and Mile per Hour Record Holder at 7.22-191 mph with this 465-ci Applied Nitrous Technology-nitrous assisted, Jeff Prock-tuned street legal ‘90 Camaro. (more…)