Dodge Viper ACR-X Sets 7:03 Nurburgring Lap Time – Video

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While we anxiously await the new SRT Viper to finally make its debut at the upcoming New York International Auto Show, it appears that Dodge wants to remind us just how powerful its previous iteration of the Viper was. The Viper Club of America has released a new video showcasing the race-only Viper ACR-X taking… Continue Reading...

NASCAR, Drift and GT Racers Compete in Viper Celebrity Challenge; Airs Sunday on Versus

NASCAR, Drift and GT Racers Compete in Viper Celebrity Challenge; Airs Sunday on Versus
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Timed for just 50 minutes, the actual event required each team to make a pit stop and change drivers halfway through, making for some very exciting racing. Continue Reading...

Dodge Viper ACR Tops Lexus LFA, Sets New 7:12 Nurburgring Lap Record

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Dodge Viper ACR Tops Lexus LFA, Sets New 7:12 Nurburgring Lap Record
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Just a week after Lexus confirmed its LFA Nurburgring Edition had set a new lap record on the Green Hell, Dodge has one-upped the Japanese automaker. With a 7:12 time, the now out of production ACR’s time is a solid two seconds ahead of the $400,000 LFA supercar. With a 32-hp advantage on the LFA,… Continue Reading...

Dodge’s Ralph Gilles Takes Viper ACR-X Around Virginia International Raceway (Video Inside)

Dodge’s Ralph Gilles Takes Viper ACR-X Around Virginia International Raceway (Video Inside)
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Dodge head honcho Ralph Gilles took a brand new Viper ACR-X around Virginia International Raceway not long ago, and decided to film his exploits. With Powertrain Communications Manager Nick Cappa as his passenger/videographer, Gilles managed to hit a peak speed of 165 mph and turn a 1 minute, 35 second lap time. The ACR-X sheds… Continue Reading...

Dodge Viper Cup Series to Air on Versus

Dodge Viper Cup Series to Air on Versus
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Dodge has announced that the inaugural season of its Viper Cup Series will air on the VERSUS specialty cable network. The series kicks off  at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on July 10-11, with that race airing on July 24th. Each race weekend will feature two races, with the ten-race spec series moving to tracks like… Continue Reading...

Dodge Viper ACR-X — The Track-Only Special Edition You Can’t Have

Dodge Viper ACR-X — The Track-Only Special Edition You Can’t Have
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The 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X is an even more hardcore version of the street-legal ACR, the X being a track-only special edition built specifically for Viper racers who want even more power and less weight. There is, however, one small problem. No matter how serious a Viper racer you may be and no matter… Continue Reading...