Last Chance to Win a Forza-Tuned, 1,000-Horsepower Charger Hellcat

The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is an incredible machine, thanks to its monumental horsepower and the sort of intoxicating supercharger whine that will peel the paint off the walls. But you know what’s even better than that breathtaking 707 factory horsepower? How about 1,000 horsepower? Now you have the chance to add a tuned, 1,000-horsepower Charger Hellcat to your garage, courtesy of Dream Giveaway.

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Watch Scary Video of an NHRA Funny Car Exploding in a Drag Race

There’s nothing funny about an NHRA Funny Car exploding.

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2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Drops at SEMA

Chevrolet has extended the life of its drag racing special COPO Camaro for another year at the 2014 SEMA Show. 

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GM Announces New Race Engine Development Facility

General Motors announced today that it began construction on a new facility in Pontiac, Mic. that will serve as the new home to its racing powertrain development effort.

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2014 COPO Camaro First Look Video: 2013 SEMA Show

Chevrolet debuted the latest version of its COPO Camaro drag-racer at this years SEMA show, ensuring that amateur and professional racers have a bow-tie in their corner.

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Chevrolet COPO Camaro Returns for Third Time in 2014

The Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro program will return once again for 2014 with another limited production run featuring new racing engine choices.

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Chevrolet Performance Announces U.S. Nationals Sponsorship

Chevrolet Performance has announced that it has signed a multi-year deal to become the title sponsor of the NHRA U.S. Nationals.

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First On Race Day: Ford's Latest Go-Fast Livery

Ford Racing is revving things up by introducing a brand-new livery. The color scheme will be a prominent addition to all cars supported by the company and powered by its engines.

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Burnout Contest Lights Tires up in Video – Literally

Burnouts are an awesome, and expensive way to waste tires. Of course, the competitors in burnout contests know this, but none would expect what happens in this video.

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R/C Dragster Toy Can Hit 70 MPH – Video

The one thing electric motors are best at is in delivering instant torque, so it would only make sense to make electric dragsters.

While the full-size dragster still prefer to burn alcohol, Traxxas will sell you a miniature, radio controlled, electric dragster for your amusement.

This 1/8 scale model features Traxxas’ ET-3s brushless motor, which allows this little dragster to hit speeds of upto 70+ mph, which is seriously fast for a projectile that can run into your ankles.

Currently, the only body style offered is based on the Ford Mustang, but you can choose from four different color schemes, each depicting an actual NHRA Funny Car replica dragster.

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Dodge Drag Pak Challenger Sets Record

It’s only been out for a month, but now, thanks to the efforts of veteran racer Dave Thomas; the 2011 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak (Mopar’s spelling not ours), has blazed into the history books.

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SEMA 2009: 2010 Cobra Jet Mustang Debuts at Aftermarket Expo in Las Vegas

After the success of Ford’s 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet, Ford announced at the 2009 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show the return of the car for 2010. In a “SEMA Special” silver with a charcoal Cobra Jet graphics package, the new turnkey race car is ready for NHRA competition.

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Ford Readying 2010 Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Racer

After the success of Ford’s 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet, the company has announced plans to bring back the factory drag racer using the new 2010 platform.

The new model will use a 425hp supercharged 5.4-liter V8 direct from the Ford Racing Performance Parts catalog. Ford also plans to make another engine available, with an aluminum block and 475hp. A six-speed manual transmission (the same found in the ’08 model) will be standard equipment, however, there will be an option to upgrade to a 5-speed Liberty manual unit or a race-spec auto-box.

In addition, the Cobra Jet will get an NHRA certified roll cage and lightweight racing brakes.

“I’ve said from my first day in this job that I wanted Ford Racing to continue to be a ‘racer-friendly’ organization,” said Ford Racing boss Brian Wolfe. “That’s why we take great pride in being one of only two car companies worldwide that builds ready-to-race cars and sells them as part of our performance parts offerings.”

The 2010 Cobra Jet comes hot on the heels of the 2008 model (pictured above), which was created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original.

Only 50 Cobra Jets will be built, the exact number required by the NHRA in order for the vehicles to run in the series.

Pricing is expected to be in the $75,000 range with production in the Fall for delivery early 2010.

Official release after the jump:

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