Skip to main content

Hajek Motorsports attempts to topple 22-year-old NASCAR speed record in E85 Mustang

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on May 7th, 2009 at 5:30PM

The current NASCAR top speed record sits at 212.089 mph and was set by Bill Elliot at Talladega Superspeedway in a 1987 Ford Thunderbird. Brent Hajek apparently figures it's about time that 22-year-old record is topped. Next Wednesday, May 13th, Hajek will once again put Bill Elliot behind the wheel of a Ford at the famed Talladega oval in Alabama, only this time, the vehicle in question will be a Mustang FR500C modified to run on E85.This particular Mustang Cobra Jet has already managed to clock a 252 mph top speed at the Salt Flats in Bonneville, so we can't imagine there will be any... Read More

Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle