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    Video: 200-mph Camaro dyno run is a blow out
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    What's the best way to get the tires off the rims quickly? Not by running the thing at 200 miles per hour on the dyno and having them explode, we're quite sure. That's what happened to a twin-turbo F-body Chevrolet Camaro with 1,800 horsepower at the wheels as it was being prepped for the Texas ...

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    Video: Super sleeper Saab 900 does 174 mph in the standing mile
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    Somewhere behind Hennessey setting a new top speed record at this year's Texas Mile with its camouflage Ford GT, a stock-looking 1996 Saab 900T pulled up to the line to see what it could do. The dealer showroom wheels wouldn't offer any indication that the 2.0-liter four-cylinder under the hood ...

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    Video: Watch the Hennessey Ford GT makes its record run at Texas Mile
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    We said they'd probably be out with an official video, we did not lie. The Hennessey-powered camouflage Ford GT sat at one end of the runway at the Texas Mile sitting still. At the other end of the runway it had broken its own speed record, the twin-turbo 5.7-liter V8 pushing the aerodynamic ...

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    Motorsports: Hennessey Ford GT sets 267.6-MPH record at Texas Mile [w/videos]
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    The record-setting Hennessey-powered camouflage Ford GT we showed you at this time last year headed back to the Texas Mile and managed to bring home yet another record. As you may recollect, last year saw Mark Heidraker's machine sprint to a record 257.7 mph thanks to propulsion from its ...

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    Video: Watch a Hennessey Ford GT set a new standing mile world record
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    It was a big weekend for Sean Kennedy, Mark Heidaker and the team at Hennessey. The trio managed to walk straight past the previous world record for the standing mile with a top speed of 257.7 mph. Kennedy took the wheel of Heidaker's Hennessey-prepped Ford GT for the feat. The vehicle used to be ...

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    Video: Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Wagon breaks own Texas mile speed
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    John Hennessey recently returned to the Texas Mile with his 700-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for another shot at high-speed glory. The long-roof rocket managed to clip off a top speed of 189.7 miles per hour in the standing mile, which beat out last year's figure by a safe margin. That ...

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    Video: This is what getting squirrely in a Camaro at over 240 mph looks like
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    Josh Ledford lives his life a mile at a time, and in those 25 seconds or less... he's free. Unless a nasty crosswind decides to play with his fast-moving Chevrolet Camaro, and he has to put his other hand back on the wheel to control a puckering 244-mile-per-hour drift. That's right, we said 244 ...

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    Video: Hinson Motorsports releases own official vid of 230-mph twin-turbo Corvette crash
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    Over the weekend, we showed you a horrifying series pf pictures from Hinson Motorsports' 230-mile-per-hour crash at the Texas Mile. The tuner's twin-turbo Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was trying to break its own 224-mph standing-mile record for Corvettes when something went badly awry. Even now, ...

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    Video Update: Twin-turbo Corvette's incredible crash at 230 mph
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    Over the weekend, we told you about the Hinson Motorsports Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that flipped at a mind-bending 230 miles per hour. Amazingly, the driver wasn't seriously hurt, and we were happy to see that at least one enterprising camera man took photos of the wreck. But seriously, folks, if ...

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    Twin-Turbo Corvette flips while going 230 MPH at Texas Mile
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    Hinson Motorsports was on its way to breaking another speed record this weekend at the Texas Mile when its twin-turbo Corvette Z06 took an off-track excursion. The combination of speed and grass didn't go over well, and the 'Vette turned over once before landing back on its wheels. Thankfully, ...

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    Video: Lamborghini Gallardo Twin-turbo crashes at Texas Mile
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    Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo crashes at the Texas Mile – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Texas Mile had scary moment last weekend when a twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Gallardo built by Underground Racing left the track at well over 100 mph. Driver Richard Holt was ...

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    13-year-old VW GTI becomes world's fastest at 208 mph [w/video]
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    Jeremy Freedman's super-fast GTI - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Volkswagen created the hot hatch segment in the late 1970s with the original GTI. The car's performance repertoire, however, did not include Ferrari-humbling maximum speeds. GTI aficionado Jeremy Freedman set out to ...

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    Video: Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo shatters 250 MPH barrier in Texas Mile
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    250 mph Underground Racing Lamborghini – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The Texas Mile sounds like a totally kick ass event. You get one mile on flat, straight airport runway to go as fast as possible, with a half mile to bring your vehicle to a halt. This year's big winner ...

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