Fireball 900 Runs 9.006 at 149mph

Fireball Setting New Camaro Quartermile Record

We went to the track for a little fun yesterday and left as the world’s fastest Gen 6 Camaro. The Fireball 900 completed a record-breaking 9.006 second pass at 149 mph! Fireball Performance Cars holds the 2017 Camaro quartermile record. We definitely have no plans to stop going for 8s when we drop in a new…

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Fireball Racecar Gets An Engine Upgrade

Fireball Racecar New Engine

The Fireball Racecar will be singing a new tune with a new Proline Racing 481x engine as it hits the track and the streets in early 2017. Winter Meltdown Engine Meltdown “We decided to switch from the Proline wedge engine to the Proline 481x engine after losing the rocker arm and having to forfeit the…

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The Drama And Physics Of Wheelstands

Car And Driver has a poetic intro that geeks out on wheelstands. “In drag racing, it doesn’t get more dramatic than a wheelstand. Front wheels clawing at the air, rear tires slammed flat into the pavement—it’s the decisive moment between disaster and glory. So much can go wrong. Maybe enough air will catch under the…

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1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro Up For Auction

This 1968 Sunoco Camaro is the third of only six cars built, and the first one prepared specifically for Penske’s 1968 season. A race season that autoenthusiasts know would go down in history. RM Sotheby’s will present the 1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro during the Amelia Island auction, which takes place Saturday, March 12, 2016. And, what’s…

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Who Says Midlife Crisis Sports Cars Can’t Be Affordable

A midlife crisis can lead us to make some interesting choices. Some of us quit jobs and go kite surfing, others get tattoos or start listening to country music. Often, when someone mentions “midlife crisis” we think of divorce and red sports cars. But let’s say your marriage is solid and you’ve simply decided you…

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