Author: Patrick Rall

Question of the Week: Will the modern SRT Viper race program be successful as the original teams?

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When the original Dodge Viper GTS-R race program hit the track back in the late 1990s, it was a nearly unstoppable force that displayed success that has become legendary in the racing world.  It was that same success that the Street and Racing Technology (SRT) group had hoped to achieve when they launched the new […] More »

  Comments | By - June 24, 2013

Vipers fall short of previous success in return to LeMans

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This past weekend, the SRT Viper GTS-R teams returned to the 24 Hours of LeMans race but as has been the case in the American LeMans Series – they fell well short of the success seen by the previous generation Viper endurance racers.  However, it should be noted that both of the Vipers finished – […] More »

  Comments | By - June 24, 2013

Black Fridays: Diesel Ram rear engine race truck shakedown runs

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This week’s Black Friday video takes a look at a purpose built, Cummins powered 2nd generation Ram race truck as it prepares and attacks the quarter mile for some “shakedown runs”.  Unfortunately, we don’t get to see this rear end  monster make any full passes but even in letting off around half track and coasting […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2013

Mopar Muscle Thursdays: Viper GTS makes 1,546 horsepower

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This week’s Mopar Muscle Thursdays feature video is an oldie but a goodie – showing an Underground Racing built 2g Dodge Viper GTS laying down an incredible 1,546 horsepower on the dyno.  This Viper, then owned by a very lucky (and likely very wealthy) individual named Garth Weaver, packs a twin turbo setup that allows […] More »

  Comments | By - June 20, 2013

Chrysler announces voluntary campaign to address Jeep fire concerns

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Unless you live under a rock, you are probably familiar with the fact that the Chrysler Group recently denied a request by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall millions of Jeeps over concerns that they are prone to burning in the event of a rear end collision. While Chrysler initially declined to issue […] More »

  Comments | By - June 20, 2013

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