That Time Hennessey Attempted 230 mph in a Viper – Part 2
When we last left you, the Hennessey Performance twin-turbo Viper was having technical difficulties in achieving 230 miles per hour down the Maxton Mile. First it was the transmission causing problems, then it was the engine computer. With those hurdles cleared, it’s time for the sprint, and the HP gang is not messing around.
This past weekend, the endurance racing teams of the Tudor United Sports Car Championship arrived at Sebring International Raceway in Florida for the annual winter testing session and the SRT Viper GTS-R program sent the #93 car to Florida for this important test run. This is the final open testing session for all of the […] More »
This week’s Tire Shredding Tuesday takes a look at a brand spankin’ new 2013 SRT Viper taking part in a “burnout show”. According to the information provided, this burnout show is held by a local Chrysler Group dealership and the Viper in action is a new stock vehicle (which I sincerely hope wasn’t sold as […] More »
The modern SRT Viper race teams struggled in their early races of the 2012 and 2013 American LeMans Series but after this weekend’s 3rd place class finish in the 2014 Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway, it looks like the Viper teams have finally figured out the winning equation. Sure, the #91 Viper […] More »
The 2014 Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway was a big deal for the modern SRT Viper race teams as it marks their return to the famous endurance race after a 13 year hiatus. The race was also a big deal for General Motors as the 2014 Rolex 24 brought about the on-track […] More »