Record Breaking: Speed and Power Race into Celebration City
It was more than just speed and power but record breaking as the WannaGOFAST races landed at the Celebration City – Sulphur Springs Airport – this weekend. T1racedevelopment.com smashed the GT-R World Record, not once, but twice with a speed of 235.60 at the Texas 1/2 Mile Shootout.
The event hosted 130 vehicles on Saturday ranging from Lamborghinis to Porsches to Dodge Vipers and the new Corvette Z06 models.
“Most fun I have had in a long time,” said Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell, as a spectator of the event.
Fastest Overall Exotic/Import and Forced Induction - KC Howeth Underground Racing Lamborghini Huracan - 234.13 MPH
Fastest Overall Domestic & RWD - Randy Hunter Vengeance Racing RKH Motorsports Corvette Z06 - 197.88 MPH
Fastest Naturally Aspirated - Eddie Blackwell Vengeance Racing C5 Corvette Z06 - 178.99 (All Motor World Record)
Fastest Heavyweight - Brian Landfried Vengeance Racing Cadillac CTS-V - 166.79 MPH
Fastest Manual - Robert Varela Dallas Racing Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera - 203.25 MPH
Fastest 4 Door - Rob Sutton Vengeance Racing Cadillac CTS-V
Fastest Overall Exotic/Import & Forced Induction - Ben Haynes T1racedevelopment.com Alpha 16 Nissan GT-R - 215.93 (Alpha 16 Nissan GT-R World Record)
Fastest Overall Domestic & RWD - Jeff Hagaman 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 - 186.87
Fastest Naturally Aspirated - Andres Olivarez - 2003 Dodge Viper 167.66 MPH
Fastest Heavyweight - Sean O'Rourke Cadillac CTS-V - 170.19 MPH
Fastest Manual - Justin Gideon 2010 Corvette ZR-1 - 176.38 MPH
Fastest 4 Door - M. Knauff Kozmic Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo 10 - 183.97 MPH
Fastest FWD - Jeremy Freedman 1997 Volkswagen GTI - 175.91 MPH
Fastest Overall Exotic/Import & Forced Induction - KC Howeth/Justin Herricks Underground Racing Lamborghini Huracan - 238.60 (New Overall World Record!)
Fastest Overall Domestic & RWD - Ron Mowen/Randy Hunter Vengeance Racing RKH Motorsports C6 Corvette Z06 - 204.54 (Corvette World Record!)
Naturally Aspirated - Eddie Blackwell Vengeance Racing C5 Corvette Z06 - 179.71 (All Motor World Record!)
Heavyweight - Randy Hunter Vengeance Racing RKH Motorsports Cadillac CTS-V - 171.62
Manual - Robert Varela Dallas Racing Lamborghini Gallardo SL - 200.53
Fastest Overall Exotic/Import & Forced Induction - Ben Haynes T1racedevelopment.com Alpha 16 Nissan GT-R - 216.34 (Alpha 16 World Record!)
Fastest Overall Domestic & RWD - Heath Murray 2005 Corvette (Twin Turbo) Murray Kustom Rods - 184.27
Fastest Naturally Aspirated - Andres Olivarez 2003 Dodge Viper - 167.41
Fastest Heavyweight - Sean O'Rourke Cadillac CTS-V - 173.34
Fastest Manual - Richard Kline 1988 Chevrolet S10 (Twin Turbo) - 181.89
4 Door - Kurt Decker Cadillac CTS-V LSX Performance Dyno Tuning Tuning Tuning - 182.33 (Cadillac CTS-V World Record!)
FWD - Josh McClintock Acura Integra (Turbo) - 170.97
T1racedevelopment.com broke the Nissan GT-R World Record with a high speed of 235.60 miles per hour.
The event continued on Sunday but impending weather conditions prevented much participation.
The City of Sulphur Springs and the Downtown Business Alliance assisted in the event, providing shuttles to and from the parking lots. There were also many vendors and food trucks on site for the racing fans.
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Race day video courtesy of the Cooper Review: