Let’s Go Drag Racing!

By Steve Magnante

 

If you haven’t treated yourself to a visit to the local drag strip, do it soon. Unlike most forms of automotive competition, anybody with a valid driver’s license and a car meeting basic safety requirements can hit the strip and have an afternoon full of fun exploring the joy of sheer, unencumbered, straight line acceleration. At the drag strip, there are no sharp corners to brake for, no pit stops for gas and tires, and nobody in your way as you charge toward the finish line.

 

At the recent 2014 LX Fest in Los Angeles, CA, Dodge set…

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Let’s Go Drag Racing!

Jim Thornton’s Greatest Hits: Part 2

By Steve Magnante

 

The Dodge high performance world lost a pioneer with the June 2, 2014, passing of former Chrysler Corp. Race Vehicle Design Manager and Ramchargers race team member, Jim Thornton. Recently, we reviewed some of Mr. Thornton’s many contributions to the evolution of Dodge stock-bodied drag race vehicles. Now, let’s continue our tribute with a look at how he helped ensure that Dodge drag race package cars were ready to fully employ the mighty output of the 426 Race HEMI® engines that powered them down the drag strip.

 
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Add 707-Horsepower To Your Smart Phone with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat Engine Ringtone

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Combining Dodge’s passion for performance with a driver-focused interior, the 2015 Dodge Challenger with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat engine offers an aggressive and supercharged driving experience.

 

Now, you can bring that hair-raising purr into the palm of your hands with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat engine ringtone, available on driveSRT.com for free download.

 

This ringtone is the perfect way for Dodge enthusiasts to keep the Dodge spirit with them, even away from the road. Just be careful in meetings. It’s hard to put 707-horsepower on silent.

 

 

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Add 707-Horsepower To Your Smart Phone with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat Engine Ringtone