Hard Charger

Scat City Screamer’s 485-Horse 392 HEMI® V8 shrinks both time and distance during our 1000-mile round trip 
 

Charger R/T Scat Pack
 

Let’s face it — summer road trips are a blast. Especially if you’re wheeling a cool ride that’s packing some serious power under the hood. That’s what was waiting for us when we had a chance to take a 2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack from Michigan, through Ohio, and out to Carlisle, Pennsylvania. With this being the 50th anniversary of the iconic Charger nameplate, we couldn’t think of a better ride…

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Hard Charger

One Lap of America: Days 5-8

By Mike Musto

 

Day 5:  Motorsports Ranch, Cresson, TX & North Star Dragway, Denton, TX
Pros:  Drag racing in a Challenger 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker is a magical experience
Cons:  Motorsports Ranch road course in Texas is confusing as hell for newcomers
Transit:  672 + 69.5 = 741.5 miles

 

Each track event on One Lap is comprised of two sessions per day consisting of 1 recon lap, 3 hot laps and a single cool-down lap. That means very little time to get your bearings and more importantly, learn the correct racing line. Get it right first time around and you’ll…

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One Lap of America: Days 5-8

One Lap of America: Days 1-4

by Mike Musto

 

There’s nothing like looking at your watch, seeing it’s 2 p.m. and then realizing you’ve got over 700 miles to drive before you get to your next destination. It’s a daunting feeling no doubt, but having been in this position before I can’t say it’s anything new. The procedure is simple. Figure out where you need to go, plan your route accordingly, make sure you have a full tank of fuel, coffee and some beef jerky, and then put your foot to the wood. This is Brock Yates’ One Lap of America for 2015 and it is,…

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One Lap of America: Days 1-4