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2011 One Lap of America Crosses the Finish Line!

 

The grueling week long 2011 One Lap of America event that covered almost 4000 miles has finally crossed the finish line. Our SRT Dynamic Duo of Erich Heuschele and Adam Forte drove their production 2011 Challenger SRT8 to an amazing 14th overall finish among the 75 competitors. Our stock 392 HEMI® muscled its way past more exotic hardware like Porsche GT3s, ZR1 and ZO6 Corvettes and BMW M Series. Erich and Adam’s consistent driving skills also took out some heavy hitters and perennial favorites. The…

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2011 One Lap of America Crosses the Finish Line!

The History Of The One Lap

 
The 40th annual One Lap event is coming around corner. As we get ready for this grueling week long race, we’d thought it would be appropriate to look back on how this blend of man and machine trying to shrink time and distance came to be. For this, we need to step back in time to a different dimension and a different world.
 
The year was 1971, when Richard Nixon was president, the war in Vietnam was winding down and you could still purchase a brand new…

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The History Of The One Lap