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1963 Chevy Corvette Drag Car - Laying Down A Hot One

Mike Ficacci Jul 24, 2008
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At Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, Saboury laid down an UNBELIEVEABLE pass in his Moran Racing Engines powered twin-turbo 1963 Corvette. At the hit of the throttle, the front wheels went airborn and carried past the 60 foot mark. All systems were go past the 330-mark as Rod planned on getting out of the throttle at the 1/8 mile. Somewhere during the run, that plan went out the window. As Rod pulled forth gear, the rear tires chattered ending what could have been the first 6-second pass in a True Street hot rod. But wait...wheeling like the true champion that he is, Rod backed out of the throttle just slightly and to his crew chief bitter distaste, decided that it was all or nothing, and let her rip through the top end. The result? The quickest pass for a True Street car. 6.95 seconds at over 210 mph.

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Rod, his crew chief, and engine builder, Mike Moran were completely ecstatic as they made history with this beautiful Corvette. Don't think Rod drives this car often? Think again. Rod and his wife Tina make sure to hit as many cruises as they can. This Corvette has seen more traffic jams than a commuter on the Long Island Expressway. Congrats Rod. You showed the Mustangs that we are and always will have the fastest/baddest hot rods on the planet.

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