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Hinson Supercars 230mph Crash At The Texas Mile – Video

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Click to view our first on the web photos of the aftermath.

video source: youtube

The Daily Hoon and Jalopnik have additional video & photos

Hinson Supercars Turbo C6 Corvette Texas Mile Mishap [Driver Walked A Way]

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Friday the car ran in the mid 220’s MPH’s. Saturday the boost was turned up… The driver walked away and is OK.

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First photos of the accident – provided exclusively to Autospotters


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Barrett-Jackson – Scottsdale 2011 – Interesting Thursday Cars

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 23, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Lot: 612 – 1927 FORD MODEL T
$12,100.00


Lot: 620.1 – 1990 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1
$16,500.00
One of 3,049 – 59,000 original miles


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Texas Mile – October 2010

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 23, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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Check in for updates and photos from The Texas Mile, October 2010 event:

Friday’s top car mph was 241 – Lamborghini Gallardo.

15mph quartering headwind on Friday had cars running almost 20mph slower than they should have been.

The SW Toyota Supra used the whole runway, plus some, resulting in a broken car.

Saturday:
Underground Racing Gallardo went end over end at 235mph. Driver OK – Car not OK.

The 2010 Corvette Grand Sport – Can You Deal With It?

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 28, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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So, there we were on a Thursday night and each of us had already put in 8 – 9 hours at the office. I had invited a friend to deal with the task of testing a car – not just any car – but a crystal red, 6-speed, 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport coupe. As we stood around the car, sipping our Monster, taking stock of what options the car had, the question of what to do first came up. Like any half-hatched driving adventure plan, the decision was made to make the decision while driving – so we set off.

With the Passport 8500×50 installed, our route was simple and our plan even simpler. Get on the freeway and head south towards Houston – away from the scattered showers that earlier in the evening made the 436 hp Grand Sport an absolute hoot to slide around turns on some back roads.

This drive was to be more than just a joyride; we were looking to finally answer one of the questions we had spent many hours on the golf course arguing over, without ever making a solid conclusion.

You get one car, for one year, you can’t sell it to buy more cars and you daily drive it. Would you take an American sports car or an American sports sedan – and why?
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Houston Cars & Coffee — September 2010

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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Maybe it was the weather? Maybe it was the long Labor Day weekend? Maybe it was because I deemed Dallas the King of Texas Cars & Coffee last month? Whatever the reason, there was an impressive turnout in Houston this month.


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2010 Corvette Grand Sport Photo

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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2010 Corvette Grand Sport.  Galveston, TX