Every engine was on song. Ah, bliss. A varied mix of engine configurations, horsepowers and weight were there at the track. Here is the first part of our report on the drag results from the event held on Sunday, announcing the loud arrival of the Madras Exotic Car Club with an event at MMSC Track, Irungattukottai, Chennai.
This was the most special drag this Sunday. Balsingh George’s Ferrari 458 Italia vs Manoj Lulla’s Lamborghini Gallardo 560-4. Helmets were on, last minute briefing done, the race marshal waved the flag and the beasts were digging the tarmac and laying down expensive rubber. What a sight to behold, what a racket to be heard.
So what did happen towards the end?
The Ferrari 458 Italia won the drag fair and square. The extra 10 bhp might have done it, or it might have been the fact that it is always a tough task to get a four wheel drive car off the line quick enough.
Bentley Continental GT vs Porsche 911 Carrera
As is obvious from the image below, the Continental threws it weight around and got what it wanted. A Win.
Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs BMW M3
Throaty Merc doesn’t just make noise. It goes like stink.
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 vs Porsche 911 Targa 4S
A muddled start had the SL 500 losing any chance of catching up with the nimble 911 Targa.
BMW Z4 vs the Porsche Cayman S
The Cayman edged out the Z4 in this drag, a race the Z4 driver, a very amicable gentleman called Alexander David will talk about in a video towards the end of this article.
Audi R8 V10 vs the Jaguar XFR with the Supercharged 5.0 L V8
The Audi R8 V10 beat the supercharged 5.0 litre petrol engine!
Audi R8 V10 vs the Porsche 911 Turbo
Dear God, what’s inside that R8 V10?
Ladies Special : Porsche 911 Targa 4S vs Mercedes-Benz SL600
Do you remember in our post yesterday we’d mentioned Balsingh George’s wife Madhurima would be driving the SL600 on track? Well the good folks of the Madras Exotic Car Club spiced things up a bit, got the ladies who had come to the the event in their red 911 Targa 4S to drag against the SL600 piloted by Madhurima. As crowds generally do, they went wild at the mention of this drag. The SL600 with its mighty V12 heart ate the Targa whole.