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Arizona No Fly Zone Half Mile Race – McLaren Hits 167.19mph - 444 views

Published by vrcody on December 14th, 2015 | Posted in Product Info, Project Cars, Project McLaren, Random World | No Comments »

It was another amazing weekend out at the Omega Motorsports half mile race in Gila Bend, Arizona.  The previous day was filled with rain and thunderstorms but come Saturday morning, the airport strip was ready for competition.  A little windy and cold, the crowd was a great turn out of both sponsors like Vivid Racing

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Panamera Turbo Features New Vorsteiner V201 Wheels - 331 views

Published by vrcody on November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Client Cars, Product Info, Project 970TT | No Comments »

This Porsche Panamera Turbo might look familar to you as it was one of the Vivid Racing Project Cars seen here.  The new owner has been cruising it now for over a year with so much fun from the VR Tuned flash, Meisterschaft Exhaust, and Agency Power Y-Pipe.  Already equipped with original Vorsteiner 1 piece

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McLaren 12C Warehouse Photoshoot with NEW Niche Wheels - 665 views

Published by vrcody on November 18th, 2015 | Posted in Client Cars, Product Info, Project Cars, Project McLaren | No Comments »

The McLaren 12C is one of the most amazing cars we have owned in our Project Car series, since starting with our Subaru WRX in 2001.  Having taken ownership of this 2012 12C Coupe in May 2015, we have had a chance to really “drive” this vehicle.  Picking it up with 9700 miles, the car now

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McLaren 12C vs McLaren 12C – Half Mile Drag Race - 254 views

Published by Dan on November 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Project McLaren | No Comments »

We thought we would share this video from the recent Omega Motosports Half Mile event in Gila Bend, Arizona of our McLaren racing another McLaren.  Some might say, “why show you losing?”  Well, we are showing 2 things here.  The first is how important proper gear selection for roll races are and the difference between

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Gila Bend Half Mile Race Supercar Battle – Pics and Videos - 990 views

Published by Dan on October 6th, 2015 | Posted in Client Cars, Product Info, Project McLaren | 5 Comments »

Vivid Racing participated in this past weekends Omega Motorsports Half Mile Race at the Gila Bend air strip in super amazing Gila Bend, Arizona  This type of event is new to us.  Years ago it was all about road racing.  Then we did a couple of the Texas Mile races in our 997 Turbo.  Within

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Vivid Racing CLA45 AMG Featured on Smoking Tire’s One Take - 719 views

Published by vrcody on September 16th, 2015 | Posted in Product Info, Project CLA45, Random World | No Comments »

If you are not familiar with Matt Farah and his The Smoking Tire video series, you are missing out!  I have know Matt since back when we did Bullrun in 2007.  Matt has always been an over the top car guy.  Sticking to his guns, he has created a following that is almost celebrity status.

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Vorsteiner Aero and Rotiform Wheels Transform the McLaren - 796 views

Published by Dan on August 26th, 2015 | Posted in Project Cars, Project McLaren | No Comments »

When I got this McLaren, I had every intention from the start to get a aero kit on it.  In it’s stock form, the front end of the 12C is just lacking.  McLaren really did the body justice when they came out with the 650S front end.  The rear too seems tall and needs more

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Project McLaren MP4-12C Vorsteiner Carbon Fiber Aero Upgrade - 861 views

Published by Dan on August 11th, 2015 | Posted in Project Cars, Project McLaren | 2 Comments »

This latest project car has been one of a whole different caliber.  The McLaren MP4-12C also known as the 12C is pretty much a race car or animal in a shell.  The inside is weak, the Iris1 electronics are about as good as my parents 88 Astro Van, but god damn that V8 twin turbo

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McLaren MP4-12C Test Drive with Armytrix Exhaust! - 976 views

Published by vrcody on July 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Project Cars, Project McLaren | No Comments »

The McLaren MP4-12C carbon composite chassis, mid mounted, 3.8L Twin Turbocharged supercar has been a force to reckon with since the release in 2011. The 12C is McLaren’s first production car completely designed and built by McLaren since the McLaren F1, which ended production in 1998. And as many car enthusiasts can agree, fast just

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Project CLA45 Brake Upgrade with Saw Blade WP Pro System - 1,787 views

Published by vrcody on June 11th, 2015 | Posted in Project Cars, Project CLA45 | 2 Comments »

Brakes are always a hot topic (zinger!).  Most of the latest high performance cars have factory big brakes now instead of the standard cast small piston calipers.  Brembo is usually the choice of OEM’s in the aftermarket world, but there are a ton of options from companies like WP Pro, StopTech, Alcon, AP Racing, and

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We Got a NEW Toy and It Already Has 600+ Horsepower - 1,326 views

Published by vrcody on May 14th, 2015 | Posted in Project Cars, Project McLaren | No Comments »

So if you are an avid Vivid Racing blog reader or Instagram follower, then you might have seen our posts on the McLaren MP4-12C roadtrip adventure.  This is a brand new Project for us that has been dubbed, the McDuck (after the best cartoon ever, Scrooge McDuck).  But why a McLaren?  With only 450 2012

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