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Honda S2000 drag racer pops an old-fashioned wheelie at TX2K

March 19, 2012

The TX2K drag racing festivals in Houston have grown from a simple gathering of Toyota Supra fans and tuners into a whole weekend of speed showdowns, both on the track and off. Among this weekend's amazements was a Nissan GT-R boosted by AMS Performance to 1,600 hp turning in a 8.6-second quarter mile run, this Honda S2000 that had a good start off the line -- and then paid a little too much respect to its two-wheeled cousins.

And for your additional viewing pleasure, here's that 8.62-second, 172-mph run in a Nissan GT-R, which sheds more than its chute at the end: