How to achieve a 9-second quarter-mile for less than $2000 | Video

What’s more impressive than building a car that can complete the quarter-mile in 9 seconds? How about building a car that can complete the quarter-mile in 9 seconds for less than $2000?

How is that possible? Let the team behind this low-buck speed machine explain how it’s done. For more information about the $2000 Challenge, visit

TheV8Kid Dork
11/4/21 1:30 p.m.

Thanks for sharing the video!! This year was a lot of fun.

wheels777 UltraDork
11/4/21 1:32 p.m.

Thank you GRM!!!

Robbie (Forum Supporter)
Robbie (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/4/21 2:17 p.m.

Great video! Thanks again for making this one and all the other great content. 

DjGreggieP HalfDork
11/4/21 5:30 p.m.

Shared the video with a coworker who goes drag racing, may help him run a bit faster next year!! 

Jerry From LA
Jerry From LA SuperDork
11/5/21 5:34 p.m.

50 less pounds and a working trans brake = 8 seconds.  You guys need to talk more about the chassis setup because your cars don't waste any energy.

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