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If you’ve been craving to see more of the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, then look no further than the ADRL Supercar Showdown. The series, launched this year, has been dominated by Ford so far, with a Cobra Jet in the winners circle for every event. Of course, the ADRL knows that not everyone can make it out to see the events live, so they’ve been gracious enough to upload some footage for all Mustang enthusiasts to see. Their latest video is from the Ohio Drags VI at Summit Motorsports Park …

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet has dominated the inaugural season the ADRL Supercar Showdown, winning all five of the events held so far this year. The Cobra Jets have been putting on a show in more than one way, though, as shown by driver Chris Holbrook during a qualifying session at the Gateway Drags IV at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. Coming off his first win in the series at the Northeast Drags II, Holbrook launched hard off the line, resulting in one of the most impressive wheel stands …

The 2013 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet made its competition debut this past weekend, and the results were nothing less than impressive. In the ADRL Summer Drags VIII at the U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan the 2013 Cobra Jet made its first ever pass, running a 6.02 @ 115 mph in the 1/8th mile in the hands of 24 year-old Drew Skillman.  Unfortunately Skillman couldn’t make it a debut win for the car, although another driver, Bo Butner took top honors to continue the Cobra Jet’s undefeated season in …

While the Ford Motor Company has dominated the American Drag Racing League’s spectacular new SuperCar Showdown category, fans attending the ADRL Summer Drags VIII on July 13-14 are in for a thrilling surprise. The event, contested at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, will be the site of the first public competition appearance of the radical new 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet.
Drew Skillman, who won his first ADRL SuperCar Showdown title at the Gateway Drags IV at Madison, Illinois, in June, announced the Skillman …

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet continued its winning ways by dominating the NHRA and ADRL Supercar Showdown races this past weekend. The victories in each series were historic in their own ways, with the Cobra Jet winning both Stock and Super Stock classes at the NHRA Nationals in Atlanta and maintaining a perfect 3-0 record in ADRL’s Supercar Showdown.
Winning both of the NHRA events was Drew Skillman, whose father and grandfather both race Cobra Jets in the NHRA and ADRL. The 24 year-old made history by becoming the first person …

Indiana’s Bo Butner drove his supercharged Ford Mustang Cobra Jet to the winner’s circle at the American Drag Racing League’s Spring Drags III at Bristol Dragway in Tennessee to earn his second victory in two races in the Supercar Showdown class. Ford Motorsports has been a dominant force in the new series after producing a another one-two finish with Mustang Cobra Jets and earning top performance honors at both ADRL events. Butner, a past drag racing World Champion, met fellow Hoosier competitor Ray Skillman in the championship match. Skillman, a …

By now it’s no secret that the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is an incredibly fast car. The original models produced back in 2008 could easily turn in 9 second 1/4 mile passes, and the upgraded aluminum block cars produced in 2010 and 2012 could bring home 8 second and even 7 second time time slips.
So how does that performance translate into a 0-60 mph time, the tried and true performance benchmark of street cars? During the recent Supercar Showdown put on by the American Drag Racing League, which allows for …

Bo Butner and Ford Motorsports laid claim to the first trophy in the American Drag Racing League’s highly anticipated new SuperCar Showdown division at the season-opening CarSafe Dragpalooza VIII held at Royal Purple Raceway in Houston. Moreover, an all-Ford Mustang championship round pitting the top two qualifiers made for a clean sweep by Ford in the first drag racing category to feature the world’s quickest and fastest production automobiles in national competition.
A veteran of more than two decades of competition, Butner met teammate …

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