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2018 Ford GT Drag Races 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 With Surprising Ending

Ladies and gentlemen drivers, the time has finally come to see the new Ford GT in action. And since we're talking about fighting that takes place on the Blue Oval halo car's home turf, it's only natural to look at a drag race. To put things shorthy, the GT recently duked it out with a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.
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Photo: DragTimes/YouTube
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We've been waiting just as impatiently as you for this moment - ever since the owner of this GT took delivery of his car (we're talking about Brooks of the Drag Times YouTube channel), the man has been sharing plenty of related adventures with us, but this is the first time when the twin-turbo toy gets put to proper work.

It's worth noting that the Ford comes in factory stock form, thus packing 647 hp and yet we can't say the same about the seventh-generation ZR1.

To be more precise, the 'Vette comes with an exhaust bypass and a catless setup - while the supercar hasn't been dynoed yet, it's obvious that it delivers more than the standard 755 hp.

While the FGT packs a double-clutch transmission, the C7 ZR1 can be ordered in both manual and automatic trim, with the example we have here packing the torque converter tranny.

Then again, the Chevy sports the ZTK aero package, which means the extra downforce delivered by this works against the machine at speed.

And the two supercars reached impressive velocity values, as they engaged in a particular form of quarter-mile racing - the two kicked things off at 40 mph.

Three separate races were held and you'll be able to check out the time slips for each one in the clip below. As far as the decibel part of the adventure is concerned, the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 of the Ford is no match for the Chevy's supercharged 6.2-liter V8.

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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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