Video: 1,500-hp Chevrolet Corvette hits 231 mph at Texas Mile

Late Model Racecraft's twin-turbo 1,500-hp Chevrolet Corvette

A company by the name Late Model Racecraft now holds the record for the fastest Corvette standing mile, which was set this past weekend at the Texas Mile.

Late Model Racecraft’s twin-turbo Chevrolet Corvette C6 hit 231 mph despite a 31 mph head wind. The ‘Vette sports a 440 ci engine with a custom LMR twin turbo kit and runs on Hoosier R6 tires. The tuning allows the Corvette to dyno at 1,500-hp.

Follow the jump for the video to see what it looks like to be in a Corvette traveling 231 mph.

Late Model Racecraft also set the fastest time at the Texas Mile with a 1,800-hp Camaro which topped out at 244 mph (video posted after the jump).

Late Model Racecraft’s twin-turbo 1,500-hp Chevrolet Corvette:

Late Model Racecraft’s 1,800-hp Chevrolet Camaro:

– By: Omar Rana