Yeah, we all know the drill: attend an automotive event and watch a guy ruin his tires in a quest to win a prize. In this case, the moment was this past weekend, the location was Texas World Speedway, the event was TX2K14, the purse was $1000, and the tool involved was a late-model Pontiac GTO with Hennessey power.
TX2K14 is an annual gathering of horsepower fans in near Houston that is now 15 years strong. It is divided into four events:
In the background of the video you can hear the announcer say, “This looks like a race car at a burnout contest–who does that?” but really we have to wonder why the glory is worth it? It’s been done before, often with negative results. John Force isn’t famous for doing burnouts but for winning races, right? Check out the video courtesy of High Tech Corvette and judge for yourself.