It’s back! The World’s Greatest Drag Race returns with 12 of the world’s best supercars and sports cars facing off in an epic quarter-mile sprint for glory… and ultimate bragging rights! This year’s field includes all 12 contenders (sorta) from Motor Trend’s 2017 Best Driver’s Car competition.
We have the Alfa Romeo Giulia, Aston Martin DB11, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, Ferrari 488 GTB, Lexus LC500, McLaren 570GT Mercedes Benz AMG GTR, Nissan GT-R Nismo, Porsche 718 Cayman S, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Tesla Model S P100D– all gathered together on an 15,000 ft airstrip at Vandenberg AFB to find out which car is the fastest. Obviously these 12 competitors display a wide range of power and performance, so why do we continue lining them up for one, over-the-top drag race?… Because We Can!
Engineer Dave Sieg has spent the last 20 years preserving the only working Scanimate, an analog motion graphics machine that was the staple of film/tv animation in the 70’s and 80’s. Dave discusses the technical and cultural impact of the Scanimate and what the future holds for this iconic machine.
The Atari 2600 turns 40 and DMP makes a cake replica to celebrate! In honor of the iconic game console our H.E.R.O. goes on a cake Adventure to Combat lack of cake and trigger Yar’s Revenge. And other game references!