Size, Stopping Power and Sustainability: The Brakes on the Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat and Dodge Challenger SRT 392

July 22, 2014

The largest front brake package ever offered in a Chrysler Group passenger car. The most powerful V8 in Chrysler Group LLC history requires a brake system of commensurate capability as standard equipment. Design imperatives were excellent braking performance under every conceivable operating condition – from high speeds to track day, communicative pedal feel enabling precise modulation and control, and superior heat dissipation to keep brake efficiency optimized and sustainable, especially under extreme usage. Size matters The brake package on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat and 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT... View Article

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SRT® Motorsports Victorious in Race Two Pirelli® World Challenge at Streets of Toronto’s Exhibition Place

July 20, 2014

SRT® Motorsports and Canadian driver Kuno Wittmer climbed to the top spot on the podium with their victory in race two of the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge on the streets of Toronto, Ont., Canada’s Exhibition Place on Sunday. The No. 92 Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R, prepared by Riley Technologies, started from the second position on the grid and quickly took the lead when Wittmer made a clever pass on the first lap’s third turn on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn downtown street circuit. Wittmer’s victory in the event marked the first win for... View Article

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Pricing Announced for 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT® 392 and Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

July 17, 2014

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT® 392 and Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be unleashed later in the third-quarter, with starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Pricing (MSRP) of $45,995 for the Challenger SRT 392 and $59,995 for the Challenger SRT Hellcat. Both vehicles are part of the most capable and technologically advanced Challenger lineup ever. Driven by the five SRT performance hallmarks, the new 2015 Challenger SRT 392 and Challenger SRT Hellcat are designed and engineered to be the most true-to-form muscle coupes on the market with performance-enhancing technologies inside and... View Article

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TI Automotive to Serve As Primary Sponsor for No. 91 Viper at Indianapolis

July 16, 2014

TI Automotive will serve as the primary sponsor for the SRT® Motorsports No. 91 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday, July 25. As part of the agreement, TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of automotive fluid systems, will partner with SRT Motorsports as a team associate sponsor for the remainder of the 2014 season. “TI Automotive is proud to be a partner with the SRT Motorsports team, as it provides us an opportunity to move our... View Article

Kuno Wittmer Debuts No. 92 GT3-R in Pirelli® World Challenge GT Class this Weekend

July 14, 2014

Looking to add to the already successful Dodge Viper SRT® GT3-R race program, a second car will compete in the Pirelli® World Challenge doubleheader this weekend in Toronto. Kuno Wittmer will handle driving duties of the No. 92 and compete in the GT class. Wittmer, who pilots the No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R along with co-driver Jonathan Bomarito with the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, has been instrumental in the development of the Viper GT3-R over the last year and a half, logging countless test miles at various circuits. The... View Article

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Dual Podiums for Dodge Viper SRT® GTS-Rs at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

July 13, 2014

SRT® Motorsports recorded their second-consecutive dual podium when the team’s Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs finished second and third at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in the sixth event of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GTLM season on Sunday. After taking second and third two weeks ago at New York’s Watkins Glen International circuit, the Viper entries again shared the podium for the team’s third-ever dual podium result. This double – a second-place result by the No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R and third by the No. 91 – also gave... View Article

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat is an NHRA Certified 10-second Car

July 11, 2014

Dodge is giving its Challenger owners full on bragging rights at the drag strip and racing to the front line of the horsepower wars with its new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the fastest muscle car ever with a National Hot Rod Association-certified ¼-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour (mph) with stock Pirelli P275/40ZR20 P Zero tires. With drag radials, the run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph! “It wasn’t long ago that a 10-second car,... View Article

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A Mid-Season SRT® Motorsports Recap, Heading into the SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

July 10, 2014

The 2014 season began in January for the SRT® Motorsports team, at Daytona International Speedway in Florida with the running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Now, with five events completed, the pair of Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs will embark on the second half of the season, starting this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. Looking back at the start of the 2014 campaign, the No. 91 Viper, piloted by Dominik Farnbacher, Marc Goossens and Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay,... View Article

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SRT® Motorsports Invites You to the ‘Racing Capital of the World’ for the Brickyard Grand Prix

July 8, 2014

Indianapolis and racing are synonymous — the metropolitan area is home to legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy is also affectionately referred to as “Circle City” and the “Racing Capital of the World.”  Besides hosting the Indy 500 and Grand Prix of Indianapolis for the Verizon IndyCar Series, the track is home to the Brickyard 400 stock car race and Moto GP event, along with the Brickyard Grand Prix for the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship — the event for which the SRT® Motorsports team will hit the “Brickyard” on Thursday, July 24, and... View Article

Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat Is The Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever — 707 hp!

July 1, 2014

The all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT®, with its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine, produces an unprecedented 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful Challenger ever, Dodge’s most powerful V-8 ever and the most powerful muscle car ever. The Challenger’s new 6.2-liter Supercharged Hellcat engine is also the first factory supercharged HEMI, as well as Dodge and SRT’s first application of V-8 supercharger technology. For the first time in Chrysler Group history, the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine comes standard with two... View Article

A Pair of Podiums for SRT® Motorsports at Watkins Glen

June 29, 2014

SRT® Motorsports brought classic Viper Red livery back in a big way by doubling up on podiums in Dodge’s return to major league sports car racing in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen where the team’s Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs finished second and third in Sunday’s race on the New York’s Watkins Glen International circuit. No. 91 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R driver Marc Goossens chased race winner Antonio Garcia to the checkered flag in a thrilling one-lap dash to the finish, crossing the line a scant .185 of a second... View Article

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SRT® Motorsports Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Dodge with Special GTS-R Livery

June 27, 2014

SRT® Motorsports is helping to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Dodge Brand with a special throwback livery for the pair of Viper GTS-Rs that compete in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. In addition to the new red and white livery, the cars are carrying a special 100th anniversary Dodge logo on both the No. 91 and No. 93. Dodge is the American performance brand, and SRT vehicles are the ultimate performance group within the Dodge fold.The many fans and enthusiasts who solidified their loyalty to SRT over the last... View Article

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Watkins Glen Holds a Deep Racing History

June 24, 2014

Watkins Glen International, located in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, has been home to American road racing since 1948. Just about every series and type of road racing machine has competed at one time or another at “The Glen,” as it’s affectionately known. That tradition continues this week as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship hits the track for the first time since the former ALMS and Grand-Am Series were combined. The SRT® Viper GTS-R team visits the 11-turn, 3.4-mile circuit for the Six Hours of the... View Article

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SRT® Motorsports Unveils New Viper GTS-R Livery

June 19, 2014

SRT® Motorsports is honoring the Dodge Viper’s racing heritage by molting its ‘skin’ and returning to the Viper’s classic red and white livery, beginning at the upcoming Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen race weekend, June 27-29, at New York’s Watkins Glen International circuit. The SRT Motorsports Viper entries – the No. 91 and No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs – will compete in ‘Viper Red’ and ‘Race White’ for the duration of the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season. The classic colors are the same worn by Dodge Viper... View Article

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SRT® Viper GT3-R Victorious at Nürburgring

June 14, 2014

Roger Grouwels and Arjan Van der Zwaan piloted their SRT® Viper GT3-R to victory in the Super GT class of the Supercar Challenge Powered by Pirelli® on a modified configuration of the Nürburgring in Germany, May 24. The victory was the first for the Viper GT3-R, and came in just its 10th race (seven in North America and three in Europe). Driving for Team RaceArt, Grouwels and Van der Zwaan earned the pole position with a lap of 1:44.44. Van der Zwaan started the one-hour timed race, and fell back... View Article

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For the Father with Everything: Father’s Day Gift Ideas from SRTShop.com

June 11, 2014

Fathers, grandfathers, fathers-in-law and stepfathers all can be tough to shop for. There’s no doubt about it, but SRTShop.com is here to help. If the father-figure in your life is an SRT® vehicle owner or enthusiast, then surf over to SRTshop.com for a large selection of apparel and lifestyle items that will make them the envy of their counterparts. Men’s Detroit T-Shirt You may not be from the “D,” but you can still show your pride for the Motor City with the Detroit t-shirt. Available in black, with the Detroit... View Article

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Dan Knox Wins at Detroit in SRT® Viper GT3-R

June 4, 2014

Dan Knox scored the first North American win and second overall triumph for the SRT® Viper GT3-R on Saturday, May 31, in the GT-A class of the Pirelli® World Challenge during the Detroit Grand Prix. The native of Point Park, Texas, followed that up with a podium finish of third on Sunday, June 1, at the same event. Knox, making his first-ever start in Detroit, took the green flag third in the GT-A class for the 26-lap race around the 2.35-mile street circuit on Belle Isle. He ran a steady... View Article