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Hennessey Twin-Turbo Ford GT Sets New Texas Mile Record

Hennessey Twin Turbo Ford GT Sets New Texas Mile Record

Hennessey Performance CEO John Hennessey has stated that a Hennessey Twin-Turbo Ford GT has set a new Texas Mile record. The Texas Mile Run is an event created for performance enthusiasts to test themselves and their motorized equipment at an one-mile track. The annual event is held in Texas, USA.

246.8mph is the new record for the Texas Mile, only for cars running on the Chase Field runway in Beeville. The record follows last year’s attempt where they reached 235mph in the same car.

The CEO sends all his congrats to owner Mark Heidaker and driver Sean Kennedy. GTspirit.com does the same on behave of all our readers.

John also said he even thinks that the car has a bit more in it. So stay tuned for more in the coming days.

Update: Today it did a 257.7mph at the same event on the same track! Check the video below for the record-winning standing mile run.

[Via Luxury4Play]

Published: March 24, 2012 6:58 pm

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  • m3

    When drag racers go over 300 mph in 1/4 mile, 257 in a mile is too impressive.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001736172666 Gearhead Flicks

    Hennessey 257.7 Sunday

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Cole/500568696 Michael Cole

    Well at the moment we are gunning for it. It’s going to happen we just need mother nature to let it happen. That last pass that beat hennessey was loosing boost in forth! CHECKMATE!

  • Etham_agm

    Still can’t beat the 252 mph record of the other gt.