Larry Larson plans first quarter-mile passes with his No-Prep Cadillac ATS-V at the Midwest Nationals
It's time to see what Larry Larson's No Prep Kings Cadillac ATS-V is really capable of, and NHRA fans will get to witness it up-close and personal at the World Wide Technology Raceway this weekend.
Larson's name will be familiar to NHRA racers who've seen him compete in the Comp eliminator and Top Sportsman classes. He will also be know to those who watch Discovery's No Prep Kings or follow Hot Rod's Drag Week. He's famous for his Chevy II and S-10 street vehicles that are brutally quick on the dragstrip. We're talking 5 and 6-second time slips, license plates and the kind of durability that lets him drive his creations back to the hotel after a day at the track. NHRA fans got their first look at this car when Larson ran his Cadillac at Heartland Motorsports Park in 2019. Watch that run below.
Larry Larson's Cadillac ATS-V and Rod Tschiggfrie's Oldsmobile 442 are scheduled to go head-to-head at the at the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Larson will take his 2016 Cadillac ATS-V built for the Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings up against Tschiggfrie’s "Sorceress" 1984 Hurst Olds Cutlass, driven by Ed Thorton. Runs are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We'll post those videos to NHRA.com when we have them.
What makes this Cadillac so Quick?
Driver and builder: Larry Larson
Body: ’16 Cadillac ATS-V
Chassis: Pro Mod-style chassis by Larson Race Cars
Engine: 572-cid ProLine Racing 481X with a single 144mm Hart’s Diesel turbo
Transmission: Rossler Three-speed TH400
Torque converter: Pro Torque
Brakes: Strange Engineering carbon
ECU: Fuel Tech FT600
Intake: VED Billet Intake with Accufab throttle body
Rear end: Strange Modular Housing and center section
Safety equipment: DJ Safety Harnesses, DJ Safety Fire Suppression System
Front wheels and tires: Weld Racing Aluma Star 2.0 with M/T ET Front 25.0/4.5-15
Rear wheels and tires: Weld Racing 16x16 Aluma Star 2.0 with M/T ET Drag 34.5/17-16
To catch all the action of the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Pennzoil Oct. 2-4 in person you can buy your tickets HERE, livestream the race on NHRA.tv, and be sure to watch the full NHRA on FOX broadcast on FS1.