Jury Takes Top Honors Again: Unlim 500+ Euro Training Day

Unlim 500+ Greece

This past weekend the Unlim 500+ had its first ever off site training day on the small Greek island of Crete. The event was held at an airport with a view – Mountains in front and on either side with the Mediterranean Sea in the background. There were 19 participants at this practice, 6 cars from Europe and the rest from Russia with all of the big names in attendance.

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Vernon Naidoo’s 1991 Talon Throwback

Here is a look back at a legendary car from way back in AMS history…

Back in 2001

Vernon Naidoo’s 1st Gen Talon was the first car we ever sponsored and big build we ever did.  Back then it was running mid 11’s which was considered extremely fast.  In 2002 he progressed into the 10’s and was one of the faster DSM’s at the time.
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Alpha 12 GT1R by T1 Race Development

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Shawn Beard’s Alpha 12 GT1R by T1 Race Developments

Alpha dealer, Texas based T1 Race Development recently built and tested their latest Alpha 12 powered R35 GT-R for their customer Shawn Beard. The results were astounding.

On their second test pass the car clicked off an amazing 8.77 @ 168mph. This is a true testament to the capability to the T1 GT-R program.
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AMS Black Evo VIII From Florida Throwback

Anybody remember back in 2004/2005 when a particular AMS built black Evo 8 from Florida was terrorizing the streets and destroying anything in its path? Chris would line up against anything, Mustangs, Corvettes, Vipers etc. and blow their doors off, sometimes with 4 people in the car!  The AMS staff hadn’t watched these videos in quite some time, but as soon as we did a lot of memories came flooding in. A fun fact: when these videos were made, YouTube did not exist!
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Our 2014 E63 AMG 4Matic Has Arrived!

Baseline Testing Complete

In late October we took delivery of our 2014 E63 AMG 4Matic. After some break in miles we headed for Byron dragway to get some baseline numbers. Our completely stock, full weight 2014 E63 ran a best of 11.98 @ 118.56 MPH, not bad at all for a non S model!
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Adam’s 10 Second Galant VR-4 Throwback Thurday

Who remembers Adam’s 10 second Galant VR4 from 2002?  This car helped put AMS on the map back in the Chicago street racing scene.  Adam would take this car out to the street races with the bike rack on it and all, find the fastest car, spot them out and take them down!  Good times…

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