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National Speed’s Senior Calibrator Goes 8’s

After being stuck at consistent 9.0x’s at ~160mph, Vlad — our Senior Performance Calibrator — hit his goal with his Quicksilver 1998 Toyota Supra this past weekend! The goal? 8-seconds, 6-speed, full-weight, street-driven. We’d say rowing gears to an 8.6902 at 168.41mph nailed it! With more power on the table, and plenty of fat to […]

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Hurricane Florence Update

Spoiler alert: to all of those who have a car with the National Speed Wilmington, NC shop, all cars are 100% safe & sound! As most of you know, Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wilmington, NC, and has left the a wake of flooding, wind-driven damage, destroyed homes & businesses, while also rendering the entire […]

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Employee Spotlight // Caleb Perdue

With a new day comes a new face, here at National Speed. Caleb, our newest Customer Success Associate, will be quite a busy guy once he gets settled in. In addition to taking phone calls, writing up customers, and ferrying the endless amount of information flowing between our techs and counter associates, Caleb also handles […]

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P8TRIOTIC // Stu’s 5th Gen Camaro SS

There is nothing like the feeling you get from overwhelming horsepower. Downshift, stomp, go. It’s a visceral sensation knowing that, at a moment’s notice, there are hundreds of horses ready to dance to the tune your right foot plays. Pursuit of this emotion is all that matters to some, living only to chase the horizon. […]

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ObseZive Compulsive // Jared Cullop’s 1972 Datsun 240Z

Obsession – noun The state of being obsessed with someone or something “Jared Cullop is obsessed with the Datsun Z” An idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. “Jared Cullop’s obsession led him to build the perfect Datsun Z” Obsession is a strong word. However, when talking about Jared Cullop […]

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