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AMS Alpha 20 GT-R 7 Second Pass at TX2k15

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At the TX2k15 event held March 19-22, AMS Performance Alpha GT-Rs were out in full force for the races held on the Royal Purple Raceway dragstrip in Baytown, Texas. These included the Diamonds by Wire Alpha 20 GT-R and the TSM Alpha 16 GT-R.

While the Alpha 20 GT-R, driven by Gideon Chamdi, was running during the Test and Tune on Sunday, March 22, he broke a new record. After flying down the 1/4 mile strip and crossing the finish at 180 mph, he recorded a time of 7.94 seconds. This made him the first customer to ever run 7s in an R35 GT-R. This video can be seen above.

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Not wanting to be left out of the 7 second club, the Alpha 16 also recorded a pass at 7.99 seconds.

GT-R 4 Class results in a 1-2 finish with an Alpha 20 and Alpha 16 GT-R respectively. (L-R Nathanael Cicio, Owner – Top Speed Motorsports, Peter Blach – TX2K Event Organizer, Gideon Chamdi – Owner – Diamonds by Wire)

During the closing ceremonies of the event, Gideon was awarded 1st place in the GT-R 4 Class Drag Event thanks to his high-speed runs in his Alpha 20. The TSM Alpha 16 came in as the runner up in the GT-R 4 division.

For a full recap of the event, click here.