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TX2K11: Four Days of Motorsports and Mayhem

Writer: Kat Hagen, Photographer: Kat Hagen/Tony Whatley

Posted at 9:51 PM / March 21, 2011

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TX2K, a yearly car event, brings the biggest, baddest street cars to the tracks and tollways of Houston, TX.
TX2K, a yearly car event, brings the biggest, baddest street cars to the tracks and tollways of Houston, TX.

Every spring for the past eleven years, insane street cars from across the nation flock to Houston, TX for this annual event comprised of competitions in open track, dyno, and drag racing, with a healthy dose of behind-the-scenes street racing. Originally dubbed the "Supra Nationals," as the main competitors were mostly Supras, the event has since grown to include cars of all makes and models, from an 8-second Honda S2000 to a plethora of twin-turboed Lamborghini Gallardos.

And speaking of growth, the after-hours shenanigans have reached near-mythical proportions. Tales of 200+ MPH street races between quadruple-digit HP cars spread from forum to forum faster than the latest Ken Block video, prompting hoards of spectators to loiter at already crowded hotels and parking lots in the hopes of witnessing something legendary. We're not sure how much longer this event can go on like this, but while it's here, we'll enjoy every minute of it.



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