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GIAC\'s Stage 2 TSI GTI breaks into the 12\'s at the 1/4 mile drag strip! Two new 1/4 mile records!


GIAC's new in house 2012 MK6 GTI DSG made a few record breaking passes up at Sacramento Raceway this past weekend.

With 62-65F ambient temperatures, 42-55% humidity, 10-15 mph cross wind, and an altitude of 104 feet, the GIAC powered GTI's fastest time was 12.978 seconds which it did two times three minutes apart. The highest mile per hour was 103.598 mph.

Car: 2012 VW GTI DSG MK6 Fuel: Unocal 76 91 octane fuel (for pump fuel runs), Sunoco GT 100 octane (for race gas runs) Driver: 62 218 lbs. Mods:

  • AWE CC|B Intake
  • BCS Automotive 3 turbo back exhaust with high flow cat
  • AWE PCV hose + BCS performance boost gauge
  • VMR 18 V710 with Mickey Thompson E.T. Street Drag Radials 245/45/18
Pieces removed: Seat, Spare, OEM tool kit Trim: BCS performance coil over suspension, OEM engine/dog bone mounts, OEM differential, OEM clutch packs/OEM DSG software, all factory body panels, OEM battery.
Time slips are shown below. Based on the 60 times and parts on the car, these times should be repeatable by most anyone who goes to the track with a similar setup. All runs were performed with launch contol.
The GTI is Car #102: