For now, we'll just have to see how long Rumain enjoys street driving his 1,000-hp Corvette. If his prior accomplishments are any indication, it won't be for months, weeks, days, hours, or even minutes. The only thing this speed-obsessed C5 Corvette racer has on his mind is seconds.

Car 1999 FRC
Owner Mike Rumain
Block LS2
Displacement 402 ci
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Heads Trick Flow 235cc
Valves 2.08/1.60
Camshaft Cartek custom grind solid roller; 252/264-deg duration, 0.650/0.650-in lift, 116-deg LSA
Rocker Arms Jesel 1.7:1
Pistons Diamond dished
Crankshaft Callies forged
Rods Manley forged
Intake Manifold LS6, ported
Throttle Body Stock
Fuel Injectors RC Engineering 96-lb/hr
Fuel Pump Weldon
Ignition LS7 coils
Engine Management Big Stuff 3 ECM
Power Adder Custom Cartek/STS rear-mount 88mm T6 turbo kit
Maximum Boost 18 psi
Intercooler Custom STS
Exhaust System Billy Boat
Performance 17/8-in shorty headers, Mufflex 4-in Y-pipe and 3½-in charge tube, 5-in Magnaflow muffler
Transmission RPM Transmissions 4L80-E
Torque Converter Midwest single-disc lock-up, 3,700-rpm stall
Driveshaft Driveshaft Shop
Front Suspension Stock with QA1 single-adjustable shocks
Rear Suspension Stock with Bilstein shocks
Rearend 3.42 gears
Front Brakes Wilwood 12.6-in rotors, C5 Z06 calipers
Rear Brakes Wilwood 12.6-in rotors, C5 Z06 calipers
Wheels CCW 17x5 (front)/16x10 (rear)
Front Tires M&H Racemaster, 4.5/26.0-17
Rear Tires M/T ET Street Radial, 315/45R16
Fuel Octane C16 (high boost)/93 (low boost)
Weight 3,778 lbs with driver
Best E.T./MPH 8.87/158.63
Best 60-ft. Time 1.36 seconds
Current Mileage 54,000
Miles Driven Weekly Approximately 150