In August 2004, Nelson Hoyos sped a Chevy Cobalt across the salt flats of Utah and into racing fame. Over a straight, glassy-smooth seven-mile course, Hoyos edged his car past 243 mph, shattering the world speed record for front-wheel-drive cars. It was a pinnacle in the racing career of the 46-year-old Hollywood resident. Hoyos had won back-to-back world championships drag-racing his Cobalt. Now, he was the undisputed fastest driver in the... More >>>