Bad Bug Racing is centered around Bad Bug 2. The Bad Bug 2 is a 1956 VW bug that has been specifically modified for drag racing. The current engine is a 2553cc, turbocharged, intercooled and fuel injected genuine air-cooled Volkswagen engine. The eventual goal with the car is to run in the 8 second range at over 150mph in the quarter mile!
The Bad Bug 2 draws attention on the race track and at car shows! It is often a crowd favorite!
Jeff Rogers is the proprietor of Bad Bug Racing and raced 1BADBUG, his daily driver street-legal beetle, from 1981 until 1993. In the early 1990s, Jeff acquired what would become the Bad Bug 2, and in 1994, the Bad Bug 2 officially made its debut at the track. The car has been modified on several platforms, including "All Motor", with nitrous oxide and currently is turbocharged, intercooled and fuel injected.