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Can the Raven Model S run a 10.5 Second Quarter Mile?

Eli goes back to the drag strip with his shiny new Raven Model S to answer this burning question.

He gives a quick shout out to Juan who towed him and then takes of like a rocket down the strip.

You can feel the sense of excitement as he yells, ‘Oh My God!” and we all are cheering for him to fly.

As you can see in the full video below, this is an adventure that almost takes Eli’s breath away–but that could be because it’s hot.

Tour de Tesla

Tour de Tesla: The European Dream

Eli Burton of My Tesla Adventure in Partnership with DreamCase are setting off on a tour of Europe. We will visit 7 Counties in 7 Days beginning on May 20th, 2018.

Day 1: May 20th Slovenia & Croatia

Slovenia to Croatia

8.00 we leave Ljubljana, drive south 9.00-9.30 SuperCharge at Kozina (if need to) and to towards Izola/Portoroz. At Izola quick stop at the pier.   We will drive through Portoroz stop to see the ocean. After crossing  the boarder to Croatia we will swim in the waters of Savudrija. We will visit Umac and enjoy pizza on the pier and walk this cute little town.
After spending the day in Croatia we will drive back to the Tesla Supercharger in Ljubljana before ending our day at the famous Lake Jasna where we will car camp on our DreamCase for the night.

Day 2: May 21th Slovenia, Austria & Germany

Slovenia to Austria to Germany

We will start the day driving via Trenta to Boveč stopping by the Soče River. After leaving  Soče we will cross over mangart and into Italy briefly on our way into Villach Austria.  In Jasna-Villach we will stop for a meal and to Supercharge.

Germany to Switzerland to Liechtenstein

Our focus for day 3 is the Neuschwanstein CastleWe will be having a Tesla Owners Meetup at the Castle on midday of Tuesday May 22nd. After we leave the castle at 5:00pm (17:00) we shall cruise down to the Tesla Supercharger in Lermoos, Liechtenstein. We will spend the night car camping in Liechtenstein near the Rhine River.  Day 3 of the My Tesla Adventure Tour de Tesla will be less driving and more socializing with the Tesla Community.

Day 4: May 23rd Switzerland, Italy, Naboo

Switzerland to Italy

Our focus for day 3 is the Neuschwanstein CastleWe will be having a Tesla Owners Meetup at the Castle on midday of Tuesday May 22nd. After we leave the castle at 5:00pm (17:00) we shall cruise down to the Tesla Supercharger in Lermoos, Liechtenstein. We will spend the night car camping in Liechtenstein near the Rhine River.  Day 3 of the My Tesla Adventure Tour de Tesla will be less driving and more socializing with the Tesla Community.

Day 5: May 24th Lake Como, Verona

Germany to Switzerland to Liechtenstein

Our focus for day 3 is the Neuschwanstein CastleWe will be having a Tesla Owners Meetup at the Castle on midday of Tuesday May 22nd. After we leave the castle at 5:00pm (17:00) we shall cruise down to the Tesla Supercharger in Lermoos, Liechtenstein. We will spend the night car camping in Liechtenstein near the Rhine River.  Day 3 of the My Tesla Adventure Tour de Tesla will be less driving and more socializing with the Tesla Community.

TESLA OWNERS DRAGSTRIP MEETUP | AUTOCLUB DRAGWAY | Fontana, CA | June 9th 2018.

Tesla Owners Meetup & Drag-strip Event

Do you enjoy the track? Have you ever wanted to find out how fast your Tesla is in the quarter mile? Do you want to meet fellow Tesla Owners? Join the My Tesla Adventure Community in partnership with Tesla Club SoCal at Auto Club Dragway for an evening of fun. All Tesla Models are welcome and will be in attendance including both performance and non-performance variants of the Model 3, Model X, Model S, and Roadsters.

Event Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2018.
Event Time: 8am - 4pm
Location: Auto Club Dragway | Fontana, CA
Dragway Fees: $10 to spectate | $50 for car & driver

Food Trucks, Friends & Family, Drag Racing

Food trucks are onsite at the drag way, we will also provide water and snacks to Tesla attendees. There will be a private tent for Tesla Owner's to socialize and watch the races. Kids are welcome to attend however we recommend no younger than 3 due to the sound levels during some of the drag races. We will have ear protection on hand for all attendees.

A View From the Drag Strip.

race view
p100DL driver view takeoff

What do I need to participate?

Helmets are Required in all vehicles 13.99 seconds and quicker. Most Tesla's will surpass a 13.99 1/4 mile with the exception of the Model X 75. Helmets must meet NHRA approved SNELL rating and must have required label on the inside of the helmet. SNELL 2010 good until 1-1-2022. SNELL 2015 good until 2027.

We recommend the Conquer Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet which sells on amazon.com for $169.95 with 2 day prime shipping. It comes in white and black with sizes ranging from small to extra large. If you want to attend but are unsure about making the investment in a helmet, contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com and we can see if a My Tesla Adventure team member has a helmet to loan or share.

Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet

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Protective clothing. The minimum requirements are as follows: full-length pants; short- or long-sleeved shirt; closed shoes; and socks. No shorts. No bare legs. No bare torsos. No tank tops. No open-toe or open-heel shoes or sandals. Synthetic clothing not recommended.

Fire Jacket is a track requirement for any vehicle running the 1/4th mile in less than 11.50 seconds. This will apply for all "P" performance model Teslas. Although a fire jacket is not required for slower vehicles we recommend picking one up for added safety. A qualified fire jacket runs as little as $50 and they look pretty dam cool.

We recommend a NHRA approved jacket meeting SFI Spec 3.2/1. Jackets that meet the spec include the 3.2/1, 3.2/5, 3.2/15, 3.2/20, 3.2/30. We have had great success buying jackets from Summit Racing where you will find options in all colors and sizes. If you have an issue finding a jacket in your size or any other concerns when ordering your jacket contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com

Click for Summit Racing
Click for Summit Racing

Preparing your car

Remove unnecessary loose objects. The drag-strip has a safety requirement of no "Loose ballast"

Loose ballast is not permitted on the racetrack, so be prepared to empty trunks and interiors of all loose items. Spare tires, jacks, etc. must be securely mounted or must be removed. Tools, jack stands, coolers, loose speakers, wheel covers, etc. are considered loose ballast and are not permitted on the track. If you don't need it, or don't want to leave it unattended, leave it at home.

Any loose odds and ends that you bring with you if you have a bag for them other Tesla owners can hold on to them for you while you race. We typically bring a backpack for those odds and ends, water bottles, purses, etc.

Nearby Supercharging

Palladio at Broadstone
12 superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
12642 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

This is a good location to charge located in the Victoria Gardens outdoor shopping mall with a variety of dining options nearby. This location is 6.5 miles from the Dragway slowly you will reach the track with a 98% charge. We will be charging at this location around 7am to reach full charge before driving to the track.

Track Location & Directions

Auto Club Dragway
9300 Cherry Ave
Fontana, CA 92335

Be sure to enter the raceway via Cherry Avenue at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Randall. Your GPS system will likely navigate you to another entrance nearby that will be closed.




AutoPilot Karaoke | Tesla Autopilot Karaoke | #AutoPilotKaraoke

Tesla Autopilot Karaoke

Tesla Autopilot Karaoke began on the way to the Tesla Takeover Road Trip. Credit goes to Wil from the SoCal Tesla Club for changing our original name of "Carpool Karaoke" to " #AutoPilotKaraoke".  Find Wil on Instagram @amazingfitnessdesignbywil.

We belted out Don't Stop me now as we approached the Kettleman City Tesla Supercharger Lounge for the first Instagram episode of Autopilot Karaoke.

For the second Instagram episode of #AutoPilotKaraoke we sang the Sound of Silence while Taylor @TeslaPhotographer played the air guitar and Ryan of @TeslaMotorsClub shook his head and laughed.

To submit your Autopilot Karaoke videos to be featured on the My Tesla Adventure YouTube Channel please with emails us at admin@myteslaadventure.com or send us a dm on Instagram.com/MyTeslaAdventure. Our next episode will air tomorrow and including hits from the new Tesla fan Kanye West  (#KanyeWest) and Journey. Thank you for subscribing and we look forward to seeing you on the road.

To learn more about the annual Tesla Takeover Road Trip, visit TeslaTakeover.com. To learn more about our current events follow our blog or our facebook and instagram pages.

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge began by accident while having fun with Ryan of  IG: @TeslaMotorsClub and Taylor of IG: @TslaPics and  @iambrod5ky. It is not well known that the Tesla Charging Button which sends out a signal to open the charging door on Tesla's has a fairly long range... Long enough for a Tesla Quick Draw Challenge!

 Participate in the Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

To participate in the Tesla Quick Draw Challenge, have a friend, family member, or random stranger film you, grab a Tesla charging handle, wait for a call to draw, swing your charger, point and shoot! Don't forget to challenge a friend to participate.

Why did we do this? Because we enjoy the little things in life and want to share them with fellow Tesla Owners who share our Outlook. If you like what we are doing, kindly follow us on Instagram and YouTube.

Last Man Media

My Tesla Adventure: Who We Are

Videography by Last Man Media

We hired Last Man Media to tell our story. Wow were we happy with the results.

The ideas Last Man Media contributed to tell our story took our video to the next level.

By Last Man Media

By Last Man Media

Last Man Media is now our ONLY videography solution.

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Countdown to My Tesla Adventure

On the eve of delivery of our brand new 2017, Model S 75D, we are restless as we anticipate the day ahead. At 11:00 am we will arrive at the Tesla Store to take delivery and begin our adventure.

Through this blog and our social media sites, we will share My Tesla Adventure. We set out to explore the world with our Tesla, and share the Tesla experience with the new friends we make along the way. We are huge supporters of Elon Musk’s vision and share his passion for bringing clean energy and all electric transportation to the world.

Our S 75D includes the new speed upgrade with acceleration from  zero to 60 in 4.2 seconds, 21″ Grey Turbine Wheels, Enhanced Auto Pilot, Full Self-Driving Capability, Premium Upgrades Package, Premium Sounds, & Subzero Weather Package.