Watch This Lovely-Sounding 90's IMSA Prototype Muscle Itself Around Road Atlanta

The Intrepid RM-1, along with its 800-horsepower Chevy V8, put on one hell of a spectacle.

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The Intrepid RM-1 is one of those race cars that's faded into history as time went on. The Pratt & Miller-built IMSA prototype only won one race in its three-season campaign, and is most known for its extreme downforce that was part of the devastating in 1991.

But just because the RM-1 isn't famous for winning races doesn't mean it's boring to watch. In fact, it's just the opposite. Thanks to the car's monstrous 800-horsepower 7.2-liter Chevrolet V8 and huge amount of grip, it's able to put most other competition cars to shame, even 25 years later.

was able to capture some onboard footage from an Intrepid RM-1 during "The Mitty," Road Atlanta's annual historical race weekend held every April. The video's full of all the downforce speeds and loud V8 noises you'd expect from a 90's race car, so make sure to plug in your headphones.

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