Just for kicks, an analytical look at the vaunted 294 mph run:

GM F-body, 20.4 sq ft, Cd=.3, W= 4900 lb at 287 mph (average of 280 2-1/4 speed and 294 average over the mile) gives a result of 1118 hp to overcome rolling and aero drag.

Time to go from 2-1/8 location to 2-1/2 at 287 mph = 4.7 seconds.

Acceleration in gaining 14 mph in 4.7 seconds = 0.136 g.

Force required to produce that acceleration on a 4900 lb car = 730.7 lb.

Horsepower needed to produce that thrust at that speed = 559 hp.

Adding drag hp to accelerative hp = 1677 hp being expended

Total thrust being used, 1677 hp at 287 mph, = 2191 lb.

Assuming 55% weight on driven tires, required coefficient of friction = 0.81 !!

In the absence of any aero downforce, car appears to be on the ragged edge of traction available.

Terminal speed under these conditions (zero acceleration, 1677 hp devoted to drag only) = 329 mph