Are you guys sure he jumped? I went frame by frame, which is really tough because it jumps around, but I found one where the light was off and he was not moving. The next frame the light was just barely on and his tires were starting to wrinkle. He obviously anticipated the light, but only a high speed camera would have caught if he jumped for sure. I'm on the fence whether he jumped or hit the most perfect light ever. Only a very high speed camera or using timing equipment would tell the truth, but honestly there is no way anyone could watch this vid at full speed and make a call.
Plus, who cares as the Regal wasn't sporting a turbo 6. No turbo 6 is going to hang with a car like that anyway.
But after watching the video another 5 times with my extra large magnifying glass he left at the exact same time the light came on. I would have to apologize to Big Chief for my earlier remarks about him. Damn he has great reflexes.
Watching Street Outlaws with multiple camera angles will spoil you. I watched a few other street racing vids where you would swear one guy jumped. Then you review it 9 or 10 times and realize that one guy was sleeping while the other one gambled on anticipating the light / arm drop and got it dead nuts on.