STS Releases Piping Kits for Multi-Fit Systems
Holley is pleased to introduce the new multi-fit single turbo piping kits from STS. The STS multi-fit single turbo pipe kit helps take the guesswork out of fabricating remote mount or conventional front mount turbo piping system. The STS multi-fit pipe kits include mandrel bent tubing, quality silicone couplers, stainless steel hose clamps and hangers all in one easy kit. It has never been easi...
Williams Ready for Next Race After Final Round Appearances at NMRA and NMCA Season Openers
By Mary Lendzion While searching for a car to race back in 2001, Shane Williams was spellbound by a 1999 Mustang with a 4.6 Two-Valve engine and a stock automatic transmission that was for sale near his home in Knoxville, Tennessee. After giving it the once-over, he made an offer, and then made it his. By the following weekend, he had introduced it to the very competitive NMRA Exedy Racing C...
New Hyperspark Distributors and Sniper EFI Canister Ignition Coil Hit the Market
Sniper EFI continues to innovate and expand the aftermarket fuel injection market by introducing two new Hyperspark ignition distributors and a canister style ignition coil. The tall-deck big block Chevrolet and 250 GM inline-six Hyperspark distributors allow for integrated timing control on Sniper EFI TBI systems. The new canister-style ignition coil is designed to function perfectly with the ...
The Vortech V-3 Si-Trim supercharger makes 6.4 Hemi magic
Written by Jason Reiss Photography by the Author and courtesy of Vortech Superchargers There is no secret in the automotive community regarding the performance capabilities of the centrifugal superchargers manufactured by Vortech Superchargers. The company has been whipping up gear-driven centrifugal supercharger units for the better part of three decades. Although the company made its na...
Dr. Jamie Meyer To Lead The Performance Racing Industry As President Of PRI
Dr. Jamie Meyer has taken the role of President of the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and media company, effective this week. Meyer, who has a long and storied history in motorsports and racing, will lead the PRI team in increasing engagement and support for the industry through enhanced programs and services for the motorsports community. In addition to providing the industry wi...
Uncover Vehicle Potential with SCT Livewire Vision Performance Monitor
The SCT Livewire Vision Performance Monitor is here and now users can uncover what their vehicles can really do. View real time data on customizable gauges. Review vehicle's data and performance tests with SCT's free software, Livelink. Extend the possibilities with additional inputs for analog sensors and backup camera, using the EGT Sensor kit (part number 9817). It's all right there with the SC...
Strange Engineering Creates Value Axle and Spool Package for 8.8" Fox Body Mustang Rear Ends
Strange Engineering has created a value axle and spool package for 8.8 Fox Body Mustang rear ends. The 35-spline alloy axles are forged from SAE 1550 modified steel. All machine work on the shaft and splines is completed prior to heat-treat, which offers increased torsional strength and creates a strong and reliable axle. The package includes a Strange lightweight chrome moly spool that carries a...
Corimac Frees Bringing New Car to NMCA Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Combo
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Corimac Frees While Corimac Frees had been campaigning his Barracuda in NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock, he climbed out of the car two years ago. He had a solid reason for doing so, as he was preparing to take over his father and fellow racer Jeff Frees business, Jeff's Northshore Auto in Menasha, Wisconsin, and he was learni...
Moroso Introduces Oil Pump Pickup Kits For Ford Coyote Gen 3 And GT 350 With Gen 3 Oil Pumps
Content courtesy of Moroso Moroso introduces part numbers 24576, 24577, 24578 and 24579, oil pump pickup kits for Ford Coyote Gen 3 and GT 350 with Gen 3 oil pumps. If your engine has a plastic oil pan, its OEM oil pump pickup is integrated into the oil pan, which means a standard "bolt to pump" oil pump isn't going to work. The Moroso line of Ford Coyote Gen 3 and GT 350 with Gen 3 oil pumps a...
MAHLE Motorsport Announces Return to Racing Rebate
Content courtesy of MAHLE Motorsport Racers are revving to go racing with pent-up adrenaline caused by stay-at-home and safer-at-home COVID 19 pandemic orders nationwide. In response, MAHLE Motorsport is ready to help racers make the most of their downtime to build their best possible engine with the MAHLE Motorsport Return to Racing rebate. Effective May 15, 2020 through July 15, 2020, MAHLE M...
Successful Start to Race Season for Craig Sullivan
By Mary Lendzion Craig Sullivan is willing to do whatever it takes to be competitive in NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod, and as a result, he secures more and more success every race season. He finished in fourteenth place in points in 2016 his first year in the incredibly competitive category and then finished in sixth, fifth and fourth place in points in 2017-2019 respectively....
New Location Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Moves to St. Louis!
Due to the COVID-19 crisis and based on the Illinois regional plan, it is unlikely the Chicago-area will reopen for a spectator event in a reasonable amount of time. The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance has been moved to World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis (Madison, IL) the weekend of July 30 - August 2, 2020. We're very co...
Aeromotive Releases Phantom Series Drop-In Fuel Pump Modules for Mustangs
Content courtesy of Aeromotive Aeromotive, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket fuel systems and accessories, has introduced new direct drop-in fuel pump modules for 2011-2017 Ford Mustangs, excluding GT500 models. Phantom Series fuel pump modules are compatible with factory plastic fuel tanks; are available in single, dual and triple fuel pump configurations; and come preassembled for a qui...
Moroso Highlights Aluminum Dry Sump
Moroso is highlighting its Aluminum Dry Sump, which fits Donovan-style blocks with 10" and 10-3 8" wide pan rails and 2-piece rear main seal. Engine application: Donovan 700, DRC2, Donovan-style blocks with 10" and 10-3/8" wide pan rails and 2-piece rear main seal Fully fabricated, aluminum Removable bottom with o-ring billet flange (4) -12AN female billet aluminum pickups Power k...
The Glue That Binds Us Together Talking Traction Compound With The Pros
While it's easy to see that improvements in engine and tire technology have led to increased on-track performance, track prep in recent years has contributed just as much, especially with higher-horsepower, heads-up cars. Over the last several years, the drag racing market has seen increased attention to both the personnel dedicated to the practice, as well as the products used to attain the ultim...
FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body Now Available In Black
Designed to maximize performance upgrades on all GM Gen III and Gen IV engines with cable driven throttle bodies, the FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body is now available with an anodized black finish. FAST knows that increased airflow is a key ingredient to increasing an engine's performance. With an opening nearly 40 percent larger than stock, the FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body is ideal fo...
DiDomenico to Put Down Even More Power in VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Mike DiDomenico While Mike DiDomenico was winning races in an Outlaw Dragster, he decided a few years ago that he wanted to try to do the same in a Pro Mod. So, he hired G-Force Race Cars to build one that would feature a 1968 Camaro body and a 521 cubic-inch Brad Anderson Hemi prepared by Rage Fuel Systems and topped with MBE heads and a Brad...
POSTPONED NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at World Wide Technology Raceway
ProMedia Events & Publishing is POSTPONING the Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway May 28-31 due to COVID-19 pandemic and current regulations. We are postponing the event and we are working with Chris Blair and his staff on a variety of options to make this event happen. It is no surprise what is going on in the...
2020 Challenger and Ram Supercharger Systems Available from ProCharger
Content courtesy of ProCharger ProCharger kits for the 2020 6.4L Challenger are now available, with 5.7L kits coming soon, and 2020 RAM are also available for power-hungry customers. ProCharger was the first to offer complete supercharger systems for 6.4L (392ci) HEMI engines and leads the way again with power gains of over 215 HP possible on standard premium pump gas, putting the power outp...
Conquer The Quarter Chevrolet Performance developed Gen 6 Camaro drag parts and Daren Poole-Adams is putting them to the test
By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Daren Poole-Adams Modern muscle cars are built to do it all and do it all well. While they deliver outstanding performance, driveability, and handling, they aren't always geared toward straight-line performance. The power is there, but maximizing it is up to the end-user. That's why it was so exciting when Chevrolet Performance used its Camaro SS Drag ...
MAHLE Motorsport Introduces Forged PowerPak Piston Kit for LT-Based Direct Injected EcoTec3 5.3L Engine
The GM 5.3L L83/LT/EcoTec3 PowerPak Piston Kit is MAHLE Motorsport's latest addition to a growing line of drop-in pistons for direct-injected LT-based engines, including the EcoTec3 V8, filling a need for a forged replacement piston as a drop-in, ready-to-run assembly that requires no rebalancing or compression ratio change. The pistons are dual-coated with phosphate and MAHLE's GRAFAL skirt co...
Moroso Introduces New Oil Pans to Market
Moroso has debuted the GM LT Drag Race 7-1/2" deep, Aluminum oil pan (part number 21154) for 2016 and newer Camaros and 2016 and newer COPO Camaros. Due to the OEM. GM LT oil pans having the oil pump pickup built into the oil pan, the Moroso LT oil pan has a thick billet aluminum O-ringed rail that incorporates a removable pickup and billet aluminum front sump. The oil pan features a trap door baf...
NMCA Adjusts Daily Schedules for St. Louis, Georgia, and Ohio
Race officials from the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals have adjusted the daily Index schedules for the Scoggin Dicky Parts Center NMRA/NMCA Power Festival (Madison, IL), NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals (Commerca, GA), and the Nitrous Supply NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals (Norwalk, OH) after several discussions with racers. Racer feedback is important and several racers approached me the other day re...
DeatschWerks X2-Series Mustang Module Now Available for 2011-2019 Model Years
Content courtesy of DeatschWerks Among the trends that have been colliding in the performance aftermarket recently are the trend away from in-line pumps and toward fitting pumps in the fuel tank, where we believe the best place for a pump is, and the ever-present trend of making more and more power (1000+ hp builds are becoming commonplace). These two trends have been driving multi-pump in-tank...
After Achieving a Runner-Up in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street, Paul Smith is Aiming for a Win
By Mary Lendzion While Paul Smith was competing in the Cheap Street category in the early 2000s, he was intrigued by and interested in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street. He was attracted to the cars and the close competition, and after careful consideration, he and his father, George Smith, began preparing his Camaro for the eye-catching category at their shop, S and S Race Cars, in Kentucky. ...
Powerhouse Releases Easy-to-Use Retainer Degree Gauge Tool
Powerhouse, an online store for engine-builders and automotive machinists which provides tools and measuring instruments that offer precision and durability, has released its Retainer Degree Gauge Tool. Users can quickly and easily identify the valve retainer degree to avoid mismatching parts that could lead to valve failure. With the Powerhouse Retainer Degree Gauge Tool, there's no more gu...
JLT Proves Product and Performance In Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout Debut
Roadtripping to the NMCA Drag Racing Series season opener, the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines, JLT Performance proprietor Jay Tucker had one thing on his mind for those 550 or so miles, to run a 9-second pass in his brand new 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody. By the time Tucker had arrived at Bradenton Motorsports Park, his Hellcat had been equipped with Metco pu...
NMCA Dart NA 10.5 Presented by Diamond Pistons Driver David Theisen On Right Path After Tracking Down Trouble
By Mary Lendzion Resolved and resolute in his approach to racing, David Theisen does whatever it takes to have a competitive car and combination in NMCA Dart NA 10.5 presented by Diamond Pistons. As a result, he has wheeled to wins and captured a championship in the category in his 1969 Firebird powered by a naturally aspirated 611 cubic-inch Chevrolet built by Chris Uratchko of Uratchko Rac...
Strange Engineering Offers LCA Brackets with Multiple Mounting Locations as Standard Equipment on GM Housings
Strange Engineering continues to evolve its products to meet the demands of today's racers by offering lower control arm brackets with multiple mounting locations as standard equipment on GM housings. The newly-designed brackets allow for lower control arm adjustment to manipulate pinion angle, increase traction and improve overall performance in street and drag racing applications. The bracket...
Reminder: NMCA Schedule Changes St. Louis & Atlanta
As the COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the country, we wanted to remind everyone that the next event for the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is the Scoggin Dicky Parts Center NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by HPJ Performance. It happens May 28-31 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway in Madison, IL which is right across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. In addition to the inclusion of...
GForce Performance Engineering Named Official Driveline of Dodge // MOPAR HEMI Shootout at NMCA Muscle Car Nationals
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals named GForce Performance Engineering the Official Driveline of its popular Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout for 2020. The Kansas-based manufacturer offers rear axles and one-piece driveshafts for all models of the Dodge Charger and Challenger from 2009 through present models. Getting involved with the HEMI Shootout makes a lot of sense because the growth and popularit...
Intercomp Arbor Valve Spring Tester Simplifies Rating of Small Springs and Bump Stops
Intercomp's Arbor Valve Spring Tester (Arbor VST) is the ultimate tool to measure the strength of small coil springs, including valve springs, and the rebound force of shock bump stops. The high-leverage handle and billet aluminum frame allow easy rating of large batches of coil springs, producing up to 1,500 pounds of force. Bump stops are rated using adapters available for several common shoc...
Griswold Gunning for Second Consecutive LME Street King Win in Corvette Rebuilt After Wreck
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Steve Griswold Steve Griswold had high hopes going into the 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance and featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series last fall at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. He was definitely dialed in for the 8.50 index in LME Street King, and he had a chance at clinching the class cha...
COMP Cams Performance Lash Adjusters to Benefit Ford Modular 4.6L-5.4L Applications
By slowing the leak down rate, COMP Cams Performance Lash Adjusters provide more lift and duration while improving valvetrain stability. Just like lifters in a pushrod engine, lash adjusters in Ford Modular engines can leak down under high RPM, causing lost duration and lift, as well as more valvetrain wear. The COMP Cams Ford Mod Engine Performance Lash Adjusters are engineered to have a slow...
Nitto Tire Cranks Up Payouts for NMCA TorqStorm True Street, Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout , and Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge
On April 1st Nitto Tire released a new DOT legal drag radial tire dubbed the NT555RII with a refined design for a better performing drag radial than their previous offerings. The popular tire manufacturer is celebrating the NT555RII release by offering a bonus program to TorqStorm True Street, Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout , and Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge competitors. They're bum...
New AODE, 4R70W Transmission Upgrade from Sonnax Takes On High Horsepower with a Race-Ready Ratio
Confidently running big power through Ford automatics is the new reality for extreme racers on the street and strip. The Smart-Tech direct clutch drum and shaft kit introduced last year by Sonnax is a critical upgrade for any driver pushing the limits of stock AODE, 4R70W components. By popular demand, this revolutionary kit is now available in two gear ratios: the original 2.84/1.55 and new fo...
COPO NA Showdown Added to 2nd Annual COPO Camaro Shootout
The OEM racecar program is booming and the time is right for the release of a heads-up COPO competition for the naturally aspirated crowd. Going down during the 2nd annual Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct is the newly-formed COPO NA Showdown and it all happens during the Nitrous Supply NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals August 27-30 at Summit Motorsports Park...
Baskin Bringing His Former Mean Street Car to NMCA Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center
By Mary Lendzion Through the years, Don Baskin has had a fine fleet of race cars, and also through the years, he has had his fair share of success in each of them. One that stands out is the Chevy II that he drove to championships in the NMCA Mean Street category, which was last contested in 2013. While the good-looking orange and green car had been sitting on the sidelines while Baskin f...
MOPAR 110 AMP Alternator Upgrades Available from Proform Parts
MOPAR 110 AMP Alternators combine greater-than-stock amperage, with show-quality appearance. They're assembled with 100% new, not re-manufactured or refurbished, components. They're ideal for fulfilling power needs and enhancing the look of an engine bay. They're available in three finishes: signature Black Crinkle, lustrous chrome and natural satin. These MOPAR alternators also complement MOPAR v...
Steady Progress for NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Driver Jeremy Lyons
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Jeremy Lyons Confident and content racing his Malibu in bracket categories near his home in Bradenburg, Kentucky, Jeremy Lyons had no idea that change was coming. He had been helping friends Andy Warren, who competes in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car, and his brother, John Warren, who had been competing in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Str...
AEM EV Has Launched Website
AEM EV has launched www.aemev.com, a website which provides information on the company's control solutions for performance EV street conversions and motorsports vehicles, including its programmable Vehicle Control Units (VCUs), Power Distribution Units, CAN-based Keypads, CAN-based Digital Dash Displays, CAN expansion modules and more. Still in the early release phase for EV products, the compa...
NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Rob Cox Set on Seeing 3.60s in Bickel-Built Camaro
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Rob Cox In his 1999 Firebird and his 1963 Nova, Rob Cox has been consistently competitive in Limited Drag Radial at Milan Dragway in Michigan for the past several years. He has wheeled to wins, and a record-setting 4.23, in his Firebird, but ready for another hot rod to run in another category, he a few years ago purchased a 2007 GTO-bodied Pr...
Holley's Mid-Mount Accessory Drives Now Available for Small-Block Chevrolet and Big-Block Chevrolet Engines
Holley's Mid-Mount accessory drives are now available for small-block Chevrolet and big-block Chevrolet engines, and the'revolutionary system requires no brackets. As Holley's first accessory system for small block Chevrolet and big block Chevrolet engines, the Mid-Mount complete accessory system has all accessories pulled in tighter than other accessory drives. At the heart of the system is a ...
Where It All Started Accufab
With a wisdom well beyond his 53 years and more experience than many will gather in a lifetime, John Mihovetz made a name for himself as a master fabricator, record-setting racer, and unapologetically badass owner of Accufab Racing, which proclaims itself the manufacturer of the world's best throttle bodies. Click HERE to read the whole story.
Bonded by Racing The Slone brothers bring a family racing tradition full circle with their pair of Camaros
When you have three sons, there's a good chance that at least one of them might be interested in your hobby. For the Slone family, it was all three boys, Tim, Rodney, and Jackie Jr., who followed their father and jumped into drag racing. As Jackie Jr.'s VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod Camaro shows just how far the family has gone with its racing exploits, it is Rodney's Nostalgia Pro Stock 196...
Flex-A-Lite Introduces New Compact Adjustable Electric Fan Controllers
Flex-A-Lite's new Compact Adjustable Electric Fan Controller with Relay Kit provides more customer benefits and higher quality than competitively-priced alternatives. Adjusting the fan activation temperature between approximately 160- and 220-degrees Fahrenheit is simple with a small, flat-blade screwdriver. The Compact Adjustable Electric Fan Controller includes optional connections to activat...
Rob Orofiamma Makes Strong NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Debut
By Mary Lendzion With all of its nitrous purges and neck and neck racing, NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street is as commanding as it is competitive, and as intense as it is impressive. Among the drivers diving into the class for the first time at the 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida was Rob Orofiamma of Bolton, ...
Proform Releases Red Chevrolet Slant-Edge Air Cleaner Kit
Proform's Red Chevrolet Slant-Edge Valve Covers have been very popular for a number of years, and a matching Slant-Edge Air Cleaner Kit has been released. Slant-Edge Air Cleaners combine show-stopping style, patented design and unparalleled quality. Proform deploys its design resources and manufacturing efficiency to support Chevrolet Performance at the top of the automotive aftermarket. Che...
Full Send Alan Felts's Huge Street Outlaw Overhaul
You gotta pay to play. When NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw/X275 hot shot Alan Felts decided he wanted to be at the front of the pack, he went all in with an absolutely massive overhaul of his 91 Ford Mustang. It's gonna be fast. How fast Real fast, proclaimed Felts of the major upgrades that were done by multi-time NMCA champion, Jessie Coulter at Jessie's Garage in Bowling Green, Kentu...
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