Tom Nelson’s expertise with twin-turbo engines and other boosted applications is quite celebrated. Follow along as EngineLabs takes a tour of Nelson Racing Engines and learns a few of his secrets.
It was all in the eyes Sunday at the Kansas Nationals. The National Hot Rod Association and its fans kept their eyes on the skies once again at Heartland Park Topeka as the threat of a tornado bore down on the Kansas capital and this eighth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
It was a busy weekend of racing around the sport after a quiet Mothers Day a week ago, as the NMCA West in Pomona and the NHRA Mello Yello Series in Kansas headlined the racing action that included the ADRL and X-DRL going head-to-head in Illinois and Louisiana respectively.
The NMCA West tour returns to the birthplace of drag racing this weekend for the 3rd Annual JE Pistons NMCA West Coast Shootout, presented by Lucas Oil, and we’ll be on-site all weekend to bring you news and results from the track.
Champs Greg Anderson and Jason Line never have been chumps, but from the way they’re talking and feeling these days, their numbers soon will back them up.
Kurt Urban has been the go-to guy for some of the most prominent LS builds known to mankind. We recently got him to slow down just long enough to give us some insight into where he’s been, and where he’s going next…
With Antron Brown winning the Top Fuel trophy and Johnny Gray topping teammate Matt Hagan in the Funny Car final, Saturday’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals marked the fourth time this year Don Schumacher Racing has sent two nitro-class drivers to the winners circle.
For every failed drag car design, something was learned, for better or for worse. This list of the top 10 cars that didn’t work isn’t a knock on these racers, but a testament to their ingenuity, their courage, and frankly, the size of their balls to think outside the box of conventional thinking.
While cylinder head porting receives most of the attention, valve design is also important. After all, there’s no greater restriction in performance intake systems than the traditional poppet valve. Ferrea gives EngineLabs advice on selecting the right valve and insight into understanding airflow around the valve.
If you’ve been following along with the recent updates on our Project BlownZ 275 Drag Radial Camaro, you know that we’ve already hit the track twice this spring. But before doing so, the car underwent a number of upgrades in an effort to crack into the seven’s and go some rounds this season.
Changing an engine can be a very frustrating process, not to mention messy and time consuming. Which is one reason many vehicles within the Power Automedia garage are equipped with Jiffy-Tite fittings. Check out our list of 10 cool ways to use Jiffy-Tite Fittings with your vehicle.
Our Project Wild E. Coyote receives a new, high-horse-capable short block, thanks to Rich Groh Racing Engines, Ford Racing, and a host of other companies who lent their expertise to help us build a street stormer.
Want to keep track of all that’s going on with our NMCA and PSCA 275 Drag Radial 4th Gen Camaro build, from the ProCharged LSX down to the Mickey Thompson tires? It’s all right here!
Ever since the 2001 Daytona 500, when we witnessed the tragic death of legendary Dale Earnhardt, head and neck restraint (HNR) systems have been commonplace in racing. Many believe driver fatalities are on the decline, but is that really the case? Read here how a HNR device could save your life.
We’ve tested Mickey Thompson’s 15-inch ET Street Radial and the newer ET 18-inch Street Radial II against one another on the street and at the track to see just how well they perform within their own given parameters.
ProCharger is about to unleash their new i-1 supercharger that promises to completely change the way we think about centrifugal boost.
Our great sport can often be one of great divide between new racers and seasoned racers, young racers and old. We seem to be inept at accepting change, and egos and elitist attitudes prevail, cutting a chasm between those entering the sport and those that have been around the block. And what good does it do? None.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company with more options for adding nitrous to an LS engine than Nitrous Express, or simply NX as it’s known to their fans. Founded in 1996, and still owned and operated by Mike Wood, the company takes great pride in the quality, engineering, safety, and power of their systems.
From torrential rains during qualifying to Bob Vandergriff Jr.’s jog back to the starting line after his Top Fuel victory, we break down to the highlights and low-lights of the NHRA O’Reily SpringNationals in Houston.
Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta doesn’t open his mouth a lot at the National Hot Rod Association racetracks. But he has five words he wants everybody to understand clearly: I’m not planning on retiring. However, one thing he definitely is aiming to do is earn his first Top Fuel series championship.