MSD Ignition has been providing race-winning automotive ignition and electronic products for over forty years. Check out a quick video rundown on some of their new products including the Power Grid ignition and DynaForce line of starters and alternators.
The new year always brings new cars and plenty of fresh faces, and we’ll be on the ground at the season opening Ross Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in Bradenton, Fla. bringing you all the news, notes, results, and of course, tons of great images from the NMCA spring break kickoff.
Multi-time Drag Radial champion Jason Lee is stepping it up in a big way for the 2013 season, by piloting Marty Robertson’s Hans Feustel-powered, twin-turbo machine in NMCA Pro Street. The team is in Florida this weekend for the NMCA’s season opener.
On Thursday, the wraps (no pun intended) were pulled off the brand new look that Billy Glidden’s Mustang will carry into NMCA competition this year, with an all-new black, gold, and white scheme that’s been designed to commemorate Mickey Thompson’s 50th anniversary.
This event marks the first of four races this year, the Challenge’s second full season. Three heads-up classes and two index categories will battle it out on the dragstrip, and the quickest and fastest LS-powered cars in the country will be on-hand to see how high the bar can be raised for Chevy performance.
If you’re in search of a killer dry direct port nitrous system, then this Nitrous Express kit could just be the ticket! The good folks at NX just sent over the details of this impressive package that supports 100-600HP per-stage.
Meadors is no stranger to the car scene with his father, Gary Meadors, heading up the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association back in 1983. But beyond the show scene, Marc Meadors enjoys his time behind the wheel of a ‘69 Camaro, competing in the West Coast Outlaw Pro Mod drag racing class.
Wild Bill Devine is finally making the change to a 9.5″-deck engine block for the 2013 season and is planning to hit numerous races all over the country. His twin-turbocharged combination is capable of running up front at any 10.5 race it shows up at.
Orlando Speedworld Dragway was recently purchased by Ozzy and Maria Moya, and has been undergoing improvements all winter long in an effort to return the track to its rightful place among the top dragstrips in the country. Check inside for details.
Flat-tappet camshafts are still popular in many markets, especially for budget-minded builds and racing classes where rules dictate their use. Here’s a closer look into the use of both solid and hydraulic flat-tappet lifters and tips for improving performance.
The racer they call the “Toaster,” Ryan Jones, toasted the Auto Club Famoso Raceway strip over the weekend in his ultra cool turbocharged Chevrolet Nova, running a quick 4.982 at 150.53 mph on a set of tiny 8.5-inch Mickey Thompson slicks at the WCHRA season opener.
With the help of the folks at Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School, California-girl Julie Braskett made good on a promise she made to her late father and former racer Dave Braskett before he passed away: that she would get her NHRA competition license.
The NMCA and LSX Challenge Series opener in Bradenton, Fla. headlined a weekend of racing that included the JEG’S Cajun SPORTSNationals in Louisiana and the IHRA’s Arizona Nitro Jam season opner in Tucson, Ariz.
In this tech feature, we take a look at the art of custom racing intake manifolds and do our best to pry intake design and building secrets from two of the top intake builders in the nation.
Have you ever heard of Optic Armor Performance polycarbonate replacement windows? If not – that’s OK, as they have spent years honing their craft in the incredibly-competitive world of circle track racing before entering the drag race world.
For those of you that have been living on the moon for the lat three years, Chevrolet Performance now offers a new COPO Camaro for the pure drag racing enthusiast. Auto Meter was selected to supply the COPO Camaro with a complete gauge package. Now the same gauges are available through the aftermarket!
Kyle Hough blasted to his first career Nitro Jam win behind the wheel of the famed “Nanook” machine at the Arizona Nitro Jam. Hough joined AMSOIL Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car champion Jason Rupert, also collecting his first Nitro Jam win.
In our latest installment of our ongoing Camaro project car, BlownZ, we remove our racing exhaust to get them ceramic coated. More precisely, Jet-Hot coated in the company’s Extreme 2500 Series – exactly what we need in our high-horsepower, high-boosted 388 cubic inch LSX mill.
Jack Pumphrey’s sweet ’65 Goat takes on the 8.50 Index class on the East Coast sporting a killer 541 cubic inch engine and loads of nitrous. Check inside for his story.
Reher-Morrison, working with Aussie Gerry Parente and his Parente Motorsports team on the powerplant for their Pro Stock entry, recently flogged the 400-inch bullet on the engine dyno and captured this video clip that’s perhaps most impressive because you can hear it taken all the way to 10,500 RPM.