Of course a ’67 Fastback that runs in the 10′s tends to grab the attention of any blue oval nut and after a weekend of chatting it was decided that the Sniff brother’s ’67 needed to be shown in action at Irwindale Speedway.
Lauren Hargrove Freelancer
Lauren is a freelance writer with experience working for several enthusiast publications. She has a strange fondness for black primer, and proudly refuses to paint her '65 Mustang Fastback or the '61 Lincoln Continental. Drag racing has always been a hobby of Lauren's - actually more like an addiction.
Classic Camaros with LS swaps are an excellent blend of vintage style with reliable modern power. TripleXMotorsports caught East Texas Muscle Car’s ’68 Camaro pulling the front wheel on the drag strip at Thunder Road Raceway Park in Louisiana.
Keeping an ’04 Cobra running cool on the jam packed southern California freeways is challenging, but Canton makes it easier with their Battery Box/Supercharger Surge Tank. With the tank in place of the battery, we then relocate it to the trunk with help from Optima, Steeda, and Accel.
Dode Martin completed the LS powered slingshot rail in a mere 14 months, but what makes this even more impressive is that Martin is the third oldest driver holding a valid NHRA competition license.
When the rest of country is whining about the local drag strips being closed for the winter bench racing becomes the predominant form of racing, but that is not the case in Merrill, Wisconsin. A video came to our attention documenting the complete total insanity known as the Merrill Ice Drags.
The good folks at Holley Performance Products announced the official dates for the 2012 LS Fest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. For the 2012 Holley LS Fest, Beech Bend Raceway will again be home to some of the wildest, most powerful LS powered cars and trucks from September 7 to September 9, 2012.
No matter how jaded the drag racing audience has become over the years, it is still impressive to see a vehicle make it into the mid 6-second range. Paul Major piloted his 2001 C5 Corvette Z06 down the track resulting in an imposing 6.58 at 224.73 MPH time slip.
There is something special about watching a nostalgia racer hit the drag strip, but when that racecar is a 1953 Corvette it just becomes a little cooler. Lew Stitely is the current owner of the 1953 Corvette dubbed the “Tijuana Taxi.”
Thanks to Meziere and AFCO, our 4th Gen Camaro will keep its cool without lugging around a lot of excess weight, and we know that we’ve got dependable components that won’t require a lot of attention or maintenance; always a plus when you’re hustling in the pits between rounds.
Today’s eBay find of the day is a 2004 OEM Z06 Corvette Body and Chassis, also known as the perfect starting place for a new racecar. According to the seller the body has no (zip, zero, none, nada) miles on it and even comes with a set of door keys.
Watching a C5 Corvette run a 9.72 at 146 MPH should not seem out of the ordinary – doing it all-motor is what makes it impressive.
In the late ‘70s there was a growing demand for increased braking in stock car racing; an engineer named William Wood saw opportunity to create a high performance brake package for this expanding niche market. Today, Wilwood supplies brake hardware to every corner of the globe for anything that rolls.
Mark Carlyle continues his mission to pilot the world’s fastest independent rear suspension-equipped Corvette, and with a recent trip to the Milan Dragway we are treated to special view of what 7.88 at 183 MPH really looks like.
Father’s day weekend usually filled many dad-centric activities hosted at a variety of venues, but Fairplex in Pomona, CA was home to the iconic LA Roadster show. This event is hosted by the L.A. Roadsters Car Club, which was founded in 1957.
Spohn now offers the “R Series” rebound adjustable front struts for the ’82-’92 Camaro and Firebird. These struts allow the user to make necessary adjustments in weight transfer for the street or track and anywhere in between with the 18 different settings available.
Proform Parts is pleased to announce the release of their new wireless scale. This wireless scale will allow the user to dial-in weight distribution, establish an overall weight and assist with achieving 50/50 distribution.