The auctions blocks are ready to get fired up with an awesome 1954 Chevrolet Corvette that has a ton of NHRA racing heritage. Three world championships and nine world records will help propel this piece of history into the auction spotlight; and it might come with a hefty price tag later this month.
Matt Ebaugh StangTV Writer
While Matt doesn't own any fast cars for himself, he does enjoy shooting photo of heads up doorslammers. Stationed in the northeast, Matt handles a lot of event coverage duties for Dragzine.
Last weekend the Cecil County Dragway held its monthly Saturday Street Car Shootout series, which contained several points championship implications. From Ultra Street to Big Tire Outlaw, the points were close, and with Shakedown just a week away the racers were putting their combinations on kill.
Paul Major is on the verge of returning to action in Outlaw Drag Radial after some major upgrades from DMC Racing, including the relocation of the turbos to the engine bay. Will Paul and his Corvette have the power to bring home the money at this weekends Shakedown Nationals at Raceway Park?
Outlaw 10.5 racer Michael Martin’s crash at the Yellowbullet Nationals was one of the craziest sequences we have ever seen, but Martin was determined not to let the incident end his season, and a mad thrash to make repairs ensued.
Every once in a while we get to bring you a truly great story from the world of drag racing. Taking a guy who was down with a wrecked race car and with the support of friends and family has rebounded with a new ’55 Chevy Pro Mod from Xtreme Outlaw Chassis Works in Germansville, Pa. Come in and take a look!
Racer Tim Dugan went for a wild ride at the recent Jalopy Showdown at the Beaver Springs Dragway in his classic ’30 Ford, getting all sorts of sideways at the stripe and going for a hard, side-over-side barrel rolling crash.
Sit back and reminisce as we bring you some great racing action from the 1960′s. Atco Raceway was thriving with America’s youth and their need for speed with everything from stockers to wild and crazy Fuel Altereds doing battle down the 1320 with the familiar voice of Bob Frey in the tower calling the action.
If you love street-driven, high horsepower machines then you’ll dig this twin turbocharged Dodge Viper. Sal Patel has been pushing the limits of the Independent Rear Suspension records for a few years and he has now become the first IRS-equiped racer in the six-second zone on a drag radial tire.
If you enjoy seeing the heavy haulers cruising down the highway as they keep our country running then you’ll surely love seeing them barrel down the quarter mile dragstrip. These big rigs invaded Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ for a weekend full of gear jamming fun on the strip and in the show grounds.
What does a guy like noted fabricator John Marcella do in his free time? Why not build one of the sickest Pontiac engines we have ever seen with his special touch of hand fabricated pieces?
The full-sized Impala SS quickly became a hit with gear heads to compete with Mustangs and Camaros and led to some pretty insane drag racing- based cars in the process. This one that we recently discovered is a 25.3 chassis SS that was built to take on the heavy hitters in Drag Radial and Limited Street.
Undoubtedly the most popular class to hit the track in the past year has to be Ultra Street, and Marc McCloud and his big block-powered ’88 Monte Carlo is considered the man to beat in this class with a string of top level performances this season.
Do you get excited over GM’s LSX based engines? If so, check out this insane, twin turbocharged LSX engine coming out of the Proline Racing Engines shop. 427 cubic inches and twin 88mm turbos is the plan to become the quickest and fastest IRS car in the world.
If you weren’t excited enough that “hump day” of the work week has arrived, then we have that extra little pick-me-up that any gear head will enjoy. After all, what’s not to love about high horsepower drag racing action combined with some awesome wheelstands?
If you’re tired of the day in and day out of Mustangs and Camaros gracing the web than check out these two-tons-of-fun in the form of a turbocharged Ford Lightning out of the Proline Racing shop that cranks out 900-plus horsepower.
Ricky Fox is already well known as the leader of the nitrous contingent in Outlaw Drag Radial and with a new car in the works, he’s ready to give the turbo cars a run for their money. Ricky’s newest project found its way to Team Z Motorsports for a transformation by Dave Zimmerman and his crew.