We walk you through the entire process of ordering a custom-grind camshaft from COMP Cams. Just like painting a car, ordering a custom grind cam is all about the prep work!
Robert Kibbe Freelancer
Robert Kibbe is the owner of TheMuscleCarPlace.com and host of the weekly Muscle Car Place podcast show. He's based in Ames, IA, is married with 3 kids, and still thinks the General Lee is cool.
Like father, like son. Danny Thompson, Mickey Thompson’s son and an accomplished racer and innovator in his own right, will present the details of his plans to complete the restoration of his fathers’ Challenger 2.5, building the fastest piston-powered car in the world.
The Vintage AA Gasser Association had their final event for 2011 at Pittsburgh Raceway Park Saturday Sept. 10th, and though the second half of the day was a rain out, the first half of the day was filled with blinding speeds and crazy fun!
It’s stories like these that make us want to go back to college, if only for one day. Recently Ohio Technical College partnered with Edelbrock for the second year in a row to host a Carburetor Challenge where the winners received scholarships and Edelbrock gear!
The GM Futureliner was originally designed by GM legend Harley Earl for the Parade of Progress, a traveling road show throughout the U.S. that exhibited new cars and future technology. In the video you’ll see its scorching performance in the quarter mile with a 41-second timeslip at a speed of 28MPH!
TCI has completed redesigned their website to make researching and shopping for cutting-edge drivetrain components easier than ever. The new site features a new menu system that separates transmissions, torque converters, driveline components and accessories into easy-to-navigate categories to make searching easy.
We came across this incredible ’70 Cutlass on eBay today, and it’s the kind of ride that makes us miss the old Pro Street days. This license plate says “In the 7′s”, and it’s more than legit as it’s run a 7.55 at 186 MPH!
Dr. Jamie Meyer could be considered the heart and soul of GM Performance Parts. He really is a medical Dr. by degree, specializing in cardiovascular research, but his passions for speed and 4-wheels caused him to take a career change into something he never expected.
Paul “Scooter” Brothers is the President and co-founder of COMP Cams and chairman-elect of the SEMA board of directors. It turns out that the head honcho of COMP has quite a few racing stories that you’d never think a CEO of a major corporation would share, but we think you’ll find that Scooter is no ordinary CEO!
We found this video out on YouTube and it’s titled “Whoooaaaa.” After you see the video clip you’ll realize why! About a quarter of the way down the track his Camaro snaps hard to the left, and his save is nothing short of a miracle.
If there is someone better than Ronnie Sox at rowing a 4-speed, we’d like to see it. In this video Ronnie gives a lesson on how it’s done, but you’ll hear it more than you see it. Just listen closely as he never lifts off of the throttle until he’s at the end of the track. Take some pointers on this one.
It may seem hard to fathom, but there was a time in NASCAR history, albeit a brief one, when the Petty’s weren’t involved. In 1965 they boycotted NASCAR’s ban on the HEMI engine and took a route no-one would expect; drag racing!
A look at Ron Wilson’s run on PINKS All Out with his black ’68 Charger. It turns out that not everything you see on TV is fake, and Ron lived to tell the tale! This is the story of his experience doing what a lot of people only dream of.