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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
This ’69 Camaro SS was given a breath of fresh air, literally, in the form a ProCharged blown LSX. Packing 412 cubic inches, Eric Gustafson’s Camaro reminds us what Pro Street is really all about. It’s a class winner at a recent NMCA event, and makes all LS enthusiasts proud.
Tim McAmis Race Cars and Mike Knowles have teamed up to bring you another incredible Pro Mod – this time Mike’s awesome “Blown Money” ’67 GT500 Pro Mod Mustang. Check inside for the scoop found only here at Dragzine.
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.
For Mick Snyder, drag racing always has been more about comfort than status. And now, thanks to a partnership and friendship with fellow family-man Jason Scruggs and father Mitchell, Snyder has a new home in the ADRL and a championship trophy on his mantle.
The concept of ride-buying has been an unpopular one with fans of auto racing, but it really represents a bigger problem in this industry that centers around the very economics of competing.
We recently got a firsthand look at the ProTorque Converters facility and had the chance to chat with ProTorque’s main man, Joe Rivera, Jr. about his company’s philosophy towards racing. Check out the details inside.
Gary Densham always had been the classic under-budget underdog, poster child for perseverance, a man winless for the first 243 races of his NHRA career, the shop teacher at Gahr High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Cerritos whose drag racing education came from the School of Hard Knocks.
We take a look at what beginners should know about TIG welding. The pros at Lincoln Electric give us an inside look at the proper equipment, safety, and tips and tricks to get any first-timer more comfortable with the world of TIG. Check it out here!
Passion is a defining and unifying trait that runs deep in the NHRA sportsman drag racing ranks, and it’s the glue that’s held this backbone of the world’s preeminent drag racing series together for decades, but at what point does indignity trump passion?
Read along as we take an in-depth look at the quickest, fastest, and baddest Camaro ZL1s in the U.S.A. to date! We talk with Livernois Motorsports, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, and Redline Motorsports about their record setting and ground breaking ZL1s. Who’s the toughest of them all?
Though the times might change, some things don’t. Fox body ‘Stangs are cheaper than ever, and people are stuffing just about everything under the hoods of these pocket rockets. Dan Hale is one of those guys, and under the hood of this ‘Stang is not a SBF, but a twin-turbo Mod Motor.
With “the desire, the drive, and the determination” to excel, as Don Schumacher once put it, Leah Pruett has climbed her way to the top of the drag racing ladder, landing a ride with the Dote Racing Team and their independent Top Fuel operation that could turn some heads in 2013.
In this roundtable Q&A session, we’ll take a look at the current state of the traction control debate from the perspective of the racing series that both permit and allow it and the manufacturers that campaign heavily in favor of it.