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.
Flowmaster’s Scavenger Series Elite Headers for classic and modern muscle cars are no joke. From ceramic coated stainless to scavenging velocity cones, to long tubes and 50-state legal shorties, these headers mean business. Follow along as we review the entire line-up and install a set on one of our shop cars.
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.
A three-time Top Fuel champion capable of working on his own race car, Larry Dixon seemed to hold all the knowledge there was about a drag racing operation. Except he had no experience in the realm of sponsorship procurement. He’s making up for that these days.
The history books were re-written following an impressive weekend for the West Coast Outlaw Pro Mod Association in Sonoma, Calif. back in early March. Though there were many career bests and impressive battles, the real story lies with Dan Nickelson and his record breaking 5.706 E.T. pass.
Stefan Destito’s gorgeous 1993 Pontiac Trans Am relies on a ProCharger F-1R supercharger and 400 cubic inches of Ty Tech Performance LT1 for motivation. Check out his story inside.
Today, Justin Swanstrom, the racer they call “Lil’ Country”, hardly can stay away from his smokin’-hot silver nitrous-powered “Skywalker” Mustang. And it’s no wonder. In a span of 63 days this year, the sophomore X275 doorslammer-class racer has won four races and set two records.
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.
The biggest impression Funny Car driver Tony Pedregon has made in the first two races this Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is one of breathtaking catastrophe. But despite his limited budget, the two-time champion believes he and his team can compete.
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.