Sadie Floyd knew that she wanted to be a racecar driver from the time she was 10 years old, and after graduating from the Jr. Drag Racing League, she now holds an NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster license.
Realistically speaking, if you were presented with a fresh slate to build a drag racing series from, and an ala carte menu of classes to assemble, what would a drag racing series under your watch look like?
The NHRA’s television ratings on the ESPN networks have fallen for the third consecutive year, prompting discussions of what is to blame: the network selection or the very core of NHRA drag racing as a whole.
Dragzine’s Al Heisley caught up with Frank Manzo just before his final race as a driver to ask drag racing’s most decorated racer about retirement, his driving career, and all of his incredible accomplishments.
Unwanted debris can get lodged in hoses and fittings after assembling an automotive plumbing system. Fragola now offers a garden-hose kit that connects to AN fitting for a thorough flush or pressure test.
Edelbrock showcased numerous new products at SEMA, including an updated big-block tunnel ram intake, a CNC-machined head for Chrysler Hemi engines and huge LS3 intakes for big-horsepower applications.
Father and son duo Rickie and Matt Smith both love to “play the game,” and in 2013, they played it all the way to a historic celebration as NHRA champions.
A few weeks ago we brought you video of Jake Conant’s 8-second Cobra nearly rolling over after a wicked wheelie at the track. This week we get full details on the car that took him for that ride.
NMRA’s Coyote Stock has gained another former championship winning team. We got the story on Darin Hendricks and Steve Moberly returning to NMRA competition after an eight year hiatus.
VP Racing Fuels has three new race fuels, including Unleaded Extreme — which is the highest octane unleaded fuel available. The company also is introducing a new line of additives. Check ‘em all out!
Drag racers are always looking to cut weight, and Meziere Enterprises has shaved a pound or so from two of its premier pumps. The company also has a new Coyote offering. Check them out!
Gale Banks and Banks Power came out big this year, launching a variety of new products ranging from diesel powertrains to water methanol kits to marine engines at the 2013 SEMA Show.
Radical new dash, data logger and display from the gurus at Auto Meter. Highest quality display, best in class data acquisition, built for harsh environments and made in the USA – learn more here!
One can easily argue that numbers — all-time records and performance barriers — are more exciting, have more appeal, than the side-by-side racing itself. What do you think?
The NMRA’s True Street class is home to a number of players looking to bust the first 7-second average, and one more has joined the party. Look inside for details on Mitch Goare’s twin turbo machine!
Howards Cams has released a new UltraMax solid roller lifter made with bushings in place of needle bearings. The company also offers a hydraulic flat-tappet lifter machined to supply more oil to the cam lobe.
Total Seal’s new break-in oils are designed to match up with the engine’s regular oil viscosity. In other words, a heavy oil shouldn’t be used to break in an engine that will run a light oil. Learn more!
Auto Meter wins best new product award during the SEMA Show for their new boost controller. Loaded with a host of features and packaged into a 2 1/16-inch gauge, it’s sure to make dialing in your ride much easier!
The new XFI Sportsman EFI controller from FAST fills the gap between the plug-n-play EZ-EFI systems and the high-end XFI controller. Check out all the details on this versatile ECU.
If you think Weld Racing wheels are only for drag racing, you haven’t been following them lately. With Pro-Touring wheels, musclecar wheels and truck wheels in their lineup, they’re also adding sports car wheels.