Street cars come in countless forms, from amped-up daily drivers to tamed-down racecars. Regardless of the build, though, the intention is always the same—to have something capable of cutting killer times at the track, then driving home to take the family out for a spin. For Larry Thomas, his 2004
Nestled inside an unassuming looking building just a few minutes off I-75 in Ocala, Florida, is what is perhaps the world’s great collection of drag racing history and memorabilia. The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing houses a mind-boggling amount of heritage, and is an absolute must-see for any gearhead
While Rodney Massengale had been racing and racking up wins in Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series’ Proform Rumble and Holley EFI Real Street in a 2007 Corvette Z06 and a 2001 Corvette Z06, he decided to focus solely on his son and his business in 2015.
It was without a doubt worthwhile
Perhaps one of the most unique cars competing in NMCA Xtreme Pro Mod is the 1970 Dodge Daytona Superbird of Craig Sullivan. He went with the barnyard find theme as a Richard Petty Superbird that was long forgotten. The latest issue of Fastest Street Car Magazine has Sullivan's story and
They say the devil is in the details, and judging by Brian “Iceman” Devilbiss’s beautiful ’13 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the phrase could not be more appropriate. His car, hailed as “The Devil’s Reject” has undergone an incredible transformation and the rebirth of Devilbiss’s ride is sure to rain fire
In its nineteenth season, the NMRA has a few folks that have been there since the beginning, and even fewer who have remained in the same class for almost two decades. Brian Mitchell is one of those long-time competitors who started off with a legitimate street car, and has evolved
Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said that if you “build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.” In the case of Trick Flow Specialties, that’s exactly how founders Rick and Mike Smith created the company—based out of their two-car garage in Orrville, Ohio.
“In the early 1980s,
Two years ago if you had told Alex Hays that he’d be in the upper echelon of Ultra Street racing and one of only three cars to run in the 4.60s, the Michigander would’ve laughed. In just two short seasons, though, that is exactly what has happened as Hays’ career
Heads-up racing can be a lot like the technology industry, where change happens quickly and you either keep up or step out. In the case of the red 1988 Mustang LX featured here, it has remained relevant for over 20 years, going from a four-cylinder beater to a street race
Combination. It’s a word that’s used often in drag racing to describe a particular engine/transmission setup. In the case of Tim Savell and Mike Bankston, though, the word alludes to the collaborative projects the two have shared over the years, and the combination of their skills and resources has yielded