Starost Switches Mustang to VMP Supercharger for Remainder of NMRA Limited Street Season

When JDM Engineering Limited Street debuted in the NMRA at the conclusion of the 2017 racing season, there were a lot of questions about what combination would reign supreme. Now, several years into the category, racer Larry Starost is chasing every advantage he can find and recently made a power

Terris Hicks Rents and Revives 75-80 Dragway to Restore Racing in the Maryland Region

September 28, 2013, marked 75-80 Dragway’s last official race. “The Final Call” event at the location in Monrovia, Maryland, hosted Outlaw Pro Street, Outlaw Drag Radial, Big Tire Outlaw, and more before the gates were closed for what was expected to be the last time… but that’s not quite the

New Dragstrip, Road Course, Oval Track, and Racing Complex to be Built in Mississippi

In an era where dragstrips are closing and restrictive regulations and legislature threaten the automotive aftermarket, some folks are finding a way to keep the industry thriving. Gerard Hansen, an automotive historian and motorsport professional, loves car culture so much that he risked it all and decided to build the

Where It All Started—RYNO Classifieds

Ryan Maturski, the founder of RacingJunk.com, created the next big thing in online classifieds for the motorsports industry—RYNO Classifieds. A programmer by trade who also happens to have a passion for motorsports, Maturski created RacingJunk.com in ’98 in his living room as a way of helping a few racer friends, then

Billy Copeland’s Nitrous-Fed, NMCA Xtreme Street Dodge Demon

Fiendishly Fast Billy Copeland Jr. transformed his 1972 Dodge Demon into an Xtreme Street machine Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From his early days spent in the garage with his father to his own fatherhood spent passing on his love of muscle cars to the next generation, Billy Copeland Jr.’s focus

Ryan Hill Returns to NMCA Xtreme Pro Mod with Ron Potenzo’s Corvette

Ryan Hill ran a handful of NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod events in 2020 with his “Betty White” supercharged 1963 Chevy Corvette, so, when he hurt the car and decided to sit out and focus on business, he knew it wouldn’t be long before he was back at

Where It All Started—JDM Engineering

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of JDM Engineering When working for someone else lost its luster, Jim D’Amore focused his efforts into his own entity and he created JDM Engineering. It became a powerhouse performance provider for late-model Ford modular motor-powered vehicles. Growing up in New Jersey, D’Amore was a fixture in

A Turbo COPO? Yes – Horsepower Depot Did the Deed and it’s F.A.S.T.

The age-old question of “If a tree falls in the woods and no one’s there to see it...” definitely pertains to racecars, too. When Jordan Pennington pondered “If a racecar gets built in a garage and no one’s there to witness it, does it even matter?,” he answered by starting

Wheelstand Champion—Kurt Anderson and his iconic ’69 Chevy Camaro

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Driven by his passion for muscle cars from day one, Kurt Anderson, 53, not only enjoys successful vocation in the automotive industry, but also a handful of championship titles as a driver. Early on, Anderson’s ingenuity and entrepreneurial aptitude resulted in the purchase of his