Where It All Started—Classic Instruments

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer The entrepreneurial spirit is often inherited, and John McLeod III was on the path to business ownership generations before he took action to lead aftermarket gauge manufacturer Classic Instruments. His grandfather, John McLeod, owned a Detroit-based pattern-making company that supplied wooden patterns mainly for

Mark Micke and Jason Carter to Switch to Pro 275

Jason Carter Mark Micke Pro 275

When you’ve been there, done that, there’s always the question of… what next? For driver Mark Micke and car owner Jason Carter, the two Missouri-based men have decided to make moves in 2020 and are jumping from Radial vs the World to Pro 275 instead. The car they currently campaign –

The Story Behind Ryan Martin’s New Purpose-Built Big Tire No Prep ’18 Camaro ZL1

Ryan Martin Fireball 2.0 Camaro

When Ryan Martin unveiled his all-new, purpose-built no prep Camaro ZL1 at the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, last week, people were shocked and opinions were rampant. Martin, however, has had the project in the works for quite some time and was incredibly meticulous in his

To The Limit—Bill Putnam keeps pushing his SN-95 Mustang in NMRA Limited Street competition

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi It wasn’t until his cousin introduced him to the Mustang world that Bill Putnam’s performance interest piqued. Once it was, he was all in. Growing up in Florida, Putnam borrowed cars from his parents when he first learned to drive as a teen and

Proposed Jam Factory Motorplex in Brownsburg, Indiana Will Be Modern Gasoline Alley

Jam Factory Motorplex

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Ben Stoner had an idea and decided to SEND IT in a big way! The owner of Indiana-based Fathouse Fabrications and Fathouse Performance, recently announced his plans for a massive Jam Factory Motorplex, adjacent to Lucas Oil Raceway in historic Brownsburg, Indiana. About a year ago, Stoner and

Where It All Started—Arrington Performance

Some may think the glory days of racing, and especially NASCAR, are long gone… but Arrington Performance is keeping history and heritage alive with the company’s line of Hemi-focused products. In 1964, Dodge prepared to release a new engine with a hemispherical combustion chamber and two successful circle-track racers were given

Race Wrap—Mod Nationals, presented by Accufab

Brian Devilbiss 2019 Mustang GT with Edelbrock E-Force

Written by Ainsley Jacobs It is well into November and while most of the 2019 racing season is behind us, Justin Young and his Mod Motor Mustangs social media community are keeping the Modular/Coyote engines boosted and the tire smoke plentiful with their Mod Nationals, presented by Accufab. The Mod Nationals is

Remaking History—Ronnie Hobbs Rebuilds Rod Saboury’s Legendary Pro Street ’57 Corvette

Ronnie Hobbs Pro Street Corvette

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Texas tycoon Ronnie Hobbs has a history of making headlines in the racing scene, but when he recently posted some pictures of his resurrection of Rod Saboury’s legendary Pro Street ’57 Corvette, fans went wild. Hobbs has owned a mind-boggling fleet of cars ranging from a mild Magnusson-supercharged

Becki Cram moves to the NMRA’s Advanced Fuel Dynamics Limited Street class in 2020

When Becki Cram first started racing in 2014  her ’08 Saleen was entered in QA1 True Street then over to NMRA Roush Performance Super Stang and on to the Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle class, she was hooked, but soon knew she wanted to go faster. Now, after cutting her