Power Players—Chevrolet Performance delivers more muscular LS7 performance in LS427/570 crate engine

These engines are often direct derivatives of factory powerplant options that make more power when freed from the confines of factory emissions and NVH parameters. In the case of a fresh crate engine from the purveyors of the genre at Chevrolet Performance, it takes a legendary engine and pushes the

Godzilla Rising—Your next Blue Oval racer might be powered by a 7.3-liter engine—and the man who championed it is leading the charge

By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Brian Wolfe It is quite common for aftermarket companies to jump on a new engine platform to cement their status as the experts in that platform. Such development can yield dividends for years to come. It is unheard of, however, that someone who helped create a

Ego Crusher—A 4,000-plus-horsepower 481-X powers HPP Racing’s shop car

  Deploying a new race car often means developing a new powerplant. That is partially true when HPP Racing put together its Classic Chevrolet-sponsored 1972 Split Bumper Camaro. To provide huge horsepower for hot shoe Eric Bain to blast down the track, Ozzie Alvarez turned to Steve Morris Engines to reinvigorate

Saturday Coverage — 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival

After an exciting Friday at Beech Bend Raceway, the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival hits its stride today. Heads-up competitors make their last two qualifying runs to establish a ladder for tomorrow’s eliminations action as racers vie for a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner’s

Friday Coverage — 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival

Bringing the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season to a triumphant close, the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival is in full effect today at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With championships on the line and racers jockeying for a spot in the coveted Top

Performance President—FSC takes the pulse of the industry with new President of the PRI trade show and media company, Dr. Jamie Meyer

Written by Steve Turner Photography by Justin Cesler and courtesy of Performance Racing Industry You might remember his voice echoing from the public address system at NMRA races more than a decade ago. He took a passion for drag racing into a fun interpretation of the events as they unfolded. At the

Race Ready—1,500HP Cobra Jet 1400 Set To Electrify Indy With 8-Second Passes

Earlier this year Ford Performance teased its latest quarter-mile missile, a prototype machine designed to showcase the performance potential of electrification on the quarter mile. Dubbed the Cobra Jet 1400, this test vehicle will make its public debut this weekend with Bob Tasca III behind the wheel and its performance

Pack Mentality—MMR pushes the potential of Ford’s Coyote platform into the four-digit stratosphere

Right out of the factory, Ford’s Coyote engines are potent performers and when paired with power adders, they deliver incredible performance. However, as racers start to push deep into four-digit territory, the output can exceed what factory engineers imagined in their wildest dreams. Fortunately, the aftermarket is here to help,

Test Bred—Putting Chevrolet Performance’s GEN-6 Camaro drag power parts to the test

Written by Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Daren Poole-Adams If you caught our first installment on Daren-Poole Adams’ latest undertaking, you know that no one was more excited about Chevrolet Performance’s Camaro SS Drag Race Development Program than the longtime racer. Having raced in Stock Eliminator for decades, set records in major

Race Wrap — Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 2

After an extended layoff since the season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in early March, racers in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series were ready to get back to racing action at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in Commerce, Georgia. Racers picked up right where they left off,