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

Tech Review—Pro Line Racing’s raised-cam Hemi sets the standard in big-dog racing classes

Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of Pro Line Racing/Alan Johnson Performance Engineering In the world of high-stakes, no-holds-barred drag racing, one of the most successful over the last 15 years is Pro Line Racing in Ball Ground, Georgia. The company found record-setting success through the partnership of tuner Steve Petty and

Shop Tour—Vengeance Racing Builds the Baddest GMs in the Nation

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photos by Ainsley Jacobs Vengeance Racing (VR) has long been associated with building some of the quickest and fastest GM-based street cars, and we recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the shop, which offers late-model vehicle performance parts, performs installations, and provides tuning for GM

System 1 Debuts New 10-Micron Fuel Filter

System 1 has added a compact, high-flow 10-micron fuel filter to its arsenal of premium quality fuel and oil filtration products. Engineered for use with high-output competition fuel systems, it's capable of maintaining a 40 GPM flow rate and suited for use in highly-boosted EFI applications. The compact housing, which is

NMRA/NMCA Racers Run at DXP Sweet 16, DiDonato Runners Up in X275

Photos by Ainsley Jacobs Donald “Duck” Long’s races are notorious for featuring some of the toughest radial competition on the planet, with the quickest and fastest small tire cars battling it out for the ultimate in bragging rights and massive cash prizes. For the third iteration of the elite Sweet 16

Kyle Salminen is Forging His Own Path in NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street

Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Lendzion and Fastest Street Car Staff Kyle Salminen was six years old when he started going to the track with his family to watch his father, Matt Salminen, race. He enjoyed everything about it, from the sound of the engines to the scent of the exhaust, and

Just Dew It!—Chad Scholten took his green FarmStang from rags to races in NMRA ARP Open Comp

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi If there’s one thing that Chad Scholten loves more than racing, it’s family. For him, there’s nothing better than enjoying a week at the track with the people he loves. And, if he can happen to make some new friends and go a few

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

Strange Engineering Announces New and Improved Drag Floater Kits

Strange Engineering has built its reputation by developing reliable and innovative driveline components. With the evolution of power in the Pro Mod and Alcohol car ranks, Strange Engineering has responded with the introduction of its new and improved full floater kits. Improvements include scalloped hubs and drive plates, stronger chrome moly

Aptitude for Achievement—Marvin Knack has a flair for winning season after season in NMRA competition

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Ever since day one, Marvin Knack knew that his life would involve racing. Now, the three-time, back-to-back-to-back NMRA Roush Performance Super Stang champion looks forward to continuing his journey with new plans, new adventures, and hopefully, new titles as well. Growing up in Illinois, Knack