Gear-Driven Determination—John Reed Overhauls His ’09 Dodge Challenger Setup

In late 2018, John Reed made a statement when he was the first to put an IRS-equipped Gen 3 HEMI into the 7-second zone when he ran 7.85- and 7.82-second blasts at Atco Raceway in New Jersey with his ’09 Dodge Challenger. His record still stands, and now, the determined

The GForce Performance Engineering King of the Street Competition Fills The First Three Spots On The Ladder

In 2019, it was Jeff Bloem who traveled down from his home in Canada and dominated the Spring Break Shootout by winning that heads-up class, as well as the overall win in QA1 True Street. He added another win at the season finals at Beech Bend Raceway during the NMRA

Racer Spec—IDIDIT’s Pro-Fab product line caters to racers and car builders

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Steph Bardekoff and Kevin DiOssi IDIDIT has long been known as one of the top aftermarket steering column manufacturers and it took a step towards the racing market a while back with its Pro-Lite product line, which offered factory looks with a lightweight design. Now, the

Meet Dodge’s Newest Drag-Racing Machine—The 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock

Dodge//SRT is flexing its muscle and doubling down on its commitment to drag racing, introducing the new 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, the world’s quickest and most powerful muscle car. “I swore that we’d never build another Demon and we won’t,” said Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and

Detroit Speed Inc. Releases Mini Tubs For 1979-93 Mustangs

Detroit Speed, Inc. is known for OE quality stamped mini-tubs in the automotive aftermarket, and now the company is turning its attention to the Fox-Body market! The Detroit Speed Mini-Tub Kit for 1979-93 Mustangs offers the following benefits: - Inner wheel housings designed to accommodate wider tire and wheel packages (up to

Chevrolet Performance Releases New 570 HP LS7-based Crate Engine

Chevrolet Performance’s new LS427/570 builds on the track-bred performance of the LS7 engine and enhances it in two important ways: More power and easier installation. A new, high-lift camshaft helps it produce 570 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 540 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm for an increase of 65

DRIVEN Racing Oil Welcomes Kyle Fickler as its new Director of Sales and New Business Development

Driven Racing Oil is proud to welcome Kyle Fickler as its Director of Sales and New Business Development. Fickler will oversee sales, new business development, customer relations and training. Scooter Brothers stated, “We are honored that Kyle has chosen to join Driven Racing Oil. After years of working with Kyle on

Grannas Racing Goes 6.90 with H-Pattern Stick Shift Supra at Bradenton Motorsports Park

Grannas Racing has been on the front lines of the battle to be the quickest car in the country with an H-pattern transmission, and during The Reunion, an event held this past weekend at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the Grannas Racing Toyota Supra set the record once again,

Big, Bad, and Billet—TRE Racing Engines Created An All-Billet Small-Block Monster

  By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of TRE Racing Engines They say everything is bigger in the Lone Star state, and when it comes to small-block drag racing engines that is accurate. TRE Racing Engines of Cleveland, Texas, took its experience building mega-cube engines and translated it into the small-block world, where the

Where It All Started—Optic Armor

Many teenagers dream of opening a business with friends, but few ever actually succeed in doing so. The folks at Optic Armor, however, did exactly that–and have become the leading manufacturer of polycarbonate, scratch-resistant windows. “Jeff [Percival], Jim [Dunham], and I all grew up together. We are gearheads and hot rodders,”