Chevrolet Performance Releases New 570 HP LS7-based Crate Engine
Chevrolet Performances 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 hp and 70 lb-ft over the production-based LS7 crate engine. Additionally, a new wet-sump oiling system...
AutoMeter Introduces the Fuel Bridge Interface
AutoMeter's new Fuel Bridge (model #9109) allows users to easily install AutoMeter fuel level gauges in nearly any vehicle regardless of the resistance range. The product wires between any AutoMeter fuel level gauge and stock or aftermarket fuel level sending units. With its compact size (3-1/8 x 2-1/2 x ¾), LED display and easy three push-button operation, the Fuel Bridge will b...
Moroso Spotlights Ford 5.0 Coyote and 5.2 Voodoo Windage Tray and Oil Pan Gasket
Moroso is spotlighting the Ford 5.0 Coyote and 5.2 Voodoo Windage Tray and Oil Pan Gasket (part number 22936). The items are required when installing a Moroso oil pan and oil pump pickup on a Gen 3 engine, or are replacement windage tray/oil pan gasket on a Gen 1 or Gen 2 engine. For more information about these and other products available from Moroso, call 203-453-6571 or visit www.moroso.com. (...
Young Gun Daniel Spurgeon jumped from motorcycle racing into heads-up drag racing
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Parents always want the best for their children, and often sacrifice so that their progeny can develop into prodigies. Paul Spurgeon is no different, and, when his son, Daniel Spurgeon, decided to get into drag racing, Paul went all in and the two built a car in collaboration. Daniel grew up always being supported by his parents, Pau...
Dr. Jamie Meyer To Lead The Performance Racing Industry As President Of PRI
Dr. Jamie Meyer has taken the role of President of the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and media company, effective this week. Meyer, who has a long and storied history in motorsports and racing, will lead the PRI team in increasing engagement and support for the industry through enhanced programs and services for the motorsports community. In addition to providing the industry with ...
FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body Now Available In Black
Designed to maximize performance upgrades on all GM Gen III and Gen IV engines with cable driven throttle bodies, the FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body is now available with an anodized black finish. FAST knows that increased airflow is a key ingredient to increasing an engine's performance. With an opening nearly 40 percent larger than stock, the FAST 102mm Big Mouth Throttle Body is idea...
Design Engineering Inc. Celebrates 25 Years
Design Engineering, Inc. is celebrating 25 years of sales, service and support as the leader and quality innovator of heat and sound control products. Founded in 1995 by performance industry veteran Dale Markley and his wife Nancy, DEI quickly earned a reputation in the Cleveland area and beyond for its dynamic, pioneering solutions to combat power-robbing under-hood heat issues. Over th...
Why Coil-Overs Shouldn't Make Your Car Ride Rough
Text and Photography Courtesy of QA1 Coil-overs in a suspension setup have become synonymous with performance and a must-have product. They offer lots of adjustability and performance in a compact light-weight package. However there have been some misconceptions about them as well, one of them being that they will give your car a harsh or rough ride. It's true that they can give your car...
Full Send Alan Felts's Huge Street Outlaw Overhaul
You gotta pay to play. When NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw/X275 hot shot Alan Felts decided he wanted to be at the front of the pack, he went all in with an absolutely massive overhaul of his ˜91 Ford Mustang. Its gonna be fast. How fast Real fast, proclaimed Felts of the major upgrades that were done by multi-time NMCA champion, Jessie Coulter at Jessies Garage in Bowling Green, Kent...
Summit Racing's Budget-Friendly 5.3 Long-block Packs 450-Horsepower
The Summit Racing Chevy LS 5.3-liter 450 horsepower long block crate engine is a great option for LS swappers looking for more power in a convenient, affordable package. The remanufactured engine is built on the 5.3-liter iron block from the LM7the engine that powered several GM trucks and SUVs between 1999 and 2007. At 450 horsepower and 420 foot-pounds of torque, this crate engine make...
Stevie Fast Jackson Rebuilds After Accident At Orlando Speed World Dragway
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photos courtesy Killin' Time Racing/Reese Brothers Racecars He calls it The F*ckening“that feeling that, when things have been going so well for a long time, something is due to happen to screw it all up. And happen it did¦ at 200+ mph. Coming off a championship-winning 2019 NHRA Pro Modified season with his Bahrain 1 Racing '17 Chevy Camaro and back-to-...
Monster on the Midway Arrington Performance brings a parade of partners to the manufacturer's midway
Arrington Performance invited a select group of companies to join its event trailer this season. There is plenty to see when the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series rolls into town. From the Worlds Fastest Street cars on the drag strip to some of the coolest cars in town on the show field, these events are a gearheads playland. For those looking for tech support or new go-fast hardware, however, ...
Thursday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
The long off-season is over as the gates opened at Bradenton Motorsports Park for the 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines. With sunny skies and moderate temperatures, the season opener of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series has the stage set for another weekend of impressive performances. The action kicks off today with three rounds of test and tune runs, so ...
Former NMRA Ford Muscle Champion Danny Towe to Return for Full 2020 Season
For some people, retirement is a time to relax and enjoy life at a slower pace. For others, like Danny Towe, it's a time to pick back up and move forward full speed ahead. Thanks to some not so subtle prodding from his friend and NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle driver, Shane Williams, Towe started running in NMRA Race Star Wheels Ford Muscle back in '16. Shane gets me into more sh*t...
1,500 Horsepower for $4,500 Jason Terrell and Brad Schnieders' Project 235 Shows how to go competitive heads-up racing without breaking the bank
In the world of heads-up drag racing, its not uncommon to see those with the most bucks make it big. Having good funding can provide for better parts, more testing, professional assistance, and more, but as Jason Terrell and Brad Schnieders of Tin Soldier Race Cars have shown, its completely possible to go fast and be competitive for not a lot of dollars. In fact, the engine in their race car ...
Tech Review: MSD Pro 600 CDI
Ignition is a key ingredient in making internal combustion engines work, and controlling when the ignition events occur and the spark energy with which it fires can be a valuable asset in the power management game. MSD recently realized that there was a market for an ultra powerful CDI ignition system and got to work. The result of those efforts is the MSD Pro 600 CDI. MSD's latest capaciti...
American Powertrain Introduces Small-Block Mopar Aluminum Bellhousing for TREMEC GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-Speed
American Powertrain now offers more affordable Mopar Small Block Aluminum Bellhousings for TREMEC GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-speeds. Small-block applications include GM T-56 and Viper T-56, 318, 340, 360, Magnum 5.2, 5.9 Chrysler engines and Gen III Hemis. American made heavy-duty, high quality and extra thick aluminum casting is less expensive than traditional steel bellhousings. This is a cost effe...
Vortech Named Official Supercharger of the Dodge / MOPAR HEMI Shootout at NMCA in 2020
The red-hot late model HEMI market is getting a boost as Vortech Superchargers joined the 2020 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals as the Official Supercharger of the Dodge / MOPAR HEMI Shootout. The quickest growing segment in the NMCA regularly boasts over 100 Gen III HEMI vehicles at each event, most of them competing in the HEMI Shootout. The unique HEMI Shootout format features a series of time tria...
Modern Racing Converts The El General Pro Mod Camaro To A ProCharger!
Written By Jason Reiss Photography Courtesy of Modern Racing The El General/Q80 Racing Team have been longtime proponents of boostspecifically of the twin-turbocharged varietyperched in front of the team's Pro Line Racing Hemi powerplants. But with the admission of the new gear-driven F-3R 140 ProCharger into competition for the 2020 season, the team decided it was time to make a change....
Last Minutes Changes for Champion Charlie McCulloch
With the start of the 2020 NMRA Holley Drag Racing Series just a few short weeks away, most racers are working to put the finishing touches on their combinationsbut Charlie McCulloch, the Exedy Racing Clutches Modular Muscle 2019 champion, is making a last minute change to see if he can get an edge on the others by switching to Hoosier Tires. Like so many others, McCulloch dutifully sent ou...
Fast Start for 'Fast Jack' and Mopar Dodge/SRT with Funny Car National Event Win at NHRA Winternationals to Kick Off 2020 Season
A fast start to the 2020 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series season was exactly what Fast Jack Beckman was looking for as he drove his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to a national event win at the 60th annual NHRA Winternationals to kick off the year on the heels of his runner-up finish in the 2019 Funny Car Championship. From his No.2 qualifying pos...
Show & Go - On the hunt for horsepower at the aftermarket's showcase event of the year - the SEMA Show
While there is plenty of flashy paint and shiny chrome on the show floor, Chevrolet Performance knows the way to our hearts. The Bow Tie hot-rodders debut the COPO Camaro John Force Concept in Vegas. It features an X on the bumper to celebrated the famed racers 10 championships, and it stands as its own vehicle outside of the 69 COPO Camaro race cars set for sale. We sure would love to see this m...
New Product ATI TH350 SFI-approved Supercase
Last year ATI Performance Products began shipping its SFI Certified T350 SuperCase to fill a void in the market as cars get quicker and faster. The TH350 SuperCase meets SFI 4.1 spec, which eliminates the need for cumbersome and tight fitting transmission shields or blankets. The aluminum casting is made from 356-T6 aluminum and the case has increased thickness in the extension housing and bell fl...
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 Ford and Chry...
Ford To Offer 2020 Heritage Edition Mustang Package
Heritage Edition Package available on 2020 Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R models features a unique throwback livery with Wimbledon White paint and Guardsman Blue side and over-the-top racing stripes A year before Ken Miles set lap records at Le Mans in Ford's famed GT40, the noted race car driver and engineer made waves on the track in the first 1965 Mustang Shelby GT350 fastback coupe. Ford ...
The Story Behind the First 9-Second '20 GT500
Written by Evan J. Smith Photography by the Author Mustang fans have their answer. In its first track outing, Evolution Performance and its Iconic Silver 2020 GT500 clocked a 9.939 at 140.43 mph at Bradenton Motorsports Park during a public test and tune session, and they've really just scratched the surface of the car's performance capability. Amazingly, the GT500 has just 300 miles on...
Bolt-On 2020 GT500 Makes 800+ Horsepower To The Wheels
A few weeks ago, we talked about Lund Racing and the company's initial dyno sessions with the new 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang and the results were impressive. You can read about that HERE. After our conversation with Jon Lund, he completed more changes, which included the addition of Injector Dynamics ID1050X fuel injectors and a switch to E85 fuel.Those changes allowed for an increase fro...
Musi Racing Engines to Partner with Brisk USA Spark Plugs in 2020
Pat Musi Racing Engines announced today a partnership with Brisk USA Spark Plugs, pairing two industry leaders for 2020 and beyond. By working together next year, every Pat Musi Racing Engine will include the innovative and highly-rated Brisk USA Spark Plugs, forging a strong alliance between two premier companies. Brisk makes a really high-end spark plug and we're excited about having them i...
Two-Time Champ Tom Calabrese and his Fifth-Gen Camaro created a Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge success story
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha Finally able to slow down after a lifetime of being busy, Tom Calabrese is speeding up with a racing career and a son who is following in his footsteps. Living in upstate New York, Calabrese had been a faithful Pontiac man and even raced a 55 back in 1962 when he was in high school. Unable to afford to buy par...
Space Race Holley puts the NMRA World Finals over the moon with the Intergalactic Ford Festival
It doesnt get much cooler than seeing Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Chelsea Denofa drifting around the original Bigfoot. This was a highlight for all in attendance, but especially for the members of the Holley team riding in the back of the legendary Monster Truck. A huge crowd filled the stands and surrounded the edge of the track. The sound engines revving and tires smoking filled the air. The excit...
2020 Shelby GT500s Hit the Streets and the Drag Strip! Goes 10.60s STOCK
If you haven't been living under a rock for the past few months then you know the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 features a rather sporty 760hp package under the hood. It is a 5.2L Coyote, a variant of the highly-acclaimed and successful Shelby GT350 program but with a supercharger on top and sans flat-plane crankshaft. Everyone knew it'd be quick, as in 10-second runs right off the showroom and H...
Rhea Rocks It With New Bullseye Turbochargers
Derry, Pennsylvania's Keith Rhea has frequently competed in a number of NMRA classes, including QA1 True Street, Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout and the Hellion Turbo Battle, and his Wonder Racing 2004 Mustang Cobra has undergone a number of changes to continually improve the Terminator's competition-killing ability. His latest switch to Bullseye turbochargers helped him claim the record for the...
Mopar and Dodge/SRT Roll Out New Challenger Drag Pak at 2019 SEMA Show
The 4th-generation Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak roared to life before a packed house at the 2019 SEMA Show on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Mopar unveiled the new, track-only package for Sportsmen drag racers. Only 50 cars will be produced. Mopar and Dodge/SRT took the wraps off a new, fourth-generation version of the factory-built, racetrack-only Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak car today at the 2019...
Where It All Started Dynamic Racing Transmissions
When there is a gap in the market, a smart entrepreneur fills it. Such was the case for Harold Miller, founder of Dynamic Racing Transmissions, when he realized the opportunity to go into the performance transmission business. Harold started his career in the automotive industry in the 1950s when he took an apprenticeship at a Rambler dealership. He had his own body shop at one time, and in the e...
Pure Weight Loss Project Pure Evil Drops Weight for World Cup Finals Prep
Our resident project car, Pure Evil, had a decent showing at the NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Fest when it dropped into the 8.80s in warm weather action. A few weeks after the NMRA season ended, Mike Washingtonthe cars owner/driver and project curatorbegan prepping for the postseason action. All year long our goal was to field a competitive NMRA Limited Street entry and take aim at crushing ...
AEM Tru-BoostX Boost Control Just Got Smarter And More Powerful
The beloved Tru-Boost Gauge has been put to pasture, and is replaced with the new X-Series Tru-BoostX Boost Controller Gauge (PN 30-0352). The Tru-BoostX Boost Controller Gauge delivers all of the features you loved about the original only now with AEMnet for data logging and a big, fat internal MAP sensor that can handle boost pressures up to 80 PSI of boost. The King is dead, long live the K...
Electrified Swap Rat 38! Garlits and Holley Team Up for 200 mph Electric Vehicle Program
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photos Courtesy of Holley Performance Products There will always be a place for traditional combustion engines and muscle cars in drag racing, but as the future steadily marches towards embracing electric vehicles, companies like Holley are accepting the change rather than running from it. When Geoff Turk, Chief Operating Officer at Holley Performance Product...
Talking Vortech Superchargers with Terry Reeves of Team Beefcake Racing
From the time when the Fox-body 5.0-liter Mustang phenomenon took off in the late 80s until today, Vortech Superchargers have been one of the most sought after bolt-ons for Mustang enthusiasts. Being able to bolt on 50-100 percent more horsepower propelled Mustangs into performance realms unknown, and the whirring noise from under the hood was a badge of honor for owners and a warning to all o...
Stevie "Fast" Jackson Wins NHRA Championship and Adds Another Event Win
Stevie Fast Jackson doubled up today when he claimed the world championship in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service and the event win at zMAX Dragway Monday during the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals.   The series was presented by the Real Pro Mod Association (RPM) in at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals and marked the 11th of...
Aeromotive Fuel Pump Upgrades For 1999-2004 and 2005-'18 Chevrolet/GMC pickups
When the fuel delivery experts at Aeromotive Inc.started getting requests for custom fuel pump designs for unique street truck builds, they began formulating a plan for a new product category. Then, when those requests came in from the guys over at Street Outlaws, they knew those new products would need to handle even the highest horsepower demands. Aeromotive's new line of truck fuel pumps i...
iNTECH Releases Intakes for C5 Corvette
Holley is pleased to announce the release of two new products from iNTECH Cold Air Intakes that offer expanded coverage of C5 Generation Corvettes. iNTECH's unparalleled line of cold-air intakes has expanded to include coverage for all year ranges of C5 Generation Chevy Corvettes. With two new offerings, the 1997-2000 and 2001-2004 Corvette models can benefit from increased performance and un...
Strange Engineering Bolt-In Coilover Shocks for 78-88 G-Body vehicles
Strange Engineering continues to evolve its line of superior suspension components by introducing the all new front single- and double-adjustable, coil-over bolt-in shocks for 78-88 G-Body vehicles. The aluminum body shocks are compact, lightweight, and allow for easy ride height adjustment. The adjustable valving accommodates a wide range of control for both the extension and compression s...
Race Part Solutions' Billet Dual Merge Intake for Twin Turbos
Race Part Solutions new Billet Dual Merge Intake solves the problem of plumbing twin turbos into a single throttle body. Dual 3-inch inlets flow into a single 4-inch outlet. Machined from 6061-T6 aluminum in RPS' 13,000 sq. ft. facility, the Billet Dual Merge Intake is CNC'd from billet aluminum to withstand "All the Boost." It adapts two 3-inch tubes to a single 4-inch tube (Dual 3" to Single...
Magnum-F 6-Speed Transmission for Fourth-Generation Camaros and Firebirds
When the T-56 Magnum was released in 2009, the only options for shifter location was far forward or far back, greatly impacting options for quality replacement parts. TREMEC recognized the need and utilizing its TR-6060/Magnum architecture, designed the Magnum-F 6-speed to meet shifter location requirements and as a bolt-in unit for LS-1 powered '98-02 F-bodies, as well as third-generation F-b...
C8.R MAKES SURPRISE DEBUT AT CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE REVEAL Video Inside!
More than 60 years of racing heritage helped set the stage for the most important debut in Corvettes racing history tonight, as Chevys first mid-engine GTLM race carthe Corvette C8.Rmade its surprise debut alongside the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible at the Kennedy Space Center. The C8.R and Corvette Stingray represent a true technology transfer, taking lessons from the street st...
Nitrous Rules Rickie Smith Tops NHRA Pro Mod in St. Louis
Rickie Smith finished up an impressive weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway with his first victory of the season in E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service action, beating points leader Stevie Fast Jackson in the final round on Sunday. The series was presented by the Real Pro Mod Association (RPM) in St. Louis and marked the 10th of 12 races in 2019. ...
SYSTEM 1 INTRODUCES CLEANABLE OIL FILTER
System 1 has introduced a new canister-style oil filter with an easily removable stainless steel mesh element. This facilitates prompt inspection of the lubricant for engine-damaging debris, and eliminates messy filter bisections. Engineered to fit virtually any engine block or remote mount, the housing is CNC machined from billet aluminum and black anodized. A 45-micron element is st...
Friday Coverage 21st Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals Featuring the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival Presented By Edelbrock
Friday is always a reason to celebrate, but for those attending the 21st Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals Featuring the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, the start of the weekend will bring a host of exciting action to Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. If you are a fan of Ford performance, this is the place to be. Yesterday saw the track fill with participants and the d...
Mirror Image Dwayne Hickman's New Blacksnake to Debut at NMRA World Finals
By Ainsley Jacobs Dwayne Hickman sure has a thing for Shelby Mustangs. The oil man from Spencer, West Virginia, has campaigned his familiar white-with-black-stripes 2011 Mustang GT in NMRA competition for years and just added its mirror image, a black-with-white-stripes 2010 Shelby GT500, to his collection. The new car, known as Blacksnake wasnt even on Hickmans radar at first. He had ...
From Beat And Broken To Ready For Battle, Andy Warren Completes Engine Thrash In Hopes Of Securing Another NMCA Class Championship
The 2019 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season will come to a close at this weekend's 18th annual World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance. Many a driver hopes to secure a win or a class championship, and for multi-time champion Andy Warren, his battle for this year's Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car title has been one to remember. Warren made a final-round appearance at each of ...
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