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

Nitrous-Fueled Family—Bound by drag racing, this team became a family on and off the track

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi One of the great things about racing is that despite the competitive nature of racers in general, they often share a camaraderie that can lead to long-term partnerships and friendships. Such is the case with Rob Orofiamma and Anthony, Domenic, and Frank DiRienzo who

Griswold Gunning for Second Consecutive LME Street King Win in Corvette Rebuilt After Wreck

By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Steve Griswold Steve Griswold had high hopes going into the 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance and featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series last fall at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. He was definitely dialed in for the 8.50 index

Billet LS Block/Heads/Cranks by Energy Manufacturing and Callies Performance Products

Written By Steve Baur Photography Courtesy of Energy Manufacturing and Callies Performance Products There is a certain level of engine building where custom parts are required, and the unfortunate side effect of “custom” is lengthy delivery times. Energy Manufacturing, working with its sister company Callies Performance Products, set out to greatly reduce

Raising the Bar—This Edelbrock/Musi Signature Series engine isn’t your daddy’s old 632

Written by Mike Carpenter Photography by the Author When Bill Kuhlmann broke the 200-mph barrier in 1987 with a 615-cubic-inch engine combination, that history making run changed the industry forever. Nitrous began to earn wide acceptance and monster-displacement engines became the norm. While breaking that mark remained a part of history, the 615

The Friends and Family Plan—Sharing time and resources keeps this Edelbrock Xtreme Street dark horse on track and in the Winner’s Circle

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi For Shepherdsville, Kentucky’s Tim Knieriem, cars and the engines that power them have been a large part of his life. He grew up in the family’s engine–building business and has been racing with family and friends on track for over 20 years. “My grandpa started

Where It All Started—Callies Performance Products

Photography courtesy of the manufacturer Owning a world-class manufacturing business is in Callies Performance Products founder Rick Norton’s blood. The pioneer of aftermarket crankshaft technology was born into a family legacy of machining, but he had the vision to take things to a new level. Growing up in Ohio, Norton’s grandfather, Harold,