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

Solid Foundation—A performance partnership yields robust Coyote short-blocks with secret-sauce sleeves

Today’s engines don’t need much help making power. Feed them with boost and fuel and they will flourish. That is definitely true of the Ford Coyote engines, as well as their RoadRunner and Voodoo cousins. Because of their high-winding nature and free-flowing, four-valve cylinder heads, they really take to power

Customized Cobra Jet—While Many Racers Opt To Build Their Own Cobra Jet Clone, EB Customs’ Eric Bardekoff Went Way Beyond What Ford Performance Offered

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi From Mopar to Mustang and ‘Cuda to Cobra Jet, EB Custom Works’ Eric Bardekoff takes a hands-on approach whether it’s with fabrication or racing. You can see it in the Barracuda that he and his father, Jeff, built and race in NHRA Super Stock

Hustle Darling—Haley James’ found her calling at the racetrack and is still rising to incredible success

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi In a community that fosters cutthroat competition, it’s easy to become hostile and hardheaded. Haley James, however, has found a way to channel her ambition into tremendous success without losing a trace of her humanity. Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it was a given