Returning to Active Duty—Packing a 1,700hp GEN III HEMI, Geoff Turk’s Blackbird Challenger Drag Pak set to compete in Edelbrock Xtreme Street

After driving his 2015 Dodge // Mopar Challenger Drag Pak to the first 7-second run in Factory Super Cars competition and taking the 2018 NMCA championship in the same class, Geoff Turk has re-enlisted the Blackbird for a new mission during the 2021 NMCA Drag Racing campaign—Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Turk had

From NBA to NMCA—Tom Hammonds to Run Edelbrock Xtreme Street

Returning back to his home town of Crestview, Florida, after a successful career in the NBA, Tom Hammonds is also returning to his true passion—drag racing. Standing tall at 6’9”, Hammonds played the power forward position for the Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves as recently as 2001,

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