Deploying a new race car often means developing a new powerplant. That is partially true when HPP Racing put together its Classic Chevrolet-sponsored 1972 Split Bumper Camaro. To provide huge horsepower for hot shoe Eric Bain to blast down the track, Ozzie Alvarez turned to Steve Morris Engines to reinvigorate
With more than two decades of drag racing experience to his name, New Hampshire native Tim Dutton is jumping into the deep end and just kicked off an all-new, comprehensive build aimed at taking down the competition in Pro 275, Outlaw 10.5, and even Radial vs the World.
Most recently, Dutton
Written by Ainsley Jacobs
Photography by Kevin DiOssi
Few names in the Ford crowd are revered as much as Don Walsh Jr. and the late Steve Grebeck. Steve Halprin, however, has had the distinct honor of having spent much of his life with both men, and learned the ropes of racing from
Written by Jason Reiss
Photography by Steve Baur
Whenever you ask someone where they’re from, you’ll get a response about where they grew up, or where they currently live. If you ask Johnny “Drama” Maguda that question, you’re likely to get a simple answer: the drag strip. We’ll get into why his
Donald Long’s legendary small-tire radial races are always exciting favorites for racers and fans, and the recent DXP Magic 8 event held at Orlando Speed World in Florida over the weekend of July 23-25, 2020, brought plenty of action and plenty of drama. With three premier classes each running an
Several months ago Pro Line Racing and Team Buginga began a collaboration to field a competitive Pro 275 entry in the upcoming Duck X Productions Magic 8 competition at Orlando Speed World. The months of planning and building are coming to fruition as evident by the results of a recent
Written By Ainsley Jacobs
Photography Courtesy of Steve Baur and Paul Gargus
Even though drag racing is (mostly) shut down at the moment, Remlap, Alabama-based racer Paul Gargus was still able to make history by clicking off the first 3-second hit in Limited Drag Radial trim while testing at Alabama International Dragway
A race car builder’s dream customer is one who trusts in the process, understands the artist’s vision, gives free reign on the decision making process, has a generous budget, and comes back for repeat projects… and that’s exactly the kind of customer Darren Breaud of B&B Racecars got with Lloyd
By Mary Lendzion
Growing up just outside of Detroit, the Motor City, Steve Halprin was heavily influenced by cars, and when he met Don Walsh Sr. and Don Walsh Jr. as a teenager, he was heavily influenced by them.
He started going to the track with them, and was immediately interested in everything
Written By Steve Baur
Photography by Kevin DiOssi
Despite having parents that weren’t interested in cars for anything more than basic transportation, Bruce Maichle’s parents had good taste in them, with Dad driving a ’68 GTO, and Mom wheeling a ’70 Dodge Dart.
“I’ve always liked cars and by the time I was