Although he’s been absent from the NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock ranks since 2019, Carlos Sobrino hasn’t been quiet. On October 31, 2021, the New Jersey native set both ends of the record for the quickest and fastest bone-stock and naturally aspirated Coyote engine when he ran 9.050 a
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Jimmy Cantrell and courtesy of Jacob Lamb Now in it’s fourth year, Jacob Lamb’s Factory Hot Rod Race held at Kentucky Dragway mixes the NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock with the NMCA’s Chevrolet Performance Stock category to determine crate motor supremacy. Joining those two classes
Written by Jesse Kiser Photography by the author It’s 2020 where twin-turbo junkyard LS engines are commonplace, a 275 is a small tire, and street-driven cars run sevens. An oft-overlooked element in the crowded staging lanes of 1,000-horsepower cars is the transmission. Automatics might win races, but six-speeds are just more fun.
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff When Leonard Long was a senior at Hershey High School in Pennsylvania in the 1960s, he was planning to be a mechanic upon graduation. But with some encouragement from his father, he chose to go to vocational school instead, and the skills he
When it’s time to get back into racing after a hiatus, it’s always a good idea to consult an expert. And, when that expert is Brandon Alsept, winner of two NMRA Pure Street championships, one NMCA Mean Street championship, and crew chief/tuner for Matt Amrine’s four NMRA Factory Stock championships,