Building Barn-Burning Speed—Charlie Barnes put his years of experience crewing for other racers to good use in his own heads-up racecar

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi While Hughesville, Maryland’s Charlie Barnes may have just got his feet wet in heads-up racing with the NMRA this year, he’s been around cars and helping out on them since he was 8 years old. Now, he’s finally put all of that experience and

Twice As Nice—Adding two wastegates for more control

By Jason Reiss Photos Courtesy of the Manufacturers and FSC Archives The wastegate is a simple device. Its main function is to regulate boost pressure by venting excess exhaust gases into the atmosphere. It provides excellent boost control on turbocharged vehicles, and is a critical piece of the puzzle to achieving maximum

New Product—AEM DashDesign 2.0 for CD5/CD7

AEM has released DashDesign 2.0 editing software for its CD Carbon Digital Dash Displays. This is not an update—it is a completely new interface that makes everything easier! From identifying and creating channels, custom designs and managing layouts and templates to setting alarms, logging rates and lap times, DashDesign 2.0

Tech Review—JPC Racing 6R80 Delete Kit

Photos Courtesy of JPC Racing and Fastest Street Car The lethargic days of the AOD transmission are long behind us as Ford revamped the automatic-equipped Mustang landscape in 2005 and it has never looked back. The drag racing and street/strip markets have gravitated to the 6R80 six-speed auto that debuted in