Woody’s Weapon—Mark Woodruff stocks up on performance so his 1969 Camaro is ready for action

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi An ever-present name in the radial-tire racing world, Mark Woodruff has the reputation of being one of the best—both on track and in the pits. Carrying a rightfully deserved standing, “Woody,” as he’s commonly known, has worked through major ups and downs over the

Nitrous-Fueled Family—Bound by drag racing, this team became a family on and off the track

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi One of the great things about racing is that despite the competitive nature of racers in general, they often share a camaraderie that can lead to long-term partnerships and friendships. Such is the case with Rob Orofiamma and Anthony, Domenic, and Frank DiRienzo who

1,500 Horsepower for $4,500—Jason Terrell and Brad Schnieders’ Project 235 Shows how to go competitive heads-up racing without breaking the bank

In the world of heads-up drag racing, it’s not uncommon to see those with the most bucks make it big. Having good funding can provide for better parts, more testing, professional assistance, and more, but as Jason Terrell and Brad Schnieders of Tin Soldier Race Cars have shown, it’s completely

It’s the Same, But Different—Michael Ciborowski’s Move to NMRA ProCharger Modified Street for 2020

Tank racing is only cool if you’re racing actual tanks. For 2018 NMRA Steeda Limited Street champion Michael Ciborowski, he knew he needed something lighter if he wanted to go faster—so he made it happen and commissioned a near-clone of his current car. Running—and winning—in the inaugural NMRA Limited Street season

BEHIND BARS, Part II—The Development of the World’s Fastest Small-Tire Racecars, as Told by the People who Developed Them: The 275 and 315 Radial world’s never-ending quest for speed

Written By John F. Katz Photography Courtesy of the Manufacturers/Chassis Builders As what launched as a truly outlaw, grudge-fueled, run-what-you-brung-to-the-unkempt-eighth-mile kind of racing has become increasingly sanctioned, standardized, professionalized—and costly—how has the 10-wide-tire classes retained their still gritty-seductive appeal? “It’s the thrill of it,” replied Tim Lyons, owner of Lyons Custom Motorsports in