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

A Meticulous Mastermind: Car Chief Tim Davis

Behind every successful racer is a successful team that works tirelessly to ensure that no details are overlooked and everything is in its place. And, behind every successful team is a strong leader­­­—a crew chief whose heroics often go overlooked, but are ultimately essential to glory. Tim Davis, 38, perhaps best

Al Davis Aiming for NMRA Steeda Limited Street | Presented by Nitto Tire

While Al Davis had been racing in NMRA QA1 True Street, Roush Performance Super Stang and Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle, he’s preparing his 2011 Mustang for NMRA Steeda Limited Street in 2018. The heads-up category designed for small block Ford, Modular and Coyote combinations with single power-adders in 1954 and