STEVE MATUSEK, GARRETT ADVANCING MOTION TEAM UP FOR 2019 PRO MOD TITLE RUN

With championship aspirations heading into the 2019 NHRA Pro Mod season, veteran Steve Matusek revealed this week a major partnership with Garrett Advancing Motion and its technology-driven line of turbochargers.Matusek will team up with the turbocharger powerhouse, adding a proven and innovative name to an already impressive list heading into the NHRA Pro

Houston Raceway Park Signs Penzoil to Facility Naming Rights | Presented by Nitto Tire

Houston Raceway Park (HRP), the iconic drag strip located in the Houston suburb of Baytown, is “Making the Switch” to Pennzoil® through a new multi-year relationship that changes the name of the 30-year-old facility to “Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil”. “Today’s announcement with Pennzoil marks another exciting chapter in the

Inside the COPO Camaro Supercharged-350ci LS7 Engine

By Miles Cook Photos Courtesy of Chevrolet Performance and Fastest Street Car Magazine In 1969, big-block Camaros were not generally available with a 427. The biggest hitter was the 375-horsepower 396 also known as the L-78. The L-78 could be outfitted with optional aluminum cylinder heads, which then turned it into an L-89, which today is

Summit Motorsports Park Named NHRA North Central Division Track of the Year | Presented by Nitto Tire

Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio was named NHRA North Central Division Track of the Year during the NHRA North Central Division Land of the Winners Awards Banquet, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Wyndham Indianapolis West. This marks the ninth time the beloved track has received the award at the festive

JR Todd and Matt Smith Grab Championships and Event Wins; Torrence Sweeps, Gray Takes Pro Stock | Presented by Nitto Tire

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster J.R. Todd clinched his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship title during the first round of eliminations Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Matt Smith also won his third Pro Stock Motorcycle

Gray Clinches Pro Stock Championship; Leah Pritchett and Ron Capps Set Quick Pace to Lead Pro Qualifiers | Presented by Nitto Tire

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster Pro Stock racer Tanner Gray became the youngest NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion by qualifying Saturday at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. During his championship season Gray notched seven victories including securing his first

Breaking News: NHRA Pro Stock Schedule Cut to 18 Events for 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster NHRA announced today that in 2019, the Pro Stock category will compete in 18 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, which competitors believe is the “sweet spot” for the category. “We think the new schedule will increase participation by relieving the economic

Steve Torrance Secures Top Fuel Championship, 1 Win Away from Countdown Sweep! Presented by Nitto Tire

Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel world championship during eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals and raced to his 10th victory of the year at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were