Buginga and Burton Set Radical 5-Second, Radial-tire Records at World Cup Finals: Import vs Domestic Race

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of Chris Simmons Photography Some radical quarter-mile, radial-tire records were reset while racing at the 25th Annual Haltech World Cup Finals: Import vs Domestic Presented by Wiseco as Manny Buginga and Don “Burndown” Burton both dipped deep into the 5-second zone. Held over November 3-7, 2021, at

Ryan Martin Captures Second-Straight Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings Championship

Winning a championship is hard. Winning a second championship is even harder. Winning two back-to-back championships and doing it with two different cars in one of the most competitive and challenging series in all of drag racing is insanely difficult—but Ryan Martin has done exactly that after claiming his second

Volpe ready to vanquish the competition in Limited Drag Radial with legendary ride

Lynfield, Massachussetts’ Peter Volpe has his sights set on the Limited Drag Radial class and he’s bringing one of the most capable weapons with him to battle, that being the Racecraft-built 1993 Mustang formerly owned and campaigned by Josh Klugger and Fiscus/Klugger Racing. Volpe previously raced another Fox-Body notchback Mustang with

Tech Review—Pro Line Racing’s raised-cam Hemi sets the standard in big-dog racing classes

Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of Pro Line Racing/Alan Johnson Performance Engineering In the world of high-stakes, no-holds-barred drag racing, one of the most successful over the last 15 years is Pro Line Racing in Ball Ground, Georgia. The company found record-setting success through the partnership of tuner Steve Petty and

Spotlight: Johnny Drama—In the trenches with energetic and successful car chief Johnny “Drama” Maguda

Written by Jason Reiss Photography by Steve Baur Whenever you ask someone where they’re from, you’ll get a response about where they grew up, or where they currently live. If you ask Johnny “Drama” Maguda that question, you’re likely to get a simple answer: the drag strip. We’ll get into why his

DXP Magic 8 Recap—Stevie Fast Jackson Dominates RVW and Jamie Miller Tunes Manny Buginga’s Two Mustangs to Double Victories

Donald Long’s legendary small-tire radial races are always exciting favorites for racers and fans, and the recent DXP Magic 8 event held at Orlando Speed World in Florida over the weekend of July 23-25, 2020, brought plenty of action and plenty of drama. With three premier classes each running an