Written by Steve Turner Photography by Steve Turner and courtesy of the manufacturers In a few days, 1,940,631 square feet of Las Vegas Convention Center space transformed into the Mecca of automotive modification. Booths were erected, products displayed,1,500 custom vehicles rolled into place, and thousands of feet of carpet unfurled. Bustling with
ProCharger picked up another SEMA New Product award in the Performance-Racing Product segment, this time for its CrankDrive™ Supercharger Gear Drive unit. The ProCharger CrankDrive provides a complete package to mount the ProCharger to the front of race engines, directly driving ProCharger F-series Supercharger models off of the crankshaft via gears.
Multi-time NMCA champion Mike “Dez” Dezotell is a name many old school NMCA and NMRA racers should recognize. Dez parked his Real Street ride back in ’06, and has been busy building engines, cars, and helping others (including NMRA Edelbrock Renegade racers Aaron Bates and Chuck Bartholme) in the interim
Centrifugal supercharger performance took off in the early 1990s largely due to the growing 5.0L Mustang movement. It wasn’t new technology but the packaging, performance, and price tag of centrifugal superchargers made it one of the most sought after modifications of the time. Thirty years later, we have seen a
For someone who is frequently in the spotlight as an NFL Pro Bowler, Super Bowl winner, and one of the league’s best defensive tackles playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, Fletcher Cox plays a completely different position as the driving force behind Fletcher Cox Racing. And like his day job, Fletcher’s
Photo Courtesy of Jared Cocanougher Last week the world watched as Jared Cocanougher stepped up the all-time quickest stick-shift GM record. That might sound like a micro-record but when you are dealing with low 8-second cars, it is a big deal and super-impressive. Cocanougher unleashed a stellar 8.15 at 172 mph
The Capri Swarm is unofficially the largest gathering of the first generation (1970 to 1977) Mercury Capri in all of drag racing. NMRA hosts the Capri Swarm with a dedicated test-and-tune category and special show categories. The leader of the pack is James Meredith as he is unofficially the quickest