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Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi For Shepherdsville, Kentucky’s Tim Knieriem, cars and the engines that power them have been a large part of his life. He grew up in the family’s engine–building business and has been racing with family and friends on track for over 20 years. “My grandpa started

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By Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Triangle Speed Shop’s Daniel Pachar can wheel practically anything, so when Sal Trejo gave him free rein to build a Mustang for NMRA’s ProCharger Coyote Modified class, Pachar met the challenge head on. Pachar, 36, has spent his entire life around cars, thanks to his father’s influence. Eventually, he found himself

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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

The Development of the World’s Fastest Small-Tire Racecars, as Told by the People who Developed Them.

The 275 and 315 Radial world is a non-stop, never-ending quest for speed 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 have the 10-wide tire classes retained their still gritty-seductive appeal? “It’s the thrill of it,” replied Tim Lyons, owner of