Godzilla Rising—Your next Blue Oval racer might be powered by a 7.3-liter engine—and the man who championed it is leading the charge

By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Brian Wolfe It is quite common for aftermarket companies to jump on a new engine platform to cement their status as the experts in that platform. Such development can yield dividends for years to come. It is unheard of, however, that someone who helped create a

A Fresh Start with a Fresh Motor for NMRA Modular Muscle’s Gary “Hollywood” Parker

After struggling with consistency issues with his ’02 Ford Mustang all throughout 2019, NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle mainstay Gary “Hollywood” Parker is starting over for 2020 with a fresh engine and a clear head. Parker, who finished eighth in championship points for the 2019 season, decided to hit the

Evil Returns—Building a 339-cube Coyote that cranks out 744 all-natural horsepower at the wheels

By Michael Galimi Photos Courtesy of Rich Groh Racing and NMRA As self-proclaimed, knuckle-dragging hot-rodders we prescribe to the usual theories when it comes to all things drag racing, like if a little is good then more is always better. It is that sort of thinking that has taken Project Pure Evil,

Gary “Hollywood” Parker Signs New Sponsors, Returns to Chase NMRA Championship in 2019

By Ainsley Jacobs If something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. Gary “Hollywood” Parker has decided to chase another NMRA championship title for 2019, so he’s stepped up with a new combination and has brought several new sponsors on board for the NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle season. Back

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