After setting the record for the quickest H-pattern manually-shifted and Coyote-powered Mustang in the world in September of 2020 with a 7.86-second quarter-mile at 174mph blast in his S197 Ford Mustang, Joel Steele has shaved nearly a full second off his record while racing at the FL2K21 event at Florida’s
Written by Jesse Kiser Photography by the author It’s 2020 where twin-turbo junkyard LS engines are commonplace, a 275 is a small tire, and street-driven cars run sevens. An oft-overlooked element in the crowded staging lanes of 1,000-horsepower cars is the transmission. Automatics might win races, but six-speeds are just more fun.
Busy building engines and doing racecar things every day for other people, Race Proven Performance owner Jared Cocanougher finally decided to do something for himself and set to work reviving his old Third-Gen Camaro. A Christmas gift from his mother and father back in ’06, the car was Cocanougher’s high school
American Powertrain now offers more affordable Mopar Small Block Aluminum Bellhousings for TREMEC GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-speeds. Small-block applications include GM T-56 and Viper T-56, 318, 340, 360, Magnum 5.2, 5.9 Chrysler engines and Gen III Hemis. American made heavy-duty, high quality and extra thick aluminum casting is less expensive than traditional steel
This past weekend at Orlando Speedworld in Bithlo, Florida, Joel Grannas and his Grannas Racing Supra reclaimed the record for the quickest, stock bodied, 6-speed stick-shift ride with a 7.25 at 200 mph. Incredibly, Grannas wasn't finished just yet, as he took another swing for the fences and clocked an
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photo by Wayne Stewart Most people lament the loss of summer, but for racers, the cooler air means quicker runs and new world records. Jonathan Atkins, owner of the North Carolina-based Tick Performance shop, made a lot of noise at the FL2K race when his stick-shifted F-body Camaro
The “Squarebody” Chevy truck is growing in popularity, so American Powertrain introduces its new Pro-Fit 5-speed and 6-speed system. This new Pro-Fit system features the rock solid TREMEC TKO 5-speed or the MAGNUM 6-speed transmission with all the installation parts you need for a complete installation. The Pro-Fit system includes American Powertrain’s
Written by Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi As the Internet goes, there are all sorts of records that people claim for this and that, but the hardest ones to earn carry the fewest notations about the record. In the case of Yandro Ulloa’s Minion Mustang, it’s simply the quickest H-pattern, stick-shift