The Big Stage—Known for its glitz and glamour, the 2018 SEMA Show still delivered performance

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

The Great Stick-Shift War of 2018—Jared Cocanougher Goes 8.00 at 189 mph! | Presented by Nitto Tire

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

Where It All Started—Trick Flow Specialties

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said that if you “build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.” In the case of Trick Flow Specialties, that’s exactly how founders Rick and Mike Smith created the company—based out of their two-car garage in Orrville, Ohio. “In the early 1980s,

Kelly Shotwell’s Street Car Success in Steeda Autosports Limited Street

The 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals at Bowling Green, Kentucky’s Beech Bend Raceway Park hosted the first-ever NMRA Steeda Autosports Limited Street competition, and the bragging rights for making history as the inaugural winner of the class were earned by NMRA newbie Kelly Shotwell. Shotwell, who hails from Carlisle,