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

Woody’s Weapon—Mark Woodruff stocks up on performance so his 1969 Camaro is ready for action

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi An ever-present name in the radial-tire racing world, Mark Woodruff has the reputation of being one of the best—both on track and in the pits. Carrying a rightfully deserved standing, “Woody,” as he’s commonly known, has worked through major ups and downs over the

Piston Speed—An intense look at mean piston speed, inertia, and controlling the massive, destructive forces at work inside your engine.

Engine builders have long calculated the mean piston speed of their engines to help identify a possible power loss and risky RPM limits. This math exercise has been especially important when increasing total displacement with a stroker crankshaft, because the mean piston speed will increase when compared to the standard

Tech Review: Wiseco Boostline Connecting Rods

Wiseco Performance Products in Mentor, Ohio, recently debuted a new, revolutionary line of high performance connecting rods known as the Boostline High Performance Series connecting rod. Made from super strong and reliable 4340 forged steel, these rods are perfect for supercharged and nitrous oxide-equipped engine combos. They work well in