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Archive for January 2016

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Ford Small Block

If there is one thing Ford enthusiasts have learned over the years, it’s that deciphering which Ford parts work with which Ford engines is a far more difficult task than with many other engine families. Will Cleveland heads fit on my Windsor block? Can I build a stroker engine with factory parts? Can I gain […]

1001 Drag Racing’s Facts

  Be an expert of little known drag racing facts Spanning the 1950s through the 1980s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top […]

Drag Racing’s Quarter Mile Warriors

  New book offers unique “then and now” look at legendary drag cars The true beginnings of racing is an argument never really settled. One could argue that as soon as the second car was manufactured, a contest of speed ensued against the first. While the roots of modern drag racing goes back to the […]

HEMI

  Recount the championship victories of the Hemi engine The Hemi is arguably the most iconic American V-8 in competition history. Employing a talented team of engineers, Chrysler refined the hemispherical combustion chamber design and created an engine that produced towering performance. The engine dominated in NHRA, NASCAR, and other forms of competition. And in […]

Front-engine dragsters

    Front-engine dragsters, or slingshots, were the fastest and most popular drag cars from the early days of organized drag racing through the 1970s. In Slingshot Spectacular: The Front-Engine Dragster Era, the unique photos of legendary drag racing photographer Steve Reyes tell the story of these fascinating dragsters while bringing to life the memories […]

Total Performers Ford Drag Racing

  The 1960s was arguably the most important decade for drag racing. It had exciting cars, thrilling races, rapidly changing technology, and most important, factory participation. Among the best high-performance cars and engines were those coming from Dearborn, Michigan. Ford Motor Company’s “Total Performance Years” saw a breakthrough as Ford’s drag racing program helped the […]

NAPA AUTO PARTS extends marketing relationship with Don Schumacher Racing, Capps in multiyear deal

NAPA AUTO PARTS extends marketing relationship with Don Schumacher Racing, Capps in multiyear deal Don Schumacher Racing and NAPA AUTO PARTS announce today a multiyear extension to their marketing partnership that began in 2008 with Ron Capps driving the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car.The team will be led by crew chief Rahn […]

How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks on a Budget,

Elevate your Chevy big-block performance to new heights NORTH BRANCH, Minn.— As a follow-up title to his How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks on a Budget, master engine builder David Vizard takes big-block Chevy engine building to the next level and shows how to build these extreme high-performance engines without breaking the bank. It goes […]