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Photo Gallery: Goodguys 19th PPG Nationals
Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Goodguys 19th PPG Nationals

The Goodguys PPG Nationals returned to Columbus, OH for its 19th go-around. An anchor event on the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association event schedule, the PPG Nationals attracts over 6,200 pre-1972 […]

(image courtesy of Hemmings).
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Drag Racing and Hot Rodding Legend Art Chrisman Passes Away

Another of drag racing’s founding fathers is gone. Art Chrisman, the man who made the first pass at NHRA’s first national event, died Tuesday. He was 86. Chrisman was also one of the […]

2017 Ford F-150 EcoBoost V6 to Make 375 HP and 470 Ft.-Lbs. of Torque
Automotive & Aftermarket News

2017 Ford F-150 EcoBoost V6 to Make 375 HP and 470 Ft.-Lbs. of Torque

The best-selling vehicle in American history (more than one Ford F-Series truck is sold per minute in the United States) continues its higher-power-despite-lower-displacement evolution for model year 2017 when the […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Adapt Braided AN Line to an Aftermarket Transmission Cooler
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: How to Adapt Braided AN Line to an Aftermarket Transmission Cooler

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week in our Monday Mailbag, we’re choosing the right fittings to adapt braided […]

NHRA Wrap-Up: Greg Anderson Makes it 13 Straight Wins for Team Summit, Ties Record; Brown, Beckman & Hines Win Too
Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Greg Anderson Makes it 13 Straight Wins for Team Summit, Ties Record; Brown, Beckman & Hines Win Too

NHRA Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson won his sixth race of the 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season Sunday to help Team Summit and KB Racing tie the NHRA […]

Live Coverage: Rocky Mountain Race Week 2016
Events

Live Coverage: Rocky Mountain Race Week 2016

Does your car have what it takes to cruise at highways speeds for extended distances? Does it also have what it takes to outrace the competition a quarter-mile at a time? […]

Interview: Greg Anderson and Jason Line Share Their Thoughts on EFI, the State of Pro Stock & More!
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Interview: Greg Anderson and Jason Line Share Their Thoughts on EFI, the State of Pro Stock & More!

The 2016 NHRA season has been a great ride for Team Summit Pro Stock drivers Greg Anderson and Jason Line. After taking victory number 12 at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment […]

Former NHRA Funny Car Driver Chuck Etchells Passes Away
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Former NHRA Funny Car Driver Chuck Etchells Passes Away

Chuck Etchells, the man who piloted drag racing’s first four-second Funny Car, passed away on July 6 at the age of 61. Etchells began his racing career in 1974, bracket racing […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Make the Kickdown Work on a TH400 Transmission Swap
Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Make the Kickdown Work on a TH400 Transmission Swap

I have an ’85 C-10 pickup that we’ve installed a factory fuel-injected 5.3L truck engine. We bolted a TH400 transmission to the LS engine but I now realize that I […]

Quick Guide to Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Ford V8, V10 & V12
Tech / Tech Articles

Quick Guide to Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Ford V8, V10 & V12

When it comes to cylinder head fasteners, it’s crucial that you follow the recommended torque specifications and torque sequences. Torque specs vary depending on the fastener brand, lubricants, and other factors; however, the […]