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1957 Chevy 150 Hardtop Wins 2018 Ridler Award!
Events / News & Car Culture

1957 Chevy 150 Hardtop Wins 2018 Ridler Award!

DETROIT, MI — Few cars are as quintessentially American as the 1957 Chevy, so radically messing with its design can be met with consternation by many. It was a risk Greg and […]


Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Fixing a Dangerous Front-Wheel Shake in a ’66 Chevy II

I have a ’66 Chevy II with a 355 cubic inch small-block and a Muncie four-speed. Over the years, I’ve made some small suspension modifications with Global West De-A-Lum bushings. […]

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Shows and Events

Photo Gallery: 2018 Great 8 Ridler Award Finalists

The 2018 Ridler Award contenders are down to eight—the Great 8, as they’re called. The Ridler Award is given to annually to a vehicle deemed to be the best overall […]

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LS Engines

LM7 5.3L Vortec 5300 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got some […]

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LT Engines

L86 6.2L EcoTec3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

The L86 is a Gen. 5, 6.2L, small-block engine powering 2014-present GM trucks and SUVs. They are known as the EcoTec3 6.2L engines. These engines use a longer intake runner than its […]

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Photo Gallery: Milwaukee World of Wheels 2018

The 2018 ISCA Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series rolls on, with the most recent stop last weekend in Milwaukee, WI. From Herbie the Love Bug to Pro Street muscle cars, there […]

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Track Reconstruction at Norwalk’s Summit Motorsports Park on Schedule

Summit Motorsports Park’s $1.6 million track reconstruction project remains on schedule to be finished in time for the April 28-29 Spring Warm-Up—the first of several major racing events at the […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: What are Subframe Connectors and Why Do You Need Them?

Before we get into the importance of subframe connectors, let’s first talk about what vehicle subframes are. What is a Subframe? A subframe is a discrete structural component in vehicles. […]

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Mailbag: Troubleshooting Timing Problems on a Pontiac 400 Engine

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to tackle your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting timing issues on a 400 c.i.d. engine swapped […]

Chris McGaha took the win over Jason Line in last weekend's Pro Stock finals in Phoenix. (Image/Auto Imagery)

NHRA Wrap-Up: McGaha, Force & Torrence Win in Phoenix

The 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is off and rolling. In the second event of the season, the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, AZ, Pro […]