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Dodge Pulling Out of NASCAR (Again) for 2013
Automotive & Aftermarket News / Events / Motorsports

Dodge Pulling Out of NASCAR (Again) for 2013

  And then there were three. According to an ESPN report, Dodge plans to withdraw from NASCAR competition following the 2012 season, leaving just the Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota cars […]

American Beauty: Confessions of a Hot Rod Centerfold
Car Culture & Entertainment / Featured Vehicles / News & Car Culture

American Beauty: Confessions of a Hot Rod Centerfold

If you’ve been a car, truck, or hot rod enthusiast for any length of time, chances are you’ve seen the centerfold spreads. Depending on what you like, you’ve probably yearned […]

Hot August Nights Kicks Off in Reno
Events / News & Car Culture / Shows and Events / Videos & Galleries

Hot August Nights Kicks Off in Reno

Hot August Nights. It’s one of those events that sort of named itself. Brought to life in 1986, the annual Reno, NV event encapsulates every aspect of the nostalgic 1950s […]

Video: Understanding Engine Compression Ratio and Piston-to-Wall Clearance
How Tos / Q&A

Video: Understanding Engine Compression Ratio and Piston-to-Wall Clearance

Better understand compression ratio, how to calculate it, piston-to-wall clearance, how to adjust it depending on the power your engine produces, and more by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks […]

Mailbag: The Truth About Nitrous
Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: The Truth About Nitrous

Got questions?             We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re spraying some knowledge on nitrous.   J.F. • Danville, VA Q: I’m […]

Line Races to Runner-Up Finish in Seattle
Events / Motorsports

Line Races to Runner-Up Finish in Seattle

Summit Racing Pro Stock Camaro racer Jason Line made the most of what he and his team had at its disposal on Sunday, scoring a runner-up finish at the NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle, […]

FireMaker: Murray Pfaff’s Flame-Throwin’ ’56 Cadillac
Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

FireMaker: Murray Pfaff’s Flame-Throwin’ ’56 Cadillac

The year: 1986. The place: a barn somewhere in New York state. The players: a car-mad high school senior and a neglected but still-proud 1956 Cadillac Sedan de Ville. Stars […]

Mopar 440: The Making of a Mean Big Block Mopar
Tech / Tech Articles

Mopar 440: The Making of a Mean Big Block Mopar

Call it a weakness, an obsession—whatever. But there’s something about the smell of assembly lube that makes us come a runnin’. For example, when our buddy Don Lower decided to […]

Successful Seattle Defense at Top of Line’s List
Events / Motorsports

Successful Seattle Defense at Top of Line’s List

Summit Racing driver Jason Line is in the midst of another outstanding year. In the first 15 races of the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing season, the reigning Pro Stock […]

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 Cheverolet Chevelle
Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 Cheverolet Chevelle

A parking lot is a parking lot is a parking lot—unless it’s the Summit Racing parking lot. On any given day or time, the lot outside a Summit Racing store can […]