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Photo Gallery: Hot August Nights, Part 2
Events / News & Car Culture / Shows and Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Hot August Nights, Part 2

With another Hot August Nights in the books, there’s nothing left to do now except clean up and share as many photos as we can. There was a lot to […]

Fan Club: How to Choose an Electric Fan in 4 Easy Steps
How Tos / Tech

Fan Club: How to Choose an Electric Fan in 4 Easy Steps

A couple weeks back, we asked the question: Mechanical vs. Electric Fans: Which is Best for Your Vehicle? If you’ve determined that an electric fan is the best choice for […]

Photo Gallery: Night Under Fire
Events / Shows and Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Night Under Fire

In our recent post about can’t-miss automotive events, you identified Summit Motorsports Park’s Night Under Fire as one of six shows you’d most like to see before the end of the […]

Video: Exhaust X-Pipes vs. H-Pipes
Videos & Galleries

Video: Exhaust X-Pipes vs. H-Pipes

What is the difference between an X-pipe and an H-pipe, and which is right for your vehicle? Better understand exhaust scavenging and how it affects your exhaust’s performance. In most […]

Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals
How Tos / Q&A

Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping a reader find the source of mysterious white smoke.   J.M. • […]

Otto Halliwell (Robert Duvall) in "Gone in Sixty Seconds" knows a thing or two about naming cars. Image courtesy of hollywood-diecast.com
Car Culture & Entertainment / Featured Vehicles / User Submitted / Videos & Galleries

Anthropomorphism Runs Amok With Auto Enthusiasts!

It turns out that a lot of people name their cars. Like, a lot. The phenomenon is called anthropomorphism, which in layman’s terms, is the act of assigning human characteristics […]

Ron polished and restored a lot of the chrome trim by himself.
Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog / Videos & Galleries

Emerald Arrowhead: Ron Kintz’ 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix

Every time Ron Kintz looks at his 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix, he can’t help but smile. After spending 10 years turning a scorched and melted scrap pile into this streamlined […]

Photo Gallery: Camaro5 Fest
Events / Shows and Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Camaro5 Fest

Camaros—and nothin’ but Camaros! That’s what Camaro5 Fest is all about. The third annual Camaro5 Fest took place at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, IN, August 2-4. The show focuses […]

Body Basics: A Guide to GM Body Codes
Tech / Tech Articles

Body Basics: A Guide to GM Body Codes

Automobile engineers love the alphabet. It’s the only explanation we can come up with for why GM and Mopar use letter designations for their many body styles. It’s not a bad […]

Disc Brakes Made Easy: Dissecting Summit Racing’s Disc Brake Conversion Kits
Parts / Product Profiles / Tech / Tech Articles

Disc Brakes Made Easy: Dissecting Summit Racing’s Disc Brake Conversion Kits

Back when our old cars were new, drum brakes were the standard. It wasn’t so much that drums were good at their job. They were familiar technology and more importantly, […]