Post Tagged with: "IHRA"

Photo Gallery: 2017 IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship at Dragway 42
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Photo Gallery: 2017 IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship at Dragway 42

WEST SALEM, OH — This past weekend was a special one for the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). For starters, it was the 2017 IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship, the […]

IHRA 2017 Changes Include TV & Live-Streaming Deal, 1-Year Suspension of Pro Racing, and New Sportsman Nat’l Champ
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IHRA 2017 Changes Include TV & Live-Streaming Deal, 1-Year Suspension of Pro Racing, and New Sportsman Nat’l Champ

The International Hot Rod Association will announce a new television deal in early 2017, is suspending U.S. pro-series point racing until 2018, and is introducing a new national sportsman championship […]

Race Ready: A Quick Guide to 2016 NHRA/IHRA Chassis Certification Locations, SFI Specs & More!
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Race Ready: A Quick Guide to 2016 NHRA/IHRA Chassis Certification Locations, SFI Specs & More!

  After another long winter, there’s no doubt you’re ready to get out and race. But what about your race vehicle and equipment? Has your chassis received its required certifications, […]

Mike Dunn (right), a former NHRA driver and TV analyst, is the new president of the IHRA. (Image/ESPN)
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Mike Dunn Named New IHRA President

Mike Dunn, former NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car driver, and on-screen analyst for ESPN’s NHRA television coverage, is the new president of the International Hot Rod Association. The top […]

Pro Stock/Pro Mod Racer and Tuner Joe Lepone Jr. Passes
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Pro Stock/Pro Mod Racer and Tuner Joe Lepone Jr. Passes

Pro Stock and Pro Mod race car driver and engine tuner Joe Lepone Jr. passed away Sunday after a long battle with cancer. Lepone Jr. was Summit Racing’s first-sponsored NHRA […]

Ohio’s Dragway 42 to Reopen This Summer After $10M+ Overhaul
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Ohio’s Dragway 42 to Reopen This Summer After $10M+ Overhaul

WEST SALEM, OH. – This isn’t your father’s Dragway 42. Elyria, OH businessman and drag racer Ron Matcham bought the historic drag strip and a bunch of surrounding land in […]

Trick Flow engine builder Todd Hodges lowers the Manley Pro Series crankshaft into the block. Forged from 4340 steel, the 4.250-inch stroke crank is heat-treated and nitride before being stress relieved, shot peened, and Magnafluxed. Other features include micro-polished .125-inch radius journals, gun-drilled mains, lightened rod journals for weight reduction, and fully profiled counterweights.
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Rat Race: Trick Flow Assembles and Dynos a 572-Cube Big Block Chevy!

For the third year running, Trick Flow Specialties is building the engine that will be part of the prize package awarded to the IHRA’s Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champion. […]

Tim Lucas
Events / Motorsports

IHRA Crowns Tournament of Champions Winners, Summit SuperSeries Champions

From the northern corner of British Columbia to the southern tip of Florida, the International Hot Rod Association saw its most diverse lineup of world champions ever as the IHRA […]

Looking like a real engine now, isn’t it? Todd still has to make a front motor plate to hang the engine-driven accessories on, and we still need a carburetor and ignition system. We’ll cover all that—and tell you how much power our 598 made on the dyno—in the next installment.
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Big Ford Horsepower (Part 2): Installing the Top End on Trick Flow Specialties’ 598 Ford

In our initial Big Ford Horsepower post, we told you how Trick Flow Specialties in Akron, OH is building a 598 big block Ford that will be part of the prize package […]

Where are They Now? 7-Time IHRA Funny Car Champ Mark Thomas
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Where are They Now? 7-Time IHRA Funny Car Champ Mark Thomas

In 2008, Mark Thomas was one of the most high-profile drag racers on the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) circuit. The popular Top Alcohol Funny Car driver was a seven-time […]