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Hardcore LS: LME’s 700-Horsepower LS Engine (Part 1)

As the guys at Chevy Hardcore point out, 500-horsepower ain’t what it used to be. A 500 horsepower daily-driven street mill simply won’t garner attention at local meets or gas station pumps like it used to. […]

Car Culture & Entertainment / News & Car Culture / Videos & Galleries

How to Watch Getaway and Enjoy It

There are two kinds of people in the world. The kind who think John Cena and Jason Statham movies are THE BEST! And the kind who lean more toward Academy […]

Videos & Galleries

Video of the Week: Jet Truck Incinerates Billboard at Summit Motorsports Park

Has it been a long week already? Feeling tense? Looking to take out some frustrations? Then you probably wish you were Bob Motz, driver of the Kenworth jet truck in this […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Diagnose Catalytic Converter Problems

There are a handful of telltale signs your catalytic converter is on the fritz. Poor acceleration when stepping on the gas pedal Noticeably less fuel efficiency Dark, sooty smoke exiting […]

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Featured Vehicles / Videos & Galleries

Our Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1941 Plymouth PT125

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 […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Featured Vehicles / News & Car Culture

1933 Ford Named Goodguys “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod”

Harold and Tracy Chapman’s “Pretty Penny” 1933 Ford roadster–a coach-built, copper-colored, full-fendered masterpiece–won the Goodguys 2013 Flowmaster “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod” award. The Chapmans, from Andice, TX, accepted the prestigious award […]

How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Tune Your Holley Carburetor for High Horsepower Racing

Maximize the capabilities of your high performance Holley carburetor by learning how to tune it for high-horsepower and racing applications. In this 38-minute video, a Summit Racing tech expert covers […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: How to Get 440+ Horsepower from a Chevy 400

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. Last week, we helped a reader make around 400 horsepower with their Chevrolet 400 small block […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Bonneville Speed Week Revisited

Bonneville Speed Week took place August 10-16. The hardest of hardcore hot rodders have been taking cars, trucks, motorcycles, and homemade speed-buggies of all of kinds to the Bonneville Salt Flats […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Valve Spring Installed Height: Why It’s Important and How to Measure It

Valve springs are probably the most stressed components of an engine. Yet they are also one of the most oft-overlooked parts in the entire engine. The fact of the matter […]