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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 […]

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 […]

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. • […]

Gone in 60 Seconds Car Names List
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 […]

1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
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 […]

Camaro5 Fest, Lingenfelter ZL1
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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Events / Featured Vehicles / News & Car Culture / Shows and Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights is in full swing. We’re spotting cars at the Summit Racing retail store in Sparks, NV. We’re spotting them at poker runs and cruise-ins. And we’re spotting […]

1965 Ford Falcon Ranchero, front 3_4
Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1965 Falcon Ranchero

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 […]