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Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Calculating Compression Ratio and Building LT1 Power

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking compression ratio and LT1 power. From: John Oltman, Jr. • […]

Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

Blueberry Hill: Don Barr’s 1951 Ford F-1

This story originally ran in the Summit Racing catalog and first appeared on SummitRacing.com on 9/6/2007. Don Barr is a Porsche guy. His 1983 Porsche won a National Preservation Award […]

Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear
Tech / Tech Articles

Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear

To borrow a question and answer from Randy Quaid’s character in the totally realistic* racing film Days of Thunder: What is the one thing you absolutely have to do to […]

Events / Motorsports

Another BIGFOOT Sighting, Another BIGFOOT Championship

The official points standings have been released for the 2012 Toughest Monster Truck Tour indoor championship chase, and the winner of the inaugural title is Team BIGFOOT’s lead driver, Dan […]

Parts / Product Profiles / Tech / Tech Articles

Closer Look: Dakota Digital LED Taillights for Classic Cars

Depending on who you ask, automotive fuel injection was either the greatest invention since the internal combustion engine—or the seventh sign of the Apocalypse along with locusts, the plague, and […]

1970 Cheverolet Nova
Car Culture & Entertainment / News & Car Culture

Beware, the Rides of March! 5 Rides that Came in Like a Lion…

March can be a cruel, crazy month. Mother Nature teases us with glimpses of sunlight and warmer weather, and thanks to Daylight Saving Time, we’re no longer living in the […]

How Tos / Tech

Lashing Out: How to Adjust Valve Lash

Setting valve lash isn’t hot rod voodoo. It’s not some sort of mechanical magic or wrenching witchcraft reserved for the automotive illuminati either.  So why do some people seem so […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Building Quarter-Mile Power and Huffed 406 Strokers

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping customers build better track cars. From: John Baker, Sr. • […]

Buyer's Guides

Pit Tools Guide: 10 Essential Items Every Pit Area Should Have

The calendar says one more month of winter. We say otherwise. The NHRA has already launched its 2012 season, and we can practically smell the nitro fumes and tire smoke […]

Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

Regift. Rebuild. Reward: 1967 Camaro RS Convertible

When bare metal just won’t make the grade, car enthusiasts and commercial shops call up Bob Bertelsen— owner of A Plus Powder Coaters in Columbiana, OH—to transform it into something […]