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NHRA Wrap-Up: Greg Anderson has a Happy Birthday & Hart Wins in Top Fuel Debut at Gatornationals

NHRA Wrap-Up: Greg Anderson has a Happy Birthday & Hart Wins in Top Fuel Debut at Gatornationals

After the pandemic threw the 2020 schedule into chaos last year, it’s nice to say that the 2021 NHRA race season is now officially underway. And this year is particularly […]

Electric Vehicles

How Long Does a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle Battery Last?

If you read our earlier post on How Long Does it Take to Charge an Electric Vehicle, then you may already know our pithy initial response: It depends. But that’s […]


Parts Bin: Navigate Tight Spaces with a Milwaukee M12 FUEL Extended Reach Electric Ratchet

For whatever reason, engineers enjoy making mechanics crazy by putting critical fastener heads in the tightest, most hard-to-reach spots. But Milwaukee Tool’s M12 FUEL Extended Reach Ratchet comes to your […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Alex Taylor’s “Quest for the Sixes” Update: 1955 Chevy Body Prep

Progress keeps rolling… Since you first met our 1955 Chevy, its shell was left in a rough, but very workable state. Sans floors, rockers, and pretty much anything structural, we […]


Summit Racing Reveals 2021 Event Calendar: Races, Car Shows, Cruise-Ins, Auctions & More

2020 wasn’t good for gearheads. Seemed like every car show and race was cancelled (or only allowed, like, 3.5 people through the gates). Not in 2021 though. There are shows and […]

Tech / Tech Articles

TPI the L99! The 4.3L “Baby LT1” V8 Gets Torque

What the heck is an L99? We know GM uses these alphanumeric designations to label its many engine configurations, some of which were more notable than others. For instance, most […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

Jeep Officially Reveals All-New 2022 Wagoneer & Grand Wagoneer SUVs

Last year, Jeep teased us with some pics and details on its new Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs. And now they’re finally here. Both SUVs feature three-row seating and will […]


Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Are There Benefits of Staggered Rocker Arms?

Why do some engine builders stagger the rocker arms, 1.6 on the intake and 1.5 on the exhaust?  Is there any benefit in doing that?G.L. This is a great question and […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Understanding a Direct Injection Engine & How it Affects Your Motor Oil

In the name of fuel efficiency, many auto manufacturers have gone to a direct injection engine design. That means the fuel injector nozzle is inside the combustion chamber, spraying fuel […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Follow Racer Alex Taylor and Her ’55 Chevy on a “Quest for the Sixes”

I’m Alex Taylor. I’m 23 and tired of running eight-second dragstrip passes, so I’m building a six-second car. “Quest for the Sixes” became the phrase that kickstarted a father/daughter project […]