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Videos & Galleries

Video: Performance Gains with Hughes’ Torque Converter Dump Valve Kits (Part 2 – Stage 2 Powerglide)

Last week, we shared Part 1 of Pete Nichols from Hughes Performance introducing us to the company’s Pro Series torque converter dump valve kits. They can provide competitive performance gains […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Finding Performance Gains with Hughes’ Torque Converter Dump Valve Kits

In today’s video, Pete Nichols from Hughes Performance introduces us to the company’s Pro Series torque converter dump valve kits and explains how they can provide competitive performance gains in […]

Rosenstengel Camaro 2
Midwest Drags

Journey Above Results: Clark Rosenstengel Sets Sights on Enjoying 2019 Midwest Drags

Clark Rosenstengel always wanted to build a car capable of competing in both high-speed land and drag racing, and he got his opportunity when a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro—totaled due to […]

Tech Articles

Leaf-Spring Drag Racing Traction Tips: Using Bushings to Improve Hook Up

Recently we showed how a set of leaf springs with a forward bias (ala Mopar SS springs) could be used sans any other traction devices. In that article, we mentioned […]

Raceway Park of the Midlands
News & Car Culture

NHRA-Sanctioned Drag Strip Goes Underwater—Like, Literally

Comprising a 2.23-mile road course and an NHRA-sanctioned drag strip positioned just outside of Pacific Junction, IA, Raceway Park of the Midlands is rooted in its community as one of […]

1985 Chevy C10 pickup - Wheelsforless
Q&A

Mailbag: Using a Limited-Slip Differential to Hook Up a 1985 Chevy C10 at the Strip

Q: I am 18 years old and currently working on my first hot rod. It’s a 1985 Chevy C10 Custom Deluxe with a 350. I know it’s not your typical […]

Courtney Force
News & Car Culture

Courtney Force Announces Retirement from Racing

It’s a bittersweet day for NHRA fans as Courtney Force, the winningest female Funny Car driver in the association’s history, announced her retirement from racing. In a prepared statement, the […]

Summit Racing Wheelie Bars
Parts

Parts Bin: Summit Racing Wheelie Bars

As a kid, impressing your BMX buddies with a sick wheelie down the sidewalk is cool. But if you’re at the track, trying to shave previous milliseconds off of your […]

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Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: Pony Wars Episode 7, Supercharged 1/4-Mile Competition

In the previous two installments of Horsepower Wars: Pony Wars, we’ve seen what $15,000 in upgrades can do to a Chevy Camaro 2SS and Ford Mustang GT. Or…at least, what those upgrades […]

1967 pontiac gto - mecum
Q&A

Mailbag: Improving ET and 60-ft. Times in a 455-Powered 1967 Pontiac GTO

Q: My 1967 GTO has a 455 Pontiac powerplant with Edelbrock 87cc heads, .030 over Ross pistons, Total Seal rings, Eagle rods, a Crower cam (int./exh. duration 248°/252° @ .050″, […]