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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″, […]

drag race burnout
Tech

Pro Tips for Setting Tire Pressure and Adjusting to Changing Track Temperatures

There are many questions related to adjusting tire pressure on a drag car, and it seems everyone has a different opinion. The reality is, every car will require a slightly […]

Summit Motorsports Park track reconstruction
Motorsports

Track Reconstruction at Norwalk’s Summit Motorsports Park on Schedule

Summit Motorsports Park’s $1.6 million track reconstruction project remains on schedule to be finished in time for the April 28-29 Spring Warm-Up—the first of several major racing events at the […]

1986 Ford Mustang GT
Q&A

Mailbag: Camshaft, Torque Converter & Gear Ratio Recommendations for an ’86 Mustang Race Car

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to tackle your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re recommending a camshaft, torque converter, and rear-axle gear ratio […]