Post Tagged with: "IHRA"

Events / Motorsports

Where are They Now? 7-Time IHRA Funny Car Champ Mark Thomas

In 2008, Mark Thomas was one of the most high-profile drag racers on the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) circuit. The popular Top Alcohol Funny Car driver was a seven-time […]

Ford 598 Big Block
Tech / Tech Articles / Tech Projects

Big Ford Horsepower (Part One): Trick Flow Specialties Assembles 598 Cubic Inches of Short Block

Trick Flow Specialties built a 565 cubic-inch Chevy that was awarded to the IHRA Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champion back in 2012. The big block made 1,013 horsepower. That’s a […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Events / Motorsports / News & Car Culture

IHRA Sold to Palm Beach Raceway and Memphis Raceway Ownership Group

IHRA Entertainment LLC, a newly formed corporation held by the ownership group of Palm Beach International Raceway and Memphis International Raceway, announced today its acquisition of the International Hot Rod […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Trick Flow to Build Ford Engine for 2013 Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champ

Trick Flow Specialties will be building the engine for the Maddox Race Cars dragster that will be awarded to the 2013 IHRA Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champion. Trick Flow […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Projects

Top Class 565 (Part 3): Finishing Touches and Dyno Results (with Video)!

In our Top Class 565 (part two), we showcased cylinder head and valvetrain assembly for Trick Flow’s 565-cubic-inch big block Chevy. This time around, we’re gonna find out what this […]

Events / Motorsports

Memphis Madness! IHRA Settles SuperSeries, Tournament of Champions Titles at World Finals

MEMPHIS, TN — Two great programs. Once intense race. The IHRA Summit SuperSeries and Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions were both decided at Memphis International Raceway over the weekend. The IHRA World […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Projects

Top Class 565 (Part 2): Trick Flow’s Big-Cube Rat Receives Its Top End

In our first Top Class 565 post, we outlined the short block assembly for the 565 cubic inch big block that will be part of the prize package awarded to […]

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