by Bobby Bennett Thu, 2017-01-26 09:01
It was their car, and when the title is in your name – you can do most anything you want.
Let the record reflect, the car they chose to cut up and then rebuild into a race car was a 1966 Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible.
This unpardonable sin was committed in 1978.
Wed, 2017-01-25 12:16
Holley Performance Products has expanded its Mr. Gasket Chrome Aluminum Water Pump line, which complements the other chrome accessories in any engine compartment for a true show-car look. Developed specifically for Big Block and Small Block Chevys for both short- and long-style applications, they're lightweight, with dual mounting-bolt patterns to accommodate both early and late model engines.
Wed, 2017-01-25 12:00
The Voodoo® 383 Stroker Crank and Rod Kit from Lunati® combines high-quality components with an affordable price. Each kit includes a 3.750"-stroke Lunati crankshaft, 6.000"-long “stroker” H-beam connecting rods, and premium main and rod bearings.
Wed, 2017-01-25 11:09
ididit, in collaboration with Detroit Speed, has developed a new, innovative light weight steering column called the Pro-Lite. Take the Pro-Lite on the track, off-road or to any other competition and know you’ll never sacrifice function for performance. Coming in under 6 pounds, the Pro-Lite is half the weight of a standard ididit column and is potentially an even greater weight savings compared to typical OE columns.
by John DiBartolomeo Tue, 2017-01-24 07:49
Two weeks after the NHRA Division 6 track operators voted unanimously in favor of using TruSTART at the Division 6 Summit ET Finals, more news about TruSTART surfaced. This time at the NHRA Division 1 meetings held last weekend in Hershey, PA, a vote was taken among Division 1 track operators where a large majority of them voted in favor of using TruSTART at the Northeast Division Summit Bracket Finals in 2017.
Sat, 2017-01-21 09:59
The Australian drag racing community is mourning the loss of a well-liked and respected drag racer.
Supercharged Outlaws racer Chris Stewart, according to multiple reports, was killed while racing his Camaro at the ANDRA Summit Super Series event at South Coast Raceway.
by Bobby Bennett Thu, 2017-01-19 17:02
A drag racing promoter of legendary status is no longer with us.
George Howard, 66, died on Jan. 8, after experiencing a brief illness.
Howard was best known for his incredibly large purses for bracket racing events, namely a $40,000 top prize for an E.T. bracket race. He would later stage a Million Dollar Drag Race at Huntsville Dragway, one of the many drag strips he either owned or managed.
The success of his Million Dollar Drag Race later spawned the B&M Racer’s Appreciation Series.
Thu, 2017-01-19 17:01
Byron Dragway today announced the 2017 Big Bucks Bracket Bash Series schedule. With over $400,000 in total posted prize money, it is the world’s richest track operated bracket program. The series features bracket racing in the Super Pro, Pro Eliminator, Street Eliminator, and Sportsman categories.
Super Pro pays a guaranteed $2,500 to win on Saturdays and $5,000 to win on Sundays with the exception for increased payouts during the 18th Annual Firecracker Bracket Nationals (June 30-July 2) and Fall Bracket Nationals (October 14-15) weekends. Super Pro is a combination Box and No Box class. The final round is a runoff between the last Box and No Box cars.
Sun, 2017-01-15 16:58
Travel back in time when NHRA Sportsman racing scored time on the big stage of television with the Winston professional series broadcasts. The video is from the 1977 NHRA Springnationals in Columbus, Ohio with the primary focus on the sportsman divisions with mentions of the professional classes.
You will see eliminations in Pro Comp, Comp and Modified. There are highlights from Stock and Super Stock as well as the professional finals.
Dave McClelland is your host.