John Gibson has been around dirt track racing his entire life. In fact he was almost born at Monett Speedway in Monett Missouri. He has raced everything on dirt and asphalt from karts, to Indycars, to the 650 hp stock cars in the USAR Pro Cup where he currently races.
Many have fallen victim to fighting ignition issues because they don’t properly understand ignition systems and how they work. Instead of constantly fighting this battle or paying someone to work on your ignition, many misfires can be solved by looking back at the basics of an ignition system.
Starting Sunday morning, the folks at Goodguys opened the gates for any American made or American powered cars, and shed the 1972 cutoff. You’ve got to see some of the rides that showed up at the Southeastern Nationals
Every October Charlotte Motor Speedway is flooded by some of the most rare rides and powerful hot rods one will ever see. In it’s 19th year of existence, this year’s Goodguys Southeastern Nationals may have been one of the best yet. Check it out!
We all want a car that looks good and can make everyone else drool. But we also want a ride that can actually be used. What’s the point if it looks good, but overheats after fifteen minutes of driving? At PRI 2012, Quick Fuel Technology has captured both functionality and looks with their new Black Diamond Series.
Every year thousands of classic car enthusiasts flock to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals. We take on the challenge of producing a Top 10 picks from the show, which as you can imagine isn’t as easy as it sounds. Out of 2,500 amazing entires, check out our favorites here!
At PRI 2012 we discovered that Pertronix went back to the drawing board and redeveloped their Stainless Steel Electric Exhaust Cutouts available through Doug’s Headers. Check them out here.
At 76 years-old, Vic Edelbrock Jr. shows no signs of calling it quits. Recently we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Vic Jr. about the early days of Edelbrock, his father, and the current state of motorsports. Read the exclusive interview here.
If you truly want to see heroic driving, take a look back 60-70 years ago when racing was arguably the most dangerous sport in existence. This video showcases some of the most scariest crashes from years past. We have to warn you, some of these clips are tough to watch. Watch the video here.
Whether you race on the strip, oval, or simply just restore cars for a living, having a differential for your application is critical for your success. When we stopped by the folks at Eaton Performance booth at PRI 2011 they reminded us how crucial choosing the correct differential is.
People often look at Crane Cams as strictly a camshaft company, but many forget that Crane has been an innovator in digital ignition systems. We stopped by their booth at PRI 2011 and learned more about their points replacement systems. Watch the video here.
For 2012, Bell Racing Helmets is debuting a new line of vintage helmets that will feature popular helmets from each era of racing, but with modern technology and modern construction. We stopped by Bell Racing’s booth at the 2011 PRI show to check them out.
Want to win a free customized ride? Well you better hurry! Nitto Tires is currently running a giveaway called the Nitto Fan Drive Sweepstakes, that is going to give one lucky person the keys to one of nine customized rides. But the giveaway ends December 31st! So you better hurry and get your entry in!
With so many choices on the market it can be extremely confusing on how to choose the correct carburetor. One carburetor that caught our attention at the 2011 PRI show was Quickfuel Technology’s new affordable Slayer Carburetor Series.
Deciding whether or not to invest in a chassis dyno can be a tough decision. At the 2011 PRI tradeshow we had the opportunity to speak with a variety of race shops, engine builders, and race teams and get their opinion of Dynojet chassis dynamometers. Watch the video here.
While walking the 2011 PRI show, we happened to stop by our friends at Crower Cams to see what they had new for 2012. Crower showed us a couple of new products, but what caught our attention was their new Low Mass Acceleration Balancing that they offer for crankshafts.