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  • Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park Was One for the Record Books

    Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park Was One for the Record Books

    The flames and fireworks were flying just as fast as the cars at the 42nd Annual Kelly Night Under Fire, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. The flames and fireworks were flying just as fast as the cars at the 42nd Annual Kelly Night Under Fire, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summit […]

    August 13, 2019 More
  • Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

    Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

    The day is ALMOST here! Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty starts TOMORROW August 8th at the Track with a Test ‘N’ Tune Sponsored by Lapeer International Dragway. FRIDAY the RPM MAGAZINE 20TH BIRTHDAY BASH excitement begins at 1pm for cars and 3pm for Spectators at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan! Previously featured RPM Magazine cars […]

    August 7, 2019 More
  • Tornado Does Not Cancel Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park

    Tornado Does Not Cancel Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park

    After a tornado touched down yesterday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park and surrounding areas in Norwalk, Ohio, minimal damage occurred, no one on-site was injured and a story was posted to the park’s website and social media to assure fans that repairs would be made in time for the 42nd Annual Kelly Night […]

    August 7, 2019 More
  • LEGENDARY GRUDGE DRAG RACER AL “BOOGIE” ROBERSON KICKS OFF HIS WEST COAST MEDIA TOUR  AT IRWINDALE DRAG STRIP, THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019

    LEGENDARY GRUDGE DRAG RACER AL “BOOGIE” ROBERSON KICKS OFF HIS WEST COAST MEDIA TOUR AT IRWINDALE DRAG STRIP, THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019

    Irwindale, CA (August 6, 2019) – Irwindale Drag Strip is pleased to welcome top grudge drag racer Al “Boogie” Roberson as the special guest for Thursday Night Thunder featuring “Thunder Struck” grudge races, kicking off on Thursday, August 8 at 8:30 pm. Roberson begins his West Coast Media tour at the legendary Irwindale Dragstrip, 500 […]

    August 7, 2019 More
  • Switch Panels, Gauges, and LS Throttle Bodies: The Latest Summit Racing-Brand Products Now Available

    Switch Panels, Gauges, and LS Throttle Bodies: The Latest Summit Racing-Brand Products Now Available

    It’s not always the big shiny parts that make the biggest performance improvement. These new Summit Racing-brand products are great examples: Dash-Mount Switch Panels A Summit Racing Dash-Mount Switch Panel is perfect for grouping the controls for electric fuel pumps, fans, ignition, alternator, and electrically-controlled devices you have in one convenient place. The universal-fit panels […]

    August 6, 2019 More
  • Who’s In This Issue – August 2019

    Who’s In This Issue – August 2019

    THE RIDES Conquest…. It may have taken Rob Matheis and his family longer than anticipated, but they finally taste victory in this wicked white horse!! Class of Its Own….With the heft of a flyweight and the punch of a heavyweight, this ’67 Mustang is a knockout. Ford-01(k)….This killer street/strip Fairlane is the retirement we all […]

    July 31, 2019 More
  • PROFORM® LS HARMONIC BALANCER INSTALLER/REMOVAL TOOL

    PROFORM® LS HARMONIC BALANCER INSTALLER/REMOVAL TOOL

    A Handy Kit to Remove & Install Aftermarket Balancers for LS Gen III-V Engines (P/N – 66518) PROFORM® Parts has released a new tool kit to help make life a little easier, and potentially less expensive with the LS Harmonic Balancer Installer and Removal Tool for LS Gen III-V Engines. Performing two jobs in one, […]

    July 30, 2019 More
  • DEI Introduces a Full Line of GOLD™ Heat Protection Products

    DEI Introduces a Full Line of GOLD™ Heat Protection Products

    Avon Lake, OH, (July 30, 2019) – DEI’s new GOLD™ product line, developed for high performance street and grassroots and professional motorsports, protects critical components – lines, hose and wire from excessive heat that can reduce performance or cause failure. Avon Lake, OH, (July 30, 2019) – DEI’s new GOLD™ product line, developed for high […]

    July 30, 2019 More
  • MAHLE Motorsport Introduces Cutting Edge Ceramic Thermal Barrier Coating for PowerPak Pistons

    MAHLE Motorsport Introduces Cutting Edge Ceramic Thermal Barrier Coating for PowerPak Pistons

    Insulates crown from thermal shock; reduces heat transfer Fletcher, NC, (July 29, 2019) – MAHLE Motorsport now offers a proprietary thermal barrier coating application for any PowerPak performance forged piston – gas or diesel. This ceramic-based thermal application greatly reduces heat transfer for improved performance and adds a layer of insulation to the piston crown […]

    July 30, 2019 More
  • Strange Engineering Introduces “Inline” Ultra-Series Shocks

    Strange Engineering Introduces “Inline” Ultra-Series Shocks

    Strange Engineering continues to evolve its product line to meet the demands of today’s racers by bringing the latest in shock technology to the drag racing market .The all new double adjustable “inline” Ultra-Series shocks are a mono-tube design that reduce undesired changes in shock dampening during use. The large 48mm piston is manufactured from […]

    July 23, 2019 More

INDUSTRY NEWS

Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park Was One for the Record Books

Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park Was One for the Record Books

The flames and fireworks were flying just as fast as the cars at the 42nd Annual Kelly Night Under Fire, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. The flames and fireworks were flying just as fast as the cars at the 42nd Annual Kelly Night Under Fire, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summit […]

August 13, 2019 More
Tornado Does Not Cancel Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park

Tornado Does Not Cancel Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park

After a tornado touched down yesterday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park and surrounding areas in Norwalk, Ohio, minimal damage occurred, no one on-site was injured and a story was posted to the park’s website and social media to assure fans that repairs would be made in time for the 42nd Annual Kelly Night […]

August 7, 2019 More
Switch Panels, Gauges, and LS Throttle Bodies: The Latest Summit Racing-Brand Products Now Available

Switch Panels, Gauges, and LS Throttle Bodies: The Latest Summit Racing-Brand Products Now Available

It’s not always the big shiny parts that make the biggest performance improvement. These new Summit Racing-brand products are great examples: Dash-Mount Switch Panels A Summit Racing Dash-Mount Switch Panel is perfect for grouping the controls for electric fuel pumps, fans, ignition, alternator, and electrically-controlled devices you have in one convenient place. The universal-fit panels […]

August 6, 2019 More
PROFORM® LS HARMONIC BALANCER INSTALLER/REMOVAL TOOL

PROFORM® LS HARMONIC BALANCER INSTALLER/REMOVAL TOOL

A Handy Kit to Remove & Install Aftermarket Balancers for LS Gen III-V Engines (P/N – 66518) PROFORM® Parts has released a new tool kit to help make life a little easier, and potentially less expensive with the LS Harmonic Balancer Installer and Removal Tool for LS Gen III-V Engines. Performing two jobs in one, […]

July 30, 2019 More
DEI Introduces a Full Line of GOLD™ Heat Protection Products

DEI Introduces a Full Line of GOLD™ Heat Protection Products

Avon Lake, OH, (July 30, 2019) – DEI’s new GOLD™ product line, developed for high performance street and grassroots and professional motorsports, protects critical components – lines, hose and wire from excessive heat that can reduce performance or cause failure. Avon Lake, OH, (July 30, 2019) – DEI’s new GOLD™ product line, developed for high […]

July 30, 2019 More

IN THIS ISSUE

Who’s In This Issue – August 2019

Who’s In This Issue – August 2019

THE RIDES Conquest…. It may have taken Rob Matheis and his family longer than anticipated, but they finally taste victory in this wicked white horse!! Class of Its Own….With the heft of a flyweight and the punch of a heavyweight, this ’67 Mustang is a knockout. Ford-01(k)….This killer street/strip Fairlane is the retirement we all […]

July 31, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – July 2019

Who’s In This Issue – July 2019

THE RIDES PERFECT SPECIMEN… Look closely: William Marks’ 1970 Oldsmobile 442 is what you get when you cross top speed with a maniacal attention to detail ON A MISSON… Rick Osburn was born to pilot this bumper-dragging 1938 Chevy pickup STAYIN’ ALIVE… This disco-era Trans Am is a turbocharged terror! OVERNIGHT SENSATION …This pro street […]

June 26, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – June 2019

Who’s In This Issue – June 2019

THE RIDES GAME ON …. Brace yourselves…Winters is coming! DOUBLE TROUBLE …. With two blowers and two different types of power adders, this twin-supercharged and nitrous-assisted Nova gives new meaning to the term “Chevy II”. FACTORY STOCK ….The Big Three are back…with a vengeancel. SNOWBALLED … Robert Martin is the first to admit that his […]

May 29, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – May 2019

Who’s In This Issue – May 2019

THE RIDES KEYSTONE BLUES… Andy Jensen’s gorgeous 1966 Chevy ll will have competitors at the strip AND at the show singing the blues. FLEXIN’…This pro street B-Body is a triple threat: street/race/show. IN YOUR FACE… There’s nothing subtle about this wild third-gen Camaro with a legit pro mod pedigree. VOYAGER… This monster-cube reality TV Ford […]

April 19, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – April 2019

Who’s In This Issue – April 2019

THE RIDES Snake Bitten… Strike first. Strike hard. No Mercy. Radical Legacy… Daniel Howell’s pro street Plymouth Road Runner is a wild reminder of his late father’s dream. Sampsons’ Delilah… Brothers Phil and Eric Sampson have a weakness for this gorgeous N/T first-gen Camaro. Just the Facts… This genre-busting ’30 Ford isn’t really interesting in […]

March 20, 2019 More

Industry Events

Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty/RPM 20th Birthday Bash Starts TOMORROW!

The day is ALMOST here! Tom Bailey’s Woodward Preparty starts TOMORROW August 8th at the Track with a Test ‘N’ Tune Sponsored by Lapeer International Dragway. FRIDAY the RPM MAGAZINE 20TH BIRTHDAY BASH excitement begins at 1pm for cars and 3pm for Spectators at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan! Previously featured RPM Magazine cars […]

August 7, 2019 More
LEGENDARY GRUDGE DRAG RACER AL “BOOGIE” ROBERSON KICKS OFF HIS WEST COAST MEDIA TOUR  AT IRWINDALE DRAG STRIP, THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019

LEGENDARY GRUDGE DRAG RACER AL “BOOGIE” ROBERSON KICKS OFF HIS WEST COAST MEDIA TOUR AT IRWINDALE DRAG STRIP, THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019

Irwindale, CA (August 6, 2019) – Irwindale Drag Strip is pleased to welcome top grudge drag racer Al “Boogie” Roberson as the special guest for Thursday Night Thunder featuring “Thunder Struck” grudge races, kicking off on Thursday, August 8 at 8:30 pm. Roberson begins his West Coast Media tour at the legendary Irwindale Dragstrip, 500 […]

August 7, 2019 More
SMACKDOWN 2019 – POSTPONED

SMACKDOWN 2019 – POSTPONED

FROM CHRIS BIRO EDITOR IN CHIEF RPM MAGAZINE As title sponsor of the SMACKDOWN and creator of the SMACKDOWN events which Ian Hill had taken over in 2018, not to mention being a huge supporter of Ian Hill and tireless dedication to drag racing, we are in full support Ian’s decision to postpone the SMACKDOWN3 […]

July 16, 2019 More
RPM Birthday Bash – UPDATE

RPM Birthday Bash – UPDATE

NEW VENUE…MORE SPONSORS = MORE FUN THAN EVER! Be sure to mark this on your calendar. The New Venue for the Bailey Woodward Preparty/RPM Magazine 20th Birthday Bash is the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan. The address is: 1 Concourse Drive, Pontiac, Michigan 48341. Join us there Friday, August 9, 2019 for a party full […]

June 21, 2019 More
Ontario Grudge Wars shows off SMACKDOWN3 Championship awards!

Ontario Grudge Wars shows off SMACKDOWN3 Championship awards!

In what Ontario Grudge Wars (OGW) expects to be their largest race ever (RPM MAGAZINE SMACKDOWN3 July 20th wknd)), OGW front man Ian Hill is giving a sneak peek at this year’s Champion’s Awards and the lowdown on the largest single weekend payouts OGW has ever offered! “The winner of each class on the Saturday […]

April 18, 2019 More

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Other Recent News

S&W LAUNCHES NEWLY REVAMPED WEBSITE

S&W LAUNCHES NEWLY REVAMPED WEBSITE

Spring City, PA – July 19th, 2019 – The S&W Performance Group has launched their newly revamped website, which has created a user-friendly browsing and shopping experience, for desktop, mobile phone and tablet visitors. The 60 year old USA performance component manufacturer is confident their valued customers and vendors will be extremely pleased. Do-it-yourselfers and […]

July 23, 2019 More
EDELBROCK ADVANCES LS ENGINE PERFORMANCE THROUGH NEARLY 100 INDUSTRY-LEADING PRODUCTS

EDELBROCK ADVANCES LS ENGINE PERFORMANCE THROUGH NEARLY 100 INDUSTRY-LEADING PRODUCTS

The renowned aftermarket brand leverages its experience and new technologies to provide performance-enhancing manifolds, cylinder heads, superchargers and supporting components TORRANCE, CA (June 18, 2019) – Edelbrock, a leading manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket performance parts, has created a number of LS engine-specific products designed to enhance the capabilities of these popular engines while maintaining […]

June 19, 2019 More
J.W. Performance Transmissions – NEW PRODUCT INFORMATION

J.W. Performance Transmissions – NEW PRODUCT INFORMATION

• GM LT (Gen V) Bellhousings • Works with 2014 to current Gen V LT Engines • These bellhousings feature the slightly different bellhousing pattern required for the new generation LT engines. • Available in Powerglide, TH400 and TH350 applications. • SFI 30.1 Certified • P/N# 92450LT: Powerglide to GM LT Engine (Gen V) • […]

June 11, 2019 More
Summit Racing Now Offers Canadian Customers Free Shipping on Orders Over $299.00

Summit Racing Now Offers Canadian Customers Free Shipping on Orders Over $299.00

Summit Racing Equipment now offers its Canadian customers free shipping on orders over $299.00 USD! if you live north of the border, you can save big money compared to current freight shipping charges—money you can use to get the parts you really want. You are still responsible for customs duties, taxes, and fees, but Summit […]

June 11, 2019 More