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  • Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

    Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

    THE HAPPENINGS Pre-Party in the USA…. Tom Bailey’s Third Annual Woodward Pre-Party, RPM Takeover & Birthday Bash, and ALL-OUT: Live invade M1 Concourse and Lapeer International Dragway. THE RIDESThe Fourth Child… This pro street 1969 Mustang is a fast member of the Hobkirk Family. Candy Brandy Whine…. We aren’t sure what’s better: the hue or […]

    September 16, 2019 More
  • Today, We Remember

    Today, We Remember

    Today we remember and honor the thousands of innocent men, women, and children who were killed or injured in the senseless attacks on September 11, 2001. Today is also a day to recognize and remember those brave, selfless and courageous First Responders and Civilians who risked and possibly lost their lives to save others. We […]

    September 11, 2019 More
  • Strange Engineering Introduces 1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro Rear Brake Kit

    Strange Engineering Introduces 1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro Rear Brake Kit

    1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro rear brake kit. (P/N B1724WC2) Strange Engineering has been an innovator in drag racing brakes for over 20 years. From developing lightweight brake components, directional calipers and superior brake pad compounds, they are now proud to introduce the next addition in our vast line of brake kits. The Strange rear […]

    September 10, 2019 More
  • Who’s In This Issue – September 2019

    Who’s In This Issue – September 2019

    THE RIDESIn the Business…. Matt Rosentel had to leave the fast-paced world of professional motorsports in order to build the hard-core Mustang of his dreams. Course Correction….This ProCharged fourth-gen Camaro actually started as a Firebird. Ramblin’ Man… This AMC has legit nostalgia drag racing cred— just the way David Dante wanted it. Royal Flush….For Steve […]

    August 21, 2019 More
  • Strange Engineering’s Mustang Front Brake Kit

    Strange Engineering’s Mustang Front Brake Kit

    1994-2004 Mustang Front brake kit. (P/N B4146WC) Strange Engineering has been an innovator in drag racing brakes for over 20 years. From developing lightweight brake components, directional calipers and superior brake pad compounds, they are now proud to introduce the next addition in our vast line of brake kits. The Strange Heavy Duty Front brake […]

    August 20, 2019 More
  • JESEL Reintroduces Premium Stud Rocker Systems

    JESEL Reintroduces Premium Stud Rocker Systems

    LAKEWOOD, NJ – While Jesel has built its brand of valvetrain innovation with shaft rocker systems there are some race sanctioning bodies that still prohibit shaft rocker conversions such as NHRA and IHRA Stock Eliminator classes. Despite their extreme sophistication in many respects, these “stockers” are still required to run stud rockers. Back in the […]

    August 20, 2019 More
  • 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

INDUSTRY NEWS

Strange Engineering Introduces 1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro Rear Brake Kit

Strange Engineering Introduces 1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro Rear Brake Kit

1997-2013 Corvette & 2010-2015 Camaro rear brake kit. (P/N B1724WC2) Strange Engineering has been an innovator in drag racing brakes for over 20 years. From developing lightweight brake components, directional calipers and superior brake pad compounds, they are now proud to introduce the next addition in our vast line of brake kits. The Strange rear […]

September 10, 2019 More
Strange Engineering’s Mustang Front Brake Kit

Strange Engineering’s Mustang Front Brake Kit

1994-2004 Mustang Front brake kit. (P/N B4146WC) Strange Engineering has been an innovator in drag racing brakes for over 20 years. From developing lightweight brake components, directional calipers and superior brake pad compounds, they are now proud to introduce the next addition in our vast line of brake kits. The Strange Heavy Duty Front brake […]

August 20, 2019 More
JESEL Reintroduces Premium Stud Rocker Systems

JESEL Reintroduces Premium Stud Rocker Systems

LAKEWOOD, NJ – While Jesel has built its brand of valvetrain innovation with shaft rocker systems there are some race sanctioning bodies that still prohibit shaft rocker conversions such as NHRA and IHRA Stock Eliminator classes. Despite their extreme sophistication in many respects, these “stockers” are still required to run stud rockers. Back in the […]

August 20, 2019 More
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

IN THIS ISSUE

Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

Who’s In This Issue – October 2019

THE HAPPENINGS Pre-Party in the USA…. Tom Bailey’s Third Annual Woodward Pre-Party, RPM Takeover & Birthday Bash, and ALL-OUT: Live invade M1 Concourse and Lapeer International Dragway. THE RIDESThe Fourth Child… This pro street 1969 Mustang is a fast member of the Hobkirk Family. Candy Brandy Whine…. We aren’t sure what’s better: the hue or […]

September 16, 2019 More
Who’s In This Issue – September 2019

Who’s In This Issue – September 2019

THE RIDESIn the Business…. Matt Rosentel had to leave the fast-paced world of professional motorsports in order to build the hard-core Mustang of his dreams. Course Correction….This ProCharged fourth-gen Camaro actually started as a Firebird. Ramblin’ Man… This AMC has legit nostalgia drag racing cred— just the way David Dante wanted it. Royal Flush….For Steve […]

August 21, 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
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

Industry Events

Today, We Remember

Today, We Remember

Today we remember and honor the thousands of innocent men, women, and children who were killed or injured in the senseless attacks on September 11, 2001. Today is also a day to recognize and remember those brave, selfless and courageous First Responders and Civilians who risked and possibly lost their lives to save others. We […]

September 11, 2019 More
Schedule for RPM SMACKDOWN 3

Schedule for RPM SMACKDOWN 3

August 23, 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
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

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Other Recent News

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
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