Category: Industry News

BORLA® RELEASES PRO INSTALLER CATALOG

BORLA® RELEASES PRO INSTALLER CATALOG

New catalog designed for professional installers BORLA Performance Industries has released its 2017 Pro Installer Catalog. It is designed for the professional installer and includes an extensive range of BORLA products, including mufflers, resonators, bends, elbows, brackets, hangers, clamps, straight tubing and tips. “We understand the professional installer needs to quickly find the exhaust system […]

June 22, 2017 More
Holley/MSD Releases Large Assortment of Mr. Gasket Hand Tools & Shop Supplies

Holley/MSD Releases Large Assortment of Mr. Gasket Hand Tools & Shop Supplies

Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the release of a huge assortment of valuable shop tools – 7-Piece Wrench Sets, Anti-Seize, Engine Storage Bags, Digital Calipers, Magnetic Parts Trays, and Utility Jugs. Mr. Gasket 7-Piece Wrench Sets make it easy to assemble hose ends and maintain any race car or high-performance vehicle. Made of 6061-T6 billet […]

June 21, 2017 More
Mickey Thompson Expands Pro Bracket Radial Line

Mickey Thompson Expands Pro Bracket Radial Line

Stow, Ohio – June 21, 2017 – Mickey Thompson has expanded the popular Pro Bracket Radial product line to include two new sizes – 31.0/13.5R15 (Part #3373R) and 32.0/14.0R15 (Part #3374R). “The new Pro Bracket Radial sizes have been designed for higher horsepower vehicles with modified chassis that use a larger tire,” said Ken Warner, […]

June 21, 2017 More
Who’s In This Issue – June 2017

Who’s In This Issue – June 2017

THE RIDES COVER CAR – Flight Plan – Clear the runway. Kerry McPherson’s Pro Street Nova is ready for takeoff! The Blue Beast – Casey Hord’s Z06 is fast and 100% street machine! Seek and Find – Searching out a Gen 2 Camaro for an LS swap…Mission Accomplished! THE EXCLUSIVES Don’t Knock it ‘Til You […]

May 23, 2017 More
Weiand Releases Old-School Finned Oil Pans For Chevys and Fords

Weiand Releases Old-School Finned Oil Pans For Chevys and Fords

Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the release of classic finned oil pans from Weiand, one of the truly iconic names in hot rodding history. Available in two distinct finishes – polished and black-powdercoated – these cast aluminum pans are offered for popular Chevy and Ford applications. The fins give the pan that classic retro look […]

May 19, 2017 More
Tuff Stuff Factory Cast Plus+ Alternators Now Available at Summit Racing

Tuff Stuff Factory Cast Plus+ Alternators Now Available at Summit Racing

If you want a high-output alternator that won’t corrode five minutes after you install it, check out Tuff Stuff’s Factory Cast Plus+ alternators. The alternators have an as-cast finish that looks like OEM. Better yet, Tuff Stuff’s exclusive transparent polymer coating means corrosion, grease, and dirt are things of the past—just wipe the alternator with […]

April 21, 2017 More
BONACQUISTO NAMED DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR VP RACING FUELS

BONACQUISTO NAMED DIRECTOR OF MARKETING FOR VP RACING FUELS

Chris Wall To Take Reins Of VP’s Retail Branding Program SAN ANTONIO, TX (April 21, 2017) VP Racing Fuels® today announced the appointment of Donato Bonacquisto as Director of Marketing. In that position, Bonacquisto will be responsible for advertising, sponsorships, event management and public relations in support of all VP business divisions including Race Fuel, […]

April 21, 2017 More
Holley/MSD Releases Powerful, Affordable Mallory HyFire Ignition

Holley/MSD Releases Powerful, Affordable Mallory HyFire Ignition

Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the release of the HyFire Ignition from Mallory, one of the iconic names in racing ignition history that’s back now and better than ever. HyFire is a modern capacitive-discharge ignition that delivers powerful electronics in a vintage-style case that’s right at home in any classic hot rod engine compartment. Below […]

April 21, 2017 More
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels adds new size to ET Street R Bias line

Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels adds new size to ET Street R Bias line

Stow, Ohio –Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has expanded its line of ET Street R Bias tires for drag racing applications with the addition of 28×11.59-17. “This new size of the popular ET Street R Bias comes as this line is in high demand within the racing community,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing […]

April 21, 2017 More
Dynatech Chrome Drag Race Headers for Big Block Chevy Now Available at Summit Racing

Dynatech Chrome Drag Race Headers for Big Block Chevy Now Available at Summit Racing

It’s hard to resist the come-hither sparkle of chrome plating—especially when it’s wrapped around some horsepower. That’s why Dynatech’s Chrome Drag Race Headers will appeal to even the most hardcore track hero. Dynatech headers are made from 16 gauge steel and have 3/8 inch thick, CNC laser-machined flanges with raised ports for improved flow. Their […]

April 6, 2017 More
Mickey Thompson Expands Sidebiter ® II Wheel Line

Mickey Thompson Expands Sidebiter ® II Wheel Line

STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson has expanded its popular SideBiter® II wheel line with the addition of 10 new 20- to 22-inch sizes for today’s light trucks. “The SideBiter II wheel is a heavy-duty performer,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “The new 20- and 22-inch sizes have been specially designed […]

April 6, 2017 More
New Product: XL Bowtie Air Cleaner Center Nuts

New Product: XL Bowtie Air Cleaner Center Nuts

Give any air cleaner that uses a center nut an exciting new look with a prominent extra-large Bowtie air cleaner nut. This aluminum Bowtie emblem center nut is a quick and easy upgrade that’ll give your air cleaner a distinctive eye-catching look. These products are in-stock and shipping.

April 5, 2017 More
Keep Your Cool at the Track with an AFCO Drag Race Radiator from Summit Racing

Keep Your Cool at the Track with an AFCO Drag Race Radiator from Summit Racing

When it’s a hundred million degrees outside, your temperature gauge is pegged, and you’re blurping coolant all over the starting line, things are not going to end well. Before that happens to you, check out your race car’s cooling system. If your radiator seems suspect, replace it with an AFCO Drag Racing Radiator. AFCO’s lightweight […]

April 4, 2017 More
Holley EFI Training Now Available at EFI University in Lake Havasu, AZ

Holley EFI Training Now Available at EFI University in Lake Havasu, AZ

Racers, engine builders, tuning shops, and performance enthusiasts don’t have to travel to Holley headquarters in Bowling Green, Ky., to learn the intricacies of Holley electronic fuel injection. Now, those on the West Coast have a much closer option – EFI University in Lake Havasu, Ariz., where they can receive the same software training offered […]

April 4, 2017 More
VP RACING FUELS LAUNCHES QUICK LUBE PROGRAM VP FASTLUBE™ Facilities to Complement VP Retail Branding Program

VP RACING FUELS LAUNCHES QUICK LUBE PROGRAM VP FASTLUBE™ Facilities to Complement VP Retail Branding Program

SAN ANTONIO, TX (April 4, 2017) VP Racing Fuels today introduced VP FASTLUBE™, a quick lube concept that will complement VP’s fast-growing retail branding program for gas stations and convenience stores. While stand-alone facilities are the primary focus of VP’s FASTLUBE program, others will be incorporated in VP-branded stations. In a related development, VP recently […]

April 4, 2017 More
Dinosaur Nutrition Joins Buffalo Street Outlaws as Presenting Sponsor for 2017 Season

Dinosaur Nutrition Joins Buffalo Street Outlaws as Presenting Sponsor for 2017 Season

Buffalo, N.Y. – Kozak Motorsports Marketing and the Buffalo Street Outlaws are pleased to announce the addition of Dinosaur Nutrition as the Presenting Sponsor of the BSO for the 2017 racing season. Vice President of Dinosaur Nutrition, Ben Lorandos, spearheaded the deal, for two reasons. “Dino (Scirvani), President of Dinosaur Nutrition, and myself are always […]

March 23, 2017 More
Boom Mat™ Introduces Black Underhood Thermal Acoustic Lining

Boom Mat™ Introduces Black Underhood Thermal Acoustic Lining

Heat and Noise Insulator now has Black Carbon Fiber Look Avon Lake, Ohio (March 23, 2017)…Boom Mat™, the automotive aftermarket’s leading brand of heat and sound solutions, now offers its Underhood Thermal Acoustic Lining in a new black color with a cool carbon fiber look. Developed to serve a dual role, it effectively reduces noise […]

March 23, 2017 More
New Bill Mitchell Products SBC aluminum block set apart thanks to cylinder stabilization and reinforcement; retro-style fins enhance cooling

New Bill Mitchell Products SBC aluminum block set apart thanks to cylinder stabilization and reinforcement; retro-style fins enhance cooling

DELAND, Fla., – Engine-block-maker Bill Mitchell Products has introduced its SBC aluminum Chevy small block and there are several key features that enhance performance. The introduction of cooling-enhancement fins on the block has resulted in better cylinder wall stabilization and reinforcement. Reinforcing ribs in the engine’s valley connects the banks and adds stability. The ribs are […]

March 17, 2017 More
Late Model Horsepower with an Edelbrock Cross-Ram LS3 or Victor II 5.0 Coyote Intake Manifold from Summit Racing

Late Model Horsepower with an Edelbrock Cross-Ram LS3 or Victor II 5.0 Coyote Intake Manifold from Summit Racing

We don’t want to start a Chevy vs. Ford rumble here. We just want to tell you about the latest Edelbrock intake manifolds for GM LS3 and Ford 5.0L Coyote engines. Both improve horsepower and are easy to install. We’ll probably get flak for listing one before the other. Cross-Ram LS3 Intake Manifold Edelbrock dyno […]

March 16, 2017 More
DEI Introduces Black Titanium™ Exhaust Wrap with Carbon Fiber Look

DEI Introduces Black Titanium™ Exhaust Wrap with Carbon Fiber Look

DEI Introduces Black Titanium™ Exhaust Wrap with Carbon Fiber Look Reduced Underhood Heat for Less Incidence of Heat Soak and Improved HP Avon Lake, OH (March 15, 2017)…DEI, trusted thermal experts for the automotive aftermarket, now offers a new Black Titanium™ Exhaust Wrap in four available lengths. Composed of pulverized lava rock extruded into woven […]

March 15, 2017 More