Category: Industry News

The Changing of the Guard: Joe VanO

The Changing of the Guard: Joe VanO

Kelly and Sue Cooper are pleased to announce that they have purchased the complete mold inventory from Joe Van Overbeek Race Car Bodies and are now in full production. They will be operating under the name “Joe VanO“. Kelly has 27 years of race car fabrication experience and has been involved in drag racing in […]

May 23, 2019 More
Strange Engineering Street Floater

Strange Engineering Street Floater

Strange Engineering, the leader in driveline and suspension for over 50 years, continues to evolve its product line to meet the needs of today’s car enthusiasts with the introduction of the new pro touring street floater kit. The street floater kit is highlighted by the forged Chrome-Moly spindles, Chrome-Moly hubs and 35 spline drive plates […]

May 21, 2019 More
Truck Hero, Inc. Announces Strategic Acquisition of Lund International

Truck Hero, Inc. Announces Strategic Acquisition of Lund International

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – May 10, 2019 – Truck Hero, Inc. (“Truck Hero” or the “Company”) today announced the strategic acquisition of Lund International Holding Company (“Lund”), a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, LP. Lund, based in Buford, Georgia, is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of branded automotive accessories for a full assortment of […]

May 17, 2019 More
Holley News – New Hooker BlackHeart Header & Exhaust Applications Released

Holley News – New Hooker BlackHeart Header & Exhaust Applications Released

Holley is pleased to announce the expansion of Hooker BlackHeart’s unparalleled line of exhaust products. Newly available are axle-back designs for Cadillac CTS-V wagons and Jeep® Wrangler JLs (both with and without mufflers), cat-backs for Dodge SRT Chargers, Hellcats, and Charger 300s, header-backs for Chargers and 300 RTs, long-tube headers for Camaros, shorty headers for […]

May 15, 2019 More
PROCHARGER VS CAKE VIDEO: CELEBRATING OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY RIGHT!

PROCHARGER VS CAKE VIDEO: CELEBRATING OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY RIGHT!

Back in 1994 our founders and staff set out to do one thing…build the best darn centrifugal superchargers on the planet. With a laser focus on that goal we are proud to say that not only was that goal accomplished, but 25 years later we are still blowing it out of the water! 25 years […]

May 14, 2019 More
What is motorsport’s latest racing league the W Series?

What is motorsport’s latest racing league the W Series?

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of RPM Magazine, it’s staff, management or owners. If you are not familiar with the latest racing league in motorsports, the W Series, then you can be forgiven. The W Series was introduced […]

May 13, 2019 More
Who are the top female NASCAR drivers of all-time?

Who are the top female NASCAR drivers of all-time?

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of RPM Magazine, it’s staff, management or owners. Who are the top female NASCAR drivers of all-time? NASCAR has had a long history with female fans. According to studies, over a quarter of […]

May 13, 2019 More
Truck Hero, Inc. Announces Acquisition of BACKRACK Truck Racks

Truck Hero, Inc. Announces Acquisition of BACKRACK Truck Racks

Further Expanding Truck Hero’s Truck Accessory Product Offering ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – April 30, 2019 – Truck Hero, Inc. (“Truck Hero” or the “Company”) today announced the strategic acquisition of Backrack, LLC (“Backrack”), the leading North American manufacturer of heavy duty, truck racks for pickup trucks. The transaction terms were not disclosed. “We are excited […]

April 30, 2019 More
World Products 9.200 Block For Fords

World Products 9.200 Block For Fords

World Products has released a new 9.200″ deck version of their Man O’War ford small block. This block is ideal for the oval track market and drag racing applications. The lower deck height allows shorter, lighter connecting rods and pistons to be used which improves acceleration. The shorter deck also reduces overall weight and lowers […]

April 22, 2019 More
Precision Turbo and Engine Turbochargers and Components Now Available at Summit Racing

Precision Turbo and Engine Turbochargers and Components Now Available at Summit Racing

Since 2008, Precision Turbo and Engine customers have compiled over 119 world championships and set over 256 world records. That’s 375 good reasons to bolt a Precision Turbo hairdryer on your car. Summit Racing carries a full line of Precision Turbo turbochargers, including these: Entry Level Turbochargers Precision Turbo’s Entry Level turbochargers can feed engines […]

April 10, 2019 More
Granatelli Motorsports Oval Exhaust Cutouts from Summit Racing: More Exhaust Flow at the Touch of a Button

Granatelli Motorsports Oval Exhaust Cutouts from Summit Racing: More Exhaust Flow at the Touch of a Button

There are any number of oval tube electric exhaust cutouts. But we wager none have all of the features of Granatelli Motorsports’ 3 Inch Oval Electric Exhaust Cutout Systems. Let’s explore them, shall we? One-Touch Open and Close Switch Some exhaust cutout systems have an activation switch that must be held down to open and […]

April 9, 2019 More
MAHLE Motorsport Introduces PowerPak Piston Kit for Porsche 996 and 997

MAHLE Motorsport Introduces PowerPak Piston Kit for Porsche 996 and 997

Exact same weight as the OE piston- designed for use in either Nikasil or cast iron replacement cylinder sleeves Fletcher, NC, (April 8, 2019) – MAHLE Motorsport, a leading manufacturer of forged high performance and racing pistons and rings, now introduces a Porsche 996 & 997 PowerPak Piston Kit for an 82.8mm stroke designed with […]

April 8, 2019 More
Magnuson Superchargers – New Product Release – GM LS3/LSA TVS2650 ‘Hot Rod’ Kit

Magnuson Superchargers – New Product Release – GM LS3/LSA TVS2650 ‘Hot Rod’ Kit

Magnuson GM LS3 / LSA TVS2650 ‘Hot Rod’ System Part Number 05-00-26-153-BL MSRP $6,995.00 Available now is Magnuson’s newest and highest horsepower producing product ever – the astounding TVS2650 ‘Hot Rod’ kit for LS3 based engine applications. Custom designed for all GM engine applications with LS3 heads and LS3 and LSA drive systems, this jack-shaft-based […]

April 4, 2019 More
Aurora Bearing Company Publishes New Expanded Catalog

Aurora Bearing Company Publishes New Expanded Catalog

Aurora Bearing Company ( Montgomery, Il ) is proud to announce the availability of their latest product catalog. Aurora’s catalog 319 features their newest product offerings, as well as the top quality legacy components that have made Aurora a worldwide leader in quality and longevity since 1971. This new 128 page publication is a graphically […]

April 2, 2019 More
Strange Engineering Driveshaft

Strange Engineering Driveshaft

Strange Engineering, the leader in driveline and suspension for over 50 years, now offers SFI certified Chrome-Moly driveshaft assemblies. Each 3” and 3 ½” shaft is built with Seamless Chrome-Moly tubing, tig welded, straightened and balanced to make for the strongest & most reliable driveshaft on the market. Options include 1350 or 1480 (3 ½” […]

March 20, 2019 More
Formula One 2019: What to expect from the new season?

Formula One 2019: What to expect from the new season?

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of RPM Magazine, it’s staff, management or owners. The Formula One 2019 season will drop the green flag on Sunday, March 17th. The motorsport’s season will begin at the Melbourne Grand Prix as […]

March 20, 2019 More
Innovate Motorsports Ethanol Content Gauges Now Available at Summit Racing

Innovate Motorsports Ethanol Content Gauges Now Available at Summit Racing

E85 is a proven, cost effective alternative to more expensive race gas. E85 also has a higher octane rating, provides a denser air/fuel intake charge, and lower engine operating temperatures compared to pump gasoline. The problem with E85 is knowing exactly how much ethanol is in the fuel. The U.S. Department of Energy allows the […]

March 5, 2019 More
Put Your Small Block’s Rotating Assembly on a Diet with a Scat Excalibur Lightweight Crankshaft

Put Your Small Block’s Rotating Assembly on a Diet with a Scat Excalibur Lightweight Crankshaft

Small block Chevys were designed from the get-go to be revvers. Light weight and a short stroke/large bore design let that first 265 cubic inch engine make good power up to about 5,000-5,500 RPM—unheard of in 1955 when flathead Ford V8s ran out of steam at three grand or so. Today you can build a […]

March 5, 2019 More
WORX New 20 Volt Led Lights Outshine Other Light Sources in Energy Efficiency and Longevity

WORX New 20 Volt Led Lights Outshine Other Light Sources in Energy Efficiency and Longevity

Charlotte, NC – Choosing the right light source makes a difference when it comes to task lighting for home projects. WORX® offers two new cordless solutions to tackle a wide variety of projects including the 20V Multi-Function LED Light and the 20V MAX Lithium LED Worksite Light. These days, there are many light sources to […]

February 26, 2019 More
RPM MAG Enhances Distribution With New Locations

RPM MAG Enhances Distribution With New Locations

“Times change and we change with them,” says RPM VP of Marketing & Customer Relations Trish Biro. “For the past 20 years, we’ve touted RPM as ‘innovators, not imitators’ and with that comes the responsibility to constantly review and re-tool not just what goes in RPM, but also the way we deliver our product.” RPM […]

February 20, 2019 More