NEWS

Holley News: NOS Releases New Hellcat Wet Kit!

Holley News: NOS Releases New Hellcat Wet Kit!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of their new NOS wet nitrous system for 2015-2020 Challenger/Charger Hellcats and 2018-2020 Trackhawks! While the supercharged Gen III Hemi Hellcat engine is potent, NOS felt that it could still benefit from a 200 hit of spray! This new plate fits between the throttle body and supercharger and […]

February 27, 2020 More
RaceQuip – New 2″ and Ratchet (Sprint Car) SFI Certified Harnesses

RaceQuip – New 2″ and Ratchet (Sprint Car) SFI Certified Harnesses

RaceQuip Latch & Link harness sets feature a locking lever system to retain the belts. The latch & link system is distinguished by a pivoting “hammer,” called a Duckbill, which locks all of the belts into place by snapping down into a detent. Both shoulder belts and the sub belt are hooked over the link; […]

February 26, 2020 More
RACE WINNING BRANDS ACQUIRES MANLEY PERFORMANCE

RACE WINNING BRANDS ACQUIRES MANLEY PERFORMANCE

MENTOR, Ohio (February 25, 2020) – Race Winning Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of Manley Performance Products, a top-tier manufacturer of high-performance pistons, connecting rods, crankshafts, and valvetrain components. “We are excited to join the Race Winning Brands team and partner with a group that […]

February 25, 2020 More
New Products: MOPAR 110 Amp Alternators

New Products: MOPAR 110 Amp Alternators

MOPAR 110 AMP Alternators combine greater-than-stock amperage, with show-quality appearance. Not only that, but they are also assembled with all 100% New, not re-man or refurbished, components. The perfect upgrade to fulfill all your power needs and enhance the look of your engine bay. Available in three finishes: signature Black Crinkle, lustrous chrome and natural […]

February 24, 2020 More

FEATURES

7 Second Cyclone – Randy Dolenseck

7 Second Cyclone – Randy Dolenseck

Although Ford built the Mercury Cyclone, and its counterpart the Talladega, for the high speed oval tracks back in 1969, the unique swooping body style made for great street machines and drag cars as well. With its aerodynamic front nose treatment, these refugees from NASCAR actually cut through the wind pretty well as compared to […]

February 27, 2020 More
Maverick – Gary Kelican

Maverick – Gary Kelican

Running nines in a working man’s hot rod. When we first came across Gary Kelican’s 1972 Maverick a few years back at Richmond Dragway in Sandston, Va., with no big cowl hood or exhaust stuck out of the fenders, our first take was more along the lines of a nice street car. No wing and […]

February 26, 2020 More
Super Nova – Ray Tumbry

Super Nova – Ray Tumbry

Ray Tumbry’s Yenko tribute is true to the early days of Fast Street Car drag racing. It is no accident that Ray Tumbry’s Yenko-dressed, tubbed Nova looks like the late ’80s Pro Street builds that raced in the early days of street car drag racing— he went to great lengths to build it that way. […]

February 25, 2020 More
Nasty ’71 – Jerry Sanguinetti

Nasty ’71 – Jerry Sanguinetti

If looks could kill, this Nasty ’71 Pro Street Camaro would already be under arrest. With a massive pair of rear meats, blown small block, low-slung tube chassis, and wild tribal flamed paint, Norcal resident Jerry Sanguinetti’s second generation Camaro is one nasty creation! The polished Weiand supercharger has been topped with a 200 HP […]

February 25, 2020 More

EVENTS

Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout

Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout

The NMRA blasts into a new season and starts the year off at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Series has a little bit of everything for the racing fan all weekend long – from the hardcore VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw class that features insane turbo and supercharged door-slammers, […]

February 25, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Building on a rivalry years in the making, Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has again signed on as sponsor of an exclusive Ford Mustang drag race showdown, in addition to its continued support of the National Mustang Racers Association. The NMRA Cobra/Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout class runs at two of the largest NMRA events on […]

February 21, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Returns as title sponsor of the NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series STOW, OHIO – Feb 4, 2020 – Back by popular demand, the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series will be featured at 10 events during the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. “The Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels […]

February 13, 2020 More
Musi Racing Opens 2020 Season in Style with Pro Mod Victory at U.S. Street Nationals

Musi Racing Opens 2020 Season in Style with Pro Mod Victory at U.S. Street Nationals

After a productive off-season, Lizzy Musi and the Musi Racing team didn’t waste any time showing the results, winning the first race of the 2020 season at the U.S. Street Nationals in Bradenton. It was a wire-to-wire performance in the Frank Brandao-owned Edelbrock / Lucas Oil “King Kong 7” 2018 Dodge Dart, as Musi qualified […]

February 10, 2020 More

TRAILERS, TOWING & MISC.

Holley News: Flowtech Expands Derby Header Lineup

Holley News: Flowtech Expands Derby Header Lineup

Holley is pleased to announce the release of new upright headers from Flowtech! Flowtech upright headers feature CNC mandrel-bent primary tubes that provide consistent tubing diameters for smooth flow of the exhaust pulse and increase the cylinder scavenging of the exhaust to improve engine breathing. The primary tubes are constructed from heavy duty 16-gauge 409SS […]

February 27, 2020 More
Holley News: New Flowmaster American Thunder Exhausts for Ram & Silverado

Holley News: New Flowmaster American Thunder Exhausts for Ram & Silverado

Holley is pleased to announce the release of two new cat-back exhaust systems for late model pickups. Flowmaster’s American Thunder series exhaust uses Delta Flow technology to increase performance and deliver a deep, powerful sound. Their new exhaust lineup is designed for 2014-2019 RAM 3500 models with the 6.4L Hemi engine. Flowmaster has also expanded […]

February 25, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

STOW, OHIO – The popular Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire line is expanding with the addition of 15 new sizes. Featuring an asymmetrical tread pattern that reduces noise while improving handling, and deep and wide voids that enhance off-road traction and forward bite, the Baja Boss M/T is designed to rule every […]

February 18, 2020 More
HAAH Automotive Holdings Announces the Creation of VANTAS, a New Auto Brand for the North American Market

HAAH Automotive Holdings Announces the Creation of VANTAS, a New Auto Brand for the North American Market

IRVINE, Calif. February 10, 2020 – A new automotive operation in North America has been formed by HAAH Automotive Holdings to distribute, sell and service vehicles under the brand name VANTAS. The new company was announced today by Duke Hale, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HAAH Automotive Holdings. All vehicles sold in the U.S. […]

February 13, 2020 More

IN THIS ISSUE

Who’s In This Issue – March 2020

Who’s In This Issue – March 2020

THE RIDESFrench Toast …This little red Corvette has international flavor—not to mention a boosted LS to smoke the competition! Friday Night Lights… Forget the gridiron—Jesse Lambert and his dad Rodney have been chasing glory at the dragstrip. Party Barge….This Fairmont wagon was thrashed together in just four months for one reason alone: to have fun! […]

February 15, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue – February 2020

Who’s In This Issue – February 2020

THE RIDESLo Blow…This wild ’69 Mustang went from in the mud to in the weeds to in the money! Strictly Business… What you see is all you get with this X275 2000 Camaro. SOL TAKR… The Buchanans may have one of the world’s most wicked family heirlooms, but it wasn’t easy getting there. Still the […]

January 15, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue – January 2020

Who’s In This Issue – January 2020

THE RIDES2019 Top Guns… All the best our pages had to offer from the past year! Fresh Horses… After 27 years of racing, Luciano Vitelli saddles up a new nitrous-assisted pony for 2019-2020. Drag-N-Drive… Summit Racing’s Midwest Drags giveaway 1967 Nova. More Cowbell… I got a fever. And the prescription is Grim Reaper 1.5. Meant […]

December 16, 2019 More
RPM MAGAZINE IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!

RPM MAGAZINE IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!

With the recent news of losing a number of performance automotive/drag race industry publications in print from TEN Publishing, RPM MAGAZINE is stepping up to help enthusiasts, and reassure them that RPM is here to stay in print, and online!   The fact is that RPM print subscription readers have increased each and every month […]

December 11, 2019 More

TECH

Holley EFI Expands Wiring Shop Selection!

Holley EFI Expands Wiring Shop Selection!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of a large assortment of new products from it’s Wiring Shop division – cable scissor cutting pliers, unterminated harnesses, weathertight connector kits, weatherpack tool kits, split wiring loom, J1-J4 connector kits for Holley EFI and more!     Cable Scissor Cutting Pliers Using the right tool makes the […]

February 26, 2020 More

RECENT ARTICLES

PROldsmobile – Josh Lester

PROldsmobile – Josh Lester

Lester, a body shop owner by trade from Alexis, Illinois, is a self-professed Oldsmobile junkie.

February 24, 2020 More
Prepared for War – Steve Hall

Prepared for War – Steve Hall

Still resembling a ‘55, this Shoebox has every state-of-the-art trick in the book built into it courtesy of Robinson Race Cars.

February 24, 2020 More
Wiseco Expands Ring Compressor Sizes

Wiseco Expands Ring Compressor Sizes

Same Great Ring Compressor, More to Love!The right tools make the difference between a simple task and a painful ordeal. Wiseco’s piston ring compressor sleeves are an indispensable addition to any engine builder’s toolbox and make it easy to do the job right the first time. Now available for bore sizes from 2.590in (65.50mm) all […]

February 20, 2020 More
American Powertrain Introduces Mopar® Small Block Aluminum Bellhousing for  TREMEC® GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-Speed

American Powertrain Introduces Mopar® Small Block Aluminum Bellhousing for TREMEC® GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-Speed

Cookeville, TN, (December 13, 2019) – American Powertrain now offers more affordable Mopar® Small Block Aluminum Bellhousings for TREMEC® GM/Viper Magnum T-56 6-speeds. Small block applications include GM T-56 and Viper T-56, 318, 340, 360, Magnum 5.2, 5.9 Chrysler engines and Gen III Hemis. American made heavy-duty, high quality and extra thick aluminum casting is […]

February 14, 2020 More
Snow Performance Stage 2 Boost Cooler Water/Methanol Injection Systems Now Available at Summit Racing

Snow Performance Stage 2 Boost Cooler Water/Methanol Injection Systems Now Available at Summit Racing

Engines with turbos or superchargers don’t like hot air. It has less oxygen than cold air, reducing performance potential. Worse still, as temperatures increase, detonation issues rear their ugly heads.  Adding a Snow Performance Stage 2 Boost Cooler can reduce the temperature of the air feeding into your turbo or centrifugal supercharger by up to […]

February 14, 2020 More
VP RACING FUELS INCREASES PUSH TO PREVENT CANCER

VP RACING FUELS INCREASES PUSH TO PREVENT CANCER

San Antonio, TX (January 31, 2020) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., a leader in performance fuels, lubricants, additives, and gas station retail, is working to help prevent cancer through its annual Pink Jug campaign. With an increase of over 30% in donations to the Prevent Cancer Foundation in 2019, it was announced today that the push […]

February 13, 2020 More
IMR Inc. Publishes Latest Insight on Challenges for Independent Repair Shops and Technicians in 2020

IMR Inc. Publishes Latest Insight on Challenges for Independent Repair Shops and Technicians in 2020

Independent repair shops report staying up-to-date with diagnostic advancements as a top challenge in the new year Technicians struggle most with finding time to complete hands-on training Shop owners say getting the best education and training is the most important advice for young people considering a career as a technician NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Feb. 11, […]

February 11, 2020 More
Sniper EFI Grows In-Tank Pump Lineup!

Sniper EFI Grows In-Tank Pump Lineup!

Holley is pleased to announce the expansion of its in-tank fuel pump assembly systems for popular muscle cars and trucks. Four new “Muscle Car EFI Modules” covering various GM and Mopar models and two new replacement fuel tanks for 73-87 GM Blazer / Jimmy / Suburban are now available. Muscle Car EFI ModulesConverting your ride […]

February 7, 2020 More
St. Thomas Raceway Park Becomes St. Thomas Dragway Once Again

St. Thomas Raceway Park Becomes St. Thomas Dragway Once Again

The facility currently known as St. Thomas Raceway Park will become part of the Motorsports division of Spriet Investments Inc. and be operated in conjunction with its sister operation Grand Bend Motorplex. The facility will be going back to its original name St. Thomas Dragway and to bring this historic facility up to date it […]

February 6, 2020 More
RPM February 2020 Cover

RPM February 2020 Cover

RPM Magazine February 2020 Cover

February 5, 2020 More
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