Archive for January, 2020

Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is just around the corner, and Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels will again have a prominent sponsorship presence to showcase its championship lineup of racing products. “Drag racing is an important part of what we do and who we are,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing, […]

January 31, 2020 More
VP RACING FUELS OFFICIAL FUEL OF FACTORY CONNECTION RACING

VP RACING FUELS OFFICIAL FUEL OF FACTORY CONNECTION RACING

VP Racing Fuels, Inc., a leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, has just signed a multi-year deal to become the official fuel supplier to Factory Connection Racing / GEICO Honda for their 250cc Supercross/Motocross program. Factory Connection Racing has been a satellite race team for American Honda since 1998 and the official 125cc, then […]

January 30, 2020 More
NHRA 2020 Season to see Countdown to Championship Points System Change

NHRA 2020 Season to see Countdown to Championship Points System Change

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 NHRA 2020 season is nearly here and the wait is almost over for the competition’s 65th season to begin. The 2020 season, sponsored by […]

January 29, 2020 More
DiabloSport Tuning Now Supporting 2018-2019 Dodge Durango SRT 6.4L

DiabloSport Tuning Now Supporting 2018-2019 Dodge Durango SRT 6.4L

New coverage is now available for the 2018-2019 Dodge Durango SRT on inTune i3 and Trinity 2! The SRT Durango is one of the most powerful SUV’s on the planet. Diablo has significant experience tuning the 6.4L motor and making it perform at its peak! The performance tuning provided by the inTune i3 or Trinity […]

January 28, 2020 More
RPM Mag Feature Car Search in LA

RPM Mag Feature Car Search in LA

The search is on…We are looking for YOUR Car for a feature in RPM Magazine. If you are in the Los Angeles Area reach out to us…

January 27, 2020 More
Nick Agostino Wins Pro 275!

Nick Agostino Wins Pro 275!

Nick Agostino takes WIN in the Pro 275 Class at the 2020 US Street Nationals with a 3.909@207.75MPH with his Visner Engine Development ’69 twin turbo powered 4.6 SBC Camaro.  Assisted by his Crew Ricky Carlos, Rafael Maio and Brian Sanninofir, Agostino powered through the rounds with an untested new combination.  Looks like the trip […]

January 27, 2020 More
Drag Week Champion Tom Bailey Hits Yet Another Record During Testing

Drag Week Champion Tom Bailey Hits Yet Another Record During Testing

During testing January 22nd at Bradenton Motorsports Park, Tom Bailey and his standout ’69 Camaro laid down a

January 25, 2020 More
Tem-Pest – Shawn Dixon

Tem-Pest – Shawn Dixon

Tem-Pest n. Furious agitation, commotion, or tumult; an uproar. (RPM VERSION) Naturally aspirated, manually shifted Pontiac. High revolutions of combustion: Resulting in a rapid and furious forward movement, typically through distances of 1320 feet quickly. Defies gravity when launching from a standing state. Read More Exclusive Features on RPM Mag

January 25, 2020 More
Playing Rough – Pat Spangenberg

Playing Rough – Pat Spangenberg

Nestled between the frame rails of the Poncho is a 598 CI aluminum big block with Dart “Big Chief” 14 degree cylinder heads. The Pontiac valve covers really give those in the know an idea of what exactly makes this Cat so angry.

January 23, 2020 More
Junk Yard Dog – Jim Oddy

Junk Yard Dog – Jim Oddy

Well known for his years in pro modified not to mention being the go-to-guy for making serious blower horsepower, prior to that Oddy was reputed for his involvement with gassers back in the earlier days of drag racing.

January 22, 2020 More
Chevelle Means Something – Robbie Langford

Chevelle Means Something – Robbie Langford

As of this writing, the heavy Chevy has been a best of 4.85 at 142mph in the eighth-mile and an out-the-back-door 7.80 at 173 in the quarter, which makes this street car one bad machine!

January 21, 2020 More
Bulldog Willy – Ron Stennes

Bulldog Willy – Ron Stennes

Everybody has their own reasons for racing, but for Pitboss Racing’s Ron Stennes it all comes down to having fun and going fast, and what could be more fun than a ’41 Willys Coupe named Bulldog Willy?

January 21, 2020 More
Blue By You – Matt Vinson

Blue By You – Matt Vinson

Blue By You – Matt Vinson – ’66 Ford Fairlane 500 Get a good look at this six-second Fairlane 500, because once Matt Vinson hits the throttle, it’s gone! Precision 91mm turbochargers fan the flame and THREE separate sets of 8 Precision injectors (24 in all!) readily pour the fuel to the fire. Thermo-Tec wrap […]

January 21, 2020 More
Full Series of Apocalypse Horse Project Articles Released… Read Them Now!

Full Series of Apocalypse Horse Project Articles Released… Read Them Now!

Catch up on all your reading and follow the RPM Magazine Apocalypse Horse Project Mustang Series through the build.

January 21, 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
IMR Inc. Publishes Latest Insight on Cell Phone Usage in Bays at Independent Repair Shops

IMR Inc. Publishes Latest Insight on Cell Phone Usage in Bays at Independent Repair Shops

• 87% of technicians actively use a cell phone for work in the bay• Shops with more than eight bays use cell phones 24% more than smaller shops when ordering parts• 64.7% of technicians who use their cell phone in the bay use an iPhone NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Jan. 7, 2020 – IMR Inc., the […]

January 9, 2020 More
Thor Motor Coach – Understanding your Towing Capacity, Tow Rating & Proper Cargo Loading

Thor Motor Coach – Understanding your Towing Capacity, Tow Rating & Proper Cargo Loading

With a Class A motorhome, you do not need to worry about having a vehicle powerful enough to get your coach to the campground. But you may want to take a boat or extra vehicle along. So how do you figure out the maximum weight you can tow?

January 8, 2020 More
The University of Northwestern Ohio Drag Club is building a 1985 Camaro!

The University of Northwestern Ohio Drag Club is building a 1985 Camaro!

The Team at Race Part Solutions has always had a soft spot for the underdogs, the creative thinkers who use brain power to overcome a situation vs throwing good money after bad in an effort to problem solve.

January 7, 2020 More
Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars Gather Forces to Bring Nitrous to the Front

Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars Gather Forces to Bring Nitrous to the Front

Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars have always maintained a similar rule set between each other and this time is no different. With the ever growing popularity of the Limited28s class and the low ets it continuously sees we realized the separation of the combos needs a fix!

January 6, 2020 More
HOLLEY RELEASES NEW ACCESSORY DRIVE UPGRADES FOR LT GEN V ENGINES!

HOLLEY RELEASES NEW ACCESSORY DRIVE UPGRADES FOR LT GEN V ENGINES!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of two new accessory drive upgrades for GM LT Gen V engines! These retrofit kits are the perfect add-on for your next LT4/LT5 swap – The alternator mount design offers more chassis clearance for LT4 engine swap applications and can be used with existing OE (original equipment) accessories […]

January 5, 2020 More
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