Tag: Drag Racing

EVENTS RE-LIVED – Yellow Bullet Nationals 2014

EVENTS RE-LIVED – Yellow Bullet Nationals 2014

Since most of the outlaw style events have been gone for some time in the northern and Mid-Atlantic states, the talk over last year’s 2013 Yellow Bullet Nationals was even more than expected. Picking up steam each year, the Yellow Bullet Nationals (AKA the YB Nats) for 2014 had its own share of controversy, just […]

May 22, 2020 More
FEATURES – WARRIORS DRAG RACING TEAM

FEATURES – WARRIORS DRAG RACING TEAM

The title of this article may not  mean much to those readers under 40, but to those who have passed that milestone, it brings back a 1979 movie that createda buzz around the world due to its somewhat romanticized depiction of gang life  in New York City. It had interesting, diverse characters and was gritty, […]

May 8, 2020 More
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Adds Super Heavy-Duty Double-Fill Cylinder Washing Brushes

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Adds Super Heavy-Duty Double-Fill Cylinder Washing Brushes

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders has added two sizes of Super Heavy Duty Double-Fill Cylinder Washing Brushes to its line of engine cleaning brushes. These highly aggressive brushes were specially designed with Brush Research Manufacturing. They feature long lasting .050” nylon bristles. Choose from 4” (CWB-40DF) and 4-1/2” (CWB-45DF) diameters. For more information […]

April 13, 2020 More
Mob Rules – Gene Hector

Mob Rules – Gene Hector

We’ve all heard the old saying that there is always somebody bigger and badder. The stories about how the meanest guy in town met his match in an unknown stranger, or the fastest gun in the west getting taken out by someone even faster. Well when it comes to the baddest small blocks in the […]

April 12, 2020 More
Flowmaster Releases New 3.5″ Exhaust For 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner!

Flowmaster Releases New 3.5″ Exhaust For 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of a brand new 3.5″ exhaust for 2010-2020 Toyota 4Runner. Flowmaster’s stainless cat-back system utilizes the popular FlowFX muffler to deliver a deep, powerful sound from your Toyota 4.0L! Designed to tuck tightly to chassis components, you won’t have to worry about tearing up your exhaust system when […]

April 9, 2020 More
Holley Announces Retro-Fit Power Steering for LT4/LT5!

Holley Announces Retro-Fit Power Steering for LT4/LT5!

Holley is pleased to announce their new retro-fit hydraulic power steering kits for factory supercharged GM LT4/LT5 engines! These kits allow gearheads to more easily install these engines in popular nostalgic chassis by converting the factory electric power steering over to a traditional hydraulic, belt-driven system. Read on to learn more! POWER STEERING ADD-ON SYSTEM […]

April 6, 2020 More
My Truck – Ricky Ashworth

My Truck – Ricky Ashworth

As we hit Virginia during what we like to call our 2014 RPM Magazine Search For Horsepower Tour, we kept hearing about this jet black, Shafiroff big block powered, nitroused ’57 Chevy pickup. Apparently this thing was feared on the streets, on the track and even on the Christmas parade route, (we’ll get to that […]

April 6, 2020 More
Blue Oval Passion – Grant Klohn

Blue Oval Passion – Grant Klohn

Most car guys are usually satisfied having either a gorgeous hot rod that is fast and fun to drive on the street or a race car that kicks butt at the track. Grant Klohn has both. Grant is a guy whose dedication to the sport of street machines and drag racing goes above and beyond. […]

April 5, 2020 More
Piston Tech

Piston Tech

An engine is an explosion-driven air pump and at its heart pistons, operating within ring-sealed cylinders, endure the blast, converting the effects of the expanding explosive mixture into kinetic energy—the energy of motion. The motion is evidenced by the speeding pistons and the blast is delivered by an electrical firing cycle that occurs at a […]

April 4, 2020 More
King of the Road – Donnie Green

King of the Road – Donnie Green

It’s not often you get to see the real deal up close and personal—something really special in the world of automobile performance or race-inspired musclecars. So few are these instances that we actually become somewhat numb to the possibility of seeing one, and when we do we can easily overlook it or immediately pass it […]

April 4, 2020 More
From Wild to Wilder – John Gerber

From Wild to Wilder – John Gerber

Quick question – how many GMC Typhoons have you ever seen? Did you know such a vehicle even existed? Well, it did, even though this muscular big brother to General Motors Corporation’s ubiquitous Jimmy was only on the scene for a brief span of two years, 1992 and 1993. During that time a grand total […]

March 31, 2020 More
Custom Automotive Network Announces Update to Board of Directors

Custom Automotive Network Announces Update to Board of Directors

Custom Automotive Network (CAN) announced the immediate appointment of Michael Stickney to the CAN Board of Directors. Michael Stickney is currently the Chief Sales Officer for SuperSprings International, Inc., located in Carpinteria, California. CAN’s Chairman of the Board, Scott Wahlstrom, announced the appointment after Denise Waddingham submitted her resignation from the Board of Directors to […]

March 26, 2020 More
Gangster Style – Ken Everitt

Gangster Style – Ken Everitt

You never know what the future holds, and we’re pretty sure that it was never in Ken Everitt’s crystal ball that a car he and his father bought over 30 years ago, tore apart and stored in his shed would end up being a chopped, slammed-to-the-weeds, badass Top Sportsman drag car that catches loads of […]

March 23, 2020 More
Mommymobile Sleeper – Alicia Scott

Mommymobile Sleeper – Alicia Scott

Thirty years from now car enthusiasts will look back and call these days we live in the second golden age of muscle cars. For the first time since the early ’70s, despite the push from the petroleum haters for electric cars, we have a great selection of powerful new vehicles. Every native US car maker […]

March 19, 2020 More
All The Luck – Mick Bodigon

All The Luck – Mick Bodigon

Maybe it was blessed by a priest. Or maybe it has a secret compartment of fairy dust hidden somewhere in the dash. Or maybe there’s a four leaf clover ghosted into the clearcoat. We aren’t sure, but whatever it is, Mick Bodigon’s low-slung retina-searing red Nova is just rolling along in a charmed life. Some […]

March 18, 2020 More
Hot Shot’s Secret™ Announces Sponsorship of Firepunk Diesel’s Save The Racks S-10 –  The World’s Fastest Diesel Door Slammer

Hot Shot’s Secret™ Announces Sponsorship of Firepunk Diesel’s Save The Racks S-10 – The World’s Fastest Diesel Door Slammer

Hot Shot’s Secret wrapped Pro Mod S-10 poised to break even more records in 2020 Hot Shot’s Secret is pleased to announce the title sponsorship of Firepunk Diesel’s Save the Racks Chevy S-10 and unveils an all new Hot Shot’s Secret branded design for the world’s fastest diesel door slammer. The world record holder built […]

March 18, 2020 More
Back in Action – Aruba Racing

Back in Action – Aruba Racing

You may have noticed that my name (Tony Weber) has been absent from RPM for some time now. Without getting all deep on our readers, for the past several months I’ve struggled with many different aspects of my life from family to work and beyond into my racing world. Years ago I entered the world […]

March 18, 2020 More
Chevron Jackets & Pants

Chevron Jackets & Pants

RaceQuip has added lots of new items within the last 12 months. Here is the Chevron Jackets & Pants page from our 2020 New Products Brochure. This brochure is available in our online Box storage for your use. It can be found in the “Marketing Materials” folder at this link: https://racequipcom.box.com/s/j24phtqfwotg3ktie53z Read Features and Tech […]

March 17, 2020 More
Holley News: HAYS Releases New SFI Flywheels for Gen 3 Hemi & Ford Modular Applications!

Holley News: HAYS Releases New SFI Flywheels for Gen 3 Hemi & Ford Modular Applications!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of four new SFI certified Billet Aluminum Flywheels – HAYS has expanded their already extensive flywheel lineup with four new SFI certified offerings. These CAD designed pieces are intended for use in late model applications including 09-17 Dodge Challenger’s w/ 5.7L, 6.1L or 6.4L Hemi’s ; 12-13 Mustang’s […]

March 16, 2020 More
Das Volkswagen – Troy Mason

Das Volkswagen – Troy Mason

How many people first learned to drive in an old VW Bug? Myself, I remember coming home from school to hop in a ‘69 Bug that sat at my grandfather’s shop. I must have put 100 miles on that thing and taught myself how to drive a stick in it. It almost broke my heart to see […]

March 16, 2020 More
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