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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
Holley EFI Expands Lo-Ram Intake Manifold Lineup

Holley EFI Expands Lo-Ram Intake Manifold Lineup

Holley is pleased to announce the expansion of their Holley EFI Lo-Ram intake manifold platform. They’ve released a huge assortment of upgrades, service parts and more! For starters, a new black-finish is available for both top-feed and front-feed LS1/2/6 applications. They’ve also released a 105mm snout upgrade for front-feed models (300-621) allowing customers to attach […]

April 3, 2020 More
COVID-19 UPDATE 2

COVID-19 UPDATE 2

To our Valued Customers,   Jesel is happy to announce that we will be reopening on Monday 3/30.   Of course, the health and well being of our employees and their families are our first concern. After careful consideration and with an abundance of caution, per NJ State Guidelines we will be implementing shift work […]

April 1, 2020 More
Odd Beast – Phil Riley

Odd Beast – Phil Riley

In 1963, upper management at General Motors sent word from on high that none of their divisions would be allowed or authorized to have formal corporate involvement in auto racing. Long known as a performance-oriented brand, Pontiac was left only one option: turn their attention to production platforms or rebrand altogether. Thankfully for musclecar enthusiasts, […]

April 1, 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
NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

Due to California state regulations during the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic the office of ProMedia Publishing & Events, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Cars Nationals has gone to a work-from-home status for the foreseeable future to keep our office staff safe. Despite the office closure, the NMRA/NMCA staff remains operational, but will […]

March 25, 2020 More
Blown Away – Billy Meadows

Blown Away – Billy Meadows

In extreme sports, there’s always that thought tucked away in the back of your head that there is a certain level of danger involved. It keeps you on your toes, fully aware and in touch with everything that is going on around you. For many, when they are involved in a serious accident they rethink […]

March 21, 2020 More
Update about Coronavirus

Update about Coronavirus

Dear Customers, CP-Carrillo is taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and we have been monitoring and managing this crisis internally and externally. Our goal is to keep our employees and families protected the best we can as that will enable us to provide our customers with uninterrupted services. During this time, we have put many […]

March 20, 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
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

ProMedia Events and Publishing, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, in association with Atlanta Dragway’s parent company NHRA, have decided to postpone the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in response to growing restrictions on group gatherings and travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective today the NHRA has suspended all […]

March 16, 2020 More
NHRA Announcement

NHRA Announcement

At this time, we are suspending all NHRA drag racing for thirty days in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension includes events at all NHRA-owned tracks and any NHRA-sanctioned events such as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.  We intend at this time to resume the […]

March 16, 2020 More
Automotive Hall of Fame – A Note to our Visitors

Automotive Hall of Fame – A Note to our Visitors

  In support of the directive of Governor Gretchen Whitmer to isolate and contain the spread of novel Coronavirus Covid-19, the Automotive Hall of Fame will close to the public March 16th through April 5th. All our public and educational programming is cancelled through the end of April. We are busy rescheduling all activities for […]

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
Who’s In This Issue – April 2020

Who’s In This Issue – April 2020

THE RIDESGiddyup!…. This no-time mustang is set on full gallup. Nightrain… A sinister C-10 that can really haul the mail! Outta Control…. Steve Wojcik always wanted a ’69 Camaro…but he never planned for things to get this crazy. ‘Murcan Motors … Making Pro Street Great Again doesn’t have to be a cookie cutter operation. Ol’ […]

March 15, 2020 More
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