Tech: Prevent Premature Parts Failure, Part 2

Metal enhancements: What to Look out For There are scores …

Metal enhancements: What to Look out For There are scores of operations offering dozens of metal enhancement programs and promising all kinds of success rates, some rather less reliable than others. Naturally, you want to take advantage of the opportun (Read More..)

Tech: Prevent Premature Parts Failure, Part 1

In the first part of this tech feature, we’ll investigate …

In the first part of this tech feature, we’ll investigate why parts fail. Subsequent installments will examine prevention and cures that will save you time and money at the track. Premature failure of racing components is a problem all racers fa (Read More..)

Bracket Racing 101: Don’t be Afraid of the Deep

Their are two major components that comprise reaction time: the …

Their are two major components that comprise reaction time: the driver’s reaction to the tree and the vehicle’s reaction to the driver. The latter is somewhat easily adjusted: If the vehicle is leaving too quickly or too slowly, the driver can leav (Read More..)

CARBURETOR CLASS: The Hows and Whys of Secondaries

Today we’re talking secondaries. Why we have them, how they …

Today we’re talking secondaries. Why we have them, how they operate, and how to choose the right style for your ride. Most fuel injection systems use one giant butterfly valve to gate incoming intake charge, so why don’t carburetors?     (Read More..)

A Look at Scat Enterprises’s Tom Lieb and His American Dream

Check out this exclusive feature from the September issue of …

Check out this exclusive feature from the September issue of Drag Racer magazine–on sale now!   Let it be known, whether you buy a hard part or vehicle seat from Scat, you’re doing business with Tom Lieb, a certified car guy, not some (Read More..)

Cool Facts about Driver Scott McClay

In a recent post you got an exclusive look at …

In a recent post you got an exclusive look at driver, Scott McClay. Now here are a few cool things to know about him: Scott McClay, honest-to-God rocket scientist, tinkers with his Mopar.   Scott’s CE/D serves as a research and development test (Read More..)

Driver Profile: Scotty McClay–Comp Eliminator and Mad Scientist

The 2011 NHRA Finals winner, Scott McClay, is typical of …

The 2011 NHRA Finals winner, Scott McClay, is typical of the racers who populate one of NHRA’s few remaining old school classes, Competition Eliminator. More often than not the racers that make up that unique NHRA division march to the beat of their (Read More..)