An Old Mustang with Plenty of Kick

With so much attention focused on the rampaging late-model Cobra …

With so much attention focused on the rampaging late-model Cobra Jet Mustangs, NHRA Super Stock competitors might be tempted to dismiss earlier models of the original pony car. Racers would do so at their peril, particularly if in the other lane is a c (Read More..)

Feature: Twin Turbos Motivate This Monte SS – About the Ride

This exclusive feature takes a look at how a two …

This exclusive feature takes a look at how a two turbo Chevy blew in the heat from Alabama! The second part of this feature takes a closer look at Shane Stack’s ride. If you missed Part 1, be sure to check it out first! If not for the decals and (Read More..)

Feature: Twin Turbos Motivate This Monte SS – About the Driver

Little did Shane Stack know at 16 years old that …

Little did Shane Stack know at 16 years old that the ’86 Monte Carlo SS he received as a gift from his father would still be his ride of choice 21 years later. “My dad bought the car new and gave it to me in 1990, and it’s been a work in progres (Read More..)

Electronic Fuel Injection Troubleshooting: Testing

In the first part of this tech special, we got …

In the first part of this tech special, we got a bit of a primer on semiconductors, fuel injectors and pulse width modification. Now check out the testing process and see what we found. The electronic portion of our test configuration included two powe (Read More..)

Electronic Fuel Injection Troubleshooting: A Primer

One of the more subtle aspects of electronic fuel injection …

One of the more subtle aspects of electronic fuel injection is the relationship between electrical system voltage and fuel delivery. As electrical system voltage varies, so does the volume of fuel discharged through the injectors. In most cases, discre (Read More..)

An Interview with Motorcyle Racer Antron Brown

Take a look at this candid conversation with the fastest …

Take a look at this candid conversation with the fastest motorcycle racer in top fuel–Antron Brown.   When Antron Brown made the monumental leap from Pro Stock Motorcycle to Top Fuel in late 2007, there were many inside and outside NHRA’s drag (Read More..)

Twin Turbos, Twice the Fun!

Donnie Hendricks is always taking the path less traveled. Learn …

Donnie Hendricks is always taking the path less traveled. Learn about how this top dragster went turbo. “Big-block Chevy and boxes of mail-order parts or a one-off twin turbo-injected small-block for my Top Dragster? Hmmm, let’s see, which (Read More..)

Driver Profile: Paul Lee the Businessman Racer

Drag racer, Paul Lee, shows us that with a love of …

Drag racer, Paul Lee, shows us that with a love of racing and a head for business, you can make it across the finish line. To paraphrase racing legend A. J. Foyt, “When I began seeing drivers carrying briefcases instead of helmets, I knew the s (Read More..)

Nice Guys DON’T Finish Last

  Jim Hughes Businessman/Racer I attended several races this season …

  Jim Hughes Businessman/Racer I attended several races this season to do research for a story on Jim Hughes’ S/G ‘Vette.  Even though his racer is an impressive piece of machinery, I came away more impressed with Jim than with his ride. He (Read More..)