Blueprint for a Better Head: This Dart’s in the Bull’s-eye

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many …

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many as the most rugged and reliable large displacement automotive V-8 engine design of all time. It also sported canted valves, which open toward the center of the cylinders, and th (Read More..)

Million Dollar Babies: Barrett-Jackson Highlights

          Four of drag racing’s most iconic vehicles are now …

          Four of drag racing’s most iconic vehicles are now owned by one of stock car racing’s most iconic owners. The Mongoo$e and Snake forever changed the face of motorsports with their groundbreaking Mattel Hot Wheels deal, which ran (Read More..)

Power Brokers: Gregg Bellemeur

Like father like son. TA/FC standouts Sean Bellemeur and his …

Like father like son. TA/FC standouts Sean Bellemeur and his dad Gregg, have been racing together since Sean was a toddler, but Gregg was hammering the quarter long before Sean made the scene. It didn’t take Gregg long to progress from a spectator a (Read More..)

Setting the Pace: Mike Recchia’s Pro Extreme ’69 Camaro

    Despite the eye-catching appearance of his ’69 Camaro, when …

    Despite the eye-catching appearance of his ’69 Camaro, when Mike Recchia set out to build a new car for ADRL’s Pro Extreme class he claims not to have even cared about how it looked. When you’re competing in the quickest and fastest eighth (Read More..)

Pushrods: Measure Twice, Order Once. Do It Right the First Time

  Major engine assembly should be left to a professional …

  Major engine assembly should be left to a professional or at least a seasoned hobbyist. It takes knowledge, practice and expensive specialty tools. That said, setting up a valve train is something a newbie can do and feel good about. It takes very f (Read More..)