The Big Bang Theory, Part 3

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked …

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked the question: What causes catastrophic nitro engine failures in drag cars? We addressed this question to a few well-known racers and tuners. In Part 3 we speak to infamous tuner Austin Coil.   The a (Read More..)

The Big Bang Theory, Part 2

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked …

In Part 1 of “The Big Bang Theory,” we asked the question: What causes catastrophic nitro engine failures in drag cars? We addressed this question to a few well-known racers and tuners. In Part 2 we speak to Dave Settles.   Terry McMillen ligh (Read More..)

The Big Bang Theory, Part 1

  There is one sentence that all racers never want …

  World champ Antron Brown’s wild Winternationals ride. There is one sentence that all racers never want to hear: “The motor blew up!” In drag racing, when those words are uttered it’s often a literal statement: engine parts scattered (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..)

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 deca (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..)