Electricity and the modern nitro car

By Sam Logan, June 02, 2014 There aren’t many people you can engage in conversation about the old days of drag racing like Mongoose McEwen. Though drag racing brought him to prominence, McEwen is defined as much as anything by his selfless behavior—a kindly man with... read more

When racing ends this is how it might happen

By Freddie Heaney, May 17, 1014 Russian chess Grandmaster and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov once boasted he would never lose to a machine, but that is exactly what happened in May 1997, when he suffered defeat while competing against an IBM supercomputer... read more

Altronics latest Powerlite lithium batteries

Promoting lightness, boundless energy and agreeable cost savings By Alfie Bilk, April 24, 2014 Schaumburg, Illinois:  The average weight of a lead-acid or AGM battery in a Sportsman drag race car is believed to be around 37lbs or heavier. In contrast Altronics’ new... read more

Racing rocker arm virtuoso Wild Wilfred goes home

By Sam Logan Photography by Moore Good Ink, April 15, 2014 Dawsonville, Georgia: How is it that the man who makes the finest racing rocker arms—five to six hundred sets per year—is virtually unknown? His valve train parts, which are shipped in unmarked boxes, flow... read more

The best of this year’s Walter Mitty:

By Martha Maglone Photography by Moore Good Ink, April 28, 2014 Road Atlanta race circuit is the spiritual home of the Walter Mitty. An annual adventure, it has been this way since the mid-1970s, when a group of Atlanta enthusiasts organized an occasion that is now... read more

Pro Mod secures new sponsor

By Bertie Scott Brown, April 18, 2014 Redhorse Performance recently finalized a three-year Pro Mod Drag Racing Series sponsorship agreement with the NHRA. The arrival of the high-quality performance hose and fittings firm from Hickory Hills, Illinois, substantially... read more

Summit’s Motorama festival grows

By Fergus Ogilvy, April 28, 2014 April 26-27: For the fourth successive year Summit Racing Equipment promoted its annual McDonough, Georgia event. Moved from their warehouse facility to the nearby Atlanta Motor Speedway, the Summit Motorama was their inaugural at the... read more
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