Inadequate ignition timing:

The carb tuner’s most intractable problem By Sam Logan Photographs by Moore Good Ink   Ask Demon Carburetion of the greatest obstacle in tuning hot rod carburetors and they’ll tell you ignition timing. Highly tuned engines, those with high-performance camshafts, cylinder heads, and intake manifolds often exhibit a lazy... read more

Snake and Mongoose movie

A true story that inspired a movie By Archie Bosman Pictures by NHRA The Los Angeles premiere of the Snake & Mongoose movie brought a fine sense of occasion to the racing world on Monday evening, August 26. The new movie tells the tale of two of drag racing’s... read more

The racer and his infatuation with noise:

Blaring exhausts make hooligans of all. By Freddie Heaney Images by Moore Good Ink In all likelihood every U.S. road race track has received reams of complaints about excessive noise. Two years ago in England, Mallory Park’s very existence was threatened by the blight. It is the most malignant... read more

Derek Scott forms Mid-South Performance

By Fergus Ogilvy Atoka, TN: Derek Scott has formed a racing parts supply house in Atoka, 30 miles northeast of Memphis, Tennessee. Serving engine builders chiefly, Scott is highly regarded having served the past dozen years or more at Comp Cams. He developed an early passion for the advancement... read more

Rattletrap Productions, Inc.

Rattletrap Productions, Inc. is a full service video production company pedigreed by Stacey David’s proven experience in television and video programming for the automotive enthusiast. Rattletrap has demonstrated expertise in the automotive and aftermarket industries with the production of the long running Stacey David’s ® television Series. Through its... read more

Obituary: Dale Eicke has left us

By Victor Moore Photo by Moore Good Ink   Dale Eicke, who died on Friday, August 2, from a stroke and heart attack, will be remembered with endearing fondness by almost all who knew him. Eicke, a pioneer in NHRA Pro Stock engine development, was immensely innovative in racing... read more

Looking over Mario’s shoulder: How to succeed as a photo journalist

By Freddie Heaney Captured here by photographer Dennis Gray, 1978 world F1 champion Mario Andretti studies tire temperatures and other data after qualifying for that year’s Long Beach Grand Prix. Driving the Cosworth-Ford powered Lotus 79, the first F1 race car to take full advantage of ground effect aerodynamics,... read more

Muscle Mustang & Fast Fords magazine celebrates 25 years

Tampa Florida: Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. And to help celebrate a quarter century of innovation in Ford power, it is building an over-the-top project, dubbed “Hypersilver” to be unveiled at the 2013 SEMA show. Featuring styling cues from the past... read more