Interviews

Power Profile: Jimmy Austin’s Collection Embodies His Ford Passion

Power Profile: Jimmy Austin’s Collection Embodies His Ford Passion

If you own a classic car in the Lone Star state, there’s a good chance Jimmy Austin of Wylie Texas, has seen it, judged it, sold it or owned it.Read More

Interview: Editor Details New Book On Specialty Customizer Kar Kraft

Interview: Editor Details New Book On Specialty Customizer Kar Kraft

We recently caught up with Editor Wes Eisenschenk to discuss Charlie Henry’s new book Kar-Kraft: Race Cars, Prototypes and Muscle Cars of Ford's Specialty Vehicle Program due for release in June.Read More

What To Look For When Buying A Used Holley Carburetor

What To Look For When Buying A Used Holley Carburetor

Scouring swap meets looking for a used Holley carburetor for your application can be a daunting task. We contacted the folks at Holley to get a little information to help you find the perfect fuel squirter.Read More

Linda Vaughn And Rob Kinnan Discuss Their New Book

Linda Vaughn And Rob Kinnan Discuss Their New Book

Motorsports icon Linda Vaughn finally writes her first book with veteran writer Rob Kinnan. We talk to the co-authors and find out what took so long, and if she really flashed a cop to get A.J. Foyt out of a ticket.Read More

Designing A Custom Crank With Scat Crankshafts

Designing A Custom Crank With Scat Crankshafts

Tom Lieb, founder of Scat Enterprises, shows us how his team tackles the R&D and manufacturing hurdles of custom crankshafts designed for anyone and virtually any application.Read More

TCI Engineering Pairs With Goodguys For 2016 Giveaway Car

TCI Engineering Pairs With Goodguys For 2016 Giveaway Car

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has been building giveaway cars since 1987. TCI Engineering has played a major role in getting some of the latest cars rolling! Check out the latest build inside!Read More

Clutches Explained: ACT, McLeod Racing, and SPEC Weigh In

Clutches Explained: ACT, McLeod Racing, and SPEC Weigh In

For the performance enthusiast, there are many options in the clutch market. In this article, we spend some time with three of the biggest clutch manufacturers to find out what makes them different.Read More

Valerie Clements Takes On NMRA Renegade In Her Mustang

Valerie Clements Takes On NMRA Renegade In Her Mustang

SCT-sponsored NMRA Renegade racer Valerie Clements has had a heck of a season so far, earning her first win along with a wild ride into the wall at Route 66 Raceway. Read her story inside!Read More

Q&A: How Traction Control Is Changing Drag Racing

Q&A: How Traction Control Is Changing Drag Racing

In this roundtable Q&A session, we'll take a look at the current state of the traction control debate from the perspective of the racing series that both permit and allow it and the manufacturers that campaign heavily in favor of it. Read More

Vaughn Gittin Explains Why He Partnered With Nitto Tires

Vaughn Gittin Explains Why He Partnered With Nitto Tires

If you are a drifting fan, you’ve probably heard that after being with Falken for the past 9 years, Vaughn Gittin, Jr. announced a new tire sponsorship with Nitto for the 2013 season. In our interview, he answers why he made that decision and tells us what he has on the horizon for 2013. Read More

An Interview With Jack Roush Jr.

An Interview With Jack Roush Jr.

Jack Jr. is an accomplished racer in his own right, Jack Roush Jr. started racing karts with his dad when he was a kid and has progressed to podium finishes in Grand Am’s Continental Tire series, driving, of course, a Mustang. We interview JRJ about racing, hobbies, and the daily job.Read More

Bruder Brothers, Modeste Almost Score Perfect Season In X275

Bruder Brothers, Modeste Almost Score Perfect Season In X275

The perfect season came to an upsetting end Saturday evening at Atco Raceway in New Jersey for Rich Bruder, but that final run of the season notwithstanding, the Bruders and Mike Modeste combined for a smashing season -- smashing records and expectations -- and Modeste claimed no small contribution.Read More

Wife, Mother, Drifter: An Interview With Lady Racer Sarah Burgess

Wife, Mother, Drifter: An Interview With Lady Racer Sarah Burgess

An Australian immigrant moves to America to start a racing career. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well this particular immigrant from the Land Down Under happens to be a mother and wife as well, and professional drifter Sarah Burgess even built her own car. See what makes this lady tick in our exclusive interview.Read More

Don Walsh Jr.: Pro 5.0 Champ To Pro Modified Title Contender

Don Walsh Jr.: Pro 5.0 Champ To Pro Modified Title Contender

After stepping away from racing in 2007 as a four-time NMRA Pro 5.0 champion, popular Ford racer Don Walsh Jr. is back with a new Pro Modified effort, and just as he left off five years ago, remains a threat in the championship hunt in the NHRA ranks.Read More

Carroll Shelby Dies At Age 89

Carroll Shelby Dies At Age 89

Carroll Shelby, builder of the GT500 and Shelby Cobra, has died today at the age of 89. He will be missed by much more than just Ford fans.Read More

We Sit Down With The Legendary Vic Edelbrock Jr.

We Sit Down With The Legendary Vic Edelbrock Jr.

At 76 years-old, Vic Edelbrock Jr. shows no signs of calling it quits. Recently we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Vic Jr. about the early days of Edelbrock, his father, and the current state of motorsports. Read the exclusive interview here. Read More

Randy Seward: The Crazy Story Behind 4,000-Miles In An 8-Sec 'Stang

Randy Seward: The Crazy Story Behind 4,000-Miles In An 8-Sec ‘Stang

57-year old Randy Seward may not wear a suit of gadget-infested armor or run, bike, and swim ungodly distances in succession, but what he's accomplished is nothing short of surreal in the drag racing world and worthy of the term Ironman. Read the story of his 4,000 mile trek in an 8-second Mustang right here.Read More

An Interview With 2011 World Challenge Champion Paul Brown

An Interview With 2011 World Challenge Champion Paul Brown

Paul had been in and out of driving race cars over the last two decades, but came back professionally in a big way in 2011 by helping to develop parts, through Tiger Racing, for the new Boss 302S race car for Ford Racing. We sat down with him to talk about how the season went, and how it all came together.Read More

Jon Bowles Joins the 7-Second Club in his Stealthy Steed

Jon Bowles Joins the 7-Second Club in his Stealthy Steed

When Jon Bowles pulls up to the starting line, it may appear as though he and his black ’92 Mustang are the definition of sneaky and stealthy, but when the 347 cubic-inch, 88 mm-turbocharged engine is spooled and the hammer is dropped, all eyes are on them. We talk with Jon about his Mustang campaign.Read More

Drag Tire Tech Tips With Mickey Thompson

Drag Tire Tech Tips With Mickey Thompson

Mickey Thompson has been leading that tire category for longer than we can remember, especially when it comes to the street/strip or heads-up drag racing, so we went to them (specifically, M/T’s Carl Robinson) to answer our Top Ten questions concerning drag slicks and radials. Here’s what they had to say.Read More

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