Ernie Francis Sr., practices what he preaches. Designing and track testing performance products for the street and track is his life. We caught a look at his Z06 Corvette “Track Warrior” SCCA racecar at this year’s PRI Tradeshow in Orlando, Florida.
by Bobby Kimbrough on December 3, 2012
by Mike Alexander on December 1, 2012
Stainless Works is known for their complete header and exhaust systems, but they also create a variety of custom components, including Rod Builder Kits and Chopper Builder Kits. As a leader in stainless steel performance headers and exhaust systems, we wanted to check out what’s new for the coming year.
by Mark Gearhart on November 30, 2012
Last year they debuted their newest Infinity standalone, but believe it or not, there was a demand for a less frills unit. This new unit is cheaper while still controlling up to 8 cylinders. Also new is their 320 lph fuel pump.
by Mike Alexander on November 30, 2012
Racing heritage is something to be proud of, especially from a high-end custom wheel manufacturer. For over 20 years, Forgeline Wheels has applied their racing experience and passion for motorsports toward designing and building performance wheels, check out what’s new!
by Mike Magda on November 29, 2012
Scat is offering a forged 4340 crankshaft for Gen III and Gen IV LS engines in three different strokes: 4.000, 4.125 and 4.250. All the cranks are nitrided, have large radius on all journals and are micropolished.
by John Gibson on November 29, 2012
At PRI 2012 we discovered that Pertronix went back to the drawing board and redeveloped their Stainless Steel Electric Exhaust Cutouts available through Doug’s Headers. Check them out here.
Many people don’t realize that Jet Performance is also a one-stop carb shop. Like any custom built fuel system component, prospective customers will have to fill out a spec sheet so Jet can dial the settings in for the application.
by Andrew Wolf on December 26, 2011
Bilstein has also brought out a new piece for the club racing crowd here at PRI with their B16 CSC Clubsport coilover shock package, designed to be right at home on the road or the racetrack. These shocks will be available spring 2012 for VW Golf VI, BMW M3 (E36 and E46), and Porsche 997 GT 2/GT 3 vehicles.
At the 2011 PRI show, Powermaster rolled out a bunch of new hardware for late-model V8 cars, covering applications for both Blue Oval and Bowtie aficionados.
by Bobby Kimbrough on December 26, 2011
At the 2011 PRI trade show, we checked in with Richard Keller of Champion Spark Plugs to find out how Champion deals with ever changing technology in automotive engines and fuels to provide a spark plug that lasts and is a good value.
We stopped by the MSD Ignition booth at the PRI tradeshow in Orlando, Florida. We were showed several new product releases specifically for Chevrolet LS engines, check out their complete line here.
by Paul Huizenga on December 23, 2011
Like the racers they serve, wheel manufacturers are in constant competition to improve their products, offer new features, and try to stay ahead of the pack. Forgeline, makers of the rolling stock found on some of the fastest cars on the planet, know this very well, and they’re always looking for ways to improve.
Fueling your daily driver, street/strip ride or full-tilt race car is no joke. How many times have you seen a fellow competitor or heard of someone you knew of, who’s motor ran dry, ultimately melting their mill down.
by John Gibson on December 23, 2011
Whether you race on the strip, oval, or simply just restore cars for a living, having a differential for your application is critical for your success. When we stopped by the folks at Eaton Performance booth at PRI 2011 they reminded us how crucial choosing the correct differential is.
by Paul Huizenga on December 22, 2011
While robots will inevitably rise up against us, overthrow and enslave us to toil in their chromium mines and vacuum their houses, in the meantime they turn out some darn good speed parts, and Scorpion Racing Products is making the most of the time we have left by using them to manufacture quality US-made parts.
by Kevin Shaw on December 21, 2011
Innovate Motorsports’ new MTX Dual Function Gauges are four gauges: three are dual function, consisting of oil pressure/oil Temp, water temp/voltage, and a boost/shift light. The fourth gauge is a exhaust gas temp gauge, which doesn’t require a secondary function.
by Bobby Kimbrough on December 21, 2011
Lincoln Electric is well known for their welders and the ability to join metal, with the release of their new Tomahawk line of Plasma cutters, they may become better known for the ability to cut metal precisely at any location. We checked out the Tomahawk Plasma cutters at this year’s PRI tradeshow.
by Kevin Shaw on December 21, 2011
The braintrust of K1 and Wiseco has resulted in a series of products that have been designed specifically to benefit the other, and to maximize each part’s inner potential.
by John Gibson on December 21, 2011
We stopped by McLeod Industries booth at PRI 2011 to check out their complete driveline solution. They also showed off their new clutch that is ready for 2500HP+ applications. Watch the video here.
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by John Gibson on December 13, 2011
Deciding whether or not to invest in a chassis dyno can be a tough decision. At the 2011 PRI tradeshow we had the opportunity to speak with a variety of race shops, engine builders, and race teams and get their opinion of Dynojet chassis dynamometers. Watch the video here.