Friday night qualifying for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series from the 2014 O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Seattle, WA.
Watch some great racing by Amsoil’s drivers, Kevin Bealko and John DeFlorian as they wheel their 5th generation Camaro’s through the ranks of the IHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock class.
Here’s one for the Buick fans… a 1970 Buick GSX 455 Stage 1 4-Speed in Saturn Yellow! Buick made 678 of these luxo-rockets in 1970, and they were certainly out of character for the Buick brand. Producing 360 horsepower and 510 ft. lbs. of torque, these capable street brawlers were running with the fastest Muscle Cars from any manufacturer. In fact, Motor Trend Magazine clocked a Stage 1 car tripping the lights in 13.35 seconds @ 105.5 mph in ’70, fast enough to be called their quickest test of 1970. The Brothers Collection never disappoints, and it certainly appeals to all Muscle Car brands.
Round one and two whelstands during eliminations at the LODRS Northeast Region event at New England Dragway Saturday July 20, 2014.
Lowrider Magazine’s Editor Joe Ray talks about the birth of Los Angeles’ native automotive art form; Chris Majera and Brandon Brusca take Jay driving in their custom Chevy Impalas.
Dean Marinis Racing with Harry Pappas Pro Nitrous Camaro at VMP as a 5.2 Bore Space Motor with only 820 Cubic Inches. Continue reading
On Day 2 of Diesel Power Challenge 2014, the 10 reader-selected truck contenders kick off with an event designed to assess each driver’s skill. The spotlight shifts from the truck’s go-fast prowess to the driver’s ability to navigate a CDL-style obstacle while maneuvering with a 10,000-pound tractor-carrying trailer in tow. The driver to complete the course in the shortest time will inch closer to this year’s challenge title.
Check out all the final rounds and top end interviews in this week’s Race Recap from the NHRA Sonoma Nationals.