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Race Engine Challenge 2020 to be Cancelled

In a message from Race Engine Challenge organizer Greg Finnican, the dyno event announced it has made the tough decision to cancel the competition for 2020. “Due to overwhelming concerns about Coronavirus and the potentially harmful impact on our contestants and conference participants, we feel that it is in everyone’s best interest to cancel the

Race Engine Challenge 2019

The build started with an LS1-based 5.3L factory block. The rules of the competition have a minimum cubic inch limit of 370 cid.

Race Engine Challenge and Technical Engine Conference Event Schedule 2019

A select group of race engine builders from around the country will gather to compete in the second year of the Race Engine Challenge American Iron 2-Valve Shootout to be held September 16 – 21, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Race Engine Challenge 2019 Event Schedule

The 2019 Race Engine Challenge and Technical Engine Conference will be held in Charlotte, NC September 16-20, 2019.

The Race Engine Challenge Winning Small Block Ford

Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines knew he was going to build a small block Ford to compete in the Race Engine Challenge, and it would feature his specially designed Hemi heads.

Race Engine Challenge Resets Charlotte Dyno Dates

In order to accommodate the schedules of builders and technical presenters, the staff at the Race Engine Challenge (REC) has moved the date of the second annual American Iron 2-valve Shootout Race Engine Challenge presented by VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants forward two weeks, to the week of September 16-19, 2019. “We’ve listened to our engine builders and by

2019 Race Engine Challenge Dyno Rules Announced

Think you have what it takes to top Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines from Snellville, GA, and his 393 Ford Hemi engine in the 2019 Race Engine Challenge? Good luck – you’ll need to bring your A-game. Brown, winner of the of the inaugural Race Engine Challenge is selling his winning engine (the 2018

Race Engine Challenge to Return for 2019

During the 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis, Greg Finnigan of the Race Engine Challenge and Doug Kaufman of Engine Builder magazine announced that the Race Engine Challenge will return for its second year in 2019 from September 30 – October 4, in Charlotte, NC.

Race Engine Challenge Crowns Greg Brown Dyno Champ

The inaugural American Iron 2-valve Shootout Race Engine Challenge, presented by VP Fuels and Lubricants, held October 2-6, 2018 in Charlotte, NC, featured 12 engine builders from across the United States putting their most creative builds against each other in a dyno racing competition. Following five days of competition,  Greg Brown, Hammerhead Performance Engines, Snellville, GA, was

Race Engine Challenge Announces Competitors and Sponsors

Engine building experts will put their reputations on the line when they meet in Charlotte, NC for the inaugural Race Engine Challenge, Oct. 2-6.

VP Racing Fuels Named Title Sponsor of Race Engine Challenge

Charlotte, NC – Greg Finnican, director of the Race Engine Challenge Dyno Competition, has announced that San Antonio-based VP Racing Fuels has been named Title Sponsor of the 2018 competition. “We are excited to have VP on board with us as our title sponsor,” Finnican said. “This partnership will provide our competitors with the fuel

Dodge 2500 with a Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Tim Krueger’s current pride and joy is a 2004 Dodge 2500, a truck with a turbocharged and nitrous-boosted 6.7L Cummins engine that has been fine-tuned at Tim’s shop, TK Truck Performance. Check it out!

6.7L Cummins engine
Firepunk Diesel Race Team Sets New Pro Mod Records

Firepunk Diesel’s 1970 Duster is now quickest and fastest with an ET of 4.101 and a recorded 194.41 mph.

Navigating Engine Oil Trends in the Automotive Industry

As technology evolves and consumer demands shift, the landscape of engine oil grades undergoes constant transformation.

872 cid Reher Morrison Pro Mod Nitrous Engine

A car like this 1966 Corvette featuring an 872 cid Reher Morrison Pro Mod nitrous engine is trying to kill itself every minute it’s running. But, a lot of this drag-and-drive racing is about loving the car you’re working on and feeling it’s a cool hot rod. John Ens and Dave Schroeder certainly have a cool hot rod, even if it’s a bit different! Check it out!

Race Winning Brands to Implement Unilateral Retail Pricing Policy

The transition to a Unilateral Retail Pricing Policy reflects Race Winning Brands’ commitment to quality and reputation of its products.

Compound-Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Tyler Lambert’s Ford F-250 started as a project with a simple goal – to extract as much power as possible. Equipped with a 6.0L Powerstroke engine, the truck underwent a series of transformations, including a compound-turbo upgrade, that elevated it to the powerhouse it is now.

6.0L Powerstroke engine
Scheid Diesel’s Billet Cummins Dragster Engine

One of the coolest diesel dragsters around belongs to Scheid Diesel. Shop owner Dan Scheid and machinist and drag racer Jared Jones work together on the billet Cummins-powered dragster. We caught up with Jared during the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge to get the details of what makes their Cummins engine tick in this Diesel of

Scheid Cummins engine
Triple-Turbo 6.7L Powerstroke Drag Race Engine

During last summer’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, we got the chance to speak with Dan Snyder of SPE Motorsport about his dragster setup, which is powered by a triple-turbo 6.7L Powerstroke engine. Check out the details in this Diesel of the Week episode!

All-Billet 903 cid Pro Mod Engine

Pat Musi of Musi Racing Engines has been meticulously developing and tweaking his 903 cid Pro Mod engine combo since 2010. We got to see the latest and greatest version of this nitrous-powered billet beauty. Check out our first Engine of the Week of 2024!

Pat Musi Racing Engines 903 cid Pro Mod engine