Champion, an annual corporate sponsor of the Great Race, is participating again this year with a team of drivers in a classic car competitive rally that races from San Rafael, California to Moline, Illinois. The winner of Great Racereceives $50,000 and total prize money for the event is $150,000.
For the first time Porsche is showing images of the centrepiece of its Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid. Back in 2014, the company entered the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the most innovative drive concept on the entire grid: a turbo charged four-cylinder combustion engine.
Gear Motions, a precision gear manufacturer, has named Paul Andruszko vice president of its Buffalo, New York, operations, which includes its Oliver/Pro-Gear and Niagara Gear divisions.
CRP Industries’ Daniel N. Schildge, Elected to Import Vehicle Community Executive Leadership Council
Daniel N. Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., parent company of CRP Automotive, has been elected to the Import Vehicle Community Executive Leadership Council. The Import Vehicle Community was formerly known as Auto International Association. Mr. Schildge will play an active role in helping to develop and grow the organization to better serve the Import Vehicle community.
The anticipation has finally crested as NHRA Pro Stock began qualifying for the Circle K NHRA Winternationals on February 12th. Day one was a success as a full field of 16 cars showed up to qualify.
Two minutes. That’s all it takes for a crook to steal your car. A startling new trend is growing in SoCal and the San Francisco Bay Area: thieves are going after Camaros and Corvettes, not just because they look good but for what’s inside—their high horsepower motors.
The 6,592cc M Performance TwinPower Turbo 12-cylinder engine develops an output of 600hp at 5,500rpm and generates its peak torque of 590 lb. ft. from as low down as 1,500rpm. This enables the car to accelerate from zero to 62mph in just 3.9 seconds and on to a governed top speed of 155mph.
A team with an ARCA Ilmor 396 engine took every pole and every race win in 2015. Equally at home on short tracks, dirt tracks, road courses, and superspeedways, the still-undefeated engine puts out 715 horsepower and 530 foot-pounds of torque from 396 cubic inches.
Under the EPA proposed regulation, certified motor vehicles and engines and their emission control devices must remain in their certified configuration even if they are used solely for competition. Violators would be subject to the fines and penalties included in the tampering prohibitions.
Edelbrock has announced its 11th Annual Car Show, which will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016. On Friday, May 13, 2016, Edelbrock will once again be opening the doors of its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility to the public for free shop tours. Participants will get the opportunity to take a guided tour of Edelbrock’s Research & Development, Manufacturing and Quality Control departments.
Champion Brands, LLC celebrated its 60th anniversary with a factory open-house event on May 5-6. Champion’s open house included factory tours, gifts, picnics, car shows, road rally, special wholesale pricing, drawings, media coverage, press releases, dinners, trade shows, and special mailings.