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Olivia Scaffidi, Engine Builder, Racer, Influencer

Olivia Scaffidi is not someone to pass up a good junkyard find. Currently working on a 1971 El Camino and a 1971 Firebird, Olivia has aspirations to expand her engine building knowledge and racing experience.

Samantha Moore, Vector Motorsports

Samantha Moore of Vector Motorsports believes she approaches tuning and racing from a different perspective than most automotive enthusiasts and her results speak for themselves.

Samantha Moore
Rita Cho-Sam, DRZA Auto

Rita Cho-Sam of DRZA Auto knew little about cars and engines 17 years ago. Now, she helps run a shop focused on import engine work, repair and maintenance.

Cynthia Gauthier, Monster Jam Driver

Having started driving for Monster Jam in 2015, Cynthia Gauthier has quickly become one of the best drivers on tour and maybe one of the most fearless.

Adding Additional Shop Capabilities

Many engine shops are opting to control their projects and builds from point A to point B, leaving the customer with a ready-to-run package. In order to do this, shops have to add capabilities such as installation work, fabrication work, transmission work, and even suspension and chassis work, in some cases.

1:3 Scale Cosworth DFV V8 Engine

With its success, the Cosworth DFV V8 engine is considered one of the most legendary F1 engines ever, and has since inspired many in the automotive racing world. One such person is Marcel Bouland, a scale model engine enthusiast and collector from the Netherlands, who decided to develop a fully working 1:3 scale Cosworth DFV engine.

Speed of Air Engine Technologies’ Delivers Performance Breakthrough

Speed of Air (SOA) Engine Technologies has found a way to optimize combustion that delivers several startling performance benefits. A significant increase in power is just one among many.

The Case for FA-4 Lubricants

One way to enhance fuel economy has been clear for some time: lower-viscosity lubricants, which can deliver enhanced fuel efficiency in the right application. It’s why the American Petroleum Institute introduced its FA-4 category.

Small-Scale Race Cars

The builds feature every detail of the real vehicle both inside and out to give people the same emotions of the real car and the illusion that they’re watching a real car.

Diesel of the Week March 2021 Recap

In this recap of March Diesel of the Week features, we highlight a 2,200+ horsepower mechanical P pump 7.3L Powerstroke engine built by Unlimited Diesel Performance; a 680 cid Pro Stock John Deere engine built by Riverside Engines; a turbocharged 6.7L Cummins engine built by CGT Diesel; and a Work Stock/Pro Street 6.7L Cummins engine

Engine of the Week March 2021 Recap

In this recap of March Engine of the Week features, we highlight a 2,000 horsepower 416 cid LT engine built by Late Model Engines; a 360 cid Mopar engine built by Fabien Emond, a 406 cid twin-turbo LS engine built by CPR Racing Engines; and a forced induction 427 cid LSX engine built by Fat

Engine of the Week February 2021 Recap

In this recap of February’s Engine of the Week features, we highlight a 450 cid single-turbo LS engine built by Flaco’s Performance & Tuning; a ProCharged 400 cid LSX engine built by SDPC Raceshop; a four-valve Suzuki race engine built by Vance & Hines; and a Ford 5.0L Coyote engine built by Esslinger Engineering.