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How A Stroker Crankshaft Affects Piston Speed and Inertia.

An intense look at mean piston speed, inertia, and controlling the massive, destructive forces at work inside your engine. Engine builders have long calculated the mean piston speed of their engines to help identify a possible power loss and risky RPM limits.

What Makes a Racing Piston?

That clearly is an open-ended question because the answer will single out the uber-sophisticated pistons designed for Formula 1 and World Endurance Challenge (WEC), yet to be completely literal the response must acknowledge hand-modified cast factory pistons used in Hobby Stock racing at the local dirt track.