With a storied race history of his own, Sandy Wilkins has taken his passion for cars and engines and turned it into his life. From race teams to Roush Yates Performance to opening Wilkins Racing Engines, he knows how to build high-horsepower engines like this 632 cubic inch big block Chevy nitrous engine for No Prep drag racing. Check it out!
Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines recently allowed us to visit his engine and machine shop in Mooresville, NC. We were thoroughly impressed by how clean and organized his shop was and the caliber of the engines his shop churns out. We got the full details of this big block Chevy nitrous engine he built
Pete and Jake Gibbons of Gibbons Motorsports are constantly cranking out high-quality engine builds. Occasionally, they get to build an engine for themselves, such as this 900 horsepower, 598 cubic inch, big block Chevy engine. Check out this naturally aspirated beast!
When an engine builder is spec’ing a build for himself, it typically gets all the bells and whistles. Just check out this 598 cubic inch big block Chevy build done by Gibbons Motorsports for co-owner Jake Gibbons. We spoke with Pete Gibbons, Jake’s older brother and co-owner of the shop, about the details of this
Available off the shelf in 6.385″, 6.535″, 6.700″, 6.750″ and 6.800″ center-to-center lengths with standard BBC dimensions.
BB&T Racing in South Haven, MS has been building high-performance domestic engines for 30 years. One of their latest builds is for a drag racing customer looking to go faster utilizing an F3 ProCharger. Check out this 2,600 hp ProCharged 540 big block Chevy engine!
During a recent trip to Memphis, TN, we stopped in at BB&T Racing in South Haven, MS to meet with shop owner Derrick Bailey and check out the engine machine shop that opened in 1994. Derrick showed us around and walked us through the details of a ProCharged 540 cid big block Chevy engine he
It’s no secret that turbochargers dominate the power adders seen in drag-and-drive events, and to a lesser degree, superchargers. However, very few competitors resort to nitrous. Graham Hayes is one of those nitrous believers, and his Buck Racing Engines-built 615 cid big block Chevy engine put on a strong performance all five days of Sick Week 2023. Check it out.
As the last few remaining hours of Sick Week ticked away, we got a chance to speak with Graham Hayes about his 1966 Chevy Nova and its 615 cubic inch big block Chevy nitrous engine built by Buck Racing Engines. It’s our Engine of the Week!
Following Chevy’s introduction of its popular small block V8 in 1955, the OEM needed something larger to power its medium-duty trucks and the heavier cars that were
on the drawing board at the time. Enter the big block!
Kevin Willms has owned this 1930 Ford Roadster since the age of 17. It started with a 396 Chevy engine and then a 454, and now, at the age of 62 and getting into the drag-and-drive scene, Kevin’s roadster features a 468 cid big block Chevy capable of 500+ horsepower. It’s our Engine of the
Kevin Willms has owned this 1930 Ford Roadster since the age of 17. He’s now 62 and getting into the drag-and-drive scene with the roadster and its 468 cid big block Chevy engine. Check it out!