With the SML engine fully assembled, Jason Sack visits Steve Morris Engines to help with the dyno testing and tuning, as well as fitting the new SML into the Cowboy Up Nova.
Machine work and sleeving has been completed on Jason Sack’s SML engine. Now Steve and his crew at Steve Morris Engines gets the engine assembled.
The tracks are confirmed and pre-entries have begun flowing in for the first (and only) Death Week. Death Week will be a one-off, eighth-mile event featuring four days of racing across 2000 miles of the most beautiful and extreme landscapes this great country of ours has! As well as racing, we will be visiting the
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!
The race to determine the title of “Fastest Street Car in America” is back as HOT ROD Drag Week 2023 Presented by Gear Vendors Overdrive returns to premier tracks in four Southeast cities Sunday, Sept. 17 through Friday, Sept. 22, and made extra special this year as HOT ROD Magazine celebrates 75 years in 2023. The world’s toughest competition to
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!
Tony Niemczyk has owned his 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse since 2001. Over the years, it’s been a constant evolution to get the car from a regular commuter to the point it is today – a streetable race machine with the claim of Sick Week’s Fastest 4-Cylinder and back-to-back Sick Week Freaks class wins. That’s thanks to a turbocharged 2.0L 4G63 engine. Check out the details!
In a domestic engine dominated field of drag racers, Tony Niemczyk’s 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse with a turbocharged 2.0L 4G63 engine stood out from the crowd – in a good way. This high-powered import won the Sick Week Freaks class, repeating as class champ, and is capable of blistering, mid-8-second passes. It’s our Engine of the
In just over 3 months time, Chris Hein got this 1933 Factory Five Racing Ford 3-window coupe put together with a twin-turbo 6.2L LSA engine to tackle his first Sick Week. Not only did Chris’ combo finish the week without any issues, but he captured a 3rd place finish in the Stick Shift class. Hear
Chris Hein’s 1933 Factory Five Racing Ford 3-window coupe and its twin-turbo 6.2L LSA engine were put together in the span of three months. The combo not only survived Sick Week 2023, but it thrived in the Stick Shift class, securing a 3rd-place finish. Check it out!