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The 2025 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Schedule

In all, the 2025 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series schedule currently includes 20 races at standout facilities across the country.

When the Industry Comes Together

It’s been said many times and in many ways – this industry of ours is tough to beat – especially when tragedy strikes.

Turbocharged and Nitrous-Boosted 6.7L Cummins Engine

This 6.7L Cummins-powered truck has been Armor Inc. Diesel owner Donavan Harris’ personal project since 2008. The build epitomizes the expertise and passion that Armor Inc. brings to every customer job, and over the years, this 6.7L Cummins engine has seen continuous evolution. Check out where it is today!

6.7L Cummins engine
Turbocharged 388 cid LS Engine

Kevin Smith and KSR Performance & Fabrication have been Sick Week staples. We caught up with him this year to get the details of his 1979 z28 Camaro named Soccer Mom and its brand-new turbocharged 388 cid LS engine built by Texas Speed. Check it out!

KSR LS engine
Kevin Smith’s Turbocharged 388 cid LS Engine

Kevin Smith, owner of KSR Performance & Fabrication, has been a big part of the drag and drive community for a while now. His shop, in addition to all the performance and fab work it regularly does, stays open during events like Sick Week, so competitors can utilize the lifts and tools to get back

KSR LS engine
Alex Null’s 6.4L Ford Powerstroke Engine

During our trip to Dallas this year, we spent a day in Weatherford and visited Alex Null and Summit Diesel. We were treated to the details of Alex’s own 6.4L Ford Powerstroke engine build he is finishing up for a race application. It’s our Diesel of the Week brought to you by AMSOIL INC.

6.4L Ford Powerstroke
John Force Leaves Hospital for Rehab Center

John Force has left VCU Medical Center for a rehab facility selected because of its success in treating other race car drivers with similar issues.

Single-Turbo 6.4L Powerstroke Engine

After a few different things fell into place with trucks and other 6.4L Powerstroke engines, Alex Null, owner of Summit Diesel, was able to build this particular 6.4L Powerstroke into a race engine for his Ford F250 and the 7.70 index class. Check it out!

6.4L Powerstroke engine
Twin-Turbo Gen II Coyote Engine

We’ve been more apt to check out Mustangs recently thanks to the high-performance potential of the Coyote engine, and Kolby Bouck’s 2017 Mustang with a Gen II Coyote engine is definitely no exception. Check out the details of this twin-turbo Gen II Coyote engine build!

Gen II Coyote engine
Plazmaman Pro Mod Hemi Intake Manifold

Plazmaman offers high end intake manifolds, cooling and performance solutions for racing, gas, diesel, and industrial markets.

Hemi Pro Mod intake
Kolby Bouck’s Twin-Turbo Gen II Coyote Engine

Kolby Bouck’s twin-turbo Gen II Coyote-powered Mustang was hard to miss at Sick Week 2024. Competing in the 1/8th-mile class, he was knocking out very low 5-second passes. Hear what’s inside his high-horsepower Coyote engine in this episode of Engine of the Week!

Gen II Coyote engine
Chris Patterson Shows Us Around Unrivaled Diesel

Chris Patterson has become one of our favorite diesel engine builders and competitors out there over the last few years. He tells it like it is and doesn’t hold back, and he’s also a pretty good guy who recently gave us some time to check out his Weatherford, TX-based diesel shop called Unrivaled Diesel, where

Unrivaled Diesel