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Exposed Hot Rod Features a 572 cid ProCharged Big Block Chevy Engine

In the weeks leading up to Sick Week 2024, we caught glimpses of Leroy Edwards’ custom-built yellow hot rod. With its unique look, even for drag-and-drive, we knew we had to know more about this build and the ProCharged big block Chevy engine Leroy put in it. We got the details in this episode of

Hot Rod Power Tour’s 30th Year Begins June 10-14, 2024

America’s largest traveling car show with 6,000+ custom cars and trucks will visit five cities in five days.

Edelbrock and Pat Musi Talk Cylinder Heads

In this episode of Intellectual Horsepower, we got the opportunity to sit down with Edelbrock experts Mike Sanders and Rick Roberts, as well as Pat Musi of Pat Musi Racing Engines to talk all about cylinder heads. We discuss what goes into cylinder head manufacturing and development from the manufacturer level, as well as what

MOTORTREND’s 19th Annual HOT ROD Drag Week 2023

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

427 cid Ford Windsor V8 Engine

This one-of-one Panozster we saw at the Cleveland Auto-Aviation Museum features a number of unique traits that make it a truly special roadster, including its 427 cubic inch Ford Windsor V8 engine! Check it out.

468 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

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!

Chris Hein’s Twin-Turbo 6.2L LSA Engine

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

1,000-Plus HP Twin-Turbo 6.2L LSA Engine

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!

IHRA Announces Hot Rod Racing Classic for 2024

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA)–based in House Springs, Missouri–has announced the IHRA Hot Rod Classic is set to debut in 2024. “Since we took over IHRA last year, we’ve heard from so many racers how they wish we would bring these classes back,” IHRA Owner Larry Jeffers said. Similar to the Pro-Am races from previous

Supercharged 406 cid Small Block Chevy Engine

Owned by Scott Mueller since the 1980s, this 1934 Ford hot rod features a supercharged 406 cubic inch small block Chevy engine capable of 1,000 horsepower and low-8-second passes. Check it out!

MotorTrend’s 19th Annual Hot Rod Drag 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. Registration for this highly-anticipated

Hot Rod Power Tour 2023 Dates and Locations

MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, has announced the 2023 HOT ROD Power Tour in celebration of HOT ROD’s 75th anniversary. The HOT ROD Power Tour Driven By Continental Tire will be heading south to Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee visiting five cities over five days in June. As America’s largest traveling car show, more than 6,000 cars