One-on-One with Jim Dunn Racing’s Johnna Dunn
After speaking with Kaylynn Simmons a couple years ago, we found out there are only a few women who work on the pit crews of the NHRA teams. One of those few other women is Johnna Dunn, a clutch specialist for Jim Dunn Racing. It’s a family affair for Johnna, who works alongside many family
One-on-One with Katie Coleman of LinCo Diesel Performance
We got to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, just outside St. Louis, back in early 2022. It was then that we were introduced to Katie Coleman, a cylinder head specialist at the shop, but an industry vet with 15+ years of experience. She was extremely sought after when shops found out she was
One-on-One with Monster Jam Driver Kayla Blood
We’ve made it a habit to chat with a new Monster Jam driver ever year, and this year we had the pleasure of speaking with Soldier Fortune driver Kayla Blood. She multi-talented and draws from a unique background to push herself in motorsports and in Monster Jam in particular. Find out why she’s a force
One-on-One with Janine Shoffner of J2-Racing
Whether it’s motorcycles, skydiving or road racing, Janine Shoffner has an addiction to adrenaline-filled activities. For the last decade, road racing has been her biggest passion as a co-founder of J2-Racing. Watch this interview to get a glimpse into her world.
One-on-One with Hannah Maloof of Maloof Racing Engines
She’s an engine builder, a drag racer, a stunt driver, and now a Netflix star too, Hannah Maloof can do a little bit of everything, and she does it well. Along with the entire Maloof family, she helps run Maloof Racing Engines in San Gabriel, CA. Check out her story!
One-on-One with Jillian McLaughlin of Precision Machine Engine
Earlier this year we caught up with Jillian McLaughlin of Precision Machine Engine (PME) out in North Highlands, CA. Jillian is just a few years into her engine shop journey, but she’s picked up the ins and outs of numerous engine work quickly, and can be seen on Instagram doing her thing for PME. We
One-on-One with Fluidampr’s Nick Orefice
We recently had Fluidampr’s Nick Orefice visit our Akron, OH office, so we sat down with him to discuss the ins and outs of dampers and what makes Fluidampr dampers stand out among the rest.
1-on-1 with Engine Parts Group/Engine Pro President Jesse Jones
Many of you might be familiar with Jesse Jones. He’s been part of the engine parts industry and the automotive aftermarket for nearly four decades in various roles with iconic companies such as Fel-Pro, Clevite, Cometic, and now as president of Engine Parts Group (EPG) and Engine Pro. In this episode of Industry Insiders, we
1-on-1 with Tricia Musi
We recently caught up with Tricia Musi of Pat Musi Racing Engines and drag racing fame to talk about what she’s had going on lately. From working on cars and engines to drag racing with both Popeye and a new car nicknamed Double Trouble, Tricia has been keeping busy.
1-on-1 with Sick Week’s Tom Bailey
Sick Week was the newest drag-and-drive event to hit the scene back in February 2022, and the man behind it all was drag racer Tom Bailey. The two-time Drag Week winner help found Sick the Mag, specifically for coverage of drag-and-drive events and its competitors, and with it came a signature event. We caught up
One-on-One with QA1’s Melissa Scoles
Engine Builder sat down with Melissa Scoles, president of QA1, to talk about what the high-performance suspension and driveline company has been up to in recent years, including a brand new headquarters.
One-on-One with SBI’s Phil Data
Phil Data, SB International’s VP of Sales recently stopped by Engine Builder magazine, so we sat down to talk about what’s been going on at the company in recent years, how the industry has changed and we touch on SBI’s upcoming 40th anniversary.