Ryan Milliken’s Turbocharged 6.8L Cummins Engine
At Lights Out 14, Ryan Milliken of Hardway Performance put on a show and demonstrated how far diesel performance has come in recent years. Making it to the semi-finals against some of the country’s fastest cars, Ryan’s ’69 Nova sports a turbocharged 6.8L Cummins engine built by Fleece Performance & Freedom Racing Engines. Capable of
Paul’s High Performance Nitrous-Powered Ford Godzilla Engine
GODZILLA!!!!! We stopped by the Fluidampr booth at the 2022 PRI Show to say hi and found Paul Svinicki of Paul’s High Performance hanging out, along with his nitrous-powered Ford 7.3L Godzilla engine that runs in his 2010 Cobra Jet Ford Mustang. This 1,100-horsepower Godzilla is our Engine of the Week.
David Pilgrim’s Dual Compound-Turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax Engine
David Pilgrim and his wife Debbie began looking into drag racing after attending an NHRA event, which eventually led to the pair entering the Bonneville Salt Flats scene. Following a few turbocharged motorcycle builds and a C5 Corvette, David got the idea for a 1954 Chevrolet 3100 with a dual compound-turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax. It’s
2,500-HP Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine
Having done a lot of the paint and bodywork himself, Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova stood out at the 2022 PRI show. His shop, Harbor Auto Restoration, helped build the car to handle 2,500 horsepower, and making that power is a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine built by Ochs Performance.
Will Tetro’s Twin-Turbo 427 LS Engine
At the 2022 PRI Show, Frankenstein Engine Dynamics had several attractions in their booth beyond their own components. One of those attractions was Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova with a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine in it. Fortunately, Will was standing nearby and gave us some time to tell us about the details.
Vortech Supercharged 572 cid Big Block Chevy Engine
When David Pearson of Little Evil Racing shows up at the track with his Pro 275 Foxbody Mustang, people fear him, and for good reason. David has set numerous 275 drag radial world records, and with a Vortech supercharged 572 cid big block Chevy in this Mustang, another record may fall!
Ryan Milliken’s 6.8L Cummins-Powered ’69 Nova
Ryan Milliken’s ’69 Nova currently holds the X275 1/8th mile record at 183 mph, which was set last December at the Snowbird Outlaw Nationals. Under the hood is a beefy, Freedom Racing Engines-built 6.8L Cummins engine that makes around 3,100 horsepower. Check it out!
Thad Moffitt Joins Scott Lagasse Racing to Drive TA2 Backed by Safety-Kleen
At this year’s PRI show, Safety-Kleen unveiled a new #43 TA2 car that will be driven by Richard Petty’s grandson, Thad Moffitt. Thad will join Scott Lagasse Racing and Safety-Kleen for the 2023 season.
Engine Builder Magazine’s 2022 Diesel of the Year Winner
Out of the more than 50 diesel engines profiled in 2022, it was a compound turbo 6.7L Cummins engine built by Frank Davis of Sin City Diesel & Off-Road that took home the Diesel of the Year 2022 honors.
King to Host PRI Tech Seminar and Launches Can-Am Bearings
King Engine Bearings will be hosting an engine builder roundtable at the 2022 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis. “Master the Engine” seminar will be hosted by King’s Technical Manager, Ron Sledge, with six engine builders in a Q&A format, uncovering the latest engine building trends, best practices, and insider tips and tricks.
Experience React4Racing at the PRI Show!
React4Racing is the newest experience at this year’s PRI Show! As a part of the Save Our Race Cars initiative, Total Seal, Melling, and NHRA have partnered to bring you React4Racing! React4Racing gives you, a PRI Individual Member show attendee, the opportunity to donate to the PRI PAC and test your reaction time against some
Motorsports Icon Tony Stewart to Kick Off 2022 PRI Trade Show
Motorsports icon, championship-winning driver and team owner Tony Stewart will help kick off the three biggest business days in racing as the headline guest at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show’s annual Grand Opening Breakfast, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Breakfast is an annual tradition for thousands of motorsports professionals from