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The 12th Annual Race Track Business Conference Set for 2023 PRI Show

Officials with the National Speedway Directory have announced that the 2023 Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) will take place on Wednesday, December 6, at the PRI Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. The annual RTBC event provides a platform for industry leaders to collaborate, analyze and conceptualize around the business of motorsports. Shared insights from all forms

New Location Announced for 2023 PRI Featured Product Showcase

Get ready for the PRI Show’s highly anticipated Featured Products Showcase, returning for this year’s event, December 7-9, in downtown Indianapolis. Once again, tens of thousands buyers, enthusiasts and media members seeking the latest cutting-edge performance products are expected to prioritize this exclusive Show feature.  And PRI Show organizers have exciting news for 2023: the

2023 PRI Show Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2023 PRI Show is now open at PRI2023.com/Attend. Scheduled for December 7-9 at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis, the PRI Show will give PRI Members access to the newest parts, latest technology, and countless manufacturers and service providers, as well as unlimited opportunities to network face-to-face with

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.