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PRI/SEMA Leadership Meets With Key Lawmakers in Washington, DC

As part of SEMA and PRI’s campaign to pass the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act), PRI and SEMA CEO Mike Spagnola has recently traveled to Washington, DC. There, he met with key members of Congress who are integral to the legislative process on the bill—urging them to move the RPM Act.   With

Mike Copeland’s Hydrogen-Powered Supercharged LS3 Engine

Any time we get a chance to speak with Mike Copeland of Diversified Creations and Arrington Performance, we get excited to learn what new build he’s been working on. One of his newest was this hydrogen-powered and supercharged LS3 build for his wife’s 1948 Chevy pickup.

Industry Mourns Passing of Prominent Track Promoter Jody Deery

Jody Deery, the longtime promoter at Rockford Speedway and a pillar of the motorsports community, has passed away at 97.

PRI Elevates Advocacy Efforts with 2022 Road Tour

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is elevating its advocacy efforts by kicking off its third annual tour around the country, starting at the Progressive American Flat Track at Volusia Speedway Park in DeLeon Springs, Fla., on March 11. During the 2022 PRI Road Tour, PRI’s leading content-creation team will travel the country to visit businesses, racetracks,

ProCharged 7.3L Ford Godzilla Engine

We came across Willis Performance Enterprises’ latest, and arguably most impressive, Godzilla engine build during the 2021 PRI show – this 1,500+ horsepower, ProCharged Godzilla engine. What’s super impressive about the build is it still utilizes the Ford Godzilla’s stock block, crank and cylinder head castings to achieve those high-horsepower levels. Check it out!

BRE 355 Small Block Chevy Engine

If you aren’t familiar, there’s a lot more to a demolition derby than most people might think. There’s also a lot more to the engines in these high-dollar competitions than you might think. Just check out this Baldwin Racing Engines-built 355 small block Chevy! It can run with no water for an hour!

355 Small Block Chevy Demolition Derby Engine

If you aren’t familiar, there’s a lot more to a demolition derby than most people might think. There’s also a lot more to the engines in these high-dollar competitions than you might think. Just check out this Baldwin Racing Engines-built 355 small block Chevy! It can run with no water for an hour!

Turbocharged Hemi-Swapped Toyota Supra

We came across this Toyota Supra appropriately named Wasabi at the 2021 PRI Show, which features a Precision turbocharged Hemi engine instead of the usual 2JZ.

PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer Among Inaugural Drag Illustrated Awards Nominees

Drag Illustrated, the drag racing Magazine and content producer, has announced the nominees for the inaugural Drag Illustrated Awards.  PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer has been nominated in the “Special Award for Ambassadors to the Sport of Drag Racing” category for PRI’s advocacy and membership efforts to support the sport of drag racing. He appears alongside

Tom Bailey’s Twin-Turbo 615 Big Block Chevy Engine in Sick Seconds 1.0

Tom Bailey is making waves recently in the go-fast world thanks to his new event Sick Week. However, Tom is no stranger to drag racing as his 1969 Camaro named Sick Seconds 1.0 has won Drag Week twice. We take a look at the Steve Morris Engines-built twin-turbo 615 cubic inch big block Chevy under the hood.

PRI 2021: What a Show

First things first – Happy New Year to you all. I sincerely hope you got to be with friends and family during the holidays and that you all had a safe and fun end to 2021. We’ve now officially welcomed 2022, and as the holidays have quickly come and gone, as they always do, I

598 cid Big Block Chevy Triple Carb Drag Engine

Despite countless other high-horsepower engines at the 2021 PRI Show, when we walked past this 598 big block Chevy engine built by M&M Race Cars & Competition Engines, we had to do a triple take. This head turner features a triple carburetor setup sitting on top of a 14-71 blower and was built for a Top Dragster application. Check it out!