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Southern Style Racing Engines in Pinellas Park, FL

Southern Style Racing Engines (SSRE) & Components Inc., based in Pinellas Park, Florida, is for sale. Founded 50 years ago by current owner George Pils, SSRE is a fully equipped machine shop and performance parts business. Included in the sale is a robust stock of parts and purchasing power at some of the industry’s best rates.  

SPEC Engines and Road Racing

SPEC racing is attractive because it provides a uniform platform to a driver’s market with more skillful driving and competition.

SPEC Engines
555 cid Big Block Chevy Trophy Truck Engine

Everything about building trophy truck engines is difficult. The courses are extremely rough, the racing is very intense and the demands on the engine are nothing short of punishing. Due to these race circumstances, Ray Field and the guys at Dougans Racing Engines build a 555 cid big block Chevy engine with custom components from bottom up. Find out how this top-level build comes together.

The Race Engine Challenge Winning Small Block Ford

Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines knew he was going to build a small block Ford to compete in the Race Engine Challenge, and it would feature his specially designed Hemi heads.

570 cid N/A Pontiac Engine

Chris Uratchko of Uratchko Racing Engines only takes on engine work that piques his interest or offers him new, exciting challenges. So feast your eyes on this 570 cid Pontiac engine built for heads up drag racing that delivers 1,200 naturally aspirated horsepower! Find out the full details.

408 cid Ford Windsor Stroker Engine

Looking to test real world differences between carburetor and EFI engine set-ups, while also testing different-sized camshafts, the team at Coast High Performance and Custom Performance Racing Engines built this 408 cid Ford Windsor Stroker engine. Read on to find out what went into the build and what the dyno results showed.

727 cid Hemispherical Headed Engine

Valued at over $66,000, this 727 cid Hemispherical Headed engine built by Sonny’s Racing Engines was prominently displayed at the 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis as Sunnen’s 30th Annual Charity Sweepstakes engine. The proceeds benefitted Victory Junction, a camp for children living with serious medical conditions. Find out how much horsepower and money this powerplant made!

Borowski Wins Race Engine Builder of the Year

How Ken and Joe McCaul Reinvigorated Rockdale, IL’s Borowski Race Engines When opportunity knocks, you answer the door. At least if you’re Ken and Joe McCaul you do, and you’re glad that you did. Joe and Ken are a father and son team who purchased Borowski Race Engines in Rockdale, IL, a suburb of Joliet,

Baldwin Racing Engines’ 440 LS Late-Model Dirt Engine Wins Engine of the Year 2018

Following a voting contest in November, Baldwin Racing Engines’ 440 LS Late-Model Dirt engine came away the winner of Engine Builder magazine’s 2018 Engine of the Year contest sponsored by Penn Grade and Cometic Gasket. Jeff and his team were presented a custom milled valve cover trophy at the Engine Builder PRI Party Wednesday, December 5 at the Rock Bottom Brewery in Indianapolis. 

Edelbrock Partners with Pat Musi Racing Engines

Building on a successful relationship that spans nearly two decades, Edelbrock has announced an enhanced partnership with Pat Musi Racing Engines that will cater to the hardcore drag racing market.

Video: Engine of the Week – Big Bore LS Engine

This week we dive into the details of a big bore LS engine built by Jeff Ginter of Jeff Ginter Racing Engines located in Artesia, CA. Engine of the Week is sponsored by Cometic Gasket and Penn Grade Motor Oil.

605 Drag Boat Engine

Wanting to do things his own way, James Bostick decided to open his own engine machine shop in 2008. To do so he cashed out his retirement, bought some machines and founded Bostick Racing Engines in El Cajon, CA. Fast forward 10 years, Bostick Racing Engines continues to do things their own way and builds top-notch motors like this 605 drag boat engine. Find out what makes this marine engine special.