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Light Pro Stock 540 cid Small Block John Deere Engine

Maybe it was the level of detailing and polish? Maybe it was the giant turbo? Maybe it was the size and green color? Maybe it was just because this is an awesome Light Pro Stock 540 cid small block John Deere engine, so we stopped to find out more about the build done by VG Motorsports!

540 cid Small Block John Deere Light Pro Stock Engine

When it comes to PRI booth engines, Fluidampr has been a great booth to visit over the last couple years, and at the 2023 show the company had a VG Motorsports-built small block John Deere Light Pro Stock engine on display that definitely stopped us in our tracks. We got to speak with VG Motorsports

Former NTPA and WDI Leader David Schreier Has Passed Away

David P. Schreier, who led World Pulling International (WPI) and the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) for more than four decades, passed away on December 2 at the age of 84. Schreier served as NTPA executive director and later as WPI president and CEO, from 1986 until his retirement in 2019. Prior to serving as

The Coolest Engine Shop Ever? Inside Noonan Race Engineering

Even before Noonan Race Engineering completed its new Engine Technology Facility, this was an engine shop we’ve been wanting to see inside for quite a while. If you’re at all familiar with Noonan Race Engineering, its engines and its components, then you already know it’s the the kind of stuff billet aluminum racing dreams are

4,500 HP John Deere Pro Stock Engine

According to Riverside Engines owner Phil Schalk, these Pro Stock John Deere builds start out with a stock John Deere block that can be as big as 680 cubic inches. That’s about the only stock thing about it! Find out what went into this build.

Champion Brands’ 2021 Racing Contingency Program

The Champion 2021 Racing Contingency Program is an all-encompassing marketing program designed to link Champion Motor Oils directly to regional and national racers in many sanctioned racing events in North America. Champion’s new 2021 expanded contingency program supports race teams from dirt track to pavement, gas to diesel, and circle track to drag racing with contingency cash pay-out

557 cid Blown Supercharged Hemi Engine

With a heavy focus on pulling applications and a bit of drag racing, Sassy Racing Engines specializes only in Hemi engines like this 557 cid blown supercharged Hemi that pumps out 3,000 horsepower! Find out what goes into the build.

Women in Motorsports 2020

In our second annual Women’s Issue this August, we once again placed the well-deserved spotlight on the talented women of the motorsports world and the automotive industry.

Women in Motorsports: Ashley Corzine

While Ashley wasn’t quite sure how the juggling act of competition and family would ultimately turn out, she admits she’s glad she is in the driver’s seat.

680 cid OTTPA Pro Stock John Deere

No Limit MFG’s facility has multiple CNC machines, fabrication equipment, multi-axis machines, cam grinding equipment, and engine building equipment that allows the shop to do work like this 3,000+ horsepower, 680 cid, OTTPA Pro Stock John Deere diesel engine, almost entirely in-house. Find out what went into this insane engine!

Alcohol-Powered Tractor Pulling Engines

As other forms of motorsports keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with an engine, tractor pulling is no different.

3.0 Limited Pro Class 5.9L Cummins

With the dream to one day compete at the same truck and tractor pull events he saw as a kid, Jeremy Wenger of Twisted Piston set out to achieve that goal. The shop went all out on a 3.0 Limited Pro class 5.9L Cummins build. Find out why it earned them Rookie of the Year in OSTPA in 2019.