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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

Single-Turbo 3.0 Limited Pro Stock Cummins Engine

Being limited on air means Limited Pro Stock engines need to be built creatively in order make enough horsepower to overcome the class restrictions. This competition Cummins engine was built by Dustin Harrison and the team over at Apex Diesel Performance for diesel pulling competitor Trent Krulik. Check it out!

Compound Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Many of the guys at the top of the diesel sled-pulling totem pole often use the 6.7L Cummins for their builds, both for its reliability and efficient power making potential. Michael Brown just finished up work on this Cummins that he’ll be using this year at events like King of the Street. Check it out!

Bullet Racing Engines’ Supercharged 526 4.900″ Chevy/Hemi Engine

Not all engines are created equal. Case in point is this blown Hemi engine built by Nick Bacalis and Bullet Racing Engines. It’s a 4.900″ Chevy/Hemi one-off build designed by PJS Racing for Pro Mod and truck pull applications. The engine combo can also be paired with twin-turbos or a ProCharger set up. It’s our

Chris Patterson’s Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Chris Patterson of Unrivaled Diesel has hit some of the highest horsepower levels ever seen on the chassis dyno. We caught up with the Texas-based shop owner to get a run down of his 6.7L Cummins engine and his 2022 UCC weekend. Diesel of the Week is brought to you by AMSOIL INC.

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.

Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League to be Discontinued in 2023

Lucas Oil Products has decided to discontinue its ownership and operation of the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League following the conclusion of the 2022 season. Established in 2006, the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League has operated as one of the premier pulling organizations in the country, with 14 member state groups and 1,400 competitors across

4.9″ Billet Hemi ‘Big Dawg’ Engine

When we spoke with Darrell Makins, shop manager of Noonan Race Engineering in Spartanburg, SC, the shop had 60 billet blocks in queue for production. Noonan Race Engineering starts each build from an 815-pound raw chunk of aluminum. With 60 engines on deck, that makes for nearly 49,000 lbs. of raw aluminum. After getting machined,

Work Stock/Pro Street 6.7L Cummins Engine

In the Midwest, the Work Stock class is a very large, very serious class featuring 900-plus horsepower engines, so when a customer came to LinCo Diesel Performance for a new engine, the shop built this 6.7L Cummins with plenty of bells and whistles. It has plenty of horsepower too. Check it out!

2,200 HP 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

As Ford Powerstroke fanatics, Unlimited Diesel Performance owners Nate Bailor and Ben Burnworth have constantly competed against Cummins power. To fight back, the diesel shop has pushed boundaries with their mechanical P pump 7.3L Powerstroke engine to the tune of 2,200 HP, and they’re not done yet. Find out what makes this engine tick!

Mechanical P Pump 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

As Ford Powerstroke fanatics, Unlimited Diesel Performance owners Nate Bailor and Ben Burnworth have constantly competed against Cummins power. To fight back, the diesel shop has pushed boundaries with their mechanical P pump 7.3L Powerstroke engine to the tune of 2,200 HP, and they’re not done yet. Find out what makes this engine tick!

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