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Intercomp video

OneDirt’s Ben Shelton talks with Carter Gerlach of Intercomp about their latest technology, which includes their coil over spring rater and pull bar rater.


QA1 video

Take a few minutes to enjoy this all-access, behind the scenes tour of QA1’s 85,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Minnesota.


Buzzy Adams and family

Buzzy Adams is a well-accomplished racer with hundreds of wins and multiple national championships. Yet he looked to BILSTEIN to improve his program for 2016.


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Wisconsin’s Buzzy Adams has enjoyed immediate success with BILSTEIN XVS shock absorbers.


Afco Master Cylinder

Bleeding your brake system is a regular activity on a dirt race car. Poorly performing brakes, or even simply a spongy pedal, will lead to problems setting up the car on turn entry and can devastate your lap times. Afco Racing just released this video showing one of the best practices for properly maintaining your […]


Changing Shocks on a Late Model

In many ways, dirt racing is just like ordinary life: Technology continually evolves and you either keep up or get left behind. Racers who refuse to embrace change are like the little old grandmother who’s grandchildren showed her how to use the camera on her cell phone–and always took two pics of everything so she […]


PFC V3

We love it whenever a manufacturer comes up with a real innovation in racing hardware. It doesn’t seem to happen all that often anymore, but when it does it definitely gets our attention. Performance Friction (PFC) definitely has a useful innovation with it’s V3 floating hub brake rotors, and now the company has announced that […]


Many racers are afraid to get inside their shocks for a rebuild, but QA1's Marshall Fegers exaplains the process and shows it really isn't that difficult.

The days are long gone when you can bolt up a set of OE replacement shocks from the parts store and expect to have much success on the race track. Even in the entry level classes, setups have become more sophisticated and modern, rebuildable racing shocks are definitely part of the equation. Fortunately, companies like […]


Afco's newest Pillar Vane Rotor is a hybrid design that will give Street Stock racers the strength of a Ford hub with the light weight of a GM metric rotor.

Just because the rule book requires “stock type” or “stock replacement” components on your race car, that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck with underwhelming stock performance and parts that break too often. Afco’s new Pillar Vane Hybrid rotors combine several advancements to create a very racy brake rotor that, because it will still […]


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Ben Baker of AFCO Racing gives us a crash course on dirt track shock technology. Read here how crucial your shock package is to your success on the dirt track.


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We’ve all been guilty of treating brake fluid like most fluids under the hood. We do this because it can be such a hassle to spend time bleeding the brakes. But we quickly learned from talking with the brake experts from Phoenix Systems that flushing or bleeding your brakes doesn’t have to be a pain in the rea


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Is that new cold air intake going to help your tow vehicle get your race car to the track or will that new sway bar? In our book, our vehicles are not worth the risk. A safer and more stable haul wins out over the handful of potential horsepower. We explain why here.


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Our resident street stock driver is making the jump to modifieds for the 2012 season. Before his jump to the open wheels we asked him to write one last story about the greatest mistakes he has made and seen made over the course of his 180 street stock events. Have you made these mistakes before?


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Depending on who you ask, twin-tube shocks can be seen in very different lights. Some drivers see twin-tubes as an older technology, with better choices out there. However, many drivers and crew chiefs swear by twin-tubes as a great option for drivers. So who’s right?


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In the late ‘70s there was a growing demand for increased braking in stock car racing; an engineer named William Wood saw opportunity to create a high performance brake package for this expanding niche market. Today, Wilwood supplies brake hardware to every corner of the globe for anything that rolls.


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In the late ‘70s there was a growing demand for increased braking in stock car racing; an engineer named William Wood saw opportunity to create a high performance brake package for this expanding niche market. Today, Wilwood supplies brake hardware to every corner of the globe for anything that rolls.


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