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The research and development staff at VP Racing Fuels has been diligently working around the clock to improve and design new race fuels for the 2017 season and beyond.


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ATL Fuel Cells presents this video to show the measures that they are taking to increase fire safety in not only motorsports but also countless other facets.


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Aeromotive worked with Lavon Miller to provide optimum fuel flow on his championship-winning, diesel pro-pulling truck.


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Words And Photos: Jeff Smith So often in racing, it can be as much about what you do correctly as about avoiding the costly mistakes that prevent finishing the race. Experience is a great teacher for preventing some of the near limitless ways there are to lose a race. Among the positive steps toward winning […]


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There’s no shortage of things for racers to fear. Some days, they have to worry about picking the right setup to win the race. Other times, they might fear the consequences of pushing the limitations of the rules too far. On some occasions, their concerns might be focused upon something as trivial as whether or […]


Holley’s latest circle track-specific units are the Ultra XP 650 and 750 cfm carburetors offering a raft of new features that can make performance tuning quicker and easier.

Holley’s latest circle track-specific units are the Ultra XP 650 and 750 cfm carburetors offering a raft of new features that can make performance tuning quicker and easier.


There are several simple modifications JET recommends to upgrade the classic Holley 4412 500 cfm two-barrel carb to make it race ready.

Jeff Smith talks with the great folks at JET Performance about the tips and tricks that allow you to maximize the performance of a two-barrel carburetor.


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Xceleration Media’s Richard Holdener caught up with CJ Jones from Jones Racing Products at PRI 2015. CJ told us about exciting, new products from his company including the new, three-blade fan as well as creative engineering that allows for more horsepower.


Slip a collar over the hose and mark the hose where it meets the collar.

We’ve got to admit it: Quite often when we get excited about new products or technology making their way to racing, it’s usually aimed for the big touring classes like the Late Models or Sprint Cars. But really, there are just as many–if not more–racers in the entry level “hobby” racing classes. And their needs […]


Brown and Miller's reusable fitting is a three-piece design. Instead of biting into the hose material, an olive (center) fits between the fitting (left) and the collar to clamp down on the hose, securing it in place.

Brown & Miller makes building your own hoses easy with their innovative reusable hose fittings It is a simple fact in racing if you can make a component lighter without sacrificing durability you are almost always going to be better off. That’s definitely true for the plumbing in your race car, which helps explain why […]


Although we weren't able to speak with Dirt Late Model champion Scott Bloomquist for this story, we understand from multiple reliable sources that he's running one of Aeromotive's double-adjustable fuel pressure regulators on his race cars. (Rick Schwallie photo)

One smart racer and a little ingenuity solves a problem that’s been plaguing racers for decades Working with carburetors in racing is almost always a tricky proposition. And let’s face it, tuning for asphalt where speed is about being smooth and slowly rolling into the throttle so you don’t spin the rear wheels is much […]


Holley Hydramat

We spent three days covering every inch of the Performance Racing Industry trade show, and the product that seemed to get the most attention was Holley’s new Hydramat. The hydramat is essentially a fuel pickup that covers the entire fuel cell. We saw it running consistently with less than half of a gallon of water […]


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Chris Paulson is the head of C&R Racing. C&R does many things, but they are famous for their radiators. Paulson presented at the AETC conference and while his topics hit on everything from sports cars and Indy Cars, we pulled out the information applicable to dirt track racers.   Water Flow “The old days of […]


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It’s no secret that excess heat kills race engines. And it isn’t unusual for dirt track racers to have issues keeping their engine temps under control–whether it is mud caking in the radiator and cutting off airflow or simply, gearing that causes the engine to lug or simply long greens on hot, muggy Saturday nights. […]


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Changing an engine can be a very frustrating process, not to mention messy and time consuming. Which is one reason many vehicles within the Power Automedia garage are equipped with Jiffy-Tite fittings. Check out our list of 10 cool ways to use Jiffy-Tite Fittings with your vehicle.


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Looking for a new, affordable carburetor to replace your current unit? We’ve compiled a list of what’s available in an easy-to-read format with the vital specs you’re looking for. Give it a look, here.


Every summer, teams and drivers have to battle the elements – it’s just part of racing. Over this two part series we are going to take a look at what you can do to your car, engine, and yourself to prepare for the hot temperatures.


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Diagnosing an overheating engine usually starts with the radiator. But sometimes the problem goes much deeper than replacing a radiator though. We talk to two industry experts, check it out here.


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We gathered information from books, performance industry know-it-alls, and the world wide web and we packaged it up into a great little timeline that starts with the earliest Holley carburetors starting in 1903 and still going strong with great new carburetor designs almost 110 years later in 2012.


Is there really anything more to racing fuel than octane numbers? We talk to a couple of experts in the field to find out what you REALLY should know about racing fuel.


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