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Cedar Grove, N.J. – King Engine Bearings has just launched a new comprehensive online e-catalog interface that offers more search options and cross-referencing features. This new e-catalog can filter by make, model, dimensions and cross-references or any combination thereof. The new e-catalog is in addition to King’s new 2017-2018 printed catalog, which is now available and features all of King’s new applications. “We are constantly working to improve King’s catalog data base, both online and printed, as we view it as one of our most important sales tools,” says Ellen Dekker, product manager, King Engine Bearings. “King’s strategic goal is…

The first IDRC / InstaFame event of the year takes place April 23rd at Fontana Dragway. Join the DSPORT crew for a day of fun featuring drag racing, a car show, food trucks, vendor row, raffles, a model lounge & more. Bring out your car and show us what you got. Use the coupon code “IDRC17” and save $5 on racer / car show tickets ($2 off for spectators). Hope to see you out there. What: IDRC Drag Racing Series / INSTAFAME Car Show When: April 23rd, 2017 Where: Auto Club Dragway (9300 Cherry Ave, Fontana, CA, 92335) Time: 8AM…

Honda today took the wraps off one of the most anticipated models in its history with the unveiling of the production 2017 Civic Type R at the Geneva Motor Show. The long-awaited Civic Type R, slated to go on sale in the U.S. in late spring with an MSRP in the mid-$30k range, is the first ever Type R-badged Honda to be sold on American soil. The Type R will feature a high performance 2.0-liter turbocharged powertrain, substantially upgraded body and chassis, and other track-ready, Nürburgring-tuned and tested performance components. The 2017 Civic Type R will make its U.S. debut…

ARP’s product line contains thousands of part numbers, and has expanded to include virtually every fastener found in an engine and driveline. These range from quality high performance OEM replacement parts to exotic specialty hardware for Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA drag racing and marine applications.

Callies Performance Products began manufacturing high performance crankshafts in 1989. With many years of engineering and employee experience, Callies has grown to be the industry leader for innovative product design. We take pride in staying ahead of the competition with the latest high tech design and manufacturing advantages. By utilizing the latest in computer aided solid modeling and CNC machining centers, Callies is able to offer the best designed, highest quality crankshafts, connecting rods, and camshaft cores available on the market today.

For the past 45 years, Ferrea has been manufacturing hard core racing components for various types of engines in a wide range of categories worldwide. Our company uses the latest technological advances gained through the development of engine valve programs for Formula 1, Indy Car, NASCAR, Sprint Car, Drag and Road racing teams. This technology allows us to provide the highest level of performance and reliability for our customers. Our association with many of the industry’s leading head manufactures has given us the opportunity to implement these race proven high quality designs for all categories of racing.

Professional-grade photo and video equipment used to only be accessible by those with the right connections or fat wallets, but this concept has changed drastically in just the last few years. The industry of visual media has exploded, popularized by social media and web-based platforms that allow everyone to share thoughts, ideas and creations in high quality. The struggle now is on the manufacturers’ end, as brands push the capabilities of their cameras while attempting to keep prices low, in order to meet the demands of the fast-growing photo/video enthusiast market. No stranger to both the professional and the hobbyist…

Here’s your chance to win a turn-key, race-ready $50,000+ race car for just $100. All the while, proceeds go toward a good cause. Click here to enter the raffle. Simply make your donation (more entries ensure a greater chance of winning) and check back in on March 18, 2017, during the 12 Hours of Sebring race to see if you’ve won a brand new Global Mazda MX-5 Cup race car. Need a refresher on why you should jump into one of the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup cars? Check out our test drive of the MX-5 race cars, including the new…

We’re all about educating the reader, so we’ve done all the dirty work for you. We pour hours upon hours into research, building, testing and tuning in order to deliver you the how’s and why’s behind every performance upgrade. This includes lessons in forced induction, suspension setup, and in-depth looks at some of today’s best performing cars and parts. Make sure you don’t miss out on what everyone else is learning, and see our most popular articles of 2016 below. 12. Ford EcoBoost 1.6L Analysis | Turbocharged, Direct-Injection & CCVTC Looking for a complete analysis of Ford’s 1.6-liter engine? Look no…

Aeromotive Inc. is a true high performance manufacturer specializing in fuel delivery and fuel delivery components. Combining three generations of racing experience with ground-breaking innovation and aerospace manufacturing standards.  Aeromotive delivers performance and quality that is second to none.

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has definitely got a winner on its hands with the new Keith Haring art cars exhibit, previewed during the opening reception on a rainy Thursday night in December. This exhibit featured five of Haring’s original works: a 1963 Buick Special, a 1991 BMW Z1, a 1971 Land Rover Defender, a Honda CBR1000F Motorcycle and, one of my favorites, a go-kart that Keith painted while attending the 1984 Le Mans 24 Hour Race. If you’re not familiar with Keith Haring, his art made a big splash on the New York City street culture scene…

For the Gear Heads Magnetic Nut and Bolt Tray $13 Nut And Bolt Tray keeps small metal parts and tools from getting lost with its two strong double magnets and stainless steel construction. Even works sideways and upside down! CSX3 Squash Air Freshener $15 This is the Eikosha Air Spencer CS-X3 Squash Air Freshener. While running into the gas station, or pumping gas, what is that passenger doing inside your car? Who knows but this air freshener keeps the citrus vibes going into your senses, even when you can’t contain yourself. Don’t let your car smell like a…

For the Gear Heads Race Track Sculpture $60 The craftsmen at track-art in Bristol UK, create precision cut sculptures from premium laminated birch plywood and hand finish them. With a variety of sizes and thickness’s available you can customize your choice to fit in the perfect location. Hang it on a wall or let it free stand on the table, a Track Art sculpture will be a conversation piece in any situation. Brake Disc Coaster $97 One of the most durable and heavy duty coaster sets in the world, our brake disc coaster has a die cast metal brake caliper…

Check out the 2017 Garrett Turbo catalog for all the latest in their turbocharged applications. “Garrett continues to redefine the art and science of boosting technology with advanced air management systems for the full spectrum of modern engines. With over 30,000 turbos produced EVERY DAY, you know the Garrett name is one you can trust. “

If you haven’t tuned into a Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) race, you’re missing out. This series puts together a formula that’s unlike anything else in motorsports. First, the cars. 600 horsepower, 600+ lb-ft of torque, six-speed sequential gearbox, all-wheel drive, and zero-to-sixty in under two seconds. What makes these specs even more impressive is the environment that these machines are used in. Instead of taking turns around an empty road course trying to set a fast lap, GRC drivers battle door-to-door on short tracks composed of dirt, gravel and tarmac, surrounded only by walls. If the changing road…

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