Year: 2015

Test & Tune September 25, 2015

Another fun filled day at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet Illinois. Friday, September 25, 2015 was last drag racing this track will see until next spring. I arrived at the track at 3:00pm and there was already a line to get in. Racers from all over the Midwest made an appearance to race their final …READ MORE

Saturday Picnic in Chicago IL

As always, I just can’t get enough of cars! Today I attended an annual picnic hosted by the old school dragster team “Keystone Racing” out of Chicago Illinois. Lots of food, cars, and of course a lot of fun. Two dragster teams made an appearance, the dragster “Digging It” and the dragster team of “Beedy …READ MORE

2015 Time Machine Nationals

September 6, 2015 – Great Lakes Dragaway, Union Grove Wisconsin Another fun-filled day at the drag strip racing fans! I attended the 2015 Time Machine Nationals at Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove Wisconsin. This was a 2-day event running Saturday and Sunday and featured nostalgic racers including Funny Cars, Nitro, Wheel Standers, Alcohol, Gassers, …READ MORE

The Race Car

“I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I’m gone” – Steven Wright 2004 Pontiac GTO ENGINE: LS3 Stroker Aluminum Small Block Chevy Texas Speed PRC Cylinder Heads Brian Tooley Racing Custom Grind Camshaft Competition Cam Timing Chain Competition Cam Valve …READ MORE

NMCA Rulebook

“You have to learn the rules of the game, and then you have to play better than anyone else.” – Albert Einstein Official NMCA Class Rules & Regulations for 2021 Below you will find links to download the NMCA Rulebook, including Classes, General Regulations, and Points System. All downloads are in .pdf format.     …READ MORE

Route 66 Classic 2015

  After attended the Route 66 Classic in Joliet Illinois on August 15, 2015. I have to say, it was great! This event featured classic drag racing cars of the 1960s and 1970’s. It was really a tribute to classic drag racing. Gassers, Funny Cars, and rail jobs everywhere! Who remembers the famous “Sox & …READ MORE

Air Filter

The air filter is often an overlooked part. A dirty and clogged air filter can cause more damage than you think. Insufficient flow of air to the intake means that the engine has to work harder. Excessive heat is an engine killer. Also, the air filter allows clean air to enter the intake so the …READ MORE