We believe in the magic of the automobile

Interviews

C5R 008 2012 085

Keeping Corvette History Alive – George Krass’ Le Mans C5R

No other American car has quite the same racing history as the Corvette, and thanks to one collector's love of the sport, the legacy of this former Le Mans runner-up lives on... Read More

Billy 1998 Indy Pole Position

Interview: Billy Boat – Racer, Manufacturer, Entrepreneur

Not everyone who tries to make the transition from racing to building and selling car parts does so successfully. It takes a mix of technical know-how and business savvy to pull it off. Read More

lpe2

Five Questions with Lingenfelter’s Mike Copeland

In the quest to give you an insiders view of what is going on behind the doors of the best builders and suppliers we cornered Lingenfelter Performance Engineering’s Mike Copeland to see what's new and upcoming with LPE. Check it out here! Read More

cq5dam.web.1280.1280(4)

Five Questions: Chevy Head of Consumer Affairs James Bell

Chevrolet's Head of Consumer Affairs, James Bell, hit the automotive journalist talk circuit with a vengeance, and we had a chance to ask him some questions about the announcement of the Stingray's estimated fuel economy, what the LT1 will mean for Chevy as a whole, and the future of the C7 Corvette. Read More

open rear

Five Questions: Jeff Lemke from Falcon Motorsports

With carbon fiber construction, LS7 power, and US design and construction, the Falcon F7 is a true American supercar on par with the best Europe has to offer. We got to spend some time with Falcon CEO Jeff Lemke and get the inside story behind this striking new exotic. Read More

Urban Engines 1

Interview: We Talk To Legendary LS Engine Builder Kurt Urban

Kurt Urban has been the go-to guy for some of the most prominent LS builds known to mankind. We recently got him to slow down just long enough to give us some insight into where he's been, and where he's going next... Read More

2014 "LS7" 7.0L V-8 (LS7) for Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Five Questions: Al Oppenheiser Gives Us the Scoop On The New Z/28

The chief engineer of the 2014 Chevy Z/28 gives us a deep dive into the new car, how it came to life, and what you can expect to feel when you drive it. In this Five Questions session, Al Oppenheiser gives us the R&D details you won't get anywhere else! Read More

NatGeo5

Street Racing Culture in Los Angeles Examined by National Geographic

Street racers are a segment of the hot rodding and automotive cultures that most of the rest of society would like to see disappear. However for those heavily involved in street racing, there's more to it than a wicked burst of adrenaline...it is a way of life! Read More

Rod-Authority-Lead

We Sit Down With The Legendary Vic Edelbrock Jr.

At 76 years-old, Vic Edelbrock Jr. shows no signs of calling it quits. Recently we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Vic Jr. about the early days of Edelbrock, his father, and the current state of motorsports. Read the exclusive interview here. Read More

tom-tomlinson

Interview: Tom Tomlinson, Holley Performance

Holley long ago established itself as a maker of popular carburetors, but they've also developed a number of great LS engine products. We interviewed the President of Holley, Tom Tomlinson, regarding their vast product offerings for the LS-series of engines and what future LS products Holley has up its sleeves. Read More

IMG_0614

Drag Tire Tech Tips With Mickey Thompson

Mickey Thompson has been leading that tire category for longer than we can remember, especially when it comes to the street/strip or heads-up drag racing, so we went to them (specifically, M/T’s Carl Robinson) to answer our Top Ten questions concerning drag slicks and radials. Here’s what they had to say. Read More

Copy of my pictures 219a

Lou Gigliotti’s ’10 ZR1 Finds Gold in Northern Nevada Again

For Lou Gigliotti's '10 ZR1 second place is not an option. The test mule, LG Motorsports race car, and daily driver sees all sorts of punishment, but at this past 341 Spectre Hillclimb Challenge, the venerable blown 'Vette put up one helluva fight and has the trophies and course records to prove it. Read More

222mphsonoma

LSX-Powered GMC Sonoma Runs 222 MPH at Bonneville

Bonneville: “The world’s fastest salt.” What better place to take a heavily modified LSX engine, run it flat out for several miles, and see what it’s really made of? That is just what Dave Kixmiller, has been doing for several years now with his impressive, record-setting LSX powered GMC Sonoma. Read More

222

Unbelievable Racing Stories with COMP Cams’ Scooter Brothers

Paul “Scooter” Brothers is the President and co-founder of COMP Cams and chairman-elect of the SEMA board of directors. It turns out that the head honcho of COMP has quite a few racing stories that you'd never think a CEO of a major corporation would share, but we think you'll find that Scooter is no ordinary CEO! Read More

ridetech1

10 Questions With Ride Tech’s Bret Voelkel

Bret Voelkel, founder and president of RideTech, didn’t have to look far to find inspiration to improve the hard-riding suspensions his contemporaries had grown uncomfortably accustomed to. Read More

attachment

Interview: Horace Mast of Mast Motorsports

Few people are as familiar or as handy with LS engines as Horace Mast, the 27-year-old founder of Mast Motorsports. A self-described "engine guy," Horace got his start tinkering diesel engines in an effort to get as much power as possible out of them. Read More