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Industry Insights: Sage “Donkmaster” Thomas

  Drag racing on the quarter-mile in 8 seconds is impressive, but try doing it on 26-inch wheels. That’s what the National Donk Racing Association…

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Editors’ Choice

  Hundreds of new product announcements cross the desks of PRI editors each month. Following are our top picks for July.   LS and Gen III Hemi Oil…

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Stop Doing That…Do This Instead: Wiring Fans

Pictured here, a customer had used a self-tapping screw to try and ground the relay to the same mounting tab that comes off the top of it, explained…

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Newly Appointed: Malissa Pennington

  This Kansas City-area native grew up in a motorsports family, suggesting her current role with the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum…

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Make The Case: Bump Stops Vs. Bump Springs

  Although these suspension components perform similar tasks, the two designs use different approaches to accomplish those goals. That results in…

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Ask the Experts: Raising Prices

Our source at St. Louis Race Gear noted the danger in not taking a price increase when wholesalers raise theirs. “What are you going to do [then]…

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Advocacy Corner

Tracking legal, legislative, and regulatory developments impacting the racing and performance industry. PRI race track ambassador Tom Deery and the…

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Advocacy Corner

  Tracking legal, legislative, and regulatory developments impacting the racing and performance industry. PRI race track ambassador Tom Deery and…

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PRI Education: Race Sensor Choice and Care

Proper sensor installation is critical to produce accurate readings. The sensors shown at far left are incorrectly installed with the exhaust flow,…

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Member Check-In: VP Racing Fuels

Bruce Hendel The expansion of VP-branded gas stations across the US, as well as continued development of renewable fuels, including blends distilled…

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Newly Appointed: Jonathan Eckelberg

  As the head of Wisconsin’s High School Racing Association, this competitor is laser-focused on attracting high school-aged youth to stock car…

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Editors’ Choice

  Hundreds of new product announcements cross the desks of PRI editors each month. Following are our top picks for June.     Mod-Twin 225 HD…

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Make The Case: Karting vs. Quarter Midgets

  Building a solid foundation of race craft and sportsmanship is critical for any young driver with aspirations of establishing a career in…

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Stop Doing That…Do This Instead: Data Acquisition Systems

Racers often fail to order extra sensors over fear they’ll be overwhelmed by the data in front of them, especially if they’re new to data acquisition…

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Ask the Experts: Choosing Tires for Small-Tire Drag Racing

At the track, tire temperature generally should be about 20 degrees over the track temperature. “On colder days, do a longer burnout,” recommended…

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Industry Insights: Jill Gregory

From corporate boardrooms to herding sheep—not to mention race teams, fans, and sponsors—at Sonoma Raceway, this former NASCAR executive’s…

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Advocacy Corner

PRI race track ambassador Tom Deery and the Washington, DC-based advocacy team work continuously to protect tracks, sanctioning bodies, and…

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Member Check-In: Disorganized Grime

Disorganized Grime is a low-impact social network that provides opportunities to compete in race cars that are less sophisticated—and costly—than the…

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Editors’ Choice

  Hundreds of new product announcements cross the desks of PRI editors each month. Following are our top picks for May.     Striker Series Coil-…

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Industry Insights: John Metric

  As EV drag racing charges to increasing levels of acceptance, this Texas-based metals engineer and pioneer of the movement discusses why this…

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Newly Appointed: Mike Murphy

  The director of track operations for New Jersey Motorsports Park combines his experience in series management, strategic marketing, and…

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Make The Case: Selling Used Parts vs. New Parts only

  Although the inherent rigors of motorsports use can bring the reliability of some parts into question, resellers that offer used racing components…

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Stop Doing That…Do This Instead: Setting Adjustable Shocks

Suspension experts consistently stress the importance of having a baseline shock setting, and to fine-tune adjustments in basic, definable steps. “…

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Ask the Experts: Supplying the Military

As one of only two “metals prime vendors” in the world, TW Metals supplies more than 300 agencies—including the US Navy, Air Force, and Marines—with…

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Advocacy Corner

Tracking legal, legislative, and regulatory developments impacting the racing and performance industry. PRI’s Washington, DC-based advocacy team…

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Industry Insights: Sage “Donkmaster” Thomas

  Drag racing on the quarter-mile in 8 seconds is impressive, but try doing it on 26-inch wheels. That’s what the National Donk Racing Association…

Read More
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Editors’ Choice

  Hundreds of new product announcements cross the desks of PRI editors each month. Following are our top picks for July.   LS and Gen III Hemi Oil…

Read more
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Stop Doing That…Do This Instead: Wiring Fans

Pictured here, a customer had used a self-tapping screw to try and ground the relay to the same mounting tab that comes off the top of it, explained…

Read more
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Newly Appointed: Malissa Pennington

  This Kansas City-area native grew up in a motorsports family, suggesting her current role with the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum…

Read more
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Make The Case: Bump Stops Vs. Bump Springs

  Although these suspension components perform similar tasks, the two designs use different approaches to accomplish those goals. That results in…

Read more