Category: Racing


05 06 Scion tC HPS Short Ram Air Intake Kit with Heat Shield Red

Product Description: HPS short ram intake system for tC is an economical alternative to HPS cold air system, for which deliver performance, value and ease of installation. HPS short ram intake for tC is easy to install under the hood and cost less compared to the HPS cold air intake system. With HPS in house dyno, HPS is able to locate the filter in the coolest area of the tC engine compartment to deliver the best …

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American MuscleCar: Boss 302 & 429 Mustang/The Saleen Mustangs

Product Description: Boss 302/Boss 429 Mustang: THE BOSS -- The "ultimate" Mustangs - The Boss 302 was the class act in Trans Am racing, and the Boss 429 was simply the most overpowered Pony car Ford ever made... and that’s saying something! The Saleen Cars: RACE-BRED -- Saleen started in the eighties, road-racing 5-liter Mustangs. Saleen Mustangs are now the most feared road racers in endurance racing …

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American MuscleCar: Dodge Charger/Dodge Viper

Product Description: Dodge Charger 66-70: NO PONY CARS HERE, THANK YOU -- After the introduction of the Mustang in 1964, everyone in Detroit was going full-tilt to make their own youth-market "Pony Car"... everyone except Dodge, that is. Instead, they chose to make an upmarket, full-size rocket called the Charger, with fastback styling and power to burn. The car was an immediate hit on the street and the race …

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American MuscleCar: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am/Pontiac Super Duty Cars

Product Description: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am: TRANS AM – A bundle of Herb Adams engineering, a little help from Penske, and SCCA’s trademark name (which to this day, still costs Pontiac a car for every one they make!). The most famous of all Trans Ams is not the one they raced... it was the T/A with the behemoth 455 Super Duty engine, which was about 150 cubic inches over the displacement limit for Trans Am …

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American MuscleCar: The COPO Cars/1968-2001 Corvette

Product Description: The COPO Cars: SUPERCAR -- Chevrolet already made the fastest cars on the street, but thanks to their racing efforts, they had a full catalog of banzai parts that would make their cars go even faster. If you knew the right numbers, and could get to the right salespeople at the right dealerships, you could order a street-legal racecar direct from the factory. They were called COPOs, for Central …

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Big Block Mopar Performance - High Performance and Racing Modifications for B & RB Series Engines

Product Description: Hundreds of thousands of racing enthusiasts rely on this essential guide for building a race-winning, high performance big-block Mopar. Includes detailed sections on engine block preparation, blueprinting and assembly.

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Birth of Hot Rodding

Product Description: In the garages, shops and fertile minds of 1920s car buffs in search of more power and speed, the hot rodding movement was born. A hot bed of this early quest for speed sprang up when the first Southern California hot rod builder hauled his creation over the ridge of mountains and opened up the throttle on the Mojave Desert’s dry lakes. Places like Muroc, El Mirage, and Harper were …

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Camaro (Motorbooks Classic)

Product Description: Created under the watchful eye of General Motors design chief Bill Mitchell, Camaro sales topped 220,000 in the first production year. Take a look back at the Camaro from its introduction in 1967 up through the modern era. Anthony Young examines the evolution and development of four generations of Camaros, including research and development, manufacturing, and marketing. He reveals the changing …

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Car and Driver's American Road Warriors: Classic Muscle Cars

Product Description: From America's most popular automotive magazine, the editors at Car and Driver present a one of a kind look at classic American muscle cars. With engines made for speed and power and a body to match, these are some of the coolest cars ever made. This tour of the best of these classic cars contains original articles from the cars' first releases, detailed road test entries that review each car …

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Carroll Shelby: An Interview with the Snake

Product Description: The producers of the hit TV series WILD ABOUT WHEELS bring you a full hour "auto" biography of the creator of history's most exciting sports cars, Carroll Shelby. The Snake Charmer himself takes you through the years of his many motoring exploits. In this exciting program you'll re-live with Shelby the development of the Cobra and the GT 350, and hear about his collaboration with Dan Gurney, a …

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Corvette Fifty Years

Product Description: Best-selling author/photographer Randy Leffingwell delivers this colorful and nostalgicof Americas most famous and successful sports car. Witness Corvettes history-making 1953 Motorama debut, flash back to the fervor generated by the Stingray, and relive the excitement surrounding the Official Indy 500 Pace Cars, the ZR-1, and others. Filled with previously unpublished Corvette stories along with …

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Corvette: The Exotic Experimental Cars (Ludvigsen Library Series)

Product Description: While employed at General Motors, and afterward as an acclaimed automotive author, Karl Ludvigsen worked behind-the-scenes at Chevrolet during the development of the Corvette. As a result, his collection contains many rare and unusual photos of experimental Corvettes built both for the road and racing-exotic and rarely seen chassis, engines, and styling concepts. In this photohistory, he opens …

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David Buick's Marvelous Motorcar: The Men and the Automobile That Launched General Motors

Product Description: The storied Buick Motor Company, which formed the foundation for General Motors, "had the management of stars," said legendary GM executive Alfred P. Sloan Jr. Indeed, early Buick leaders included the charismatic Billy Durant, founder of GM; Charles Nash, a founder of what became American Motors; Walter Chrysler, founder of Chrysler Corporation; Walter Marr, Buick's first chief engineer, who was …

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Drive Like Hell: NASCAR's Best Quotes and Quips

Product Description: "Don't come here and grumble about going too fast. Get the hell out of the race car if you have feathers on your legs or butt." - Dale Earnhardt Sr. NASCAR racing is fast, furious and filled with colorful characters who have lots to say -- sometimes at the most inopportune times. Drive Like Hell celebrates the wit and wisdom of the NASCAR circuit. Race fans of all ages will love this …

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Ford GT40 & GT Ultimate Portfolio 1964-2006

Product Description: Henry Ford, having been rejected by Ferrari, vowed to beat him on the race tracks of the world. It was the spark that ignited what was probably the most exciting era in Ford's history which began in 1964. When released in Dearborn the GT40 was probably the prettiest racing car ever designed up to that time. It looked sensational and was undoubtedly very fast, but its aerodynamic performance left …

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Ford Mustang (First Gear)

Product Description: Over 60 of the hottest and most popular production, high-performance, and racing Mustangs are profiled in Ford Mustang. From the early coupes and GTs to today’s newest Shelby, the fastest and most unique pony cars are included in this history of the Mustang nameplate. Profiles of cars from every generation, including the Boss 302s, Mach 1s, and more, include full-color detail and …

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Glory Days: When Horsepower and Passion Ruled Detroit (Pontiac)

Product Description: Glory Days conjures up images of cruise nights, impromptu drag races, and genuine American fun. It is the story of the GTO, Tigers and Monkees, of Royal Pontiac, drag racing, corporate politics, and personal allegiances. Glory Days illuminates anera when Detroit's Woodward Avenue fairly rumbled with V-8 power, as young people slowly cruised the wide boulevard. Glory Days is also an …

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GMC Light-Duty Trucks: An Enthusiast's Reference

Product Description: Appealing to both historians and enthusiasts GMC Light Duty Trucks is a chronological overview of the popular General Motors vehicles that have been long considered Pontiac’s trucks. It begins by tracing their roots to the year 1902 and origins as the long-departed Rapid and Reliance brands. The story continues with the pair joining an emergent General Motors and 1912 consolidation as GMC. A …

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Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans

Product Description: By the early 1960s, Ford Motor Company, built to bring automobile transportation to the masses, was falling behind. Baby boomers were taking to the roads in droves, looking for speed not safety, style not comfort, and Ford didn’t offer what these young drivers wanted. Meanwhile, Enzo Ferrari lorded over the European racing scene, crafting beautiful, fast sports cars that epitomized style. …

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Great Cars: Mustang - Cobra - GT40

Product Description: Thrilling, In-Depth Profiles Of Three Classic Sports Cars Mustang The 1964 Mustang created a stampede in American showrooms similar to the frenzy created by the Beatles. Ford conducted a series of Gallup polls to see what baby boomers wanted in a car -- the Mustang was it. Just three years after the Mustang's unveiling at the New York World's Fair, the one millionth Mustang trotted off the …

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GTO, 1964-1967 (Muscle Car Color History)

Product Description: Pontiacs major muscle machine is followed through development to the street, strip, and track. Testing, early designs, racing, production figures, and the story behind the legend is clearly explained and examined in over 100 color and b&w photos. Wide tracking at its best!

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High-Performance Dodge Neon Builder's Handbook (S-A Design)

Product Description: Introduced in 1994, the Dodge Neon has proven to be a reliable and capable performer. Even in its factory guise, the Neon has a lot to offer. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon! High Performance Neon Builders Handbook is your one-stop shop for all the information you need to get the maximum performance out of your Dodge Neon. This comprehensive book details everything including …

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Hot Rod Roots: A Tribute to the Pioneers

Product Description: Here are hot rodding's true pioneers--the guys who raced the lakes in the mid-century, the ones who broke the records, and those who, through sheer ingenuity, transformed discarded car bodies, flathead V-8s, and four-bangers into the stuff of myth. In essays by some of the most respected journalists in hot rodding today, these icons of the early days come to life, and the history of hot rodding …

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How to Build Chevy Small-Block Circle-Track Racing Engines (Performance How-To)

Product Description: When your pride is on the line at the track, it\'s good to know that you have the best engine possible in your racecar. Whether you\'re racing on dirt or pavement, whatever class you run, you know that it takes power and reliability to make it to victory circle. Tapping into the knowledge and expertise of some of racing\'s top engine builders, the author delivers the information you need to put …

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How to Build High Performance Chrysler Engines (S-A Design)

Product Description: From the late 1950s and the famous "Elephant" Hemi through the '70s and '80s when Chrysler engines terrorized drag strips and southern stock car racing, to the new millennium of now famous Magnum powerplants, Chrysler has consistently produced some of the strongest performance engines for street and race track use. Adkins details performance modifications for each family of engines and each …

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How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V8s (S-A Design)

Product Description: Have you been searching for a book dedicated strictly to Pontiac performance? Look no further - How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s is the one you need. From the 287 to the mighty 455, from Tempests to Tri-Powers, this book covers it all. Pontiac performance began back in 1955 with the mid-year introduction of a 4-barrel induction package. From there, the performance people at Pontiac …

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How to Modify Your Jeep Chassis and Suspension for Offroad Use HP1424

Product Description: Jeeps are the most popular off-road vehicle and the most common modification to them is in the chassis and suspension. This book offers a compilation of tech articles from JP magazine, the number one magazine for Jeep enthusiasts. Includes articles on tires, wheels, brakes, lift kits, shocks, springs, and chassis stiffening/bracing.

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How to Rebuild and Modify Chrysler 426 Hemi EnginesHP1525: New Technology For 1964 to 1971 Classic Hemis and Today's Modern Crat

Product Description: Rebuild or race Chrysler's most popular engine. A step-by-step guide to rebuilding and modifying one of the most famous engines built in the U.S., including sections on racing heritage, cylinder block, ignition and lubrication systems, and racing parts.

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How to Rebuild the Small-Block Chevrolet: Step-by-Step Videobook (S-A Design Video Workbench)

Product Description: Rebuilding the Small-Block Chevy: Step-by-Step Videobook is a quality, step-by-step Workbench Book and DVD combination that shows you how to build a street or racing small-block Chevy in your own garage. The book includes over 600 photos and easy-to-read text that explains every procedure a professional builder uses to assemble an engine from crankshaft to carburetor. The DVD includes over two …

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Hudson Automobiles 1934-1957 Photo Archive

Product Description: Hudson emphasized performance when promoting its cars and entered speed and endurance events to prove it. It always did well in these events but its shining hour as a performance car didnt come until near the end of its history. A powerful engine, a low center of gravity, excellent suspension and steering combined in the Hornet to make it unbeatable on the stock car racing circuit from 1951 …

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Maximum Muscle: Factory Special Musclecars

Product Description: During the height of the muscle car era, Ford, Chrysler, GM, and AMC offered a number of cars which, in addition to being street legal, were designed to meet the specifications necessary to campaign the NASCAR, NHRA drag racing, and SCCA Trans-Am race series. This color history examines the design, technology, and marketing of these "homologation" specials. Modern color photography of …

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Maximum Performance: Mopar Super Stock Drag Racing 1962-1969

Product Description: “Maximum Performance,” Chrysler dubbed them, and these remarkable cars and engines took the Super Stock racing world by storm in the ’60sâ€"and helped bring about what is now recognized as the golden era of stock drag racing. With an unparalleled, intimate knowledge of these carsâ€"from the assembly line to the trackâ€"Jim Schild gives a profile of Mopar cars like no other. …

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Million-Dollar Muscle Cars: The Rarest and Most Collectible Cars of the Performance Era

Product Description: About the book: In the 1960s and 1970s American automakers produced millions of muscle cars: high-performance cars more adept at competition than transportation. The baby boom generation snapped up these cars and proceeded to use them as intended, drag and street racing the cars until there was nothing left of them. No longer minimum-wage high schoolers, today’s boomers enjoy more disposable …

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MOPAR Barstool

Product Description: MOPAR barstool adds function and style to your den, shop or office. Constructed with a sturdy, single-ring footrest, this chrome-plated stool stands on four legs and has a 360-degree swiveling base. The seat features a full-color MOPAR logo. Barstool stands 30 ½" high with a generous 15" diameter vinyl padded seat. Sports-bar spirit. Inject some sports-bar styling into your home with our swivel …

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Muscle: America's Legendary Performance Cars

Product Description: In the 1960s three incendiary ingredients--V-8 engine technology, a culture consumed by the need for speed, and 75 million baby boomers entering the auto market--exploded in the form of the factory muscle car. The resulting vehicles, brutal machines unlike any the world had seen before or will likely ever see again, defined the sex-drugs-and-rock-and-roll generation. A chronicle of this …

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Mustang 1964 1/2-1973 (Motorbooks Classic)

Product Description: Ford Mustang. From 1964 1/2 to 1973, those words meant fun and freedom for an entire generation. Sporty, quick, and affordable, the original pony car's reputation was fueled by racing success on drag strips and road courses. Today, these classic Mustangs are among the most popular and sought-after cars of that era. In this book, Mike Mueller tells the Mustang's story from its design and 1964 …

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NASCAR - The IMAX Experience

Product Description: When NASCAR: The IMAX Experience 3D is released to IMAX Theatres in Spring 2004, fans will literally be transported into the driver\'s seat of America\'s most popular spectator sport. The groundbreaking IMAX 3D film, set against America\'s most popular spectator sport, will be distributed exclusively to IMAX theatres by Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX in Spring 2004 and marks Warner Bros.\' first …

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NASCAR: Greatest Dominators & Greatest Finishes

Product Description: GREATEST FINISHES 36 mins Featuring 10 heart-pounding races spanning four decades of racing excitement, this collection is a must-have for enthusiasts of all ages! From the penultimate rivalry between Richard Petty and David Pearson at the 1976 Daytona 500 to the excitement of Kevin Harcik s .006 second victory over Jeff Gordon at the 2001 Cracker Barrel 500, the greatest moments at the finish …

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Nascar's Greatest Drivers (Step into Reading)

Product Description: Young stock car fans looking to learn more about their favorite sport need look no further than NASCAR’s Greatest Drivers, a survey of the greatest drivers in racing history. Featuring in-depth bios of and stats for Glenn “Fireball” Roberts (whose nickname came from playing baseball, not racing cars), Richard Petty (“The King”), Dale Earnhardt, Sr. (“The Intimidator”), and Jeff …

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Packard Motor Car Company (MA) (Images of America)

Product Description: Founded in 1899, the Packard Motor Car Company grew into one of Americaís finest automobile companies, producing cars that exemplified American quality and innovation. Packards were the cars of presidents, movie stars, and those with an appreciation for high quality. The company is known for producing a variety of automobiles, as well as marine engines for PT boats. The Packard represents the …

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Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 -Performance Portfolio

Product Description: The original Fiero was no ball of fire with the Iron Duke 4-cylinder engine; enthusiasts had to wait for the V6 for any real performance. The style and configuration was inspired by the Fiat X/19. The Fiero pioneered new production technology in the form of a steel space frame clothed with bolt-on plastic panels. Quality control was inconsistent with some customers feeling as if they were doing …

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Pontiac Limited Edition Premier 1946-1963

Product Description: Road tests and articles cover the post-war Pontiac models up to 1963.  Covered are the Streamliner, Torpedo, Chieftain, Silver Arrow, Super & Star Chiefs, Eight, Bonneville, Safari, Tempest, Strato-Chief, Ventura, Catalina and Grand Prix.  Included are long term tests, new model introductions, full specifications, a consumer analysis plus features on touring, tuning and racing.  A total of 160 …

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Proving Ground: A History of Dodge, Chrysler, and Plymouth Racing

Product Description: From the early decades of the Indy 500 to the modern superspeedways of NASCAR, from the 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race to drag racing’s 4.5-second quarter-mile runs, this is the story of one company’s pursuit of performance and the glory that came with it. Full of hundreds of color and black and white photos, we hear tales of the Hemi, the Superbird, Don Garlits, Richard Petty, and many …

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Shelby Mustang: Racer for the Street

Product Description: When Ford wanted to add some spice to its new Mustang pony car in the mid-1960s, it turned to the talented, colorful, and opinionated Texan Carroll Shelby, who was then building the high-performance, Ford-powered Cobra racing sports car . The result: the Shelby Mustang GT350, perhaps the definitive performance Mustang of the muscle car era. Ford released its newest Mustang in 2005, the first …

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SO-CAL Speed Shop: The Fast Tale of the California Racers Who Made Hot Rod History

Product Description: The ability of U.S. car enthusiasts to satisfy their need for speed changed dramatically in the late 1940s as car-crazy veterans returned home from World War II with formal mechanical training, courtesy of Uncle Sam. This is the story of how one such veteran, an ex–B-17 airman named Alex Xydias, established the SO-CAL Speed Shop and helped transform hot rodding from a scruffy, underground, …

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Sports Car Racing in Camera 1960-69

Product Description: Following the success of Hayness Formula 1 in Camera titles, the spotlight is turned towards sports car racing in the sixties. Meticulously researched photographs are brought to life through the authors well-observed and atmospheric commentary to create a visually stunning and highly nostalgic record of this dramatic decade. Sports Car Racing in Camera, 1960--69 will appeal not only to motor …

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Sports Car Racing in Camera, 1970-79

Product Description: The next book in the Sports Car Racing in Camera series looks at sports car racing in the 70’s. Meticulously researched photographs, all of them in color, are brought to life through the author’s well-observed and atmospheric commentary to create a visually stunning and highly nostalgic record of this multi-faceted decade. This glorious book will appeal not only to motor racing enthusiasts …

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The American MuscleCar: '64 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt/The Shelby Mustangs

Product Description: ‘64 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt THE THUNDERBOLTS -- Ford went drag racing in 1964 with their new Fairlane and their NASCAR 427 engine. Talk about a ringer! The result was the most mind-boggling car the NHRA stock classes had ever seen. The factory claimed 406 horsepower, and even the Ford Engineers admitted this was difficult to do with a straight face. Ford Mustang Shelby GT-350 SHELBY -- …

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The Dirt Under the Asphalt: An Underground History of Stock Car Racing

Product Description: Many other books have been written about NASCAR, mainly about its drivers and other celebrities who compete in the sport of stock car racing, but there have been very few books written or published about the internal workings of NASCAR. This book takes a look at NASCAR from day one to present-day and tells the story of how NASCAR has maintained its operation as a dictatorship since the late …

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The Ford that Beat Ferrari: A Racing History of the GT40

Product Description: Henry Ford was angry. He had just been spurned by the enigmatic Enzo Ferrari who had finally told him in no uncertain terms, "Non! I won’t sell Ferrari Automobili." Henry wanted to get even and to hit hard, fast and where it would hurt the most: at Le Mans 24-hours, the most prestigious race in the world. But first he needed a car. The Shelby Cobras had earlier conquered in the GT class, but …

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Then Junior Said to Jeff--: The Best NASCAR Stories Ever Told (Best Sports Stories Ever Told)

Product Description: NASCAR racing reigns as America’s most popular sport not only because of its high-speed thrills and chills but also for the colorful characters and memorable moments this unique fraternity has produced over the past half century. Below are just a handful of excerpts from the sport’s greatest behind-the-scenes stories ever told, as compiled in the first-of-its-kind collection, "Then Junior …

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Torqueflite A-727 Transmission Handbook HP1399: How to Rebuild or Modify Chrysler's A-727 Torqueflite for All Applications

Product Description: This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify Chrysler's A-727 Torqueflite automatic transmission for drag racing, road racing, and circle racing. Topics include theory of operation, transbrakes/valve bodies, adapters, dissembly, modifications, assembly, adjustments, installation, high horsepower application, and torque converters.

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We Were the Ramchargers: Inside Drag Racing's Legendary Team [Hardcover]

Product Description: This book takes you behind the scenes with the group of Chrysler engineers who, from the 1950s through the 1970s, became one of the most successful and influential drag racing teams of all time. The only team of engineers from an automobile manufacturer to drag race successfully, the Ramchargers broke the most time barriers in drag racing history and earned the most National Hot Rod Association …

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Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Product Description: Winner of International Automotive Media Gold Award 2010 For all his fame as one of Hollywood's great actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the proprietor of a natural food empire, the late Paul Newman had another intriguing facet that was less known and perhaps closer to his heart than all the rest of his well-chronicled life. He was an avid, successful and well respected car racer and …

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