After a month off and a busy March schedule at Bradenton Motorsports Park we are back for the third Heads Up Madness race this year. You can check out the points by clicking HERE. We have another race on May 16 before going into the summer break to return on September 12.
Nick Wills had his Nova on hand to defend his win from the last event.
The Stick Shift Mafia has had a few events now over at Lakeland Dragstrip and we took a ride over Friday April 3rd to check out the action. The event features a Stick Shift Shootout and a Small Tire Cash Days race with rules geared towards street driven cars with tire limitations of 28 inch maximum diameter.
It’s been some time since our last update on the shop car and we have some new things going on for 2015. Out first official installment this year features some new technology with the installation of an Edelbrock Progressive Nitrous Controller and a wide band O2 sensor system with data logging capabilities from Daytona Sensors LLC.. Then we put the new hardware to work testing out fresh tune ups from Induction Solutions for the NOS Big Shot plate installed on the near 600 horsepower 468 cubic inch big Chevy under the hood. Follow along to see what kind of results we get.
We recently collaborated on a technical project with our friend Steve Balusik aka; speedtigger as he swapped to a Cam Motion low lash roller street cam in his 6.0 LS powered 65 Skylark. He is a moderator and regular tech contributor over on ls1tech.com and we welcome him aboard here at Devastation Motorsports as a technical contributor and adviser. This is the first of several technical projects we have upcoming this year and will be an ongoing feature here at Devastation Motorsports.comContinue reading →
We caught up with Jason Harris down at Bradenton Motorsports Park on Monday shaking down the Drag 965 Warbird down with the latest horsepower out of Pat Musi’s shop. We were assured the new engine is under the PDRA’s newly instituted 960 cubic inch limit imposed for the 2016 season though actual displacement is undisclosed at this time.
This is the second event for Heads Up Madness this year. With Fridays test session wrapped up we are sad to report Jerico Balduff got crossed up early and the Bat Man Willys made a hard turn across the track and into the wall. Balduff is OK but teyt will not be able to race this weekend. They were rolling out just as I was getting there.
This weekend is Bradenton Motorsports Park’s Heads Up Madness season opener which will feature a racer BBQ and awards ceremony for the 2013 Champions on Saturday starting at 12:30 PM.Friday is a test session that runs from 4-9 PM though we ran late tonight after some down time earlier.
Special thanks to Bradenton Motorsports Park for sponsoring our event coverage this year.
Santa Ana, CA (March 28, 2014) — Effectively immediately, the NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationalsis adding a new category, Radial Wars, which will be sponsored by Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. It will be contested in the eighth-mile distance and will compete in the five remaining national events on the NMCA schedule. Class winners compete for an increased purse of $4,000 to win, plus pro level contingencies, and the ultimate prize: NHRA Wally trophies at NHRA-sanctioned tracks under the Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed program. Continue reading →
Jamie and the Hancock Racing crew made their Radial vs. the World debut at Lights Out V at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil, Georgia this past February.
Jamie Hancock has attended two races this year with the Hancock Racing Pro Mod Corvette and is putting up some fantastic numbers for a nitrous car, well for any car, running right in the thick of the Radial vs. the World class at Lights Out V and the Outlaw Street Car Reunion at Memphis just last weekend, recording the quickest time for a nitrous radial car with a 4.164 at 177.3 MPH. All this is which a car that has not seen the track since 2010. Jamie also won the 2007 ADRL Pro Nitrous Championship with this car making him the youngest professional drag racing champion at the time.
We are back at it for the Heads Up Madness series at Bradenton Motorsports Park after some time off during the summer months though it sure is a hot one today with 89* and a real feel of 107 currently @ 1:47 PM. Shakedown runs will go from 2-4 PM with qualifying set to begin immediately following testing.