PRI Magazine January 2018 : Page 24

G IVE Y OUR E NGINE THE L IFTER IT N EEDS TO R EACH ITS P OWER P OTENTIAL ! given up bracket racing and have gone to grudge racing—in the same car!” His grudge races have seen everything from “100-percent factory stock VW Golfs all the way to Pro Mods. People are calling out their friends. Someone running Super Pro is calling out Pro cars. They can have similar ETs, and now with grudge racing, one guy will guess who he’s running against and tune the car for that race. He never wants to run the car all-out. Then people will know how fast he is. He wants to run just fast enough each time. It really is an old street-race tactic.” Henning puts on grudge races at Great Lakes Dragaway, too, but it’s a little more old school than a social media call-out. “At 12 or 1 on race day, we give racers in each class the opportunity to call out someone for the first round,” he explained. “You have 150, 200 people standing at the base of the tower, giving each other verbal abuse. It’s more like WWE wrestling than drag racing, with lots of posturing, telling people how fast you’re going to be. That can take, sometimes, two hours. But it’s z verbal entertainment.” O UR D IRECT -S HOT O IL I NJECTION S YSTEM DELIVERS A CONSTANT SUPPLY OF PRESSURIZED OIL DIRECTLY TO THE NEEDLE BEARINGS WHICH IS KEY TO PROVIDING EXTRA RELIABLILTY . A-2348SE R ETRO F IT LS L IFTER Our wide range of flat tap-pets and rollers will get the most power and perform-ance out of your camshaft. T AKE IT TO THE N EXT L EVEL ! SOURCES Byron Dragway www.byrondragway.com _________________________________________ HYLIFT -JOHNSON . COM H YLIFT J OHNSON • 800-441-1400 Caprock Motorplex www.caprockmotorplex.com _________________________________________ Made in USA DER Bracket Racing Series at Bristol Dragway www.derracingseries.com _________________________________________ Empire Dragway www.empiredragway.com _________________________________________ Great Lakes Dragaway 1-800-377-1937 PROVEN IN THE AIR... • Aircraft Quality ROD END and SPHERICAL BEARINGS • Self Lubricating (PTFE) and Metal-to-Metal • Alloy and Stainless Steels • Specials for Specific Engineering Needs www.greatlakesdragaway.com _________________________________________ I-64 Motorplex www.i64motorplex.com _________________________________________ National Trail Raceway Pacific Raceways US 19 Dragway www.nationaltrailraceway.com www.pacificraceways.com www.us19-dragway.com _________________________________________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ AS9100 / ISO 9001 24 PROVEN ON THE TRACK... Woodburn Dragstrip www.woodburndragstrip.com Performance Racing Industry | January 2018

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