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The Parting Shift: Make A Few Runs In The Edwards And Young Modified Production 1957 Chevy – HUGE RPM!

Thanks to Robert Fedyk of Reaction Time Media on June 19th, 2015, Bangshift.com ran a feature article on our old buggy. It gives the long history of our ’57 and except for the larger motor and coil-over rear suspension the … Continue reading

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CNC Billet Aluminum 427 FE Engine Block

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Seattle Traffic Woes, The Final Straw

March 25, 2015: How about a moratorium on unchecked growth until our region comes to grips with our terrible traffic problems? The fiasco yesterday when an overturned truck completely shut down Southbound 99 and paralyzed our city for over eight … Continue reading

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Disappointing News on the Shelton Drag Strip

On January 30, 2015 Ridge Motor Sports Park issued the following press release which includes information on the long awaited drag strip at Shelton, WA. It would appear that wait only gets longer – if ever. I’ve posted a link to … Continue reading

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Go Hawks!

January 17, 2015: Tomorrow is the big game here at CenturyLink field where the Seahawks are hosting the Green Bay Packers for the NFC title game! I suspect the Hawks will win with their #1 defense, and also suspect the … Continue reading

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Time to get a handle on electronics technology in bracket racing

Brought to my attention by my son, Chris, this is an important discussion and such technology should be banned in my opinion. It is becoming very tough for the average bracket racer to compete against such technology as mentioned in … Continue reading

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Pacific Raceways For Sale

Updated May 29th 2015 Legendary Raceway Offered For Sale – Pacific Raceways – September 2014 Q&A Regarding Raceway Listed For Sale – Pacific Raceways – September 2014   KIRO TV Report on Pacific Raceways – September 2014   Historic Pacific … Continue reading

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Tesla – Not Your ’57 Chev!

I don’t believe our race cars were put together like this in the days of Detroit iron!

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NHRA Pro Stock driver V Gaines wild crash in Charlotte

  Continuation of Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals eliminations moved to Dallas – NHRA – September 14, 2014 PRO STOCK RACERS HAD PLANNED TO WITHDRAW BEFORE EVENT WAS SUSPENDED – CompetitionPlus – September 14, 2014 At least Light agreed that … Continue reading

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Just Wondering by Roger Young – August 6th 2014

Just yesterday Edwards & Young Racing posted a video/slideshow of some of the photos Chris took out at the Northwest Nationals this past weekend. Chris has even uploaded some of the pictures to Facebook for local racers to have for … Continue reading

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No Time For The Past – Editorial

March 31, 2014: A few days back I was rummaging through boxes of old VHS tapes and came across the 1993 Winternationals coverage I had recorded so many years ago. I transferred the final rounds of the Pro coverage, which … Continue reading

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Keep Your Muscle Car Going Strong for Years to Come

From the slow, deep rumble of the performance-bred motor to its menacing look and raw, straight-line performance, the muscle car experience is seldom beat by any other classic vehicle. Of course, you want to keep your muscle car going strong … Continue reading

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Pacific Raceways Drag Racer Feedback Improvement Plan

Recently posted by Pacific Raceways: Drag Racer Feedback Improvement Plan

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Header Tether Discussion

Originally published on Oct 21, 2013 – Updated Jan 24th 2014 Effective January 2014, NHRA will then require an approved secondary collector restraint for all headers that have removable collectors. Here is a snap-shot of the rule change: You can read … Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

Submitted by Todd Ferguson, some outstanding photos for your viewing pleasure! Thanks Todd! Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

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How to Properly Store Your Classic Car for Winter

It’s time to let your classic car rest until next spring, and storing it correctly means less work getting it ready next season. Follow these suggestions, and it’ll be ready to drive to next year’s shows with just a little … Continue reading

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The Decline of Our Sport

CompetitionPlus recently ran an article that stated that viewers of ESPN-2’s NHRA coverage is on the decline again this past season. That comes as no surprise to us here on the West Coast that often see the scheduled broadcast delayed … Continue reading

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Plug for the Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways

August 3, 2013 A new national record was nearly set in T/F on Saturday in the cooler air (mid 70’s) and overcast skies. Simply ideal conditions for traction and horsepower. It will be hotter Sunday during eliminations. I was a bit surprised … Continue reading

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Sportsman Disconnect?

Here’s some very interesting reading courtesy of CompetitionPlus.com To say there is a disconnect, in my opinion, is a gross understatement. Light discusses how the NHRA pours a lot of money into the Sportsman ranks, but we never hear how much money … Continue reading

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Ron West & Paul Young Team Up For 2013

For 2013, Paul has teamed up with Ron West to run Ron’s ’68 Mustang targeted for Sportsman bracket.   The Mustang features a stout 351W engine running 2×4 Edelbrock carburetors: The car is using a 8″ Ford rear with reportedly … Continue reading

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