Category Archives: Discussions

David Reher: Oil Is Everything

A good article by David Reher on oil issues and broken rods as it appeared in NHRA’s National Dragster. This season, several of our racing friends have broken rods. The common factor I have seen in their pictures is a … Continue reading

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Discussing Our Clutch Set-up and Quickest Pass to Date

With stick cars, they run their quickest when they spin the rear tires a couple of revolutions on the hit as we did on this run. When it dead hooks it looks impressive but you slow down as you pull … Continue reading

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A look at the RAM single disc sintered iron clutch system

A good look at the new Ram clutch which we have considered for future use in our ’57. Our current Ram clutch does not use centrifugal assist and uses a 6-paddle disc. Our only current adjustment is static pressure. This new … Continue reading

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Discussing our Old-School ’57 Chev with Roger Young

 

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Do You Feel Like We Do?

After a few tough weeks in our racing community, I decided to have some fun last night and put this together. Enjoy your racing, HAVE FUN & STAY SAFE! – Roger

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Tragic Loss: Mark Lyle, NHRA Chief Starter Passes

March 28, 2016: [Updated August 5, 2016] We just learned this today, a tragic loss to our racing community and all of us that knew him. Mark was from North Bend, WA. I wonder how many times he sent us … Continue reading

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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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