The need for power and speed is an age-old desire dating back to the chariot races of ancient Rome. It’s since inspired all manner of racing and events. Competitors today can drive everything from modified lawnmowers to top-fuel dragsters capable of more than 11,000 horsepower.
April is here, and for those who love to spend time at the drag strip challenging their reaction time, on a dirt strip hooked to a sled, or tied down on a roller dyno grunting for power, the diesel competition season is upon us.
The mighty SEMA show is just around the corner, and our AMSOIL trade show team is busy preparing for another successful presentation to the key players in the automotive industry. SEMA is where companies learn of the latest news, products and technology developments that shape the automotive aftermarket.
Rather than offer a technical explanation few people will understand, let’s talk about what torque and horsepower feel like. You’re idling at a stoplight. Or maybe an IHRA starting line. Someone rolls up to you and revs their engine. Gives you the nod. It’s on. You wind up the engine, the light turns green and
More power. It’s the rallying cry of gearheads across time and place, whether you secretly wish you were Brian O’Connor when passing cars in your Mitsubishi Eclipse or Cole Trickle when tossing your 1984 Camaro around town.