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COMP Cams Reveals 2015 Engine Builder Duel Schedule

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The Engine Builder Duel puts top gearheads to the test in a race between two-person teams to determine who can assemble and fire a Small Block Chevy in the shortest amount of time. Using nothing but their knowledge and the tools on hand, and without help from the audience, each team is responsible for assembling their engine and letting it ... Read More »

Engine Builder Duel Results 2014 & Older


2014 Car Craft Summer Nationals Memphis, TN – The COMP Cams® Engine Builder Duel competitions at this year’s Car Craft Summer Nationals featured some stunning times, including a new record of 20:59 set by competitors Jim Schmittinger and Jesse Nelson. The Engine Builder Duel is one of the most popular events throughout the three days that make up the Car ... Read More »

2014 Car Craft Summer Nationals Coverage


The Car Craft Summer Nationals in St. Paul, MN, has become one of the most anticipated events on the show calendar, and the brands of the COMP Performance Group™ are certainly playing a big role in this year’s event. Stay tuned during the event (Friday July 18 – Sunday July 20) for our “live” coverage of the activities and over ... Read More »

COMP Cams Celebrates National Collector Car Appreciation Day In Style At The Fontanel

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COMP Cams joined forces with the historic Fontanel Mansion in Nashville, TN to kick-off the 2014 National Collector Car Appreciation Day in style. There were upwards of 100 classic vehicles, and twice that many celebrants honoring the day and enjoying the beautiful grounds. The US Senate Resolution declaring July 11 as National Collector Car Appreciation Day was read from the ... Read More »

Jesse Stovall Takes Down CCSDS Competitors at NCAS


Yellville, Arkansas – Jesse Stovall became the tenth different winner of 2014 on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil with a convincing $2,000 victory on Friday night at North Central Arkansas Speedway (Yellville, Arkansas). Via his heat race win Stovall from Galena, Missouri started on the New Vision Graphics Pole for the finale with Kuntz & Co. ... Read More »

2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals Coverage

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See all our Car Craft Street Machine Nationals coverage from the Illinois State Fairgrounds in DuQuoin. Below you’ll see a collection of our social media posts, videos and pictures from throughout the weekend. Don’t miss out on all cool cars and good times that make this an automotive bucket list event. [View the story “2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals ... Read More »

Can EFI Make Saturday Night Racing More Affordable?

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Dave Arce has put together a race engine from junkyard parts and an off-the-shelf efi system that is standing toe-to-toe with custom built race engines. By Jeff Huneycutt Photos courtesy Arce Engines NASCAR made waves a couple years ago when it finally introduced electronic fuel injection to its Cup Series engines. Lots of people proclaimed this to be a really ... Read More »

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Announces New and Returning Sponsors for 2014


Beebe, Arkansas (03/31/14) – With less than five days remaining until the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil lifts the lid on the 2014 season the tour is proud to announce its list of new and returning nightly sponsors. Heat race action will find GRT Race Cars (Greenbrier, Arkansas) once again sponsoring the first heat each ... Read More »

COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel Comes Back To Hot Rod Power Tour In 2014

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Memphis, TN – With competitions scheduled for Charlotte, NC, and Knoxville, TN, the popular Engine Builder Duel will make its annual Hot Rod Power Tour appearance this year. The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel, presented by Snap-On Tools, has become a popular and anticipated part of automotive events across the country. The competition will return in 2014, with the duel calendar kicking ... Read More »

12 Questions With Jeff Reed Of TCI Automotive

Name: Jeff Reed Job Title: TCI Automotive Race Support/Sales Jeff Reed works directly with racers powered by TCI parts. Relying on years of experience and first-hand knowledge, he works one-on-one with his customers, providing the specialized assistance and support they need to build the most reliable and consistent drivetrain combinations possible. What is your background in the industry? I’ve been ... Read More »