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Street Rodder – ’62 Chevy-powered Rambler Street Shaker


Brian Gannon’s wicked Small Block Chevy-powered ’62 Rambler is a real shaker. To read the full Street Rodder Street Shaker article presented by FAST™, click on the attachment below or check out the July 2011 issue of Street Rodder. Click on the link to see the Street Rodder PDF. Read More »

Street Rodder – ’37 Ford Coupe Street Shaker


Norm and Susan Brown’s Big Block Chevy-powered ’37 Ford coupe gets our nod this month in the Street Rodder Street Shaker article presented by COMP Cams. To read the full article click on the attachment below or purchase the June 2011 issue of Street Rodder. Click on the link to see the Street Rodder PDF. Read More »

Jon Kaase Racing Engines And COMP Cams Culminate To Produce Potent Power Plants


Georgia-based Jon Kaase Racing Engines are world-renowned for producing championship caliber racing engines, and the company utilizes COMP Cams performance products to guarantee performance and durability. Everybody knows the old adage that there is no “I” in team, and for Jon Kaase, who is the founder and owner of Jon Kaase Racing Engines (JKRE) based in Winder, Georgia, it’s a ... Read More »

Spin To Win


How The COMP Cams Spintron Facility Helps Produce Engines That Win On The Race Track There’s an old racer’s adage that says you don’t race on the dyno, you race on the track. The point is that it doesn’t matter what numbers you can make on the engine dyno if you can’t back it up in the real world. The ... Read More »

The True Story Behind Challenger Drag Pak Car #24


In 2009, Mopar manufactured 100 Drag Pak versions of the Dodge Challenger. This marked the first time in 40 years that Chrysler had produced a factory race car. Weighing almost 1,000 pounds lighter then the stock Challenger SRT8, and fitted with a host of drag-specific changes, these very limited cars were designed specifically to be run in NHRA Stock, Super ... Read More »

Chevy Hardcore Hears Unbelievable Racing Stories From Scooter Brothers At COMP Cams


Paul “Scooter” Brothers, President and co-founder of COMP Cams and chairman-elect of the SEMA board of directors, is a good guy to get to know. Involved in multiple forms of racing for practically his whole adult life, he currently leads a performance parts empire, yet remains one of the easiest guys to talk to in the business. It turns out ... Read More »

COMP Cams And FAST™ Help Pro Marine Hit 180 MPH Mark With New 2013 Nordic Hurricane


Tom Orseno, owner of Pro Marine on Lake Havasu, is trying to reach the eye-popping number of 180 mph on the water. This will put him in the category of the west coast’s “Big Guns.” To achieve his goal Orseno first turned to the crew at Nordic Boats, who built him a 34′, 2013 Nordic Hurricane. Tom then went to ... Read More »

Dean Harvey And COMP Cams Give Drag Racers A Winning Combination


Drag racing has long been one of the cornerstones of the COMP Cams business model. From the company’s early days as a humble cam shop in Memphis, to its current standing as an industry leader in valve train technology, straightliners have helped shape and mold not only the products that COMP offers, but also its image in the performance industry. Whereas ... Read More »

Florida’s Elite FinishLine Racing School Relies On COMP Cams Valve Train Components


FinishLine Racing School has furthered the careers of dozens of racers, from weekend warriors to NASCAR Sprint Cup winners. In fact, 2011 Southern 500 champion Regan Smith is a graduate of the school, as is 2010 Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 winner Jamie McMurray, and four-time World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz. Although the clientele is as diverse as super ... Read More »