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COMP Cams Camaro Progress Update!

COMP Cams Camaro rendering by Carter Hickman Designs.

Progress on the COMP Cams Camaro is underway! Kelle Oeste of V8 Speed & Resto brought her trusty car hauler out to COMP Cams and gave the Camaro a thorough inspection in September. With a passing grade and a clean enough bill of health that would enable her crew to meet our requested deadline, the white convertible was loaded up and ... Read More »

Clay Millican Visits COMP Cams

Clay's record-setting Parts Plus dragster pulls 4Gs at launch and then goes up to 6Gs as the clutches fully engage. What a ride!

6-time IHRA Champion Clay Millican visits the COMP Cams headquarters in Memphis to inspire the Tech Support Staff and bench race. Read More »

Roll With It – Convert a Flat Tappet Camshaft to a Roller

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Converting A Tried-and-True Small Block Chevy from a Flat Tappet to a Roller Camshaft Words and photos: Tommy Lee Byrd There aren’t many cutting edge ideas associated with the small block Chevy, as it’s been in the hot rod rotation for 60 years now. However, it still stands at the most popular engine platform, whether you’re dealing with a street ... Read More »

2015 COMP Cams Topless 100 Coverage

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Mid-August means that it’s time for the COMP Cams Topless 100 — one of the most prestigious events on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule. The $40,000-to-win crown-jewel event takes place at Arkansas’  lightning-fast Batesville Motor Speedway .Check out some of the best social media from the 23rd edition of the race weekend here. Finishing Order 1 13 18 Shannon ... Read More »

2015 St. Paul Street Machine Nationals Coverage

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Each year more than 7,000 muscle cars, street rods and everything in between head to the Minnesota state capital in mid-July for the St. Paul Street Machine Nationals. The COMP Performance Group (CPG) brands have been an integral part of the program for years, and will be again in 2015. Scheduled for July 17-19 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, the ... Read More »

National Collector Car Appreciation Day At COMP Cams

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To help celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day, COMP Cams held an employee “Drive Your Cool Car to Work Day.” Parking spots were reserved and employees were encouraged to drive their old and collectible cars to work on Friday, July 10. Prizes were given for longest distance driven, oldest car, longest owned and most radical. Collector Car Appreciation Day was ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Video Crew Reaches Lofty Heights With New Drone

Video production is more important than ever as technology and new media popularity progress. The dynamic advantage of moving images is quickly integrating itself into everything from web pages and social media to email. It’s a fast-paced world and keeping viewers captivated is crucial for communication. Enter “CAM Air” the drone. The COMP Performance Group Video Team has recently added ... Read More »

2015 Du Quoin Street Machine Nationals Coverage

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Every June, Southern Illinois roars to life as thousands of muscle cars, street rods and other performance vehicles rumble into the Prairie State for the Street Machine Nationals. In 2015 the COMP Performance Group (CPG) will once again be right in the middle of the action. Check out some of the best social media posts from the event (June 26-28 ... Read More »

2015 Hot Rod Power Tour Coverage

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Every year Hot Rod Power Tour hits seven cities in seven days to create the ultimate road trip. Here is a collection of social media posts spotlighting the hottest cars and coolest people from this year’s event, taking place from June 6-12. FAST served as this year’s Main Stage sponsor, while COMP Cams hosted a cruise night on Beale Street in ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Adds 3D Printer For Faster Prototyping

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Since their beginnings, the COMP Performance Group (CPG) brands have prided themselves on being industry leaders in their respective fields. The latest addition of a 3D printer ( see video below) to the engineering family now gives them the ability to take that leadership to the next level. “We are committed to continuous innovation and investing in technology,” says Chris ... Read More »