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2016 Memphis Rodders Reunion

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If magazines had been based in the South, Memphis would have been the equivalent of Southern California. While Garlits gets all the East Coast love, Memphis was the “Traction Capitol of the South,” and that’s largely due to the efforts of the Memphis Rodders car club. They began in the 1950s as a group of car-loving high schoolers who brought ... Read More »

Employee Spotlight – Gordon Holloway

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Gordon Holloway has been with COMP Cams since B.C., or before cams. He is a legend in automotive aftermarket field and is an amazing member of our staff. He’s been involved in everything from NHRA U.S. Nationals wins to NASCAR Cup championships and more. Check out his story here: 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 Cams Engine Builder Duel Photo Gallery – Memphis

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On Tuesday, June 9, during the Hot Rod Power Tour stop at Memphis International Raceway, the father-daughter duo of Grant and Shelby Rimback won the first COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel of 2015. Grant and Shelby hail from Rockford, Tennessee, and turned in a time of 34 minutes and 31 seconds. Runners-up were the Texas husband and wife team of ... Read More »

Hot Rod Power Tour 2015 – Memphis

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On June 9, 2015, Hot Rod Power Tour rolled through Memphis–home of the COMP Performance Group. The day included plenty of hot rods and street machines, drag racing, the COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel, drag racing and an epic party in the form of Hot Rods on Beale. Check out the gallery below for highlights.     Read More »

COMP Cams To Present Hot Rods on Beale During Hot Rod Power Tour’s June 9 Stop In Memphis

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Memphis, TN –The week-long Hot Rod Power Tour will roll through Memphis in June, and for one Tuesday evening a hundred classic rides will take over Beale Street. Hot Rod Power Tour is a yearly seven-day road trip during which time nearly 6,000 performance vehicles make stops at seven cities in seven days. The 2015 tour is scheduled for June ... Read More »

COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel Returns To Memphis During Hot Rod Power Tour

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Memphis, TN – The first stop of the 2015 Engine Builder Duel schedule will be a special one, as the popular competition will make its lone appearance on this year’s Hot Rod Power Tour in Memphis – home of sponsor COMP Cams. The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel is one of the most exciting attractions at prestigious car shows and automotive ... Read More »

COMP Performance Group Reveals Plans For 2015 Hot Rod Power Tour

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Memphis, TN – The Hot Rod Power Tour is one of the most anticipated events for automotive enthusiasts each summer. In 2015 the COMP Performance Group (CPG) brands will again be major players for the entire seven-day trip. Kicking off in Madison, Wisconsin, and ending in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this year’s Power Tour will cover some major cities throughout the Midwestern ... Read More »

Cool Customers Have Cool Cars!

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Orbrett King was on an epic road trip in his 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner and swung by the COMP Performance Group world headquarters in Memphis this week. Orbrett drove all the way from Maryland! He went down to Louisiana and stopped in Memphis on his way to West Plains, Missouri. His Roadrunner is B5 Blue and retains the original matching blue ... Read More »