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FAST Presents First Fuelie Awards

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The leading name in fuel air spark technology, FAST, recently honored NHRA class leaders with its first-ever Fuelie Awards. FAST presented 16 NHRA Sportsman class winners with the custom-made awards featuring a wooden base and fuel system components. Each of the recipients below drives a car equipped with a FAST XFI 2.0 Fuel Injection System. Super Stock Class Winners Ernie ... Read More »

COMP After Hours: Loophole Monte Carlo Gets Diablo Shifter

The Diablo shifter is ready to race! We now have an NHRA-legal reverse lockout and a more positive shifting position over our factory column shifter.

While building our “Loophole Monte Carlo” for an indexed class, we knew the column shifter had to go. Enter the new Diablo shifter from TCI Automotive. In an afternoon, it was completely installed and giving us better control for the track. The Monte Carlo’s destination is NHRA Stock Eliminator, specifically V/Stock. Cars in this class qualify with at least a 15.50 ... Read More »

COMP Cams GM Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts Offer Strength, Flexible Profiles

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Custom GM Sportsman Tool Steel Camshafts from COMP Cams feature core technology widely used in NASCAR, NHRA and other professional race engines for its high strength and profile flexibility. Special ST4 grade tool steel is available only from COMP Cams and 30 percent stronger than SAE 5150 or SAE 8620 options. Due to its higher carbon content, it has been shown to ... 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 »

The COMP Cams Camaro Returns!

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COMP Cams was founded upon a winning passion for drag racing, and that drive has pushed the company to the top for forty years. In 1975 Scooter Brothers raced a ’69 Camaro to a class victory at the US Nationals in Indianapolis. The victorious white convertible was prepared by Herb McCandless and powered by an engine built by John Lingenfelter. ... Read More »

People Who Know: Tim Cole – COMP Performance Group Account Manager

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Call COMP Cams and you just might get to talk with Tim Cole, a Performance Account Manager who has been with us for 17 years. He grew up in Denver but moved to California where a single day at Orange County International Raceway changed his life forever. “I was 24 years old and didn’t even change my spark plugs or oil” ... Read More »

NHRA Approves FAST E6 Digital CD Ignition Box

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Thanks to approval from the NHRA technical department, the FAST E6 Digital CD Ignition Box is now available for use in NHRA Championship Drag Racing. The new FAST E6 Digital CD Ignition Box (part no. 306425) has been added to NHRA’s Accepted Product List per Glen Gray, NHRA Vice President of Technical Operations. It is legal in any sportsman class ... Read More »

P.B. Candies Sets NHRA Super Stock Record with the Help of COMP Cams and FAST

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For decades in the drag racing world, the Candies name has been synonymous with winning. The late Paul Candies owned the legendary team Candies & Hughes, and now his sons, P.B. and Brett, are carrying on the family tradition with their own wildly successful sportsman racing team. Known as Candies Family Motorsports, it competes in Stock and Super Stock classes ... Read More »