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FAST EFI and the Week To Wicked C10

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Every year, the crunch to bring a new vehicle to SEMA has shops working hard. While some labor for months or even years on their vehicles, Classic Trucks Magazine did it in one week. With the help of Fuel Air Spark Technology (FAST) EFI from the COMP Performance Group, project “Week to Wicked” turned a ¾-ton long bed into a lowered, ... Read More »

CPG at PRI 2016

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The COMP Performance Group is again among more than 1,200 motorsports companies in Indy for the PRI Trade Show. [View the story “CPG at #PRI2016″ on Storify] Read More »

2016 Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour Dates Announced!

2016 Goodguys Road Tour dates announced!

The Goodguys 2016 Hall of Fame Road Tour is Official! The popular driving tour featuring our industry’s hottest cars and biggest celebrities, will depart Roadster Shop’s headquarters in Mundelein, Illinois Saturday, September 24th and travel one thousand miles in five days to the Goodguys 24th Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, TX, arriving Thursday evening Sept ... Read More »

The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel will take 2016 off to re-tool

The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel will resume in 2017 after re-tooling.

  The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel breaks to re-tool for the 2017 season.  The COMP Cams Engine Builder Duel program will take this event season off to completely re-tool for 2017. After eight hard years of service, the legendary Chevy small blocks will be retired. Surprisingly, two of the original three engines remain. Bryan Pitcher of COMP Cams has ... Read More »

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 »

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Sets Banquet Date

Jack Sullivan claimed the 2015 CCSDS title. (Ron Mitchell Photo)

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Announces Banquet Date Beebe, Arkansas (01/13/16) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will host their 2015 Night of Champions banquet on Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at the Holiday Inn at the Airport sponsored by Boston’s Restaurant and Pizza (Little Rock, Arkansas). The annual banquet will cap another great year ... 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 »

COMP Cams 3-Bolt Camshaft Race Retaining Plate Kit For LS Race Engines

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Memphis, TN – A new thrust plate kit offers bolt-on performance along with quality and style upgrades over stock cast iron and steel aftermarket thrust plates. It is compatible with stock LS applications. This new retaining plate kit is a must-have for race cars equipped with LS engines. It features an upgraded cam thrust plate along with a lock-bolt plate ... Read More »

COMP Cams To Take Part In NASCAR Throwback Program During This Weekend’s Southern 500

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Memphis, TN – COMP Cams has been a part of NASCAR for nearly 40 years. This weekend at Darlington Raceway the valve train company will use a special throwback decal to celebrate its heritage alongside a variety of teams, drivers, sponsors and media. Since its inception in 1976, COMP Cams has worked with a veritable who’s who in NASCAR, including the likes ... Read More »