World’s Quickest Dodge Challenger Hellcat Runs a 7.39

Epling Hellcat Challenger 7.39

If you have paid any attention to the world of record-setting modern Mopar monsters, the odds are good that you have heard of the Epling Garage Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. Since the Hellcat cars hit the street, the father, son and grandson(s) team of Leon, Jason, Logan and Aiden Epling have been setting records for … Read more

Used Dodge Hellcat Prices Skyrocket amidst Inventory Shortage

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

The reduced production of Dodge Charger and Challenger last year due to production stoppages stemming from the early onset of the Covid-19 pandemic coupled with the ongoing component shortage, most recently pertaining to microchips, has led to an extreme short supply of new Hellcat-powered Dodge cars. That short supply of new models has led to … Read more

Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, DS, etc. get 10 years to prove themselves

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares told reporters yesterday that each brand manager is being given funding and ten years of time to implement their core model strategy. “The CEOs need to be clear in brand promise, customers, targets and brand communications.” If they succeed, they stay—but “they” isn’t perfectly defined. Most writers are reporting that “they” … Read more

World’s First 8-Second Hellcat Charger is the First to 7s

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat 7.90

The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat owned, built, tuned and driven by Zdung Ho has long-held the record for being the quickest Hellcat sedan in the world, having been the first to break into the 8-second range back in 2019. Since becoming the first four-door Hellcat car to run in the 8s, the man known simply … Read more

Modern Street Hemi Series Roars in Virginia, Prepares for The Rock

1964 Dodge

Last month, the Modern Street Hemi Shootout headed to Virginia Motorsports Park for the second stop on the 2021 schedule, leading to two days of action-packed modern Mopar drag racing. Series boss Dan VanHorn credited the VMP track crew for providing a great surface, adding that “Tyler Crossnoe is the top dog there and was … Read more

“Jenny Drives a Race Car” Promotes Motorsports to Young Girls

Dodge Challenger Book Cover

The Mopar racing world is fortunate to have one of the best-known active professional female racers with Leah Pruett, but at the grassroots level, women are far more active in the motorsports world. In the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series for example, there is a group of women with monster Mopars who are all routinely … Read more

The Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul isn’t a Real Thing

2020 Dodge Charger

Over the past few weeks, social media groups have once again been flooded with nonsense news stories about the pending arrival of the Dodge Charger Ghoul. This baseless story claims that the end of the current generation Dodge Charger will feature a limited production package which will be powered by the 1,000-horsepower Hellephant crate engine. … Read more

Hagan, Capps Charger Funny Cars Lose to Tasca in Four Wide Finals

Matt Hagan 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car

This past weekend, the Team Mopar NHRA Dodge Charger funny car racers headed to Las Vegas for the Denso Spark Plugs Four Wide Nationals, looking for their first win of the young 2021 season. As the name of the event suggests, this stop in Vegas includes four-wide drag racing, with four cars competing side-by-side-by-side-by-side, creating … Read more

Legmaker MSHS 2021 Opener Draws a Huge Crowd

Dodge Charger

Late last month, the Modern Street Hemi Shootout opened their 2021 season with the first event at Orlando Speedworld being sponsored by Legmaker Intakes. The season got off to a great start, with the event beating any past opener by more than a hundred registered race cars, with NHRA superstar Leah Pruett serving as the … Read more