Dodge Charger, Challenger Gain Two New Appearance Packages for 2022

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock with SRT Black package

This morning, the Dodge brand announced an orange-themed appearance package and a black-themed appearance package for both the Challenger and Charger. These simple orange-and-black appearance packages were announced just in time for both Halloween and National Black Cat Day – although neither package is available for ordering until later this year. “The HEMI Orange and … Read more

Ron Capps Inches Ahead of Matt Hagan in the NHRA Championship Race

Ron Capps Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Funny Car

The Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger Hellcat funny car drivers came into the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Tennessee holding the top two spots in the championship race with just three events left on the schedule. Matt Hagan sat first, 33 points ahead of Ron Capps, while non-DSR Dodge Charger driver Cruz Pedregon was third, … Read more

Capps Beats Hagan in Hellcat Charger Duel at FallNationals

Ron Capps Dodge Charger Hellcat Wins FallNationals

This past weekend, the NHRA funny cars headed to the Texas Motorplex for the 2021 Texas FallNationals with Don Schumacher Racing team drivers Matt Hagan and Ron Capps holding the top two spots in the championship battle. It was already looking good for Team Mopar before the 20th event on the 2021 schedule, but the … Read more

World’s Quickest, Fastest Challenger Hellcat Runs a 6.99 at 200

Grumpy Cat Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

This past weekend, many of the quickest modern Mopar race cars headed to Houston Raceway Park for the Lone Star Mopar Fest, which is one of the stops on the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat known as GRMPYCAT was in attendance, and once again, on the first run off of … Read more

Be patient: new cars may be years out

stellantis platforms

On various forums, some people are impatient for a Dodge and Chrysler comeback—and they’re starting to get itchy, insisting that nothing is really coming and that the ten years allocated to each brand isn’t real. It’s a bit early to be dismissing Stellantis’ promises, though. Each brand was promised a ten year trial in 2021; … Read more

Cherokee, big-car plants down

2019-2021 Jeep Cherokee

Belvidere Assembly Plant will, according to Automotive News, be down until the end up October due to parts shortages. The plant has been slammed before by parts shortages as well, resulting in sharp declines in sales. Brampton (Ontario) is also down for the week; there appears to be demand for Challengers, Chargers, and 300s, but … Read more

Dodge Charger is Outselling Every Other American Sedan Combined

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

In a time where many automakers are focusing predominantly on ultra-efficient, small crossovers and electric propulsion, the Dodge brand continues to prove that there are plenty of American drivers who want a big, powerful machine. We talked earlier this week about how the Challenger is currently leading the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro in annual … Read more

Challenger Leads Annual Sales Race, First Time in the Modern Era

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock:

The third quarter of 2021 was one of the worst in the past few years for the American muscle cars, with the Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang combining for their worst sales quarter since the companies went to the quarterly reporting method in late 2018. Only 28,312 American muscle cars (and … Read more

Hagan Wins in his New Holland Dodge Charger, Leads Title Race by 59

New Holland Dodge Charger

This past weekend, Matt Hagan drove his Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody funny car to victory in the NHRA Midwest Nationals. It was his third win of the season, his first during the Countdown to the Championship portion of the schedule and – most importantly – his first win since recovering from Covid-19. With … Read more

Dodge Challenger Redeye Resets the Record with an 8.18 1/4-mile

James Golden Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

This past weekend, the Holley Moparty – one of the largest all-Mopar show and racing events in the world – was held at Beechbend Raceway Park in Kentucky. Rainy weather brought an early end to the drag racing program, but that didn’t stop James Golden and his F8 Green Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye from … Read more

GRMPYCAT Dodge Challenger Hellcat Runs a 7.01 Quarter Mile

Kevin Helmick Grumpy Cat 7.01

This past weekend, many of the top Mopar drag racers headed to Beechbend Raceway Park in Kentucky for the Holley Moparty and among them was the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat known as “Grumpy Cat”. Owned and driven by Kevin Helmick, this heavily modified Hellcat Challenger recently claimed the world record for the quickest car in … Read more

Grumpy Cat Dodge Challenger Hellcat Runs a 7.07 Quarter Mile

Grumpy Cat Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

For the past few years, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat campaigned by the Epling Family race team has held the record for the world’s quickest and fastest Hellcat car in the quarter mile. Most recently, the Epling “007” Challenger ran a stunning 7.33 at 186 miles per hour to once again reset their own world … Read more