Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 Runs Great Early Times in California

Ron Silva's 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

The vast majority of track times that we discuss here at Stellpower occur on the East Coast of the United States in the late fall or winter months, because the air density is pretty much unbeatable. When the Dodge team ran their 8.91 record, they did so at South Georgia Motorsports Park in December, when … Read more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk World Record Drops to 8.58

World Record Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

While racing at the final event of the 2023 Modern Street Hemi Shootout season, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee owned and driven by Mel Varon and built by James Wall and his team at RSPDMV, ran an 8.58 at 161.52 miles per hour, setting a new Trackhawk quarter mile world record – and he did … Read more

Matt Hagan Wins the 2023 NHRA Championship in his Dodge Charger Hellcat Funny Car

Matt Hagan 2023 NHRA Funny Car Champion

Matt Hagan and his Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat funny car lost in the second round of the final event of the NHRA season, but when Robert Hight and Bob Tasca III also lost in the second round, no other drivers remaining in the field could catch him – securing Hagan’s fourth NHRA Funny Car Championship.Coming … Read more

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 Crate Engine, Long Blocks Available in Early 2024

Hellephant C170 Engine

Dodge announced this morning that the second edition of the modern Direct Connection catalog is now available online and one of the items added to the new list of available items is the C170 Hellephant Series crate engine. The C170 is the crate engine name of the production engine in the 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT … Read more

New Dodge Challenger Trans Am Racer Roars in Forza Motorsport

2019 Dodge #9 American V8 Road Racing TA Challenger

Forza Motorsport – the 8th edition of the popular racing simulator for Xbox systems – formally came to market on October 10th (or the 5th for buyers of the game’s Premium version) and among the 500+ vehicles available so far are 17 Dodge products, 2 Plymouth vehicles, 1 Eagle and 1 Chrysler Charger. Of those … Read more

NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Update: Camaro Rule Change (Updated)

Chevrolet Camaro COPO Supercharged Engine

Last week, we brought you the unfortunate news that the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak teams in the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown class had essentially been penalized for Mark Pawuk setting class records, so they had to move to a larger supercharger pulley. The FSS class was in action this past weekend and the semifinals saw … Read more

Jeep Eyes a Rebelle Rally Three-Peat with the New Wrangler Hybrid

Jeep Wrangler 4XE Rubicon

The Rebelle Rally begins tomorrow (October 12th) and the Jeep brand is looking to win its third-straight overall event win and seventh win in the eight years that the all-female off-road event has been held. The event covers 1,500 miles through the desert of Nevada and California in eight days and competitors cross the land … Read more

NHRA Announces Rule Change for Dodge Challenger Factory Stock Showdown Teams

The 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak

Yesterday, we brought you the news that Mark Pawuk had won the Factory Stock Showdown class at the NHRA Midwest Nationals, setting a class E.T. record of 7.583 in the process. Many Mopar fans in Facebook racing discussion groups joked that the Dodge Challenger teams would be “punished” for Pawuk’s new record.Today, the NHRA announced … Read more

Dodge Challenger Dominates the Factory Classes at the NHRA Midwest Nationals

NHRA Midwest Nationals FSS and FX Winners

This past weekend, the NHRA headed to World Wide Technology Raceway for the Midwest Nationals and among the 13 classes competing were two factory-based classes – Factory Stock Showdown (FSS) and Factory X (FX). Both of these factory-based classes were won by Dodge Challenger entries, with Mark Pawuk winning in Factory Stock Showdown while Allen … Read more

Turk’s Blackbird Dodge Challenger Sets Early Records in Factory X

Geoff Turk and His Blackbird Dodge Challenger Factory X

If you pay any attention to the world of modern Mopar drag racing, you are likely familiar with Geoff Turk and his Dodge Challenger race car, known as the Blackbird. For years, Turk has campaigned one of the quickest modern Challenger race cars in the world in a variety of different racing associations, but for … Read more

Team Dodge Drivers Hagan, Pruett Poised for the NHRA Championship Run

Team Dodge Drivers

Matt Hagan and his Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat funny car are currently in the second spot in the battle for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Funny Car Championship while Leah Pruett and her Dodge//SRT Direct Connection Top Fuel dragster are in the fourth spot in their championship race. There are really only two points in … Read more

Dodge Challengers Dominate the NMCA EFI Super Cars Group in Ohio

Mark Pawuk Dodge Challenger DragPak

This past weekend, the National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) headed to Summit Raceway Park in scenic Norwalk, Ohio for the All-American Nationals and it was a great weekend for the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak teams in the Holley EFI Super Cars class. That class, which had a full field of 16 competitors for eliminations, was … Read more