World’s Quickest Dodge Charger Hellcat Record Changes Twice in a Week

Colby Davis Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

After becoming the first Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat driver to run in the 8-second range back in 2019, Zdung Ho held the record for the quickest Hellcat sedan in the world, with his personal best last year sitting at 7.62, until early 2023. That was when Colby Davis and his Charger SRT Hellcat claimed the … Read more

Ticket Sales to Race with the Legion of Demons End This Weekend

If you have any Mopar product and you want to go racing with a group of the quickest and fastest Mopars on Earth, you only have a few more days to buy tickets to register for the Legion of Demons in January. What started in 2019 as an event specifically for 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT … Read more

Meet the World’s Quickest Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

Lee Saunders Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 8.89 timeslip

A week ago today, we brought you the news of the first privately owned 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 to break into the 8-second range. That car, owned and driven by Lee Saunders and prepared by Gearhead Fabrications, got down to an 8.947 at 150.33 miles per hour with the full leather interior, aftermarket … Read more

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 Runs 8s at 4380lbs without Tuning

Doug Reddicopp Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

Last week, we talked about Doug Reddicopp, who ran a 9.08 in his 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 without removing any components and without any tuning. Doug was back at the track yesterday and while there, he dipped into the 8-second range without any lightweight components or tuning of any kind – running an … Read more

Details on the First Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 in the 8s

Lee Saunders Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

A week ago, pictures of a 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 running in the high-8-second range showed up across social media with minimal information. Prior to the track pictures of that Demon 170 shown here running in the 8s spread across social media, there were pictures of a similar car on the dyno with … Read more

Near Stock Dodge Challenger Demon 170 Runs a 9.08 in Positive DA

Doug Redd Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

Dodge is continuing to deliver more and more examples of the 2023 Challenger SRT Demon 170 and as owners are getting them, some are quickly getting them through the break-in process and heading to the track. One of those people is Doug Reddicopp, who spent December 6th at Bradenton Motorsports Park with his F8 Green … Read more

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

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