Hagan Resets the Track Record but Loses in the Finals in Virginia

Matt Hagan Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car

This past weekend, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series headed to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 2022 Virginia Nationals. Tony Stewart Racing Funny Car driver Matt Hagan hails from Christiansburg, Virginia, just under 200 miles from the venue, making VMP somewhat of Hagan’s home track. He used that familiarity to set two records at …

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The next phase of Launch Control

Launch Control 2017

When Dodge started selling rear wheel drive cars with 485 horsepower, then 707, then 840 horsepower, traction at the rear wheels became a major issue. One answer was Launch Control, which limited tire slip so you could get fairly consistent results every time—even if they weren’t quite what a professional driver could do. Launch Control …

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Dodge Challenger Keeps Winning Awards

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The current Dodge Challenger went on sale in the fall of 2014 as a 2015 model year vehicle, so as we move through the 2022 calendar year and prepare for the arrival of the 2023 models, the current iteration of modern Mopar muscle car is effectively going on 8 years old. By modern automotive standards, …

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Dodge NHRA Teams Struggle at Four-Wide Nationals

Dodge Top Fuel Car

This past weekend, the NHRA hosted the Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway in North Carolina. This is one of the tracks with four lanes, leading to groups of four in each pass rather than two. This unique layout leads to a unique racing format, with two winners and two losers in each run leading up …

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Preston Patterson Named Dodge Chief Donut Maker on Hemi Day

Dodge Chief Donut Maker

Today is 4-26 – known by Mopar fans as National Hemi Day due to the popular of the 426 cubic inch Hemi – so it is fitting that today was the day that Dodge announced the winner of their Chief Donut Maker contest. The final shootout between the two finalists can be viewed in the …

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Hagan’s Dodge Charger Hellcat Funny Car Wins the SpringNationals

MAtt Hagan Dodge Charger

This past weekend, the NHRA Camping World Championship Drag Racing Series headed to Houston Raceway Park for what could be the final SpringNationals held at the Texas venue. It appears as though the track will close after the 2022 season, making the SpringNationals the final national event held in Houston. The last NHRA Funny Car …

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Dodge Chief Donut Maker Contest is Down to 2

Dodge Chief Donut Maker

Today, Dodge Garage shared the second reality show style webisode of the Chief Donut Maker contest. This video begins with the ten finalists meeting with Bill Goldberg to find out which five would go onto “The Screen Test”. This selection process came about after Goldberg sat down with all ten and riddled them with questions …

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Dodge Chief Donut Maker Final Rounds Begin

Bill Goldberg for Dodge

The process of picking the Dodge Chief Donut Maker has entered the final stages of the contest, with the first of three reality show-like webisodes airing on the 19th, the next airing on the 22nd and the final episode will debut on April 26th – otherwise known as Hemi Day(4-26). “This exhaustive, one-of-a-kind process to …

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A Gallery from the 20th Annual Muscle Cars at the Strip

Muscle Cars at the Strip

Last month, the 20th annual Muscle Cars at the Strip was held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and it was an amazing event. Although winds so strong that the roofs were ripped from golf carts and steel barriers held down by sandbags were blown over on Saturday followed by hard rains on Sunday, the event …

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Ford Mustang Tops Dodge Challenger in 2022 Q1 Sales

2022 Ford Mustang

Sales numbers are in for the first three months of 2022 and as has been the case in each of the past few years, the Ford Mustang was the bestselling two-door performance car sold in the USA. The Mustang narrowly outsold the Dodge Challenger while both vehicle stomped the Chevrolet Camaro, which continues to post …

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