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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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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Turbocharged Hellcat Charger Makes 1422 Rear Wheel Horsepower

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

While the American automakers are turning most of their attention to electric vehicles, the aftermarket tuning world for vehicles like the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat are as strong as ever. Over the past few years, I have talked about many modern Mopar tuning shops, one of which is Satera Tuning in Illinois. Jeremy Satera has …

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Challenger Super Stock Runs a 9.95 with Good Tires, a Few Less Lbs

Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock

The Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock was introduced as an answer for anyone who wanted to buy a new Mopar muscle car that was set up for the drag strip. The Super Stock is somewhat similar to the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon, but the Super Stock doesn’t come with the PCM that unlocks the 840-horsepower …

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World’s Quickest Ram 1500 TRX Gets Quicker

Weber TRX 9.59

Earlier this month, we brought you the news of the first Ram 1500 TRX in the 9-second range, owned and driven by Billy Weber. Weber and his record-setting half-ton were back at the track this past weekend and with cooler air came better times. When Weber first ran in the 9s, with a 9.90 at …

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Meet the World’s First 9-second Ram 1500 TRX

Weber Ram 1500 TRX

A few weeks back, we discussed Billy Weber’s Ram 1500 TRX, which was the quickest of its kind, setting the quarter mile record with a 10.33 at 133.92 miles per hour. This past weekend, Weber was back at the drag strip with his Hellcat Hemi-powered half-ton and this time, he went even quicker. Not only …

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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 …

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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 …

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Ram TRX Racers are Inching Towards the 9s

Billy Weber Ram 1500 TRX

Billy Weber, the same Ram 1500 TRX owner/driver who was the first to run in the 10-second range, ran a 10.33 this past weekend. That is the quickest quarter mile time by one of the factory-supercharged Ram trucks, but more importantly, this is the first TRX to run in the lower-10-second range. Weber’s truck isn’t …

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World’s Quickest Ram 1500 TRX Get a Little Quicker

305trx Ram 1500 TRX Runs a 10.75

A few weeks back we talked about a 2021 Ram 1500 TRX that had run a 10.75 quarter mile with the help of a few simple modifications and nitrous oxide. That half-ton pickup headed back to the track this past Saturday with a new engine tune, and although it was nearly 100 degrees at Palm …

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Ram 1500 TRX Runs a 10.75 Quarter Mile on the Bottle

Ram 1500 TRX 10.75

Earlier this week we brought you the news of Dillon Carter’s Ram 1500 TRX setting the blower-only record for the supercharged half-ton pickup. We specified blower-only, because we heard that there was a TRX that ran 10.70s with nitrous, but when a Google searched turned up nothing. Fortunately, some social media savvy friends found the …

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Ram TRX Blower-Only Quarter Mile Record Reset at MSHS HEMI’nsanity

Dillon Carter Ram 1500 TRX

The 2021 Modern Street Hemi Shootout ThiTek HEMI’nsanity event was held yesterday at Lapeer International Dragway, north of Detroit. It was a very hot, humid day, but that didn’t stop MSHS racers from setting personal bests. Among the competitors who ran their personal best times was Dillon Carter, who laid down a pair of runs …

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