Tag Archives: NHRA

HEMI® Powered Dodge Avengers Dominate NHRA SuperNationals

 

Dodge and Mopar scored big time last weekend during the 42ND annual NHRA SuperNationals held at Old Bridge Raceway Park in Englishtown New Jersey. In the Pro Stock class, it was an all Dodge Avenger Mopar-powered  final as Allen Johnson drove his Mopar-sponsored machine to victory over rookie sensation Vincent Nobile who was competing at his home track.

 

Both drivers qualified solidly in the 16 car field.  Allen was number six and Vincent was eighth – putting the two Dodge drivers on the opposite…

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HEMI® Powered Dodge Avengers Dominate NHRA SuperNationals

Happy 426 Day!


 
We noticed today’s date and thought how iconic three numbers in a certain order can be – 426.
 
In the world of engine displacement, 426 cubic-inches has had an illustrious past when the words “Max Wedge” and “HEMI®” followed these magical numbers. It was the arrival of 426 Max Wedge in 1963 that made our Dodge B-body (and Plymouth cousins) serious contenders at the drag strip. Fabled teams like the Ramchargers, Golden Commandos and many others won numerous events and…

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Happy 426 Day!

392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors

 
Our new 2011 392 HEMI® Challenger SRT8 has only been in production for a couple of months and it already has the performance community taking notice. With 470 horsepower on tap, it can lay down rubber the length of an aircraft carrier at will. The equally impressive 470 ft.-lb. of torque will plant you firmly in the seat and peel your eyelids back. Personally, we think that both of these great attributes are pre-requisites for any muscle car. We can tell you…

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392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors