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<br /> <br /> <br /> y SEPTEMBER 2017 // VOLUME 19 // ISSUE 09<br /> 40<br /> 44<br /> 74<br /> aBout the cover<br /> On The Cover—#goDriveIT is a social media campaign<br /> by QA1 and it fits so perfectly with the two cover cars,<br /> belonging to Willie Lujan and Alex Corella. These are<br /> hardened QA1 True Street entries, which are also 8-sec-<br /> ond performers. Photo by Kevin DiOssi<br /> 3 y RACE PAGES // SEPTEMBER 2017<br /> 24<br /> Features and tech<br /> chassis Builder roundtaBle<br /> The small tire ranks have radically changed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30<br /> tech review:<br /> Wiseco BoostLine Connecting Rods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40<br /> coast-to-coast<br /> Gary “ Hollywood” Parker and his 2001 SVT Cobra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44<br /> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=1"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=2"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=3"> y SEPTEMBER 2017 // VOLUME 19 // ISSUE 09 40 44 7</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=4"> THEBURNT PISTON BY MICHAEL GALIMI y#goDriveI</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=5"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=6"> NEW PRODUCTS PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE MANUFACTURERS</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=7"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=8"> NEW PRODUCTS GARAGE yLAVA TURBO PLUG FROM HEATS</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=9"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=10"> PRESENTED BY </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=11"> Does Jerry Morgano have the Quickest sMall-Block </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=12"> The Big Show BY M I C H A E L G A L I </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=13"> Manny Buginga (left) and future NMRA champion, </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=14"> RUMORS L AT E S T … THE yT</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=15"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=16"> MORE RUMORS y New to Richmond Gear Factory Sto</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=17"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=18"> RUMORS ST… L AT E THE </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=19"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=20"> MORE RUMORS y There are all sorts of aw</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=21"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=22"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=23"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=24"> CHARLIE SPOTLIGHT COOPER BY GREG ACOSTA PHOTOS </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=25"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=26"> What spurred the move from Renegade to Street Out</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=27"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=28"> You've been leading the points in both NMRA and N</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=29"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=30"> BEHIND BARS The developmenT of The woRld’s fasTe</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=31"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=32"> Credit Mickey Thompson Tires for pushing tire tec</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=33"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=34"> One of the unique aspects of a racecar running on</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=35"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=36"> suspension. Yet this needs to be controlled separ</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=37"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=38"> Trickle down techniques happen all the time in dr</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=39"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=40"> REVIEW TECH Wiseco Boostline Connecting Rods BY</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=41"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=42"> RODS ING CONNECT BOOSTLINE “These rods are </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=43"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=44"> Coast-to-Coast The drag racing passion mighT have</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=45"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=46"> Coast-to-Coast Although he missed the mar</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=47"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=48"> Coast-to-Coast Bio: Gary Parker Owner: Gary Park</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=49"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=50"> Coast-to-Coast When he returned to the c</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=51"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=52"> The 8,000 RPM 2017 Shelby GT350R IS One hell Of A</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=53"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=54"> Good cars make you feel a connection between </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=55"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=56"> Our test car was equipped with the optional $</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=57"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=58"> THAT'S ABOUT IT. When you sit in this car and wra</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=59"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=60"> streNgth iN Numbers Team Lujan moTorsporTs goes f</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=61"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=62"> streNgth iN Numbers William Lujan Owner: Willi</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=63"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=64"> streNgth iN Numbers Bio: Alex Corella Owner: Al</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=65"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=66"> streNgth iN Numbers </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=67"> 22640 22840 Ori</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=68"> streNgth iN Numbers </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=69"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=70"> BY AINSLEY JACOBS PHOTOS COURTESY OF MICHELLE DEV</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=71"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=72"> RACER PROFILE: MIChELLE DEvILbIss Later</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=73"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=74"> Good-Bye, </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=75"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=76"> Good-Bye, Vic Edelbrock Jr. After his fa</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=77"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=78"> Brought to You BY THE EMERGEN</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=79"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=80"> EMERGENCE THE DATA: The earliest data acquis</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=81"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=82"> ACQUISITION OF EMERGENCE THE DATA: COVERING DIS </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=83"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=84"> REVIEW TECH Triangle Speed Shop builds, tunes, </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=85"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=86"> just know that for the past few years, NMRA tech </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=87"> </a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6c626ae6?page=88"> REVIEW JLP Racing's Johnny “Lightning” Wiker, at</a> <a title="0917 RP digital magazine page 89" 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