Issue 41: Oct. 27
TORCO RACING FUELS NHRA NATIONALS PRO COVERAGE
TOP FUEL by Brad Littlefield
"A return to the site of past successes helped Cory McClenathan turn his season from shambles into a story of perseverance with a much-needed win. McClenathan and his Fram Boost team officially recovered from harrowing accidents in Bristol and Madison to end their slump and give Cory Mac his first win since Atlanta 2004 and a boost back into the top 10. (page 14)
PRO STOCK by Brad Littlefield
"The racetrack and atmospheric conditions at Virginia Motorsports Park combined for a dream weekend of racing for Pro Stock fans. The once-elusive 6.5-second barrier became commonplace in a cornucopia of career-best runs. Even more amazing was that in the flurry of incredible speeds and elapsed times, one driver, Jason Line, was able to separate himself from the field. (page 22)
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PLUS:Competition: NHRA Sport Compact Fallnationals presented by Toyo Tires — At Raceway Park, repeat winners dominated competition as the points chase tightened with just one race to go. Complete coverage by Phil Burgess. — (page 56)
Racing Technology with Evan J. Smith — To seriously increase cylinder single fill and engine efficiency, many racers turn to supercharging, turbocharging, or nitrous oxide. Smith covered nitrous in a previous issue. This week, he digs into nitrous oxide's rival power adders: the supercharger and the turbocharger. (page 64)
First Person: On The Run with Hillary Will — "My motivation for doing well in school was so I could get a good job that would allow me to support my drag racing hobby. Now driving is my profession." ( page 30)
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