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HEMI Challenge Returns

HEMI Challenge Returns

14th Season Includes Hemi 50th Celebration

      The Mopar brand will highlight its commitment once again to Sportsman racing competition within the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) by holding the ever-popular HEMI® Challenge for a 14th consecutive season at the... more

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Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 04:18 PM - Comments

Mopar Steals the Show

Mopar Steals the Show

Good Turnout for May Event

      Mopars stood out with a strong presence at the Clintonville, Wisconsin, Downtown Street Cruise. This show was a fundraiser for the Northeast Wisconsin Beat the Heat—a non-profit youth program in which young enthusiasts... more

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John Gunnell - May 29, 2014 02:53 PM - Comments

Mopar Gets Another

Mopar Gets Another

Pro Stock Win for Johnson

      For the second time this season, “Magneti Marelli Offered by Mopar” Dodge Dart driver Allen Johnson raced to victory in NHRA Pro Stock competition, defeating teammate Jeg Coughlin Jr. in a repeat of last year’s... more

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Larry Jewett - May 28, 2014 09:27 AM - Comments

Belvedere Race Car

Belvedere Race Car

An Unknown History

       “I wish I could say that it is a famous racing car,” said Dave Glass. “But I have to be honest and admit that I just don’t know.”        The car he was talking... more

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John Gunnell - May 23, 2014 10:34 AM - Comments

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

All-new 600-plus hp Hemi most powerful V-8 Chrysler has built

Dodge will unleash the most powerful Challenger SRT this fall when it debuts the all-new 600-plus horsepower Hemi Hellcat V-8. The supercharged 6.2-liter engine will be in the totally redesigned muscle car, and joins the Challenger SRT with a standard... more

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Eric Kaminsky - May 20, 2014 11:30 AM - Comments

Coughlin Posts NHRA Victory

Coughlin Posts NHRA Victory

A Monday Mopar Triumph

      After winning the 2013 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Championship, Jeg Coughlin Jr. was back in the winner’s circle for his first win of the 2014 Mello Yello Drag Racing series season aboard the Mopar/JEGS.com... more

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Larry Jewett - May 20, 2014 08:52 AM - Comments

1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible

1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible

Headed for Auction in Seattle

      More than 10 years ago, a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible generated national headlines by becoming the first muscle car to sell for over one million dollars.       Plymouth’s Hemi-powered... more

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Larry Jewett - May 19, 2014 12:47 PM - Comments

HEMI Heritage

HEMI Heritage

The Heart of the Matter - Early 1964

      When the early castings of the 426 Hemi block began showing issues due to load-related stress on the cylinder walls, Assistant Chief Engineer Willem Weertman and a race engine development engineer named Larry Adams came... more

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Geoff Stunkard - May 18, 2014 10:27 AM - Comments

Back in the Day

Back in the Day

After Hours in Detroit - 1969

      Paul Ziegler was a dear friend and a dedicated Mopar lover from my hometown in northeastern Ohio.  He was a carrot-top red-headed guy, small of stature but strong on intellect, having earned a PhD in history at the... more

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Roger Johnson - May 17, 2014 09:03 AM - Comments

1970 Plymouth Barracuda

1970 Plymouth Barracuda

440/6 “Pre-Production” coupe featured at Russo and Steele Newport Beach sale

One of the headliners of the June 19-21 Russo and Steele auction in Newport Beach, California, will be this 1970 Plymouth Barracuda 440/6 “pre-production” coupe.... more

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Eric Kaminsky - May 15, 2014 08:40 AM - Comments