PRI 2015: Part 2


TMS Titanium had a nitro-powered top fuel engine last year in its booth (with Antron Brown hanging out to sign autographs for a time, if I recall correctly). This year TMS they brought an entire Matt Hagan Funny Car, only it was converted as a drag simulator! If you want a good read on how these suckers get up to 10,000 horsepower, check out our Inside 10,000 HP article, which hit top of the MotoIQ charts of all time!

AP Racing’s GT endurance front brake setup is used in GT and LMP1 racing, and features a carbon disc with a super lightweight hat, as well as AP’s six-piston aluminum monobloc Radi-Cal caliper.

AP Racing also makes 3-pedal sets with different customizable setups for racecars.

Here’s a small piece of Trivia. What do AP and Brembo have in common?

Answer: They’re both owned by Brembo.  However, Brembo reported during my tour of its facility back in September that it doesn’t share information with AP, and both freely compete with each other for a larger piece of the industry's pie.

If you like looking at Pro-Mod cars as much as I do, you’ll love this show. There must be over a dozen of them. Here’s one I passed on the way out of the show the first night (now that looks like a fun game). It's a “street-legal” Pro-Mod based off of a 1969 Chevy Camaro, driven by Tom Bailey.

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