Two record-setters are profiled this month, including a three-time micro sprint champion and the first screw-blown EFI car to run in the 3.60s.
Hyper Racing X7 Micro Sprint
Alex Karpowicz | Spring Branch, Texas
Race Series/Class: National Open Wheel (NOW) 600 Series
Engine: Yamaha R6 600cc with Hyper EVO Fuel Injection
Car: Built by Hyper Racing
Features: TJ Forged wheels and hubs, Performance Electronics ECU, Advanced Racing Suspensions shocks, Ultra Shield full containment seat, Outlaw Wings
Facts: This is a three-time NOW600 championship car.
Based on 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle
Eddie Rogers | Berryville, Arkansas
Race Series/Class: PDRA Pro-Boost, Midwest Drag Racing Series, ADRL, Xtreme Raceway Park’s Xtreme Pro Mod Series
Engine: Screw-blown 521 Brad Anderson Hemi built by Eddie Rogers
Car: Built by Chris Duncan Race Cars in Chandlerville, Illinois
Features: Brad Anderson Enterprises block and cylinder heads; Bullet Cams camshaft and lifters; GRP connecting rods; Bryant Racing crankshaft; Manley Performance valves; PSI springs; PSI supercharger; T&D rockers; Dayco 8-mm supercharger belts; MSD ignition system; Davis Technologies Profiler handles wheel speed management, ignition controls, fuel management, and rev limiters; Strange Engineering components
Facts: The car is named “Chevelle from Hell” and is tuned by Rogers’ stepdaughter Amanda Hoover (one of a few female tuners in the Pro Mod world). Hoover and Chris Duncan met while racing against each other, and now build cars together, including this one, at Chris Duncan Race Cars. When originally built, the Chevelle from Hell was the first screw-blown EFI car to run 3.60s, however, it currently isn’t running EFI.