Tag Archives: drag racing

Mopar | August 01 2017

Mopar Turns 80: No Signs of Slowing Down

Mopar celebrates its 80th birthday on Aug. 1. From humble beginnings as a name for engine anti-freeze, the Mopar brand has come a long way and shows no signs of slowing down as it rolls past 80 years on the history odometer. Today, the Mopar name works harder than ever — delivering high-quality service, parts and customer care
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Powertrains | June 08 2017

Creating the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon V-8

In the summer of 2015, with car enthusiasts in awe of the performance of the newly introduced supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine (707 horsepower, 650 pounds-feet of torque) in the Dodge Challenger SRT and Charger SRT, FCA Powertrain and Dodge planners began to ponder “what’s next.” Following a route carved by the Dodge Viper ACR as
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Mopar | March 30 2016

Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak: 60 to 0

Many performance cars get measured on the run from 0 to 60 mph. The Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak has notched a sales performance metric – 60 to 0. All 60 planned copies of Mopar’s factory-built drag race car for NHRA competition have been ordered by dealers. The total covers 35 Drag Paks equipped with
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Motorsports | October 28 2015

Mopar power topples drag race records

Mopar power is battling for the Funny Car championship as the NHRA season nears the finish line with two events left, including this weekend in Las Vegas. But Sportsman drag racers also know that Mopar power is a major force. Case in point: Three new NHRA-certified national records were set by naturally aspirated Mopar Dodge
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Mopar | July 30 2015

Mopar man: Don Schumacher

During five decades of drag racing, Don Schumacher has collected plenty of awards. His latest is among the most special. At the NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals near Denver, the racing legend joined the select group that has received the Mopar President’s Award — an honor reserved for those who have made outstanding contributions to Mopar’s
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Mopar | November 04 2014

Mopar brings Charger attitude to NHRA for 2015

The all-new Dodge Charger R/T that Mopar brings to the National Hot Rod Association Funny Car series for 2015 is more than just a bunch of stickers on a generic shell — lots more. Engineers, designers and body builders at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, along with the Don Schumacher Racing team and NHRA officials worked closely
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