Engine Builder Magazine Feature

Posted on October 7, 2021March 23, 2022Categories ACE Racing NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ENGINE OF THE WEEK – September 28th 2021

3,000hp+ Twin Turbo 427 CID LS Engine

Many thanks to Engine Builder Magazine for this awesome write up about our 3000hp+ Twin Turbo 427 CID LS Engine. Including the thrash for Drag Week 2021, the defeat, and what’s next in line for our ’66 Nova!

ACE Racing – ’66 Chevy II Nova SS

Posted on March 10, 2021July 29, 2021Categories ACE Racing NewsTags

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2021 preparations are fully underway…

The new overhaul sees, FuelTech FT600 ECU, two Garrett GTX5533R Turbos, Dart LS Next2 block, Callies Ultra Billet Crank, our own JE Pistons/ACE Racing Engines custom pistons, MGP Aluminum rods, RDC gear drive, Aeromotive fuel pump, Dailey Engineering dry sump oil system, Shaun’s Custom Alloy Billet Intake, Hughes Performance Transmission with Gear Vendors overdrive and Sander Racing Double Beadlock wheels.

The old Nova…

Summer 2016 – Shakespeare County Raceway -Warwickshire, England, UK.

Best 1/4 mile E/T to date: 8.97 @ 148 (2016)
Previous Engine: 415ci Small Block Chevy (6800cc) 800hp on methanol
Transmission: Powerglide
Chassis: SFI Spec 25.1

The 2016 season in the UK, saw the Nova with a fiberglass front end and a 415ci Small Block Chevy engine. Shortly after reaching the goal of an 8 second quarter mile pass, the Nova was stripped back in preparation for the Drag Week dream, stateside.