Posts Tagged ‘FASS’

Weekend on the Edge

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

NADM Hosts 9th Annual Event

One of the few “old-school” events that has survived for any length of time is Weekend on the Edge, which has been held in Salt Lake City, and Ogden, Utah, for approximately nine years. The event is hallmarked by an evening of drag racing at Rocky Mountain Raceway, just outside Salt Lake City, followed by a full open house and dyno day the next day at Edge Products, in Ogden. More recently, a sled pull had been added to make Weekend on the Edge a true diesel triathlon. (more…)

FASS Diesel Nationals

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Diesel Competition at its Best in Indy

Indianapolis, Indiana, is known around the world as the racing capital of the world. It is home to two of the biggest events in America: the Indianapolis 500, which just celebrated the 100th running, and the U.S. Nationals, NHRA’s cornerstone event that dates back to the early days of drag racing. And, in more recent years, Indy has also gotten a reputation among diesel enthusiasts for hosting an annual must-attend event, the FASS Diesel Nationals. (more…)

How Air in Your Fuel Affects Performance

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Correlation is a funny thing. Things sometimes go together in one way but are detrimental when joined in another. Take hydroelectric dams, for instance. Water force is used to spin turbines, which produces the electricity. But mixing water and that electricity is no good. The same goes for fuel and air. Everybody knows that it takes fuel, oxygen and spark to produce combustion, but having air in the fuel is detrimental to combustion. How can that be, you ask? (more…)