VP Racing Fuels Lubrication Presents 2019 Race Engine Challenge dyno racing

By Engine Builders, For Engine Builders

By Engine Builders, For Engine Builders

Monday

8-9 am

10-11 am

12-2 pm

2-3 pm

4-5 pm

Sept 16

DYNO Run – Team 1

DYNO Run – Team 2

Lunch Break

DYNO Run – Team 3

DYNO Run – Team 4

Tuesday

8-9 am

9-10 am

Sept 17

DYNO Run – Team 5

Harold Bettes

Power Technology Consultants
Harold worked for Superflow for 26 years and will speak about how to interpret dyno results looking at correction factors, inertia factors and what to look for when renting dyno time.

10-11 am

11-12 pm

DYNO Run – Team 6

Abe Morales &
Rick Williams

Tech Line Coatings
Coatings have come a long way over the decades. What engine builders used to have to send out in the past will learn how they can do coatings in their own shop.

12-2 pm

Lunch Break

2-3 pm

3-4 pm

DYNO Run – Team 7

Steve Sousley 

Pro Fabrication
There is more to headers than just picking 4-1 vs 4-2-1. Today there are more choices of material and which will work best in your application. Cost is always a factor and that will be spelled out.

4-5 pm

DYNO Run – Team 8

Wednesday

8-9 am

9-10 am

Sept 18

DYNO Run – Team 9

Richard Glady

VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea and air since 1975. VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance, Classic and Pro Grade Racing Lubricants amongst a vast array of custom blends for custom needs.

10-11 am

11-12 pm

DYNO Run – Team 10

Calvin Elston

Elston Headers
You want a broad power band? There is more to be found in headers than you realize. Calvin will also explain why most engine builders have too large a primary.

12-2 pm

Lunch Break

2-3 pm

3-4 pm

DYNO Run – Team 11

Cecil Stevens

Cecil worked in many top NASCAR engine shops over the years in valve train stability. You’ll learn where the weak link in the valve train can usually be found.

4-5 pm

DYNO Run – Team 12

Thursday

8-9 am

9-10 am

Sept 19

DYNO Run – Team 13

Matt Bieneman

MBE Cylinder Heads & Manifolds
For many years before opening his own shop with some of the most sophisticated equipment, Matt worked for some of the top teams in cylinder head and manifold development. You’ll find out why that half inch on both sides of the valve seat is even “more important” than you think.

10-11 am

11-12 pm

DYNO Run – Team 14

Derek Dahl

Victory 1 Performance
Deciding how to spend/choose on parts for your next engine is never easy. Why going with titanium intake valves for more HP and making life easier on your valve train may be worth taking a hard look at.

12-2 pm

Lunch Break

2-3 pm

3-4 pm

DYNO Run – Team 15

Dale Cubic and
Wes Kiser

Panel Discussion: Dale on Carbs and Wes on EFI
Dale: CFM Performance Carburetors
This will be a panel discussion format moderated by Harold Bettes. Dale will explain why a dyno carb is different than your street strip carb and when EFI may be a better choice. Wes is a UNCC engineer graduate who worked at Roush Yates when the switch from carb to EFI took place. Whether it was injector placement/phasing/sizing, if they could think of it they tried it.

4-5 pm

DYNO Run – Team 16

Friday

8-10 am

Sept 20

First of the top two engines compete to win.

10-11 am

David Vizard – Part I

David Vizard Performance Engines David Vizard, research engineer, is not new to the seminar circuit given his success in holding many seminars over the years. As of today, David told us he is working on some new insights that he will be ready to share at this seminar.

11-12 pm

Second of the top two engines compete to win.

12-2 pm

Lunch Break

2-6  pm

David Vizard Part II

David Vizard Performance Engines
During this session David will demonstrate his Torque Master Cam and Component Selector software program. At the end of this lecture attendees will receive a “free” copy of this software program.

Saturday

10 am-TBD

Just Announced!

Sept 21

Saturday Events

Several events will cap off a jam-packed week of speakers and engine builders.


The Last Pull

  • A select number of TEC ticket holders will have the opportunity to sit down at the controls of the SuperFlow Dyno and make those final pulls of the 2019 REC & TEC.
  • It’s one thing to look at dyno numbers and another thing to feel the power as you push the lever forward.
  • A co-pilot will be there with you.

Check back for additional Saturday events.

The REC & TEC is 6-days of engine action and tech talk.

Buy your pass today.  Seating is limited!

Learn

Conference ticket holders have five days to learn from technical experts, industry leaders and live streamed dyno pulls. Feel the excitement as engines rumble and roar, a mere 40 feet from your conference seat.

Compete

Select race engine builders from around the country will gather to compete in the second year of the Race Engine Challenge American Iron 2-Valve Shootout to be held September 16 – 21, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Participate

Mingle with the competitors who built these remarkable engines, for these are men who bleed speed. You have an opportunity to get up close and personal with an exceptional amount of raw engine power – all in one event.

Speakers & Competitors