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Performance Business - May '13

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May 2013 • Volume 10, Number 7 Coming in the June Issue. . . • Chump Car • Truck Performance • Exhaust Products • Street Retailer Profile & More! Never Miss an Issue! Contents FEATURES DEPARTMENTS 12 Quite a Boost Superchargers, turbos & nitrous systems provide power on demand. 20 Going in Circles The green flag drops on another exciting oval track season. By John Carollo 26 Outlasting Them All Keith Dorton and Automotive Specialists have been offering quality race engines since 1965. By Patricia Kaowthumrong 3/28/13 4:42 PM PBMAYFC.indd 1 On the Cover When it's time for a true test of performance, it's time to put it on the dyno. Today's dynamometers offer an impressive range of features, benefits and options that can take any speed shop to the next level. See article on page 36. (Photo courtesy Stuska Dynamometer) On surviving and thriving in the engine building game for 48 years. See page 26 PBMAY 2.indd 2 " Performance Business n IN EVERY ISSUE 4 Driver's Seat A True Test. 6 Performance News Industry updates on people, events and more. 52 Performance Products Stock your shelves with these go-fast goodies. Serious Business The SFI Foundation works hard to ensure safety equipment works as advertised. By Jef White —Keith Dorton Owner Automotive Specialists Concord, N.C. n Be a Leader When it's time to do things differently, managers must show the way. By Timothy F. Bednarz 44 " he best part of my job is seeT ing the smile on a driver's face or a crew chief 's face when he knows that his engine is as good or better than anybody else's out there." 2 48 Dynamometers make performance upgrades an open book. Compiled by Jef White " " 36 Passing the Test 32 Talkin' Performance Meet Lake Speed Jr., co-owner and general manager, Driven Racing Oil. By Cathie Beck 57 Newsstand A roundup of supplier brochures, websites and more. 58 Ad Index Alphabetical listing of this month's advertisers. 59 Performance Alley The industry's classified ads. 20 60 Calendar of Events What's happening, when and where. ©2013 National Business Media, Inc., all rights reserved. Performance Business (USPS 022-691) is published monthly by National Business Media, Inc., PO Box 1416, Broomfield, CO 80038-1416; (303) 469-0424; Fax (303) 469-5730. Subscription rates in the US: One year, $39; Two years, $68; Three years, $90. Canada: One year, $70; Two years, $130; Three years $183 (U.S. funds). Mexico/International: One year, $92; Two years, $174; Three years, $249 (U.S. funds). Periodicals Postage Paid, Broomfield, CO 80020-9998 and additional mailing offices. USPS/National Business Media Automatable Poly. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to Performance Business, PO Box 460971, Escondido, CA 92046-0971. All items submitted to Performance Business become the sole property of Performance Business and National Business Media, Inc. and cannot be reproduced without the written consent of the publisher. Advertisers and/or their agencies, jointly and severally, assume all liabilities for printed advertisements in Performance Business. Opinions expressed in Performance Business may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the magazine, its management or its advertisers. Letters, photographs and manuscripts welcome. May 2013 3/29/13 2:29 PM

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