Great Balls of Fire! Fireball Performance Camaros Are Hotter Than a Mississippi Summer — Horsepower Memories

July 27, 2018

If you’ve shopped the latest generation Camaro SS and ZL1 and feel you want more power under the hood, Fireball Performance will happily build you a tire-smoking Fireball 700 or Fireball 900. via Great Balls of Fire! Fireball Performance Camaros Are Hotter Than a Mississippi Summer — Horsepower Memories

Street Outlaws Q&A: Fireball Camaro Represents the 405 in Memphis

February 24, 2017
Fireball Camaro crew preparing the streetcar for a race in Memphis on Street Outlaws

The Fireball Camaro loaded up and headed east for an episode of Street Outlaws when JJ “Da Boss” called out the 405 crew to race on the asphalt-laden streets of Memphis. JJ specifically told Big Chief that this race was to be between real steel street cars – no pro mods. With the CroMod out…

Fireball Racecar Gets An Engine Upgrade

February 7, 2017
Fireball Racecar New Engine

The Fireball Racecar will be singing a new tune with a new Proline Racing 481x engine as it hits the track and the streets in early 2017. Winter Meltdown Engine Meltdown “We decided to switch from the Proline wedge engine to the Proline 481x engine after losing the rocker arm and having to forfeit the…

Russ Harrison on Growing Up & Racing in the 405

March 7, 2016

“I was lucky to be born in the 405,” said Russ Harrison, co-owner of Fireball Perfmormance Cars. “It was a good time to be a kid on a farm in the flat river bottoms of the Washita River. The area was perfectly flat with a four mile stretch of road right in front of my house.…

The Drama And Physics Of Wheelstands

February 26, 2016

Car And Driver has a poetic intro that geeks out on wheelstands. “In drag racing, it doesn’t get more dramatic than a wheelstand. Front wheels clawing at the air, rear tires slammed flat into the pavement—it’s the decisive moment between disaster and glory. So much can go wrong. Maybe enough air will catch under the…

1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro Up For Auction

February 23, 2016

This 1968 Sunoco Camaro is the third of only six cars built, and the first one prepared specifically for Penske’s 1968 season. A race season that autoenthusiasts know would go down in history. RM Sotheby’s will present the 1968 Chevrolet Sunoco Camaro during the Amelia Island auction, which takes place Saturday, March 12, 2016. And, what’s…

Lights Out 7 Recap

February 17, 2016

We’ve been on location at South Georgia Motorsports Park for the past week. Here’s a Lights Out 7 recap from the Fireball Race Team. The racing community is a tight knit group. As we unloaded the Fireball, many recognized this car or thought they recognized it. Russ Harrison, co-owner of the Fireball Racecar, purchased the Camaro last year…

Lights Out 7 – World Series Of Small Tire Racing

February 9, 2016

We’re going – are you? It’s Lights Out 7. The World Series Of Small Tire Racing! Come watch us. It’s at South Georgia Motorsports Park, starting on Tuesday, February 16 through Sunday, February 21. Come see the Fireball Racecar!

Rumors About The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Packages Play Out

February 7, 2016

We’ve all heard the rumors about the 2017 Camaro 1LE. The suspense is over. Let the anticipation begin. Chevrolet reveals the 2017 1LE details for V6 and V8 packages and says it will offer improved handling and better track performance over regular Camaro models. Speaking of the mods on this platform, Camaro chief engineer Al…

Who Says Midlife Crisis Sports Cars Can’t Be Affordable

February 6, 2016

A midlife crisis can lead us to make some interesting choices. Some of us quit jobs and go kite surfing, others get tattoos or start listening to country music. Often, when someone mentions “midlife crisis” we think of divorce and red sports cars. But let’s say your marriage is solid and you’ve simply decided you…