Entries by Graham

National Title 50th Anniversary

National Title 50th Anniversary – Withers 200MPH Mangled Mess Two cars line up, the engines rev and the crowd roars as Graham Withers enters the track tyres smokin’. In Ampol colours, Red, White and Blue, the GT-Rail Dragster in a spectacular wheel-stand entertain the mob as Withers, Australia’s first full-time Professional Drag Racer sets his […]

SEMA Show Las Vegas 2017

                      PRO/RACE Performance Products will be an exhibitor @ The 2017 SEMA SHOW in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, USA from OCT 31 – NOV 3, 2017. Come and visit our booth #73009 in The Racing Annex! The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade […]

PRO/RACE Under Drive Damper

Under Drive Damper by PRO/RACE ®. Accessory drive systems have been made more compact on Late Model V8 engines like the Ford 4.6L and the GM LS1 by machining serpentine belt grooves on the OD of the crankshaft damper. The crankshaft damper functions as a combination crank damper and crank pulley on these engines. Under […]

WHAT IS TORSIONAL VIBRATION?

Each crankshaft has a natural frequency. If a crankshaft is held stationary at one end and a rotating load is applied to the other end, a twisting stress is created in the crankshaft. If the rotating load is released, the crankshaft springs back past its at-rest position and a twisting stress is briefly present  in […]

PRO/RACE All Steel Crankshaft Vibration Damper

The PRO/RACE “All Steel” Crankshaft Vibration Damper has a precision machined inner bore which requires special attention prior to installing. It is also important to note that your PRO/RACE Damper is supplied “IN BALANCE” condition, therefore, if any balancing operations are to be carried out on the engine, weight must be added or removed from […]

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Pro Race Graham Withers is Australia’s Premier Drag Racing Champion from the 1960’s and 1970’s. During his racing career Graham broke every outright speed and elapsed time record at every drag racing strip across Australia, and was Australian Champion on three Occasion in a race car that he himself built. After retiring in the mid […]

2016 SEMA Show Highlights

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. Here are some highlights from the […]

Never too Old to Learn…..

      2016 is bringing many new things to Pro-Race & Graham Withers so where do I start ? Well its already June, yes half the year has gone already….. So what has the first half of the year brought Pro-Race? Well firstly I have had Nicole Coughlin Senior Online Producer, Institute of Online Business […]

Murray Anderson – The Real Wizard of Oz

Outside of North America, the other great “hot spot” for drag racing in the world is the continent of Australia. For years many professional, and some not quite so professional, racers from the U.S. took advantage of the opposite seasons and traveled “down under” to supplement their incomes by match racing and putting on exhibitions […]