By: Amanda Bourne On: October 12, 2020 In: Company News, Press Release Comments: 0

Murrieta, CA Power Automedia’s Horsepower Wars has announced its official episode release schedule for the third season of the $10K Drag Shootout presented by Lucas Oil as well as an exciting partnership with Lucas Oil’s cable and satellite television channel, MAVTV Motorsports Network.

$10K Drag Shootout consists of four teams competing against each other to see who can build the fastest drag racing car over a period of 10 days, with a budget of only $10,000 — divided into $3,000 cash and a $7,000 Summit Racing Equipment gift card. Once the builds have been completed, the teams head down to the track for heads-up racing where the team who proves they’re the quickest, takes home $10,000 and their finished car. This season the Lucas Oil $10K Drag Shootout will be taking inspiration from No Prep drag racing events that have become increasingly popular over the years, which mimic street racing – using no traction compound to make the track sticky as with a traditional track event. 

For the first time, Horsepower Wars will be partnering with MAVTV to broadcast $10K Drag Shootout 3 on cable television. MAVTV Motorsports Network is owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products and is the only cable television network in the U.S. dedicated solely to motorsports. “We live for custom car builds and drag racing, it’s in our DNA,” said John Duff, Head of Content at MAVTV. “So when we were presented with the opportunity to partner with Horsepower Wars and broadcast Season 3 of their highly popular drag racing show with a no-prep twist, we knew it would be a perfect fit and blend nicely into our already impressive lineup of automotive content.” MAVTV will be airing episodes of $10K Drag Shootout every Sunday with the first episode premiering on November 1, 2020.

Fans of the show who do not have access to MAVTV will be able to watch the upcoming season on the same platforms as years past on Horsepowerwars.com in addition to the Horsepower Wars Facebook and YouTube every Tuesday starting on November 3.

ABOUT HORSEPOWER WARS 

Horsepower Wars is an automotive TV show featuring fierce competition between rivals that takes place in a variety of venues including: engine dyno, chassis dyno, drag strip, road course, and even an off-road short course. With no feel good trophies for second place, we travel the country having fun and stirring up trash talk between drivers, builders, and tuners. 

For more on Horsepower Wars visit www.horsepowerwars.com

ABOUT MAVTV 

Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports and goes far beyond the national mainstream events to also cover multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

For more information, please visit www.mavtv.com

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By: Amanda Bourne On: March 10, 2020 In: Press Release Comments: 0

Murrieta, CA, March 6, 2020Horsepower Wars is back for 2020 with the popular $10K Drag Shootout, presented by Lucas Oil, that will sport a few rules changes this year to match the No Prep Edition update. 

Four teams will compete against each other to see who can build the quickest drag racing car over a period of 10 days, with a budget of $10,000 — which will consist of $3,000 in cash and a $7,000 Summit Racing Equipment gift card. During the competition, there will be surprise bonuses, competitions, and challenges that can assist, or hurt, the chances of each team’s ability to build their vehicle and win. Once the teams complete their build it’s time to go down to the track for heads-up racing where the team who proves they’re the fastest takes home $10,000 and their finished car. 

No Prep racing has been around for years and this season the Lucas Oil $10K Drag Shootout will be taking inspiration from this drag racing style. Track crews heat and scrape away all traces of tire rubber on the track, revealing an unforgiving bare street like surface. The ability to keep high horsepower beasts glued to an unprepped surface forces both the drivers and the builders to be at the top of their game. In previous seasons teams were required to use 275 drag radial tires. Taking into consideration the unruly track surface, the rules will be opened up to allow for larger sized slicks.

“It was really important that we continue to reinvent the $10K Drag Shootout,” stated Scott Parker, Power Automedia’s Vice President of Content. “The show should be every bit as exciting to the viewer as it is to us making it. In 2019 we had the return of Team Bigun – our Season 1 champs – as well as a few curveballs from the revamped $10K Olympics to the surprise Grenada wagon. Going to no prep style racing seemed a fitting way to change it up, while also attracting a whole new group of potential racers and builders.” 

The winning Team, Enemies Everywhere, will be returning from Australia for a chance to defend their title in the third season. Team Leader Jaime Farmer explained what he’s looking forward to in season 3, “We want to be the first team to win $10K Drag Shootout two years in a row, so we’re actually a bit more excited to be coming back this year than we were coming in for the first time. America has always been the top shelf when it comes to drag racing so for us to beat the best is really something else.” Farmer continued, “We really enjoyed the entire experience from being able to push our boundaries to going up against the best and making some really good friends.”

Horsepower Wars Season 3 will be made possible by its title sponsor Lucas Oil as well as ARPBMR Suspension, Comp Cams, Covercraft, Dyna-Batt, E3 Spark Plugs, Holley, Kooks Header, Lucas Oil, MAHLE Motorsports, Moroso, Moser Engineering,  NOS, PROFORM PartsPRW Industries, QA1Ron Francis, Summit Racing, SpicerTotal Seal, Victor Reinz, and more.

 

ABOUT HORSEPOWER WARS

Horsepower Wars is an automotive TV show featuring fierce competition between rivals that takes place in a variety of venues including: engine dyno, chassis dyno, drag strip, road course, and even an off-road short course. With no feel good trophies for second place, we travel the country having fun and stirring up trash talk between drivers, builders, and tuners.

 

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By: Amanda Bourne On: March 03, 2020 In: Press Release Comments: 0

Murrieta, CA, March 3, 2020 — SpeedVideo has entered into a broadcast partnership with the wildly popular automotive event series Street Car Takeover (SCT) to live stream the Street Car Takeover Charlotte 2020 event on June 26-27, 2020!

“Charlotte is our favorite event and really shows what Street Car Takeover is about,” said Chase Lautenbach, co-owner of Street Car Takeover. “This is our largest event of the season with the best event layout we offer. The Twin Peaks car meet that happens Thursday night is only a couple miles from the track and hotels with plenty of things for the family to do in the area.”

Street Car Takeover not only features drag racing, but roll racing as well. In roll racing, drivers line up 1,300 feet behind the burnout box, eclipsing the starting line at 35 to 40 mph, and the winner is determined by speed (miles per hour) not the elapsed time. There are three classes of roll racing at SCT Charlotte 2020: the 140 mph and 150 mph brackets where the speed cannot be exceeded, and the King Of The Bakery which has no trap speed limitation but vehicles must be street legal. Roll racing will be taking place on Friday, June 26th.

“We at SpeedVideo are super excited about adding Street Car Takeover to our SpeedVideo live schedule,” said Tom Bobolts from SpeedVideo. “SCT Charlotte has it all, a huge following and a great energy. We can’t wait to capture all of the action!”

Fans of drag racing won’t be disappointed because Saturday, June 27th is all about the 1320. Classes for Saturday include: Small Tire, Street Racer, Street Outlaw, Monster Clutches Stick Shift, Street Racer Mild, FWD Heads Up, Truck/SUV, Extreme Street, Daily Driver Mild, and Daily Driver Extreme.

Justin Kieth, co-owner of Street Car Takeover, went over the updates to the event this year, “We have The Sticky Mafia coming to prep this event so the track will be better than ever. This will make the event fast with cleanups and cars going down the track. We want the racers to experience the best-prepped surface we can possibly provide. We also added a Heavyweight class that requires the car or truck to be 4,200 pounds (without the driver) to make things even more interesting.”

Full live event coverage of the Street Car Takeover Charlotte 2020 event in live HD will be available on SpeedVideo.com for annual or monthly subscribers. There will be parts of the event that will be broadcast for free as well.

 

To subscribe to SpeedVideo, go to https://www.speedvideo.com/signup

 

ABOUT SPEEDVIDEO

SpeedVideo is all about killer live automotive video. We shoot it, stream it, and broadcast it LIVE! Our promise to you… superior quality, immersive video, and kick-ass racing, LIVE & On-Demand!

ABOUT STREET CAR TAKEOVER

Street Car Takeover series, The premier street car event in the U.S., Coming to a city near you! For more on Street Car Takeover and to buy event tickets visit http://www.streetcar-takeover.com/.

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By: Kevin McIntosh On: April 20, 2016 In: Company News Comments: 0

LSX Magazine

MURRIETA, Calif. — To better align content with Power Automedia’s business model, and with the interests of our readers, LSX TV is rebranding into LSX Magazine, with a logo and URL change to LSXMag.com within the next 30 to 60 days. In addition, the company will welcome Chase Christensen as the new editor of LSX Magazine in May.

“When Power Automedia launched in 2006, internet video was exploding onto the market, and we wanted to create a website that was intensely video-oriented for automotive enthusiasts,” said James Lawrence, president of Power Automedia. “What we discovered is the definite need and desire by our audience for LS content, but it wasn’t just video.”

The company determined the name update to LSX Magazine would be simple, and would honor the heritage of its original name. It will continue to offer the same feature and technical articles, event coverage, and videos that have been integral to our content for years. The name shift also takes the confusion out of what we do. LSX Magazine is part of the Power Automedia family of digital magazines, dedicated to bringing readers the best automotive content 24/7.

“Power Automedia has always been a company that has adapted to meet the demands of its audience in terms of providing content,” Lawrence sid. “Changing the name of LSX TV to LSX Magazine cements that we are the go-to source for late model GM tech and advice.”

The LS engine will remain a vital player in the performance world for decades to come. No engine, since the introduction of the small-block Chevy in the 1950s, has enjoyed such huge success and cult-like status with enthusiasts around the world. LSX Magazine will continue to focus on hardcore tech for late model GM vehicles — specifically fifth-gen, late model Camaros, and other late-model GM vehicles. We also will continue coverage that highlights LS swap tech for everything from classic musclecars, to the unusual and seldom seen LS swap vehicles. With GM’s fifth-generation small-block LT series currently in production, LSX Magazine will also focus on the latest in LT engine tech.

Power Automedia publishes continues to focus exclusively on producing digital automotive content through its 12 digital magazines.  the company partners with the most respected names in the automotive aftermarket and is an innovator in digital media and advertising reaching more than 1.8 million readers each month.

By: Kevin McIntosh On: January 21, 2016 In: Company News, Digital Marketing, Industry News Comments: 0

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Welcome to the new Power Automedia website!

How do we look? Our newly designed website celebrates our 10th anniversary, and is the result of extensive work by our development team. With this, we usher in a new era of automotive marketing to celebrate The Magic of the Automobile. 

12369057_10153292029627816_8630236420910110830_nFeaturing a sleek design that is easy to navigate, it places our services offered, company information, and editorial content at the fingertips of more than 2.1 million unique visitors each month.

As a forerunner in automotive product placement through video and creative strategy, we publish 12 digital magazines that feature content directed at every enthusiast, including: Chevy Hardcore, Corvette Online, Diesel Army, Dragzine, Engine Labs, LSXTV, Off-Road Xtreme, Revved, Rod Authority, StangTV, StreetLegalTV, and Turnology.

One of the largest publishing companies of its kind specific to the automotive niche, we are honored to work in partnership with hundreds of premier aftermarket specialists. Our enthusiast-driven content covers technical articles, project vehicles, engine swaps, racing news, product launches, off-road and event coverage, hot rods, musclecars, car culture and lifestyle, and much more.

As a media partner, we believe success begins with people working together who share the same end goal. Four hallmarks of our service include integrity, knowledge, experience, and passion — and at Power Automedia, we hire the best of the best in the industry to get the job done for you.

Reflecting on our progress over the past decade, we are proud of our heritage and our recognition as a market leader in digital media. In addition, we are especially grateful to our clients and team members who continue to inspire our drive towards innovation.

Looking forward to the continuation of delivering the best marketing and branding strategies to the companies we work with, we remain dedicated to promoting the aftermarket industry through stellar enthusiast-driven content, and building something great together.