Schedule of Events

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Day 1January 7, 2021
Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
9:30 – 10:00AM Online Expo Center opens
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:30AM Seminar with Q&A – Block Selection & Machining Considerations
Remote Broadcast seminar with live Q&A session
10:35 – 10:55AM Seminar: Bore Coatings
11:00 – 11:35AM Demonstration with Q&A – Block Machining
11:40AM Tech Chip Feature: Blueprint Engines
11:45AM – 12:25PM Seminar with Q&A – Surface Finishes & Sealing
Title: Surface Finishes for gasket sealing
Speaker: Chuck Lynch, Technical Specialist for AERA Engine Builders Association
12:25 – 1:05PM Demonstration with Q&A – Surface Machining
Title: Controlled Surface Machining
1:10PM Tech Chip Feature: Total Seal Free Gap
1:15PM Break
1:20 – 1:40PM Engine Builder Interview
Live interview with NASCAR Ford engine builder and racing legend Doug Yates, president and CEO of Roush Yates Engines and Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions
1:45 – 2:20PM Seminar with Q&A – Cylinder Honing & Surface Finish Considerations
Surface Finish 101 with experts Ed Kiebler of Rottler Manufacturing and Keith Jones of Total Seal and the question “What Cylinder Finish is “right” and how do I achieve it?”
2:25 – 2:40PM Demonstration – Precision Honing
Hosted by Mike Moran and Moran Motorsports
2:45 – 3:20PM Demonstration with Q&A – Honing and Controlling Cylinder Finish
Hosted by Ed Kiebler of Rottler Manufacturing
3:25PM Tech Chip Feature: Controlled Induction presented by Straub Technologies
3:30 – 4:20PM Seminar with Q&A – Rotating Assembly Balancing : Removing the Voodoo
Title: Advanced balancing considerations (no drill required)
Speaker: Randy Neal, CWT Industries
4:25 – 4:55PM Demonstration with Q&A – Balancing Machine
Remote demonstration followed by live Q&A hosted by Randy Neal, CWT Industries
5:00 – 5:40PM Seminar with Q&A – Pistons, Pins, Clearances & Coatings
Seminar with live Q&A session
5:45 – 5:55PM Tech Chip Features presented by Silver Seal and Straub Technologies
6:00 – 6:35PM Demonstration with Q&A – Cleaning Equipment
Demonstration with live Q&A session hosted by Chris Straub
6:40PM Tech Chip Feature presented by Ultrasonic
6:45PM Expo Close

Day 2January 8, 2021
Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:50AM Seminar with Q&A – Engine Lubrication System – Pumps, Pans, Clearances, Filters & More
10:55AM Tech Chip Feature: Driven Racing Oil
11:00 – 11:35AM Demonstration with Q&A – Custom Parts Manufacturing
11:40AM Tech Chip Feature: LFP Tools
11:45 – 12:20PM Seminar with Q&A – Cylinder Head & Manifold Porting
Title: Cylinder Head & Manifold Porting
Speaker: Warren Johnson
12:25PM Tech Chip Feature: ProMaxxx Performance Products
12:30 – 1:05PM Demonstration with Q&A – 5 Axis Machining
1:10PM Tech Chip Feature: Turn2SpeedVise
1:15PM Break
1:20 – 1:40PM Engine Builder Interview
A conversation with “The Old Master“, Ed Pink, legendary motorsports engine builder
1:45 – 2:05PM Seminar with Q&A – Seat and Guide Machining
Speaker: Chris Straub, Straub Technologies
2:10 – 2:20PM Demonstration with Q&A – Seat & Guide Machining
Speaker: Chris Straub, Straub Technologies and Higgins
2:25 – 3:05PM Seminar with Q&A – Valves, Valve Seats & Guides
3:10 – 4:10PM Seminar with Q&A – Valvetrain – Cams, Pushrods, Rockers, Lifters & Valve Springs
Title: Low Shock Valvetrain Technology
Speaker: Billy Godbold, COMP Cams
4:15 – 4:55PM Demonstration with Q&A – Engine Testing with Spintron
Speaker: Ben Strader, EFI University
5:00 – 5:55PM Seminar with Q&A – EFI & Dyno Demonstration
Title: The vocabulary and anatomy of carbs and EFI systems.
Speaker: Ben Strader, EFI University
6:00 – 6:25PM Happy Hour with Troy LaCrone and Jim Gray
St. Louis Street King Outlaw, Drag Week Competitor Troy LaCrone and Jim Gray of Bullet Engines will be talking the state of grudge and no-prep racing and its very bright future.
6:30PM Expo Close

Day 3January 9, 2021

Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:50AM Seminar with Q&A – Turbos
Title: Turbocharging
Speakers: Mike Moran, Moran Racing Engines, Randy Neal, CWT Industries
10:55 – 11:30AM Demonstration with Q&A – Block Sleeving Technology
11:35 – 12:15PM Seminar with Q&A – Nitrous
Title: Nitrous
Speaker: Pat Musi, Musi Racing Engines
12:20 – 1:00PM Demonstration with Q&A – Machining and Installing Lifter Bushings
1:00PM Break
1:05 – 1:25PM Engine Builder Interview
Hall-of-fame engine builder John Callies
1:30 – 2:30PM Seminar with Q&A – Diesel Component Machining
speaker: Cass Choate, Choate Engineering Performance
2:30 – 2:50PM Live Q&A – Diesel Specific Machining
speaker: Cass Choate, Choate Engineering Performance
2:55 – 4:00PM Seminar with Q&A – Assembly Tips & Tricks
Title: Engine Assembly Tricks & Tools
Speaker: Jon Kaase, Jon Kaase Racing Engines
4:00 – 4:10PM Tech Chips Features presented by LSXceleration
4:15 – 4:20PM Demonstration with Q&A – Ring End Gaps
4:15 – 4:20PM Seminar with Q&A – Dyno Testing
Title: Testing, Testing, Testing
5:05 – 6:05PM Demo with Q&A – Dyno Room Tools
Title: Dyno Testing Tips & Tricks
Speakers: Lake Speed, Jr., Total Seal and Don MacAskill, Shaver Specialties
6:15PM Tech Chip Feature presented by SPEEDiagnostix
6:20 – 7:00PM Closing Roundtable
Speakers: Cass Choate, Tony Bischoff, Ben Strader, Kaleb, Jayden, Judson @ SAM Tech, Dave Lewis
7:00PM Sign off and Show Close