Bonneville World Of Speed Part II: 200 MPH or Bust!

Moto-IQ Project 240SX Land Speed Racer

Bonneville World Of Speed Part II:  200 MPH or Bust! By Chuck Johnson Photos by Joe Lu In our last update, we left off having just set a new Bonneville H/PS land speed record at 184.1 MPH.  (Click here to read about part one of our Bonneville World of Speed adventure) On the second of the […]

AEM Infinity EMS: The Power to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control

AEM Infinity EMS

AEM Infinity EMS:  The Power to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control  by Joe Popovits and Chuck Johnson Photos by Joe Lu When it comes to building cars, I’ve always tried to maintain a “keep it simple, stupid” approach. With this approach and an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” philosophy, I managed to […]

The Road to World of Speed: A Multimedia Recount Part 1

Project 240SX LSR Bonneville World of Speed

The Road to World of Speed: A Multimedia Recount Part 1 By Chuck Johnson Photography by Joe Lu and Adam Bendig The 2014 season has been a tough one for land speed racers in general, with high winds cancelling events at El Mirage and thunderstorms flooding the Bonneville Salt Flats. On the home front, Team […]

Project 240SX LSR Sets New Land Speed Record

Project 240sx Land Speed Racer Team

Project 240SX LSR Sets New Land Speed Record MotoIQ Staff Report Team MotoIQ in conjunction with 5523 Motorsports and Specialty Cars Fabrication set a new H/PS land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats during the recent USFRA World of Speed event. Their experience on the salt however was not entirely drama free. On September […]

The Road to World of Speed Part 5: From Bearings to Bones, We are Unstoppable

5523 Motorsports Moto-IQ Project Land Speed Racer

The Road to World of Speed Part 5: From Bearings to Bones, We are Unstoppable by Chuck Johnson Each year before Speed Week, it seems like we face some serious obstacles in our speed week preparations. But each year, the team pulls together and manages to cheat Murphy’s Law of its satisfaction. This year has […]

The Road to Speed Week 2014 Part 4: Return of the Sheet Metal Whisperer

Project 240sx Land Speed Racer

The Road to Speed Week 2014 Part 4: Return of the Sheet Metal Whisperer by Chuck Johnson Photos by Joe Lu I’m greeted by the sounds of classical music as I walk into the garage of Specialty Cars Fabrication which is nestled in a corner next to the Fullerton airport. A bright light strikes out […]

MotoIQ.com’s Project 240SX LSR Claims Another Land Speed Record at the Legendary Bonneville Salt Flats!

Moto-IQ Project 240sx Land Speed Racer

MotoIQ.com’s Project 240SX LSR Claims Another Land Speed Record at the Legendary Bonneville Salt Flats! By Annie Sam MotoIQ.com’s Project 240SX Land Speed Racer (LSR), driven by Editor Chuck Johnson, secured its second land speed record of the year this time on the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats. Facing adversity from seemingly every direction, Team MotoIQ […]

Video: Inside Project 240SX LSR’s Land Speed Record Pass

5523 Motorsports SR15VET Project 240SX Land Speed Racer

Video: Inside Project 240SX LSR’s Land Speed Record Pass By Annie Sam Photos by Joe Lu (Editor’s note: Chuck and his crew – which included many illustrious members of the MotoIQ braintrust – just got back from Bonneville’s Speed Week, where they did great things. We’ll have much more to come from that trip soon.) […]

Racecar Livery, the Function Behind the Form

Moto-IQ Project 240sx Land Speed Racer

Racecar Livery, the Function Behind the Form by Chuck Johnson Photos by Joe Lu I’ve put together a lot of cool project cars over the years and would like to think that with each one, I push the envelope a little bit further and get a little better at what I’m doing. I’ve learned a […]