Automotive Air Filters
Motorcycle / ATV Air Filters
Universal & Clamp-on Air Filters
Cabin Air Filters
Industrial / Small Engine Air Filters
Heavy Duty Diesel Air Filters
Racing and Custom Air Filters
Marine Flame Arrestors
Crankcase Vent Filters
Air Filter Facts
Air Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Cabin Air Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Air Intakes
Motorcycle / ATV Air Intakes
Diesel Truck Air Intakes
RV Air Intakes
Air Intake Installation Videos
Air Intake Installation Instructions
Air Intakes by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Oil Filters
Motorcycle / ATV Oil Filters
Marine Oil Filters
Heavy Duty Diesel Oil Filters
Oil Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Performance Parts
Motorcycle / ATV Performance Parts
Diesel Fuel Filters
In-Line Fuel Filters
In-Line Fuel Pumps
Marine Performance Parts
Search by Vehicle
Search by Part
Search by Dimension
Search by VIN
Cross Reference Search
News and Events
SEARCH BY VEHICLE
Motorcycle & ATV
ALL or Unknown Year
Texas Race Car Engine Builder Tracy Dennis Has Racing in His Blood
Tracy Dennis was born a third generation racer and traveled to his first drag race before his first birthday. "Racing has been my life forever," says Dennis. "My father raced gassers in NHRA from the late 50's until the early 70's. My brothers and I raced dirt bikes and go karts. We always had to do our own maintenance and service, so we learned quickly about engines and race vehicles."
Tracy Dennis started out in the family garage, building engines and doing chassis fabrication for his father.
After graduating high school, Dennis worked at the family garage, building engines and doing chassis fabrication for his father. What started as a way of making extra money to support his race cars became a career in 1990 when he opened his own shop. Sunset Racecraft has become one of the premier performance and racing engine shops in the world. Located in Lubbock, Texas, Sunset turns out around 500 engines a year, which are shipped to champion race car drivers worldwide.
Dennis not only builds race engines, he races them as well. "Racing allows us to keep a feel for what the drivers need in product development and permits us to service what products we already have in the field," says Dennis. "Along with many world champions, we also have some of the fastest Top Sportsman and Top Dragster racers using our engines."
Sunset Racecraft has relied on K&N products for over 20 years. "When you build engines with over 2000 hp that can cost over $60,000, the last thing you want is a filter failure," says Dennis. "We send out every Sunset Racing Engine with a K&N filter and insist that our customers use them when servicing their engines to insure a long life." Dennis discovered a performance gain along with longer cylinder life and ring seal, just another reason he recommends K&N. "We recently tested the new dragster scoops on our TNT house car and found a 2 mph gain."
Dennis feels that the relationship between Sunset Racecraft and K&N has been a successful one. "I need products that protect my engines and increase performance. Sunset will continue to rely on the experts at K&N to supply products that protect our customer's investments for years to come."
Find K&N products for your vehicle using the
K&N application search
then use the
K&N dealer search
to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.
See What K&N Makes for Your Car!
Get the K&N Newsletter!
Did you like this story? Select 1 to 5 stars to rate it.
K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.knfilters.com.
K&N News Home