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Strange Oval – Late Model “Racing axles with a twist”

Perhaps some of you have seen our write-up specific to the Midwest style open wheel modified’s? The response was quite good so we thought we would address this same topic - specific to late model racing axles. Our main objective is to create a clear separation between the normal late model racing axles available and [...]

Strange Oval – “axle stagger” Revealed

If you run a Midwest style modified (UMP, Renegade, IMCA, USMTS and the like) and you don’t have our axles, it’s nearly certain both your axles measure 1.200” in diameter (O.D.). These modifieds range in horsepower anywhere from 375 to 800+. That’s a 425 horsepower difference - yet using the same thickness axles. While the [...]

Company President Jim Kontje weighs in on upgraded Strange Oval Drive Plates.

President of Strange Oval, Jim Kontje weighs in on the improved performance of the Strange Oval pressed-in steel spline insert to the billet aluminum drive plates for Modified and Late Model racing. Strange Oval`s Wrap Axles and Drive Flanges have been highly successful with top Late Model and Modified teams  and builders. The innovation and unsurpassed [...]

Thank You! For Making our PRI show a Great Success!

As everyone is gearing up for their Holidays, we at Strange Engineering and Strange Oval wanted to take the time to say "THANK YOU" to all of our booth attendees at this years` PRI show! The event was a wonderful success for us, as we had interested and excited customers - both new [...]

Strange Oval is ready for the 2014 PRI show!

Strange Oval is inviting you now, to visit the Strange Oval booth (#4521), to hear about all of our "Best Kept Secrets in Oval Track racing" and see the new line of product that we will be bringing to racers in the 2015 season! So whether you are just around to look at the cars, [...]

Ted Barcomb to Unveil the Throw-Back Modified at Syracuse!

  When you hear the name Cliff Barcomb, you immediately think of the Hall of Fame Car Owner. In his day, Barcomb always ran top-notch equipment, had a good stable of drivers, and a burning desire to compete! This summer Barcomb was inducted into the DIRTcar Hall of Fame as a car owner~ and this [...]

Strange Oval to bring the HEAT to Super Dirt Week XLIII!

  Strange Oval is ready to bring their top notch team to this years Super Dirt Week in Syracuse next week! With an event boasting numbers such as this one, we had to come out and bring our support to our Strange Racers! the expected car counts for Syracuse are 70-80 Big Blocks, 60 to [...]

Strange Oval KERA – The Innovative Wrap Axle

Strange Oval is the pioneer in developing the "proven wrap axles" that both perform, as well as last. If you are running another brand of axle, and don’t know what the axle diameter is ~ or why you run that diameter ~ than you need to learn about the Strange Oval KERA axles. This applies to Late [...]

Social Media Girl Crystal Brings a New Angle from Speedweek

As the new Social Media Coordinator for Strange Oval, I was ready for Speedweek to finally arrive. Seeing the growth that Strange Oval has made as a company during the past two years was burning a hole in my "creative thought pocket." Getting out to the track and meeting the builders and drivers who have [...]

Strange Oval Presents Premium Torsion Bars

Strange Oval premium torsion bars are designed to satisfy the most demanding Modified racer. Part of what puts Strange Oval ahead of the competition is the manufacturing process and innovation. The torsion bar rate (in lbs. per inch) depends on the effective length of the bar as well as the diameter of the bar. The [...]