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Clutch Selection Confusion: Clearing The Air With Help From McLeod

During the muscle car era, performance junkies wanted to dump the clutch on their killer four-speed in their new car. Amid those years, the manual transmission was not exclusive to the hot-rodder. It was the standard option in most cars and was a way of life. Automatic transmissions were a luxury that many did not feel was needed.

Now, many enthusiasts want the experience of grabbing gears in their classic, but also want a clutch that doesn’t require enough force to cause leg cramps when holding the pedal. To learn more about clutch design — why some have a harder-to-push pedal than others and selecting the best parts for your need — we reached out to the folks at McLeod to get some insight

Lisa Kubo Joins McLeod Racing as Director of Sport Compact Sales
March 8, 2022 (ANAHEIM, CA) Import racing star and industry veteran, Lisa Kubo, will join the McLeod Racing family as the Director of Sport Compact Sales. For over 27 years, Kubo has lived and breathed the sport compact lifestyle so it only made sense to bring her on board with McLeod Racing.

Lisa Kubo, the first sport compact FWD driver to break into the seven-second zone, has an immense background in the sport compact world. As a professional drag racer of 12 years, Kubo brings a world of knowledge and connections to help grow and strengthen the McLeod Tuner Series line. And to be part of her journey as she re-emerges on to the scene, McLeod sees the opportunity to grow with race teams and engineers to bring the best products on the market.




Ricky Silva Wins HDay
Ricky Silva raced to a win in the SFWD (Sport Front Wheel Drive) class at the Summer HDay event in Epping, NH this weekend. Silva pilots the McLeod Racing ’97 Honda Civic EK.
Joe Macasero Goes to the Finals at Import Face Off
McLeod Racing’s Joe Macasero raced to the finals in the 11.50 index class at the Import Face-Off event in Bakersfield, CA this weekend. Macasero pilots the McLeod Racing ’95 Honda Civic EG equipped with the B-series Mag Force twin-disc clutch unit.
MCLEOD CELEBRATES A 50-YEAR LEGACY.
By John DiBartolomeo at Competition Plus Oftentimes when a person establishes a new company, they use their own name; Harry's Auto Parts; or the name of the place it's located; Spring Haven Auto Parts.
Ricky Silva Joins McLeod Race Team
McLeod Racing announces partnership with Import Drag Racer Ricky Silva. Silva will be piloting his 1997 Honda Civic with a commemorative 50th Anniversary McLeod Racing wrap for the 2021 season. Silva will be competing in the highly competitive Sport Front Wheel Drive (SFWD) class for import drag racing across the country. 

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