Engine Builders


Adams Automotive website

Address: 401 Poplar St. • Cameron, WI 54822

Owner: Dave Adams

Phone: (715) 458-2985 • Fax (715) 458-2883

Adams Automotive is a complete machine shop and engine builder serving competitors in the Late Model, Modified, Super Stock and Street Stock divisions. Owner Dave Adams has over 30 years of engine building experience and is a former Late Model and Modified driver; his son, Kevin, is one of the top Modified drivers in all of WISSOTA Country. Year after year, many of the top drivers in all divisions in national points all utilize Adams Automotive engines in their cars. Whether you have the expertise to assemble your engine and just need the machine work or need a complete design concept, machining and assembly of your race engine, Adams Automotive is prepared to ensure you are race-ready with a reliable source of horsepower. Remember, Adams specializes in Modified, Super Stock, Midwest Mod and Street Stock engine programs.

Adams Automotive & Machine

Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Owner: Ben Adams

Phone: (701) 772-2630 • Fax (701) 772-4882

Address: 1100 N. 5th Street • Grand Forks, ND 58203

Adams Automotive & Machine was founded by Ben Adams in 1972 to serve high performance auto enthusiasts and racers in the upper midwest and has since expanded to serve clients from across a large region of the U.S. A variety of WISSOTA national champions - in the Modified and Super Stock ranks - have been powered by Ben Adams engines in recent years and Adams Automotive and Machine works with racers in all V-8 powered divisions, from Sprint Cars to Street Stocks. Adams Automotive and Machine performs all machine work in-house for tight control of quality and confidentiality and has an on-site dyno for continuous research and development. An additional service offered is in-chassis engine set-up and tuning.


Baxter Engines website

Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Owner: Gary Baxter

Phone: (715) 874-4142 • Fax (715) 874-4172

Address: 3910 Morningcrest Road • Eau Claire, WI 54703

After several decades of serving the automotive, industrial and agricultural industries, Baxter Engines is still going strong and ready to take on all of your machine work. While the team at Baxter Engines is completely ready to build your winning race engine from the ground up, they also specialize in handling the machining processes that many shops can't perform in-house. Baxter Engines has served winning clients in the Street Stock, Super Stock, Modified and Late Model divisions of WISSOTA for many years and continues to support winning racers from as far away as Montana. Engine shops are invited to contact Gary at Baxter Engines to discuss their custom machining needs. Baxter's can handle virtually any type of engine machining.


CNC-Motorsports website 

Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Owner: Clint Anderson

Phone: 1-800-341-1528 Fax: 605-692-1698

Address: 106 West Folsom • Brookings, South Dakota 57006

CNC-Motorsports is your complete high-performance engine builder. The combination of our engine builders’ years of experience and our state-of-the-art equipment, are engines that make the power and reliability that you need to keep you up front all year long. We have drivers running our engines throughout the region, country, and even the world. We build engines for anything from Sprint Cars and the Late Models down to Street Stocks and Hobby Stocks. We have hundreds of hours of research and design into our; WISSOTA Modified, Midwest Modified, and Super Stock engines so we can offer you the most power for your money. All of our machine work from balancing the rotating assembly to final assembly is all done in the house to ensure the highest levels of quality control. We also test our engines on our DTS powermark 4000 engine dyno. We can offer you some of the best prices on the market because we cut out the middleman by being a distributor for several products such as: JE/SRP, Mahle, Manley, Dart, RHS, Comp Cams, Crower, Scat, Eagle, and Callies to name a few. Check us out on our website at www.cnc-motorsports.com.


Sturdy Engines website 

Location: Milbank, South Dakota

Manager: Kevin Schuelke

Phone: (605) 432-4584 • Fax: (605) 432-6167

Address: P.O. Box 47 • Junction Hwys. 12 & 15 • Milbank, SD 57252

Sometimes the name says it all about a business. And in the case of Sturdy Engines that couldn’t be more true. Sturdy Engines, a division of Hedahl's Auto Parts of Milbank, South Dakota, has the well deserved reputation for dependable racing engines designed for every racing division and budget. At Sturdy, they build Chevy, Ford and Mopar V-8s and also do a lot of work on Ford 4-cylinder engines. Their work is not limited to racing, though, as they build powerplants for automotive, agricultural and industrial use as well. Some of the quality products that they install in engines at Sturdy include Ross, Crower and Keith Black pistons, Oliver and Eagle rods, Sealed Power products and Scat rods and cranks. The team of engine specialists at Sturdy vow to make sure their customers never come back saying that they were underpowered, and utilize many custom components to configure racing engines to match the needs and driving style of each individual customer.


Tim's Automotive Machine website

Location: Bloomer, Wisconsin

Owner: Tim Ludwigson

Phone: (715) 568-1323 • Fax: (715) 568-1325

Address: 18797 County Road Q • Bloomer, WI 54724

Tim Ludwigson's engine shop, Tim's Automotive Machine, has been in the business of providing the area's stock car racers with powerful engines for more than a decade and is constantly expanding to serve a growing client list. Ludwigson and his crew specialize in competition engines for the Late Model, Modified, Super Stock, Midwest Mod and Street Stock divisions and work closely with a large number of WISSOTA area drivers on their way to winning championships. All machining and assembly are done in-house at Tim's Automotive Machine by skilled workers who understand your desire to win and your need for reliability. Tim's is conveniently located just off Highway 53 near Bloomer, Wisconsin.



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