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Extreme Outlaw Pro Mods Invade Virginia – Wheels Up And Tire Smoking ‘Slammer Action Here

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The Extreme Outlaw Pro Modified  was back at VMP in Dinwiddie for it’s second event of the year during the Super Chevy event on May 16-17. A total...

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NTPA Pulling Action Photos: Flying Dirt, Smoking Tractors, And Crazed Trucks From the NTPA Pinetops 300

(Words and photos by David Whealon) - What does a small quiet downeast North Carolina town of Pinetops (pop. 1360) do for excitement after the hosting the best Christmas parade east of Raleigh? Well...

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Show Coverage: 2015 Bay Area VW Club Poker Run – One Awesome Texas VW Gathering!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – The old saw is that “everything is bigger in Texas” and our own Charles Wickam lived up to that adage last weekend when he managed to attend multiple...

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The Green Needle: Four Days With A 2015 Challenger Hellcat Has Us Addicted To 700hp Blown Hemi Fun

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – If I had never considered speed or horsepower drugs before getting four days with a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, I sure as hell do now. It is everything I have in...

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Event Gallery: The Mopars Of The 14th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals

The NCMA brings out a wide variety of cars, from Pro Mods and late-model stuff to as far back as you can go, but what I find impressive is how many Mopars run the track in bona-fide anger. Wedges,...

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Highway Creepers Car Show 2015: Trucks, Rats, Kustoms, More!

(Words and photos by Scott Liggett) – Central Nebraska car shows are already in full swing starting with a local car club’s second annual Rock n Rods car show hosted by Kearney’s...

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The Parting Shift: Four Speed, Small Block, 1965 Corvette Run 10s In The Altitude At Bandimere With The Wheels Up

There’s clean and then there is CLEAN. This Corvette, campaigned by the Hernandez family is the latter. A beautiful car by any measure, it really is fun to watch yank the front end and rip of...

Ohio Mile Coverage – More Cool Cars and LSR Bikes From The ECTA’S MAY 2015 MEET

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – If you are looking for diversity in motorsports, you’re on the right track when peering into the ECTA and land speed racing.  This gallery has just a...

Question Of The Day: What Vehicle Safety Features Do You Put Faith Into?

Earlier this week we reported on Takata’s admission to the NHTSA that their airbag inflators were faulty, which in turn has set the stage for what very well may be the biggest recall of a...

Extreme Outlaw Pro Mods Invade Virginia – Wheels Up And Tire Smoking ‘Slammer Action Here

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The Extreme Outlaw Pro Modified  was back at VMP in Dinwiddie for it’s second event of the year during the Super Chevy event on May 16-17. A total...

Colin Furze’s Jet Kart: Proof That There Are Still Mad Scientists Out There

The last time we checked in on Master Furze, he had strapped a crotch-rocket engine to a weaponized Tuk-Tuk delivery cart and was driving around, roosting up dirt, blowing shit up and setting things...

This Dodge Dart Sport Lays Down Some Big Numbers To Back Up Its Colors And It Sounds Good Doing It

This video was shot back in March at a car show in Arizona and it features a mean looking green Dart Sport drag car pulling onto the dyno. With wheelie bars, a parachute, and a whole bunch of slick...

Unhinged: This 1977 Lincoln Mark V Lowrider Has Me Fighting Off The Urge For Something Lower And Slower

Surely I can’t be the only one who has driving styles that are shaped by moods, can I? On average, I feel I’m a pretty safe driver with a slightly aggressive streak. I try to not turn...

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Lingenfelter And RideTech Team Up To Sponsor Autocross At Bloomington Gold Gathering In Indy

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and RideTech have joined forces to sponsor the autocross at the 2015 Bloomington Gold Corvette gathering next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The...

This Off-Road Romping Cadillac Is Awesome…The Team Name, However, Needs Work

After yesterday’s prerunner-style Crown Victoria, I didn’t think that I would find another big American barge playing off road competently. I was wrong…while digging through YouTube...

This 1990s Pro Street Olds Time Warp Is EXACTLY As It Was When Built – Would You Cruise It?

We often find older pro street style cars that have been neglected, updated, or otherwise changed from their original state but it is rare to find one that is EXACTLY like it was when built. This...

These Taiwanese Racers Have Turned Scooters Into Screaming Racers

On the surface, it almost looks like a joke, doesn’t it? Two motor scooters, on thin tires, with small engines that have the angry wasp exhaust note, idling at the line with the riders suited...

Mini-Hack! This Chopped Up Fiero Is Ready For Summer Fun, On Or Off Road!

Hot Rod Magazine’s penchant for taking the almighty sawzall might have earned ire with the Caddy-Hack and Ponti-Hack stories from 1987 and 1997, but the one that really got people wound up was...

Amazing Video: Richard Petty’s Crash Relived By The People That Were There – Linda Petty, Ned Jarrett, Dale Inman, More

Richard Petty is an American icon. We can debate until the cows come home as to his rank in the all-time list of NASCAR racers but what cannot be debated is his dominance during NASCAR’s most...

Ride On A Driver’s Shoulder For A F1 Lap Of The ‘Ring Circa 1973 – Jackie Stewart Narrates

This is some zen-like racing video right here. Firstly, we’re at the Nurburgring in 1973, secondly we’re riding shotgun in a screaming Formula One car and thirdly we have Jackie Stewart...