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Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014 Registration, Hotel, And Rules Announced – The Info You Need Here!

Alrighty, folks here’s the deal on Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2014! Hot Rod has just published the information and we saw it moments after it went hot. For starters, they have given the world a...

The Parting Shift: Two Tasks With One Hand (And The Guy Performs Them Both Better Then Us!)

I’m always inspired by guys who don’t let stuff get in the way of their love of cars, hot rods, trucks, or things of that sort. Be it physical impairments or other stuff, people find a...

Video: The Boys From Aeromotive Demonstrate The Phantom Fuel Pump And Cruise A Sweet Old Caddy Convertible

(Edtor’s note: We ran this video last year and were reminded of it the other day. It cracked us up again so we’re re-running it…make sure you stick around for the blooper reel at...

Friday BOOM: Steve Evans Talks Us Through Some Top Fuel Blunders and ‘Splosions

This week’s Friday BOOM comes from the archives of Diamond P Sports and their thousands of hours of racing footage accumulated over the years covering events ranging from the NHRA to horse...

Dyno Video: Just How Good Were Those 428 Super Cobra Jet Engines From The Factory, Anyway?

We tend to believe that the Ford 428 was probably the most under-appreciated engine of the muscle car era. We were thinking about the 428 powered Cobra Jet Mustangs that showed up and cleaned house...

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Test Your Gearhead Knowledge: Yesterday’s Answer and Today’s Challenge Revealed!

Yesterday’s gearhead challenge was a good one! We showed you a picture of a unique engine block and asked you to identify it and tell us what kind of racer it belonged in. While no one got the...

Deep in the bowels of the New York International Auto Show is the coolest display of former cop cars you’ll ever see

As Lohnes mentioned yesterday, I was stationed at the New York International Auto Show, which opens to the public this morning. There’s always lots of new stuff to look at, but my favorite...

This 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette Was My Favorite Car At The Lingenfelter Collection (Seriously, It Was)

Call me names, throw rocks at me, judge me, but in front of God and everybody I’ll admit that this 1976 Greenwood GT Corvette was my favorite car out of all the incredible iron at the...

This Roll Out Video For The 2014 Ram Power Wagon May Force Us To Rob A Bank So We Can Buy One

While the Ford Raptor certainly gets lots of headlines for being a high speed, muscle bound off roading machine that can jump (kinda) and soak up everything the desert has to throw at it, we have to...

Race Track Resurrection: Work Continues At Galot Motorsports Park – All New Temp Controlled Concrete Track Poured!

There are few things we like reporting on more than race tracks being fixed up, reopened, and improved and that is why we are keeping you updated on places like Dragway 42 and Galot Motorsports Park...

This Video Of Stadium Super Trucks On The Long Beach Grand Prix Road Course Is Truckin’ Awesome

For those of your unfamiliar with the Stadium Super Truck series that Robbie Gordon championed, it is pretty awesome. The trucks are basically built to spec but that spec is basically a trophy truck...

Street Legal, Four-Seater Delta Wing Currently Being Designed – Most Of The Weirdness Intact

Here’s something interesting that they’re not talking about at the New York Auto Show. The people behind the Delta Wing race car are deep into the design and engineering phase of a two...

More Sweet Photos From The Lonestar Round Up 2014 – Race Cars, Hot Rods, Fat Fenders, More!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We’re not going to rest until we have showed you every last car at the 2014 Lonestar Round Up. You know that, right? Now that we are on the same page,...

Ford Racing Shows Us What Your Mustang Does When You Aren’t Home In This Fun Video

If this video from Ford Racing is an expose of what really happens to die-cast toys when their owners leave the house, my little abode here in Massachusetts must be the coolest place in town when no...