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Watch The Congressional Hearing About The Proposed EPA Regulations And The RPM Bill That Fights Them

This is certainly the first time and we’re kind of hoping it will be the last when we post a video link to a congressional hearing around here but it is also the first time we have been engaged...

Unveiled: The 2016 Easter Jeep Safari Concept Vehicles! Which One Is Your Favorite?

It’s rare for a manufacturer to celebrate and thank the fans quite like Jeep does every year at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the Easter Jeep Safari,...

Andrew Comrie-Picard, Chris Komar, and Brad Lovell To Take On Alcan Rally In Stock Jeep On BFG KO2s!

It is the craziest automotive event you have likely never heard of. The Alcan Rally is a 5,000 mile sojourn into the arctic that combines elements of a Time Distance Event with challenges, special...

The Rest Of The Story On The Girl Who Drove The Big Rig Onto The Historic Bridge And Destroyed It – Honestly Fascinating

(Photo: Garet Cobb/Associated Press) – We were admittedly very rough on the 23-year old truck driver that piloted her big rig onto an historic Indiana bridge rated at six tons capacity and...

Ford Performance Is Taking The New Raptor To Best In The Desert Racing’s Factory Stock Class!

(Photos: Ford Motor Company) We’re loving the fact that Ford is putting their actual cars into racing. You have the Fiesta in touring car races, the Focus in rally and rallycross, the GT in...

How Does Ford Show Off The Strength Of The New Super Duty’s Frame? By Hanging Nine Trucks Off Of One!

Heavy-duty trucks are a white-hot market that doesn’t seem to be slowing down in sales anytime soon, and Ford Motor Company knows this. Their Super Duty line is paying a lot of bills, and with...

Dakar 2016: Sébastien Loeb Loses Lead After Crashing Out On Stage Eight

(Lead Photo: Motorsport.com) Sébastien Loeb’s first Dakar Rally was looking very promising. The 41-year-old driver, who has won in World Touring Car Championship, World Rally Championship, has...

Massive And Famous LA Area Junkyard Closed And Cleaned Out – Loss For Gearheads

It was best known as U Pick Parts and for gearheads in the greater Los Angeles area, the 26-acre location was a place they had either visited once or perhaps frequented in searches for stuff that...

Dakar 2016: What You Need To Know And Who You Should Be Watching!

As you read this, competitors from the world over are in South America competing in rally racing’s crucible, the Dakar Rally. Covering a length of over 5,600 miles between Bolivia and...

Inexperienced, Undereducated Truck Driver Destroys Indiana Bridge Built In 1880

(Photos and statement by Orange County Indiana Law Enforcement) – When engineers designed the iron bridge in Paoli they tried to account for lots of things. Unfortuantely they could not...

Best of BS 2015: First Time Ever A B-52 Flew OUT Of The Famed Arizona Airplane “Boneyard” And Back Into Service – This Is Awesome

(Photo: Master Sgt. Greg Steele/USAF) – Usually when old military aircraft fly into the famed “boneyard” at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona they don’t come out under their own...

Gearhead History: Check Out These Amazing Photos From Inside A Dodge Army Truck Plant In 1942

These are the type of photos that we could literally stare at for hours. All of the images you will see below were found in the Library of Congress digital photos archive and they were taken in 1942...

It’s Over: Aviation Industry Dead In California With Close Of Boeing C-17 Production

There was a time when it was weird a plane someone was flying on wasn’t built in California, such is no longer the case. After being a massive producer of airplanes and massive driver of the...

The Blitz Fogger Was The Most Well Intentioned But Horrendous Idea Ever Created For Garden Tractors – How’s That DDT Taste?

There’s an old saying that goes something like, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”. Consider the story of the Blitz Fogger as one of those “good...