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Category Archive: HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

These 1950s Bonneville Videos Are Your Monday Moment Of Hot Rodding Zen

Sometimes you just need something cool to balance our your day, especially on a Monday when things could be hitting the proverbial fan at the office. We found a couple of really amazing films taken...

Easter Egg: In Cockpit Video Of A Top Fuel Hydroplane Totally Submerging Itself At Full Throttle!

This is one of the most insane videos we have ever posted. The film was taken at a Lucas Oil Drag Boat event and it featured Top Fuel Hydroplane racer  Jarret Siilvey and his 8,000hp boat becoming a...

IN CAR AUSSIE BURNOUT FOOTAGE! If You Ever Wondered What It Was Like, Here Is Your Chance To See!

We love Aussie burnout videos. But you can’t help but wonder how the hell those guys do all the donuts and spins and slides and yet most often seem to avoid hitting the barriers. With all the...

Watch A Four Door Cadillac Thump A Full Race Looking Camaro At Byron Dragway

Making big Cadillacs run hard isn’t a new thing, but it never gets old either. This drag video, which we believe was shot at Byron Dragway in Byron, Illinois, is awesome. It shows a claimed...

A Camaro And A Monaro, Both Equipped With Big, Blown Engines, Perform Double Power Skid

Peter and Debbie Gray have just leapt onto our list of the “100 coolest people in Australia” for this awesome dueling power skid performance they laid down at the recent Autofest...

37,000 RPM MotoGP Bikes: You need to see this video to believe it

I thought I knew pretty much every form of motorcycle racing, but I was dead wrong. I had no idea that there were amazing scale models of Moto GP bikes running around on scale tracks, never mind...

The Parting Shift: A Mustang Driver That Wields The Shift Handle Like A Weapon

This video rules because it is a nine second run with a stick box done the old fashioned way. This dude powershifts the absolute wee out of this car enroute to a 9.25/143mpg blast. The ‘Stang...

Watch an Incredible Video From Under a Funny Car That Illustrates the Brutal Forces on a Drag Slick

Tires are pretty amazing things. From the insane lateral grip road cars and formula cars depend on to the clawing and biting prowess of off road rubber, there’s an application for everyone....

More Bizarrely Awesome Drag Action Video: A Blown SBC Powered Aussie Mercedes Goes 8s!

We got tipped us off to this video from Australia that shows an old Mercedes sedan that has been built into a full tilt drag race car which gets power from a blown small block Chevy engine. The steel...

Watch a 4800ci, Quad Turbocharged, Unlimited Diesel Pulling Tractor Nearly Block Out the Sun With Soot!

You know us, we don’t discriminate by combustion type here. We’d like to prove that by showing you what has to be the most insane land dwelling diesel powered vehicle on Earth. This is a...

KILLER HISTORIC DRAG VIDEO: PRO STOCK DRAG RACING CIRCA 1975 FROM MIAMI HOLLYWOOD

We learned of this video from our friend Dawn Mazi-Hovsepain and it rules all! Shot at Miami Hollywood Speedway in 1975 it features some of the best Pro Stock drag racing footage of the era,...

Sideways Video: An Artistic Masterpiece Featuring Wingless Sprint Cars Slinging Clay!

The Oval Nationals held at Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, California has become a must win event for West Coast dirt racers since its humble beginnings nearly 20 years ago. The guys who race these...

Killer Video: Ride Along With a Three Engine, 5000hp Pulling Tractor!

Pressing play on the video after the jump will probably put you in a place that you’ve never been before. That place is sitting virtually on top of three blown Hemi engines making a combined...

Friday BOOM: Todd Lesenko’s Violent Nitro Funny Car Explosion At Pomona 2012 – Incredible Slo-Mo Footage!

Todd Lesenko is a veteran of the drag racing nitro wars. The Canadian driver has competed in modern and nostalgia funny cars and top fuelers. He’s also exploded a few. That may explain his...