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These 1960s Race Car Classified Ads From The Back Of National Dragster Will Make You Smile AND Cry – Awesome Stuff

I have a pretty decent collection of old drag racing books, magazines, and newspapers. It gets bolstered every now and again by my friend Mike Williams who provides me with “treasures”...

Kustom King Car Auction Next Month Features 500+ Cool Resto Candidates And Parts Cars In Savable Shape – This Is Nuts!

BangShifter Corey Stainbrook gets the gold star today for tipping us off to one massive, no-reserve auction that’ll be happening up in Alberta, Canada next month where more than 500 vintage...

2015 Chevrolet SS Gets Six-Speed Manual And The Good Suspension Bits From Corvette-Now If They Could Just Call It “Impala”!

The Chevrolet SS is a great sedan, but it’s been missing a few things. The lack of a manual transmission was the most obvious item, with a lack of a proper name coming up in second place. It...

Watch Two Modified Drivers Turn A Race Into A Two-Car Demolition Derby-Even The Police Get Involved!

From Bowman-Grey Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, we bring to you this title fight in the Modifieds division. Tim Brown, in the #83 car, and Burt Myers,in the #1 car have a history of bad...

Vintage Video: Watch a 1969 Ford LTD 429 Get Hammered On The Test Course!

We never get tired of watching the old Car and Track road tests. While watching our favorite muscle cars getting worked on the course with Bud Lindemann narrating never gets old, it’s always...

Watch And Listen To The Only Original Ferrari 330 P4 On The Track Courtesy Of Petrolicious-Automotove Aural Nirvana!

The Ferrari 330 P4 was Enzo’s retaliation for the Ford GT40′s as the two companies battled at LeMans. A low, sleek V12-powered open-roofed beauty, only four cars were built, and only...

Ebay Find: The 1988 Buick Reatta PPG Pace Car

The Buick Reatta was an Eighties oddball, even by GM’s standards. Essentially it is a shrunken version of the Buick Riviera that was built by hand between 1989 and 1991. Originally planned to...

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Photos From Gateway Classic Cars In St. Louis. The World’s Largest Classic Car Lot!

Okay, so Gateway Classic Cars is more than a car lot, and according to their information are the Worlds Largest Classic Car Dealer. Their facility in St. Louis is in a building the size of a grocery...

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Unhinged: Dirt, Noise, And Fire, All In The Same Package

Technically, my trip to the NTPA truck pull in Chapel Hill, Tennessee this weekend was my second truck pull, however it is the first one I’ve been to where I’ve actually seen the...

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Somernites Cruise July 2014 – Check Out The Sweet Cars, Trucks, and Freaks That Showed Up

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) - When McTaggart hit his first Somernites cruise back in May of 2014 he was immediately hooked. The show is a big, multi-day affair with all kinds of activities you can...

The 1980 Chevy Malibu M-80: Proof That Performance Wasn’t Dead, Just On An Iron Lung

1980 could be considered the low point in the American automotive arena. Horsepower figures were at their lowest, most of the big blocks were dead, with the remaining ones hiding in heavy-duty trucks...

Canadian Car Dealer Makes Sweet Video As Introduction To Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Reaper Truck

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering’s Reaper pickup trucks are reaching the grubby mitts of their dealer network now and that means that customers are getting the beastly creations that they...

Hellcat Challenger Runs 12s At Nearly 120mph In 9,000ft Of Air And Internet Shows How Dumb It Collectively Is

The Mopar Mile High Nationals is one of the best known, best attended, and most fun events on the NHRA national event trail. Mopar is heavily involved with the production of the deal and hosts big...

Diesel Power Challenge 2014 Video: Day One On The Dyno Was Both Humbling And Enlightning For Competitors

One of my favorite gigs this year was hosting the 2014 Diesel Power Challenge for the fine folks at Diesel Power Magazine. The event is held in and around Denver, Colorado each Spring and it is...