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In 1980 The Williams F1 Team Tested An F1 Car That Had No Springs Or Shock Absorbers – This Video Follows The Test

Rumor and innuendo are two of the biggest forces that drive any sorts of innovation in racing. One team hears that another is going to do something and since that idea is pretty radical and they had...

This Video Highlighting Doug Cline’s Drag Week Where He Ran 6s At All Tracks With No Trailer In A Steel Camaro Is Magnificent

There an irony about announcing literally every pass at Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week and being behind the eight ball about telling the stories on my own blog but the logistics of the event and the...

This 1969 Fury Is Cool For All Of The Wrong Reasons

In 1969, the Plymouth Fury did two things very well: It made for a badass cop car alongside it’s Dodge Polara twin, and it was the kind of car Dad bought if he was a Mopar guy and wanted to get...

This Amazing 1973 Pontiac Trans Am SD455 Is Original To The Core And For Sale….Got $200K?

My favorite car in the world, or at least an example of one has come up for sale on Hemmings and it isn’t going to leave for cheap…nor should it. I love the 1973 and 1974 (more the 1973s)...

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Ebay Find: 1973 Pontiac GTO, “The Rare One”

Normally this would be the part of the post where I’d make fun of Brian’s choice…but how in the hell, in my right mind, could I possibly make fun of him for choosing Brewster Green...

Watch NHRA Pro Stock Racer V. Gaines Suffer A Massive Barrel Rolling Top End Wreck At zMax Dragway

NHRA Pro Stock racer V. Gaines suffered a massive top end crash yesterday at the NHRA Pep Boys Nationals when his car got loose on the top end of the track and turned over multiple times before...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: And Boom Goes The Battery!

One of my biggest fears about cars is a battery explosion, and for good reason: lead and acid come together in a plastic container to make electricity and a ton of nitrogen hydrogen (thanks,...

Rough Start: Just In Case You Wanted A Tiny Roadster With ’70s Flair…

Not everyone marches to the same drum. Some like big diesel trucks, some like pimped out vans, some like farm equipment. But let’s suggest, for a second, that your tastes are for the weird....

Caption This: Tony The Tiger Has Been Kidnapped!

You see all sorts of crap strapped to the roof of a car. Lumber, mattresses, Aunt Bethany, whatever. But when my wife sent me this pic of a gigantic stuffed tiger strapped to the roof of a Hyundai...

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Someone Put Cadillac Fins On A 1990s Lumina. Grab The Eye Bleach, You’ll Need It

Oh, the horrors…seriously, you have to be one very sick puppy to dream up a concoction like this chimera. What you are looking at (if you haven’t gone blind out of mercy yet) is a 1995...

Watch As This Mudder Explorer Goes For Broke At Michigan Mud Jam!

Mudding requires three things in order to not sink up to the door handles: traction, power, and wheel speed. Put mildly, this monster Explorer Sport has them all. The engine is making some very...

UPDATED: Larry Larson: Fastest Street Car In The World with a 6.16!

Larry Larson’s Chevy S-10 blasted a 6.16@219.81 run during the Drag Week Heads Up Competition on Saturday. After testing, tuning, breaking things, and a F-ton of sleepless nights and weekends,...

Listen To One Of The World’s Largest Diesel Engines Start Up And Run

When your diesel engine has several staircases attached to it so that all areas of the engine can be accessed, you have a huge engine and this one was at one time the world’s largest, from...

Is Michigan Going To Be The First State To Ban Aftermarket Exhaust?

There is a piece of legislation in Michigan that raises eyebrows. House Bill 5726 effectively is a ban on aftermarket exhaust systems that are not purely 100% stock. Here’s the wording exactly...