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Watch The Crazy Top Fuel Motorcycle Final From The 1995 Australian Nationals – Big Numbers, Crashing Bikes, Everyone OK

We’re going to coin a new phrase for what Australian drag race Phil Howard experienced on this run back in 1995. We’ll call it, “the agony of victory”. Seconds after ripping...

Soaking Behemoth – The Mack Super Pumper Was A Locomotive Engined Fire Fighter That Could Extinguish Hell Itself (And Often Did)

In the early 1960s the New York City Fire Department was facing a host of problems. The world around them was growing ever taller, ever more compact, and ever more dangerous with respect to fire....

New Bootlegger Cams Phone App Is Fun and Free – Make Your Own Wanted Posters

The high performance aftermarket industry has really never seen anything like the launch of Bootlegger cams before. The crew at Lunati has really taken this thing in a neat direction using concepts...

Is This Cadillac Fleetwood d’Elegance Coupe Worth It’s Price Tag? You Decide!

Before we discuss price, take a look at the 1985 Cadillac in question. It does have some merits worth noting. For starters, the thing looks brand new, and it pretty much is, with only 2,000 miles on...

Lincoln Infusing $5 Billion Into New Platforms In A Move That Screams “Give Me One More Chance, Baby!”

Two facts must be stated when it comes to Lincoln Motor Company: 1. Ford has been giving Lincoln the shaft since at least the late 1990’s, if not earlier. 2. Lincoln really hasn’t done...

This 1973 Jeep J2000 Truck Sales Promotional Film Has Us Looking For A Dealer – 70s Greatness

It is pretty hard to argue against the overt coolness of the Wagoneers and J-trucks of the early 1970s. They were really well built, intentioned to get out there into the wild, and they look great as...

Buy The World’s Longest Monster Truck – The Sin City Hustler Is Being Sold For One MILLION Dollars (Not Kidding)

First we’re telling you to buy an $850,000 drag strip and now we’re telling you about a $1,000,000 “monster truck” limo that is apparently the longest monster truck in the...

Hotchkis Autocross Action From NMCA West At Fontana – Muscle Cars of All Shapes And Sizes Attack The Cones

When it was all said and done at the Hotchkis Autocross last weekend, there were lots of tired arms, hot tires, and smiling faces among the group of people who took on the winding and tricky course...

Random Car Review: The 1999 Roush/Bondurant Crown Victoria “Cobra Vics”

The Ford Crown Victora, in it’s Panther platform life, was never truly a performance car. Sure, everyone and their mother has that headlight design burned into memory, just in case they flew...

The Cynthiana Rod Run 2014 – A Fresh Batch Of Great Photos To Check Out

(Photos by Doug Gregory) – Yesterday we gave you a look at some of our favorite cars from the 2014 Cynthiana Rod run as blasted by Doug Gregory and his son. Today we’re back with a...

More Bad F1 News: The Marussia Team Has Filed For Bankruptcy

Fresh on the heels of Caterham Sports, Ltd.’s dive into administration four days ago, Marussia has declared bankruptcy, putting the cherry on top of a cake nobody wants to take a bite out of....

If Watching This Fire Truck Do A Burnout With The Siren On Doesn’t Make You Smile, You Are Dead Inside

Sometimes I like to post stuff because it makes me happy and by doing that I am assuming that it’ll make smile as well. Case in point is this bright yellow fire engine doing a burnout with the...

Top 11: Worst General Lee Clones Of All Time

The General Lee Charger is one of those iconic Hollywood cars that has a stronger fan base than the show or movie that created them in the first place. You can pick the car out from a mile away: take...

I-40 Dragway Is For Sale! Buy Your Own Strip In Tennessee For $850,000

(Photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – If I hadn’t recently misplaced about a million dollars I’d be making the first offer on Crossville, Tennessee’s I-40 Dragway. The track has been...