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Three-Time Top Fuel Champion Larry Dixon Returns To NHRA Competiton With IHRA Backing!

Two of drag racing’s marquee events will come together with one of the sport’s most decorated champions this weekend at Gainesville (Fla.) Raceway Three-time NHRA world champion and IHRA...

IHRA Prez Mike Dunn Adds Three Nitro Drivers To New Professional Competition Advisory Board!

For 2017, the International Hot Rod Association has morphed into a Sportsman racing series, shelving their Nitro Funny Car, Nitro Harley, Mountain Motored Pro Stock and Jet show for now.  The vacuum...

Strong 8-Car Field Of Top Fuel Dragsters Vie For Good Vibrations March Meet Title!

(Words by All American Fuel Dragsters – Photos by Chris & Tera Graves and Darr Hawthorne) Mendy Fry and High Speed Motorsports Run Career Best Quickest Elapsed Times in Top Fuel Victory....

Hodgson Takes Home March Meet Wally With Aeromotive!

The legendary 59th Good Vibrations March Meet is in the books and Aeromotive Fuel Systems once again fueled Canadian Ryan Hodgson to a nitro funny car win at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield,...

Rain, Rain Has Gone Away – 57th NHRA Winternationals Are Smokin’!

Despite the local predictions for nearly two days of rain, the first day of professional qualifying for the NHRA Winternationals showed just how wrong the weatherman can be and how good the NHRA’s...

John Force Racing Is Back In SoCal And Holding A Wednesday Open House At The RaceStation!

(Phoenix testing photos by Gary Nastase Photography)   Years ago, John Force Racing moved from their remodeled luxury car dealership in SoCal’s Yorba Linda heading for new headquarters with...

Mustang Goes Through Metal Guardrail! This Is Why Dragstrips Need Concrete Barriers.

If you want a really good example of why metal guard rails are bad, here it is! Way back in the day, dragstrips didn’t have guardrails. Then ARMCO came along, the long metal guardrails, and...

We Think This Custom 1974 Corvette Shark Is Begging For The Pro Touring Treatment

Can’t you see it? An 18 inch set of mag wheels like the ones on it now, multicolor paint with metal flake, and chrome side pipes. Oh my gosh it is speaking to us! And it’s not too...

Irwindale Drags Open For Special Friday Night Thunder This Week!

We’ve got a hidden treasure here in Southern California, and it just keeps grinding out timeslips week after week, year after year. The Irwindale Event Center is a workhorse in SoCal, home to a...

Want To Buy A Toyota From The Long Beach Grand Prix Celebrity Race? Do It!

This is a first. We always assumed they crushed these cars. We really want to know if they have a title and all that. But regardless of the details, you can actually buy one of the 1994 Toyota...

We Think This Datsun B210 Could Be An Autocross Riot!

Everyone is always all about the Datsun 510, and we understand why, because they are super bitchin little cars. But Datsun has lots of other “number” cars that can be fun too. One that...

This 1956 Chevrolet 5100 Is 2 Ton Greatness That Deserves To Be A Ramp Truck

We don’t often see these mid-’50s big trucks, so when we do it gets us excited. This one in particular is just begging for life on a later model chassis so that it could become a really...

We Want This Rare Opel Kadett Wagon So Bad We Almost Didn’t Share It

After drooling over the Famoso Speed Shop Opel Kadett last week, you can imagine our excitement when we say the wagon version for sale on our local Craigslist, especially given our infatuation with...

This Barn Find Barracuda Will Be Epic On The Strip Again

When you see an ad for a car like this Barn Find 1966 Barracuda, it makes the hair on your neck stand up. And when you read the ad, look at the photos, and realize what’s been done to this...