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Gospel In The Wind: This 1936 Chevrolet Standard Coupe Pick-Up Is A Vision To The Past

I could’ve sat there in the grass for an hour, just staring at what I was looking at. This could’ve easily been the 1930s…there was no noise except for my breathing and a slight...

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The FTI Summer Shootout Big Money Bracket Race Is LIVE Right Here!

SFG Promotions presents the FTI Summer Shootout from US131 in Michigan. This is the 6th race in this big money bracket race series and all the action is going on live throughout the weekend....

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2018 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up And Hauling At The Old Track In Epping

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – It was the most attended drag race in the 52 year history of New England Dragway and the fans on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday got one heck of a show. From wheels up...

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Watch All Three of Travis Pastrana’s Las Vegas Jumps With Replays Right Here – He Did It!

It was pretty wild to watch. Travis Pastrana, decked out in identical leathers to his iconic hero Evel Knievel completed a series of three jumps in Las Vegas last night that were done as tributes to...

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STOLEN: Help Find This Racer’s Entire Setup…Car, Truck And Trailer All Disappeared!

We hate thieves with a passion we can’t properly express here due to our self-censorship. There is nothing that will rip the bottom out of your stomach faster than finding out that the gear you...

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Riding With Alex Taylor… Rocky Mountain Race Week Part Two!

Alex Taylor’s new series Riding With Alex Taylor is just the kind of thing we like to see from her. This chick is cool as hell for a lot of reasons, but seeing her tuning, driving, laughing,...

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Fun Footage: Watch This Vintage Caterpillar Crush An Old Car and Nearly Throw The Operator In This 1936 Movie Clip

We love old videos and when we stumbled upon this gem from the 1936 movie Earthworm Tractors we couldn’t help but to share it with you. In the clip we see a vintage Caterpillar tractor...

Dyno Video: Watch A Little 253ci Holden V8 Wail Out 515Hp On The Dyno – Stack Injection Rules!

Whether we’re talking about American engines, English engines, or Australian engines, some are beloved and some are unloved. The funny thing is that the line can be pretty thin between legend...

Watch This Massive Steam Powered Steam Roller Own The Road In England – The People In The Little Car Get A Surprise!

This is one of those, “it could have been bad” situations. We’ve all been there, having a good time and doing something fun but mildly dangerous. All of sudden real life comes at...

Miniature V4 Engine Has A Scream And Wail All Its Own – Hand Built And Tiny!

Miniature engines are always a trip to see and hear run. We’ve shown you lots of video of tiny V8s making cool noise, but how about a wee, little V4? This is a first for us and we dig the angry...

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Found The Fuse! This Pontiac Tempest Throws A Temper Tantrum And Breaks Heavily!

In racing, you need to have a “fuse”. That is the part of the power pathway between the engine and the tires that is going to give up first when the insane amount of forces being exerted...

This 1990 Motor Week Review of The Then New GM “Dust Buster” Vans Is A Funny Look Back Into The Past

There are certain things you remember from being a kid. I remember being 10 and seeing these bizarre vans roll into and onto the lot of Damon Pontiac, the local dealer of that brand and just being...

Rough Start: Searching Kenosha For A Clean AMC Netted This 1972 Hornet SST!

As much as I try to stay out of Rust Belt areas doing the Rough Start searches, I couldn’t help this one. Kenosha, Wisconsin is the former home of American Motors, the central location for just...

We Love Track History: This Documentary Looks Back At The Awesome History Of Bandimere Speedway

The eyes of the NHRA drag racing world have all turned toward Bandimere Speedway as they have done for decades at this time of the year. The kick off for the grueling, vaunted, and frankly awesome...

Project Raven Imperial: It’s Time To Feed The Raven!

The sun was shining, the weather was clear, and I was on a mission: the 1983 Imperial was going to get it’s 367ci small-block Chrysler engine shoved into the bay come hell or high water. Yeah,...

Callaway Corvette #2 Is For Sale – The First One Is In The National Corvette Museum (This One, Too!)

Color us shocked. We were cruising around RacingJunk.com and decided to pop into the Corvette section. Our intentions were semi-nefarious. We were going to find some dogpiled hunk of sad fiberglass...

BangShift Question Of The Day: What’s The Best “That’s Not Appropriate” Car You’ve Seen On The Track?

I started autocrossing out at Bremerton Raceway in 2010. I had worked a race back in 1998 as a cone-shagger, a volunteer detail for the NJROTC unit I was attached to in high school, and what it...

Oh, This Blows (oil all over the place): Ever Wanted Your Car To Get An Oil Bath? Here’s The Quick Way

(By Greg Rourke) – So today out in front of my place of employment a Mack ready mix truck came to a smoking, slimey stop. That’s motor oil all over everything,  it was coming out of the...

Perfect Pass: Watch This Brazilian Team Lay Down A Stick Shifted 4.60 Eighth Mile Rip

We always talk about drag racing as being its own kind of international language, right? Well this video is further proof of the accuracy of that opinion . Why? You are about to see a Brazilian drag...

Miss Misery Strikes Again – The Radical Four Wheel Drive Drag Truck Wrecks Hard and Early

(Video by Blown64Vette – YouTube)- There is no more determined man in drag racing than Bobby Dodrill and there is no more aptly named vehicle in the sport than his four wheel drive rig called...