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Ultimate Street Cars At COTA! The Ultimate Street Car Showdown Relocates To Texas

(Words By Jim McIlvaine)  There were some things that just weren’t going to happen in 2020. The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, presented by Advance Auto Parts wasn’t on that...

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Big Tire, Small Tire, No Time, Drag Radials, And So Much More From Street Car Super Nationals 16 In Las Vegas

It’s on like Donkey Kong, the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas is in full swing with qualifying all done and eliminations starting today. There are tons of cool cars and trucks making...

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Meet The Completely Insane City Slicker Pulling Tractor – Triple Turbo Allison (W/Video)

(Photos from Sascha Mecking collection) – Stuck in no one’s rut – That’s what it says on the side of the amazing, weird, interesting, and completely unique City Slicker that...

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Wheels Up, Revs Up, Fun Up! Action Photos From The Southeast Gassers Association At Shadyside Dragway

(Photos by David Whealon) – The Southeast Gassers Association continues to be one of the great shining lights in the world of drag racing and the these photos from a recent outing at Shadyside...

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There’s A New 5-Speed In Town! Out With The TKO And In With The New TKX!!!

Introducing the newest, and ONLY, 5 speed transmission designed strictly with swaps in mind. This is the Tremec TKX. Honestly, this one has not been easy to keep under wraps. Security was so tight...

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Drag Action Photos: The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals Were A Battle On The Track and With Mother Nature

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2020 Brian Olson Memorial PDRA World Finals were absolutely awesome until mother nature decided that it was time to be done. The event was a battle the likes of...

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Check Out This Cool Short Film About Illegally Racing Through Paris. Real Stuff With Arrests And All!

(Words by Scott Liggett) I came across this short film, “C’etait Un Rendez-vous” while watching Youtube videos on car chase movies. Made in the great tradition of guerilla film...

Here’s Even More Street Car Super Nationals Photo Coverage To Check Out

(Photos by Wes Allison) From Pro Mod to Radials to bracket cars, they were all running with the wheels high in the air and putting on a hell of a show for the fans in Las Vegas during last...

Money No Object: 1974 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/Type LT by Berger

The looks that people give me when I tell them that I prefer the 1974-77 Camaro over any other form of the car borderlines on the hysterical sometimes. It’s not the split-bumper. It’s not...

12th Annual Fall Footbrake Frenzy Bracket Racing Action LIVE From Piedmont Dragway

It might be Thanksgiving weekend but that doesn’t mean drag racing isn’t happening all over the country. There have been Thanksgiving races happening the past few days and then this...

Tim McAmis Talks Fire Systems: Every Race Car Should Have One, Watch And Learn

Anyone that knows me knows that my friends and I are pretty serious about race car safety. Fire systems, proper belts, helmets, fire suits, shoes, gloves, etc, all matter. We’ve all been...

Lost Steer, Part Two: Is That A Coolant Flush Or A Vomiting Maverick?!

One thing that usually isn’t addressed with a revival program that most people film is the coolant system. They are so hung up on getting the engine to start and idle, and for the vehicle to...

McLeod Racing Named Boninfante Friction’s West Coast Supplier – Funny Car, Top Fuel, Top Alcohol, Truck Pullers, And Drag Boats Friction Specialists

Boninfante Friction is the premier supplier of clutch friction and floaters for extreme motorsports applications, and has been working with the McLeod brand for many years. Their working relationship...

On This Day: The 1895 Chicago Times-Herald Motocycle Race: America’s First Automobile Competition

At 8:55 in the morning on a cold, snowy Thursday morning in Chicago, six cars lined up at Jackson Park to set off on a race. Three were gasoline powered Germans, one was a gas-powered American, and...

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This Promotional Film Touting The New 1974 Opels Is Pretty Awesome And Hilarious

Opens are cool cars. Of course everyone thinks of the GT model when they conjure the idea of a 1970s German car being sold in a Buick dealer but there were other Opels as well. Cars like he Manta...

This Video Of A Brake Rotor Exploding Is Awesome To Watch – Heat Is A Killer!

We have showed you a ton of videos from the Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube. The neat thing is that the same people that have that channel have another one called “Beyond the Press”...

BangShifty Video: Watch A Guy Build A Mini-Nitro Motor Powered Generator From Scratch!

Ok, now this is awesome. Yes, many of our readers are going to be asking stuff like, “Why?!” and “What’s the point of this?!” The reality is that the point is trying to...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Pulling Twin Sticks In A V8 Powered 1980 Kenworth

The automatic transmission has started making inroads in the trucking industry and there’s likely two fold reasoning for that. The first is that the technology has gotten better and the second...

Classic YouTube: This VW Golf Gives A 350Z And A Porsche A Great Lesson In Humility!

It takes a bit of cojones to pick a fight with a Porsche 911. From their introduction in 1964 to the modern day, the 911 has been the backbone of the Porsche lineup. The base models are no slouches,...

In 1995 Dave McClelland Raced A Pro Stocker For Fun! This Video Is Rad!

Well color us happy! Most hardcore NHRA drag racing fans know that Dave McClelland has been a racer for most of his life. He competed in his Tuna Tank Fiat altered for years and his kids, like Kevin,...