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First Look: 2020 IndyCar Aero Screen – What Do You Think Of It?

It seems the age of modern open cockpit race cars will soon join NASCAR pit stops and car magazines on the rack at your local stores. Mike Hull of Chip Ganassi Racing released these two photos on his...

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2019 Riyadh Global Auto Salon: Our First Load of Images From This Incomprehensible Event

(Photos by the author) –  Directly following the NHRA Finals in Pomona, California and the awards evening on Monday night, I flew to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to attend the 2019 Riyadh Global Auto...

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Amazing Watch: This Animated Film About The 1955 Le Mans Disaster Is Artistic, Beautiful, and Crushingly Sad

Even if you are not a racing historian, you likely know the infamous story of Le Mans 1955. The year where Pierre Levegh suffered a horrendous crash in his Mercedes race car, tumbled through the...

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BACONSHIFT 2019: American Powertrain’s Holiday Sale Is On! Great Deals And Free Bacon…It’s That Easy!

Manual transmissions and bacon…is it any wonder why we like the folks at American Powertrain so much? Sure, you’re probably hard at work cramming bread crumbs up the south end of a...

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Free LIVE Streaming Video From The Street Car Super Nationals Continues Today!

Our FREE Live Streaming Video coverage of the 15th Street Car Super Nationals starts today around 10 am Pacific. The staff at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have this sucker primped and...

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Hilarity: Once Upon A Time in Monterey – The Car Bros Actually Enter Monterey Car Week Events – This Rules

We have long loved the Car Bros YouTube channel around here. These guys come up with weird ideas and concepts, riff on the more annoying parts of automotive culture, and love to do stuff that gets...

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Snow-Romp: The Power Wheels Camaro Gets Finished Up!

I’ve been personally waiting for this video since SEMA. When I talked with Ethan at the show, he was musing about how he needed to finish up some of the work on the Power Wheels Camaro build...

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Leroy Meets The Windtunnel: How Aerodynamic Is Cleetus’ Race Car?

“Leroy the Savage” is a very appropriate name for Cleetus McFarland’s stripped C5 Corvette. We’ve seen this tube-framed wonder machine rip down the strip and it’s...

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Old Farm Trucks Rule: Waking Up A Dentside Ford After Years!

If you’ve driven anywhere between the Rocky Mountains and …oh, let’s say Ohio, where rust and rot become absolutely plague-like, you’ve probably seen the old truck sitting off...

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Unhinged: Holiday Traffic And The Angry Human Being

Ok, is it just me or did everybody lose the ability to properly operate a motor vehicle shortly after Thanksgiving? That’s not one of my normal rhetorical questions, I really want to know,...

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Money No Object: Grumpy’s Toy VIII – Find A Badder Second-Gen Camaro, We’ll Wait.

How do I write this one up without turning into a groveling, slobbering mess of a human being? This isn’t just a 1970 Chevrolet Camaro. This isn’t a re-creation. This is the real-deal,...

Buy The Burma Jeep: This Old Bomb Service Burma Jeep Is Mostly There, Is Pretty Rare, and Would Be A Fun Project

The GTB622 1.5-ton truck was manufacturer in New Jersey from 1942 through the end of WWII and had a solid run of 15,000 units. There were a few variants of these babies made but the most popular ones...

Pro Mod Action: Ride Along With Melanie Salemi In Her Pro Mod At The Yellow Bullet Nationals

We love the family aspect of drag racing, especially when the family name is one that is highly respected and really successful. Such is the case with the Salemi family who hails from one of the best...

Got Guts? This Video Showing Guys Trucking Through Africa Is Wild – Cowboy Capitalists In Action

Risk and reward, that’s what life is about, right? Guys and girls who take bug risks can garner themselves big rewards. They can also find themselves in big trouble or on the losing end of a...

Old Tech: This 1940 Video About WWII Piston Aircraft Engines Is Awesome – Internal Engine Tech, History, More!

Warning, you have to be a hardcore dork to love this. Warning, you have to love engines to love this. Warning, you will love it. This video is a study in the typical types of aircraft engines seen by...

Here’s Footage Of The Tunnel-Rammed Gran Fury Cop Car Getting Wild During Lahti Cruising

A couple of days ago we showed you this 1977 Plymouth Gran Fury ex-cop that has made the trip across the pond to the Scandinavia area. While we are still unsure of where the car is based out of, we...

Rough Start: 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass – Those Graphics, Though!

Another day, another hypothetical $5,000 burning a hole in your pocket, another reason to start trolling the classifieds to see what’s out there. Unloved 1980s ride…meh. Rotted 1960s car?...

Ow, My Spleen: Brutal Tough Truck Action From The Clark County Fair

Tough truck competitions started out honest enough: whose truck was capable of man-handling an off-road course of bumps, jumps and other assorted obstacles. The goal was to be the fastest, and to not...

Red Sled: 1971 Ford LTD 429 Convertible – Merry Christmas, Indeed!

It’s December, for all that’s holy. Ten days away from the Winter Solstice, colder than a cheating ex-wife’s heart, and here we are, presenting a glorious red droptop Ford LTD with...

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Unveiled: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban: Independent Rear Suspensions, Diesels, And Another Lease On Life!

(Photos: General Motors) While any new vehicle launch means a ton of money invested and even more hoped to return for a manufacturer, the sport-utility market is currently the one category where...