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LIVE Bracket Racing: The SPARCO Fall Fling’s Final Day Of Racing LIVE Starts Right Here

The Fling Bracket Racing Series has come to be known as the top big money bracket racing series in the country. With races like the Spring Fling Million, and next year’s $500k Fall Fling in...

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Funny Car Chaos Photo Coverage: Singleton & Jackson Conquer Funny Car Chaos Season Finale in Texas

(Words by Chris Graves. Photos by Wes Ramsey, Steve Scott, Russell Brown, Paul Fields, Steven & Dallas Wilson, Ken Bennett, Jason Bryant) The fourth and final event of the 2018 Funny Car Chaos...

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Hot Take: Kye Kelly Selling All Of His Stuff And John Gaydosh’s Departure From NHRA Pro Stock Are Ironically Linked

(Submitted by Frank Welsh) – Editor’s note: Reader Frank Welsh sent us this well crafted editorial with a look at the recent announcement that Kye Kelly is selling all of his stuff and...

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Video: How Stevie Fast Jackson Won The 2018 NHRA US Nationals – An Amazingly Improbable Victory

It was ugly. It was worse than ugly. This was embarrassing. Stevie Fast Jackson was cruising toward his third DNQ in a row as part of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series. This was after building...

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2018 PDRA Drag Wars Coverage: GALOT Motorsports Park Was Packed With The Fastest Doorslammers On Earth

(Photos by David Whealon) – The 2018 PDRA Drag Wars event is in the books and we have some fantastic photo coverage from the race to dazzle you with today. David Whealon was at GALOT...

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C10s in The Park Coverage: Over 850 Trucks Packed The Park In Texas – Photos Here

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – We love the stories of events that started as small gatherings and have exploded into massive, nationally known shin-digs. Such is the case with the Brothers...

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Driveway Tech: How To Create A Simple, And Racing Legal, Battery Hold Down On The Cheap!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) Anyone who has ever raced in a NHRA sanctioned event knows one of the most basic rules is a proper battery down is necessary to pass tech in any class. Beyond the...

The Ford P.O.S. Is For Sale! The 1987 LTD Crown Victoria From “Men In Black” Could Be Yours!

One of the strangest vehicle obsessions that I see involves the Ford LTD from the original Men In Black. A cheeze-ball movie about aliens and every gearhead in the world zeroed in on the 1987 Ford...

It’s Not Just The Cage: How Seam Welding A Unibody Car Can Significantly Strengthen The Entire Chassis

Modern road race, rally, and drag race cars, that are based on any new unibody chassis will see significant torsional strength improvements by seam welding them. After all, all newer cars are built...

Video: Final Qualifying Results From The AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals in St. Louis.

This weekend’s AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals have been filled with drama and excitement. With more Pro Mods on the grounds than we’ve seen in forever, plus some of the best Top Fuel,...

Unhinged: How A Durable Little Work Truck Can Make Your Gigantic Rig Look Stupid

When I was twelve, I told my stepdad that I wanted a job that actually paid a bit of coin. Not so much mowing lawns or anything like that…I lived in the more rural sections of Western...

What’s The Ultimate Pit Vehicle: Golf Cart, Side By Side, Scooter, 4-Wheeler, Or Wee Little Bitty Car?

Going to the drag races nowadays means loading up not only the car and tools and spares, but also your favorite pit vehicle. Depending on how much space you have on or in the trailer, this could be...

The “WTF?!” Files: Part Corvette, Part Audi, Part Art Deco, All Confusing…The Corvette Bella Elan!

The seller is calling it a 1988 Corvette Bella Elan Coupe and it’s supposed to evoke, I quote: “the owner’s dream of a French Deco style dream car”. I…uh…what?...

Cardboard Template Metal Fabrication Just Got Easier And Cheaper! Ramboard To The Rescue!

Car builders often joke about using CAD, Cardboard Aided Design, to build hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, and more. But it’s no laughing matter. The truth is, unless you have some incredibly...

LIVE Bracket Racing: The SPARCO Fall Fling’s Final Day Of Racing LIVE Starts Right Here

The Fling Bracket Racing Series has come to be known as the top big money bracket racing series in the country. With races like the Spring Fling Million, and next year’s $500k Fall Fling in...

Classic YouTube: Buick’s Identity Crisis Of About 1989 – RWD Reatta And Regal, Turbo Six Electra Wagon?

Another day of my sickness over Buick Reattas has led me to this gem from MotorWeek, one that showcased just how much of an identity crisis that Buick was having with itself. Buick, much like Mercury...

Independent Twin Cam Timing Control For Coyotes Is Now Available From Holley EFI

Coyote engine fans rejoice! The fine folks at Holley EFI have just announced that they now have complete independent twin cam variable valve timing control available for both Holley HP EFI and Holley...

This Pro Stock Rear Axle Housing Seems Like A Steal: With Pro Stock Dying, Will More Parts Get Real Cheap?

Major changes in Pro Stock over the past few years, and more to come, mean that Pro Stock as we know it is walking a tight rope. Look at Racing Junk, and you’ll find all kinds of parts and...

Funny Car Chaos Photo Coverage: Singleton & Jackson Conquer Funny Car Chaos Season Finale in Texas

(Words by Chris Graves. Photos by Wes Ramsey, Steve Scott, Russell Brown, Paul Fields, Steven & Dallas Wilson, Ken Bennett, Jason Bryant) The fourth and final event of the 2018 Funny Car Chaos...

Drive Angry: Competitive Racing From The Land Of Touring Cars!

If you were to compare racing to fighting styles, drag racing is like a one-on-one boxing match. Two fighters enter, one leaves, and generally, you know how it’s going to work out. The NHRA is...