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2021 Carlisle Ford Nationals Photo Coverage: Over 3,200 Cars Showed Up And We Did, Too!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) – Three thousand two hundred forty one. That is how many examples of Ford Motor Company products showed up at the Carlisle Fairgrounds on the first weekend of...

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Awesome Video: In 1989 Testing A Cutting Edge Bigfoot Monster Truck Meant Jumping It Over Parking Lot Curbs

Every motorsport on Earth evolves, that’s basically the hallmark of anything that is technology driven, right? Indy cars went from basically being horse carts with powerful engines to the...

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2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photos: Wheels Up Sportsman Competition At New England Dragway

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a fun time for the many thousands of fans that piled through the gates of...

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RPM Act Reintroduced for 2021 And We Talked To The Team In Washington – Protect Your Right To Race!

The full press release from SEMA is below, but let me start by saying that we talked directly with SEMA’s Washington Congressional team just hours before the RPM Act was reintroduced and can...

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Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Mule City 300 Action Photos: The Beasts Were Roaring Again At GALOT Motorsports Park!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – The lights have been out, the grass has been getting taller and the grandstands have been empty for nearly two years at Galot Motorsports Park’s...

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Holy Crap, This Might Be The Baddest Throttle Body Ever Invented! Serious Game Changer. The ICON 102 From Motion Raceworks

Wow, just wow. Throttle bodies aren’t something that is super exciting because of their functionality, but they are usually made out of all kinds of billety goodness and they look awesome so...

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2021 Ford Carlisle Nationals Photo Coverage: We Grab Our Final Photographic Gear From The Show

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – And we have finally reached the end of the line for our 2021 Ford Carlisle Nationals photo coverage. Joe Grippo just about wore out the shutter button on his picture...

Video: Ever Wondered How A Full Floating Rear Axle Worked? This 1936 Chevy Film Explains It Wonderfully!

It is a term that you have heard a million times. The “full floating” rear axle. Maybe you know what it is and maybe you don’t. No biggie if you do not know what it means, you get...

Watch This 535ci Pontiac Engine Crank out Nearly 700hp and 700 lb-ft On The Dyno – Chevy What?

It has become a very common refrain over the years in hot rodding and it started all the way back in the 1930s and 40s with the advent of cheap V8 engines. “Just put a BLANK in...

On It: Ride Along In A Flying BMW M1 As It Absolutely Tears Around Spa In Belgium – Awesome!

The BMW M1 was a radical car when it was introduced and it really continues to be a radical car today in many ways. It was so amazingly forward thinking at the time of its introduction. Built from...

Daddy’s Thing: This 1958 Bel Air Drag Car Has A 540ci Big Block, A Tunnel Ram, and The Ability To Fly!

Few things are cooler in the sport of drag racing than cars which have been raced for generations by the same family. Such is the case here with a unique 1958 Chevy Bel Air that has been on drag...

Old Caterpillar Video: This Introduction Film Of The Caterpillar 944 Wheel Loader From The 1950s Is Awesome

We take lots of stuff for granted today when we see it. Machines and operations that have seemingly been around since tim first began. The fact of the matter is that everything we do as human beings...

Brains Or Balls? Watch This Excavator Operator Take The Quick Way Down A Hill – Does He Make It?

There are things that happen on every job site that range from the crazy to the downright suicidal and this video depicts a situation that seems to have elements of both. You are going to see an...

Watch The Most Bizarre Pro Mod Race Ever – Both Cars Break and Coast To Identical 31-Second Elapsed Times

 Pro Modified is known as one of the most exciting classes in drag racing, because of the parity between cars and power adders, as well as producing fast, eventful, and unpredictable races. This...

Video Fun: Multiple Engine Miniature Pulling Tractors Hauling The Sled Put On A Great Show

Back before the world of video gaming, miniature racing was the real hardcore alternative to full-sized competition. High end remote control cars and boats are still raced by hardcore RC fans and...

Wild Video: Watch The Hydraulic Cylinder In A Dump Truck Explode Under Pressure – Insane!

(By Greg Rourke) – Dump trucks…my old nemesis. I hauled all sorts of stuff one might put in a dump truck for many years. Usually drove junk, such as ancient R Model Macks until my...

What’s That Sound? This Video Looks At Six Interesting Sounding Engines

You have to love the sound of engines, right? That’s part of the reason you’re a hot rodder. Sights, sounds, and smells are what hot rodding is all about. This is the kind of hobby that...

Billions For Bugatti: Hypercar Manufacturer Rimac Offers VW Group $6.6 Billion For Famed Brand

(By Tom Lohnes) – Rimac, the company that just released the mighty Nevera hypercar, wants to buy Bugatti. They are putting up a $6.06 Billion public offer to take over Bugatti in what could be...

More N Means More Fun: Hyundai Announces Newest N Performance Model And It Is The Elantra

(By Tom Lohnes) – With the hot 201-hp Hyundai Elantra N-line out on the streets, people want more. Hyundai is delivering too, with the new top-dog Elantra N. The third addition to the N...

Photo Blast: More Epic Fords From The 2021 Carlisle Ford Nationals

(Photos by Joe Grippo) –  We have to give big ups to our man Joe Grippo for sending us loads of great images from his personal field of dreams known as the 2021 Carlisle Ford Nationals. The...