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2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

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Drag Race Action Gallery: 2018 End Of Season Nostalgia Throwdown At Elk Creek Dragway!

(Words and photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The end of the season has become a nostalgia tradition at Elk Creek Dragway’s last race of the year allowing only older cars to participate....

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Oddly Fun Gallery: The Motorama Auto Museum Is One Of The Strangest In America – Check Out Our Photos!

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I headed up to nothern Wisconsin for a three day weekend, the land of fish frys, supper clubs and brandy old fashioned cocktails. In the hotel lobby was a...

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1960s and 70s Vintage Drag Racing Action – Incredible Film! Little Red Wagon Wreck, All Kinds of Cars, Just Awesome

Few videos featuring vintage drag racing action from the 1960s and 1970s can come within a country mile of being close to how bad ass this one is. A friend tipped us off to the recently uploaded...

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Trail Braking: The Guys From Team O’Neil Rally School Show Us How, And It’s Fun!

I like trail braking. It is my natural tendency, and has been since I first started running fast on mountain roads growing up. I never knew what trail braking was until I went to Bob...

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Real No Prep! Racing From The Wrong End Of The Track! LIVE Right Here Saturday

Dig or Die at 710 Dragway promises to be an unforgettable event, and it all goes LIVE on Saturday at 2pm Eastern Time thanks to our friends at MotorManiaTV. Click the link below to see all the racing...

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Money No Object: Benny Parsons’ 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Will Be Hitting The Auction Block!

Benny Parsons might not have had the amount of overall wins that bigger names of his day had, but he was good on one major account: consistency. He might not have been in first place, but you would...

Roll Medics: This Compilation Of Dirt Bike Incidents Will Leave You Shopping For Gear You Don’t Need

Four broken fingers. Both ankle joints rolled multiple times. Broken collarbone. Those are just some of the injuries that I either earned or aggravated by racing dirt bikes. I wasn’t trying to...

Rough Start: If You Can Find A Reason Why You Shouldn’t Buy This 460-Powered Mustang, Share It.

It’s getting around to the one surefire point of proof that it’s Autumn in North America. No, not changing leaves…none have fallen at my house and barely any were turned on my...

Fun Video: This Time Lapse Of A DSR Top Fuel Hemi Getting Fully Serviced Rules

This is a great video. Hagerty has done a series of time lapse engine rebuilds that we’ve loved. There have been small blocks, VW engines, and other iconic power plants but this one takes the...

When Nature Attacks: Watch As A Falling Rock Mauls A Ford SUV In Tibet!

You can control your speed, your distance to everything around you, and you can be as attentive as you possibly can be, but one variable that you cannot control behind the wheel is a random act of...

2018 AACA Fall Hershey Meet Photo Coverage: Classics By The Thousands!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Traditions are fun, right? For decades, the Antique Automobile Club of America has had a massive show in Hershey, Pennsylvania and that tradition continued recently in...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Would You Willingly Go To A Skid School?

Lately, I’ve been right back on my soapbox about how any moron can get a driver’s license, regardless of skill, willingness to learn, care behind the wheel, or even synapse functionality....

This 1960s Commercial For The International Scout Is Awesome…and From Australia!

The “International” part of “International Harvester” is not just there for kicks. The company sold their wares all over the globe and continues to today. Maybe some of you...

October 2018 Pomona Swap Meet Photos: Cars, Parts, Trucks, and Hot Rods

(Photos by Wes Allison) – There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing the power of hot rodding when all of its various facets show up at the same events. Whether it is SEMA, the Hot Rod...

This Ranger Gets Down The Strip With A Duratec 2.3L Four Making The Power!

  The old 2.3L “Lima” four-cylinder engine, when turbocharged properly, are eye-opening little monsters that can take stunning amounts of boost and stay together under pressure....

Rough Start: A Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 That Has Been Dormant For Three Decades

When I put together the concept of Rough Start finds, one of the main things that I’ve rarely swayed from was the need for the vehicle in question to run and drive. Small repairs that were...

Boneyard Photo Gallery: The Motorama Museum’s Boneyard In Wisconsin Is Weird and Awesome

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) –  Our recent visit to the Motorama Auto Museum in Aniwa Wisconsin was eye opening, to say the least. Marques I’d never heard of were everywhere. Our...

Money No Object: This 1974 Chevrolet K30 Stepside Fire Truck Is Too Cool!

It’s a given: at some point in their lives, a kid wants to be a firefighter. They want to ride on the trucks, put out the flames, and to be the hero. Certainly you remember that point of your...

Doing It Wrong Video: This Promotional Video For The 1977 Dodge Royal Monaco Is Proof Of How Tone Deaf Car Companies Can Be

It is weird to have such a clearly made picture of just how horribly wrong Detroit was looking at the automotive world than this promotion video for the 1977 Dodge Royal Monaco. They attack Ford for...