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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Fun Footage: Watch This Vintage Caterpillar Crush An Old Car and Nearly Throw The Operator In This 1936 Movie Clip

We love old videos and when we stumbled upon this gem from the 1936 movie Earthworm Tractors we couldn’t help but to share it with you. In the clip we see a vintage Caterpillar tractor...

Dyno Video: Watch A Little 253ci Holden V8 Wail Out 515Hp On The Dyno – Stack Injection Rules!

Whether we’re talking about American engines, English engines, or Australian engines, some are beloved and some are unloved. The funny thing is that the line can be pretty thin between legend...

Watch This Massive Steam Powered Steam Roller Own The Road In England – The People In The Little Car Get A Surprise!

This is one of those, “it could have been bad” situations. We’ve all been there, having a good time and doing something fun but mildly dangerous. All of sudden real life comes at...

Miniature V4 Engine Has A Scream And Wail All Its Own – Hand Built And Tiny!

Miniature engines are always a trip to see and hear run. We’ve shown you lots of video of tiny V8s making cool noise, but how about a wee, little V4? This is a first for us and we dig the angry...

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This 1990 Motor Week Review of The Then New GM “Dust Buster” Vans Is A Funny Look Back Into The Past

There are certain things you remember from being a kid. I remember being 10 and seeing these bizarre vans roll into and onto the lot of Damon Pontiac, the local dealer of that brand and just being...

We Love Track History: This Documentary Looks Back At The Awesome History Of Bandimere Speedway

The eyes of the NHRA drag racing world have all turned toward Bandimere Speedway as they have done for decades at this time of the year. The kick off for the grueling, vaunted, and frankly awesome...

Callaway Corvette #2 Is For Sale – The First One Is In The National Corvette Museum (This One, Too!)

Color us shocked. We were cruising around RacingJunk.com and decided to pop into the Corvette section. Our intentions were semi-nefarious. We were going to find some dogpiled hunk of sad fiberglass...

Oh, This Blows (oil all over the place): Ever Wanted Your Car To Get An Oil Bath? Here’s The Quick Way

(By Greg Rourke) – So today out in front of my place of employment a Mack ready mix truck came to a smoking, slimey stop. That’s motor oil all over everything,  it was coming out of the...

Perfect Pass: Watch This Brazilian Team Lay Down A Stick Shifted 4.60 Eighth Mile Rip

We always talk about drag racing as being its own kind of international language, right? Well this video is further proof of the accuracy of that opinion . Why? You are about to see a Brazilian drag...

Miss Misery Strikes Again – The Radical Four Wheel Drive Drag Truck Wrecks Hard and Early

(Video by Blown64Vette – YouTube)- There is no more determined man in drag racing than Bobby Dodrill and there is no more aptly named vehicle in the sport than his four wheel drive rig called...

Matt Hartford Will Be Running NHRA Pro Stock This Weekend At The Mile High Nats – Watch His Wild Ride From 2013 In Denver

Matt Hartford will be racing NHRA pro stock this weekend at the NHRA Dodge Mile High Nationals outside of Denver, Colorado. Back in 2013 Matt had a bad ride in his Total Seal Piston Rings car during...

Columbus Goodguys 2018 Photo Coverage: From Ratty Gassers To Modern Hot Rodding Art, The Show Had It All

(Photos by Bob Chiluk) – When people hit a major show like the Columbus Goodguys event, they have expectations. They want to be entertained, they want stuff to do, and they want variety. We all...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Given $300,000 And 24 Hours To Buy Only Car Stuff, How Would You Do It?

So we know how the McLaren guy performed this challenge but how about BangShifters? In today’s question we’re giving you a dream or potentially nightmarish scenario. You are given...

One Day Wonder: A Guy In Virginia Bought A McLaren 720s On Friday and Totaled It On Saturday

Oh, your weekend wasn’t all that great? Maybe the weather was crummy or perhaps the pizza guy jacked up your order and delivered you someone else’s pie. Did you happen to wreck a $300,000...