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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Whitworth Collection to be Auctioned Off: Dozens of Incredible Cars on the Docket

This is the big one, quite literally the auction to end all auctions. Jungle Jim’s real Nova Funny Car, several of Ohio George’s race cars, a couple of real General Lees, the 1965 Dodge...

Powered Street Luge is Not for Wimps

First off we have to thank our pal Jay Spinella for the tip off on this. Powered street luge could be the craziest thing we have seen in a long while. The power isn’t coming from weed whacker...

NASCAR’s Wood Brothers Take in NHRA RT66 Nationals

The legendary Wood brothers of NASCAR fame recently attended their first NHRA drag race as guests of Bob Tasca III  at the NHRA RT66 Nationals that were contested last weekend. The brothers...

Website of the Week: Scads of Vintage IMSA Photos

IMSA was one hell of a racing series, especially when it rose to great heights in the 1980’s with the wild prototypes, and lots of factory money backing larger teams. The whole thing would come...

Come See Us At New England Dragway This Saturday Night or Watch and Listen from Home!

This Saturday night, your favorite blogger, Brian Lohnes will be at New England Dragway in Epping, NH to announce the New England Dodge Dealers “Funny Cars Under the Stars” extravaganza....

Richard Petty Motorsports Releases Nine Employees; Cuts Pay

It seems that the trickle down effects from the Chrysler bankruptcy have already begun as the Associated Press is reporting that Richard Petty Motorsports has laid off nine employees and cut salaries...

Carl Long Speaks Out on NASCAR Fine

On Sunday night, NASCAR racer Carl Long appeard on SpeedTv’s show, Windtunnel with Dave Despain. In that appearance, Despain asked Long about his controversial, and massive penalty from NASCAR...

Book Review: Class of 2009: Manitoba’s Cruising Phenomenon in Pictures by Jordan Morningstar

Jordan Morningstar is a member of our forums here on the site and he is also the author and photographer behind the new release, “Class of 2009: Manitoba’s Cruising Phenomenon in...

That’s a Wrap: The Veale and Brown Motorsports A/Fuel Dragster Weekend Wrap Up

This is a weekend wrap up from the A/Fuel dragster team of Veale and Brown Motorsports. These are the dudes who are running large by huge BS.com logos on their five second dragster this season...

With him or At Him?

Here’s a new item that will appear infrequently. It’s called “With him or At Him” and it will feature a car we come across in our travels that was obviously put together by...

Valvoline’s 300,000 mile Guarantee

Valvoline has announced an interesting new program for people that use Valvoline products that could result in your motor being guaranteed for 300,000 miles. Seriously. The aim of the program,...

Drag Strip Site up for Auction

In South Africa. It appears that the USA isn’t the only place that it seems to be impossible to erect a drag strip in. A business man, and drag racing enthusiast in South Africa set about...

eBay Pick of the Week: Amazingly Rare Halibrand Magnesium Wheels

These are the wheels that time forgot. Apparently inflation didn’t though. The auction on these babies is set to end tonight and unless you have a bunch of extra cash laying around or you...

A/Fuel Tech Part 3: Inside the Short-Block

So far in the A/Fuel tech series we’ve introduced you to the world of injected Fuel racing and shown you a little about the hardcore intake setup on these naturally aspirated Fuel Hemis....