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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

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....

Monday Time Killer: Drag Photos by Auto Imagery

Richard Shute and Dave Kommel have been photographing drag races for decades. Several years ago they combined their talents to form the company Auto Imagery Inc. and since then have established...

Barnstormin’: The Case Against Chrysler

Normally, this column runs on Monday afternoons, but seeing as how this is a breaking news topic and the entire subject matter may be rendered moot by the end of the day, we’ve broken with the...

Reminder: Hot Rod Magazine Sweepstakes for the 2010 Camaro SS Starts Now

The Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour starts today, as does the online entry of the sweepstakes where you can win a 2010 Camaro SS. You can enter from 8:00 am Central Time today until 7:00 pm Eastern Time...

Late Breaking Craisglist Goodness: Twin 392 Hemis for Sale in San Fran

We have to thank (or curse!) our pal Dave Wallace (www.hotrodnostalgia.com) for pointing us towards this pair of 392 Hemi engines that are being sold by a dude in San Francisco, California....

Man Transports Steer in Pontiac Grand Am

After the depressing news of the day, we thought it best to leave you with a smile on your face for the weekend. We could tell you that by hitting the link below you will see photos of a guy driving...

Shocker! GM and Chrysler Immune From Liability Suits After Bankruptcy?

This story shocked us. It has come to light during Congressional testimony by GM’s leader, Fritz Henderson that Chrysler and GM will essentially be immune to lawsuits from people injured or...

Friday Excuse to Go Home and Drink: Depression in Detroit

If this story from the Detroit News doesn’t force you to lock your office door and hit the local watering hole, your poolside cabana, or the bottle of Jagermeister in your lower desk drawer you...

Galpin Auto Sports Teams With the US Air Force on Two Wild Cars

If you needed proof that hot rodding and the car culture ain’t dead yet amongst the youth of America, the US Air Force contracted Southern California’s Galpin Auto Sports to build them...

Craigslist Pick of the Week BONUS!: Massive 1976 Chevy Truck

We’re coming back at you with a bonus Craigslist pick this week because we’re automotive schitzophrenics around here and just because you love a road race Mustang doesn’t mean you...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: Road Race Sleeper Mustang

This week’s Craiglist pick looks to be more fun than a barrell of monkeys. It’s a super clean 1992 Mustang that is owned by a road race instructor. It’s got the goods to clean up at...

NASCAR Changes Restart Procedures

On Thursday NASCAR announced that they would change the way that restarts are handled during their races. They will now place the first and second place cars side by side when the green flag is...