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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

More Painful And Impossible European Hill Climb Video – Rachau Hillclimb Circa 1998

It was a couple of weeks ago that we showed you footage from a hillclimb event in Belgium that we deemed completely impossible. Well, we’re back with more video of another hill climb that may...

Unreal Video: Winged Sprint Cars Racing Wheel To Wheel At Bristol!

Racing videos do not come much better, faster, or crazier than this one. Apparently back in October 2011, winged Sprint Cars attacked the world famous oval at Bristol Motor Speedway and this video is...

Watch The Awesome Portland LPD (Landing Platform Dock) Ship Get Launched In Hyper Lapse

Everyone has stress in their daily job but we’d have to guess that being the guying charge of launching a massive ship into the ocean is a special kind of stress many of us have not felt...

Watch Legendary Gearhead John Bonham Beat On His Hot Rod And (Not) Drive Clive Skilton’s Top Fueler

There has always been a connection between music and cars. Between rock stars and fast cars, and between famous guys with lots of money and big speed. John Bonham was one of the most famous guys in...

World Finals Video: Steve Torrence Sweeps The Countdown, Wins Pomona In Dramatic Fashion

24 rounds in a row. A feat never accomplished in the Countdown era of NHRA drag racing, a sweep. Steve Torrence and the CAPCO Contractors top fuel dragster ran the table starting after the 2018...

2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Action Photos: Competition Eliminator, Super Gas, Super Stock, and More

(Photos by Wes Allison) – It was a crazy week in Southern California with the wildfires burning within about 60-70 miles of the track. By the time we weekend was done we were seeing the...

2018 Radial vs The World Recap: Three Power Adder Winners In 2018 – Highlight Video!

2018 was one of the most incredible years of drag racing on all fronts that anyone can remember. Events and classes across the country were full of racers and people and the sport is certainly...

Watch Terry Haddock Suffer An Old School Funny Car Inferno At Pomona – NHRA Auto Club Finals Video

Terry Haddock is one of nitro racing’s scrappiest survivors. For years he has been competing with nitro funny cars and top fuel dragsters and doing it on budget fractional to what major teams...

2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Photos: More Sportsman Action From Pomona!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – While the 2018 Auto Club NHRA World Finals may be over, we have days of photos left to share from the crazy weekend in SoCal. From Super Gas cars wrecking into the...

Cool History Video: Red Adair, The Greatest Oil Well Firefighter Who Ever Lived

Red Adair is one of our heroes. He was a fireplug of a man who gained world-wide fame by battling and defeating the world’s worst oil well fires with the company that bore his own name. Before...

Strangely Awesome Video: Machining In Slow Motion Is Really Fun To Watch

Every once in a while we run into a video that we start watching and kind go cannot stop. That’s this case with this gem which basically profiles machining in slow motion. It opens with a drill...

Would You Have The Guts To Keep Your Foot In It Like This Logging Truck Driver? (Video)

When it comes to tough driving jobs, hauling logs is one of the hardest. The roads are often very treacherous, the weather in mountainous regions can be terrible, and the sheer weight that these...

Watch Jim Head Ride Out One The The Most Awesome Wheelies In Top Fuel History And Still Run In The 4s (Quarter Mile)

These days Jim Head is a stalwart on the NHRA funny car trail but in years past, Jim was a tough competitor in the top fuel ranks and basically whatever else he decided to race. This video, taken...

This 1966 El Camino Promotional Video Is Crazed 60s Chevy Propaganda At Its Finest

There’s nothing like some wacky 1960s manufacturer propaganda to get our blood going on a Friday. In this video we see a big block 1966 El Camino compared to a 289 powered Ranchero, then...