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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Love It Or Hate It? This Ford 289 Has 180-Degree Headers and Sounds…Different

When we saw the video below of a little 289 Ford V8 built to FIA vintage racing specs, we figured hearing the Ford small block sing to 7,500 RPM would be a fun exercise in mechanical music. We got a...

Monster Carnage Video: Check Out This 4-Minute Compilation Of Monster Truck Crashes From The Old PENDA Series!

I’m probably wrong about this but in my mind the pinnacle of monster truck “racing” came during the PENDA monster truck series time frame. I’m not talking about freestyle or...

Watch Every Radial vs The World Eliminations Run From Lights Out 8 In This Rock ’em Sock ’em Video

(Video credit: CompetitionPlusTv YouTube channel) – We’ll be talking about Lights Out 9 all this week because the action at SGMP is set to begin tomorrow. To get you pumped up today,...

2018 NHRA Winternationals Action Photo Coverage: The Pro Category Racers Were Making Hay Under Cloudy Skies

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re continuing to hammer your computer screens, mobile phone screens, and heck, maybe even your window screens with photos from Pomona. It’s the big...

The Boss Is Back: Defending NHRA Pro Stock World Champion Bo Butner Picks Up Where He Left Off in Pomona With Win

(Photo by Auto Imagery) – It is statistically the most difficult professional class to win an NHRA drag race in, yet Bo Butner keeps racking them up. His performance behind the wheel at...

Stockers Are Way Cool: More 2018 NHRA Winternationals Stock Eliminator Action Photos!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – It was high drama when the final round of stock eliminator rolled around at the 2018 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, California last weekend. Ryan Mangus driving an...

Falling Prices! Edelbrock Reduces Pro-Flo 3 EFI To $1695!

The big news today is that Edelbrock has reduced the price of its Pro-Flo 3 port fuel injection system to $1,695 making the entry point to the EFI world even that much more attractive to prospective...

2018 NHRA Winternationals Pro Category Action Gallery: Nitro Filled The So Cal Skies at Pomona!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  We have a bunch of photos to share with you from the 2018 NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway Pomona over the next few days. We’ll be splitting them up...

2018 NHRA Winternationals Sportsman Drag Racing Action Photos – Wheels Up Fun In Super Stock!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The high flying super stockers were out in force at the 2018 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, California. The conditions were stout all weekend long so that meant big...

Crazy Video: Watch Brittany Force Suffer A Massive Crash In Her Top Fuel Dragster At The NHRA Winternationals

The thousands of fans that streamed into Auto Club Raceway at Pomona last weekend expected to see a lot of stuff but they did not expect to see Brittany Force suffer a massive crash in her top fuel...

Crossville Dragway Will Be Open For Business In 2018 – Renovated Strip Under New Ownership and Management

Here’s a great piece of news for Tennessee area drag racers as Crosswill Dragway will be open for business in 2018. The track had undergone a massive renovation just a couple of years ago and...

Here’s 4-Minutes Of Non-Stop Craziness From Lights Out 8 – Lights Out 9 Is This Weekend!

The big one is just around the corner! Starting on Wednesday at South Georgia Motorsports Park, DuckX’s production of Lights Out 9 will commence. This is one of the craziest, weirdest,...

Crazy eBay Find: This Guy Claims To Be Selling An Intake From One Of EJ Potter’s Widow Maker Motorcycles

This is one of those instances where the part is cool but the history of the part is even cooler. Of course we’re taking the seller’s word on the history of this interesting intake...

Cool Video: Watch Every Run The Husband-in-Law Racing Radial vs The World Car Has Made!

Scotty Cannon and Alan Pittman have one of the most compelling stories in the world of Radial vs The World racing and since they are going to be back on the big stage this weekend at Lights Out 9,...