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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

HAGAN, S. TORRENCE AND M. SMITH WIN AT DODGE MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS IN DENVER TO KICK OFF WESTERN SWING

MORRISON, Colo. – After years of trying, defending world champ Matt Hagan finally picked up his first career victory at Bandimere Speedway, powering to the Funny Car win on Sunday at the Dodge//SRT...

B. FORCE, HAGAN, AND M. SMITH QUALIFY NO. 1 AT DODGE//SRT MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS PRESENTED BY PENNZOIL

MORRISON, Colo. – Brittany Force unleashed the quickest run in the history of Bandimere Speedway on Saturday, rocketing to the No. 1 position in Top Fuel in front of a huge crowd at the Dodge//SRT...

Cams, Cubes, Or Boost? Which One Makes The 4.8 LS A Torque Monster?

Torque, it’s the grunt that gets thinks moving and it’s what makes an engine good for towing, or for moving a big heavy car like our 1966 Bel Air Station Wagon. Typically, gas engines...

FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: Big Money Bracket Racing At Heartland Motorsports Park’s House Of Speed Shootout

Big money bracket racing takes over HMP with the Inaugural House of Speed Shootout July 15-18, 2021. Bracket racers, you do not want to miss one of the biggest paying events in Kansas history!...

Roland Sands Super Hooligans Race From Laguna Seca! This Is Great Naked Bike Racing Like None Other

If you have had the privilege of going around the track at Laguna Seca at speed, in a car or on a motorcycle, then you have something special to talk about. I happen to have done both there and love...

F1 Sprint Race Qualifying, Plus Driver’s Reactions To The New Qualifying Format

When Formula One announced that they would be doing qualifying in a completely different new way, the reactions were all over the place from racers, teams, sponsors, and fans. I have to say, I was...

Got An LS7 You Want To Run As A Wet Sump? This Cool Drill Guide Will Help Your Conversion By Making The Dipstick Install Easy

GM’s LS7, the engine that came in Z06 Corvettes, was factory equipped with a dry sump style oiling system. I say dry sump style because the system they use isn’t exactly the same as a...

FREE LIVE Big Money Bracket Racing: The Jim Harrington Bracket Nationals

Big money bracket racing is on like none other in 2021 and the Jim Harrington Bracket Nationals are on and with a big purse each of the three days. We’re talking $20,000 Friday, $50,000...

Newbern Drags The Abandoned ’57 Chevrolet Home From Texas And Even Does A Roadside Makeover!

This is the rescue mission for the 1957 Chevrolet that Finnegan and Newbern discovered on their trip through Texas a few months ago. Stopping to see a roadside find resulted in Newbern buying this...

Is The Ultimate Pit Vehicle A V8 Powered Barstool? Why Is This Both Scary And Exciting?

Wow. The idea behind this is pretty easy to understand, but actually climbing onto this sucker does take a certain level of crazy. It can’t be a very comforting ride, and it has to haul ass...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Will The Range Rover Finally Start? Or Has All This Work Been For Nothing?

What started out as a simple job of getting his buddies Range Rover back running, has turned into a lot more of a project for Edd. This beast had been sitting for some time, but I don’t think...

Flathead Tech: How Ardun Overhead Valve Heads Work On A Flathead Ford

Ardun heads are the ultimate upgrade for a Flathead Ford V8 engine. Our friends Don Berg, Allen McAlister, and Doug Robinson, aka BMR Racing, own the famed Hemi powered BMR Roadster, but it’s...

VW Tech: How To Pull The Body Off A VW Beetle And Then Bolt In A New Pan

VW Beetles are some of the coolest little cars every made, and are beloved by people all over the world. Besides being cool, cute, economical, and fun, they are also super simple and easy to work on...

Online Find: This Straight Axle Gasser 1957 Chevy Has A 5.3L LS Swap, All The Old School Attitude, And Drives Like A Champ!

Rocking a gasser on the street is something few people have the stones for, but we love it when we see them. This 1957 Chevrolet gasser caught my eye on Facebook Marketplace because it’s pretty...