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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

It’s Official: Dodge Challenger Hellcat Has 707 Horsepower – Cue Every Expletive Known To Man.

Ever since it started production in 2008, the Dodge Challenger has been like the fat kid on the playground: he’s just as capable, he’s just as good, in a lot of ways he’s better,...

SCORE Is Bringing Off-Road Racing to SEMA 2014, Including Night Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

SCORE International, the off-road racing association associated with Baja and Dakar will have a major display at SEMA 2014, including an outdoor section that incorporates exhibits from numerous...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: Changes Are Around The Corner

For months now, I have been the subvert, the spy hiding between the shelves. I have written about the wild, wacky and sometimes downright irritating customer antics. I have shown my strengths and...

This 6BT Cummins-powered 1978 Ramcharger Is For Sale-We Want It Badly!

The words “Dodge” and “Cummins” just go together. When the W250 and W350 Rams got the 5.9 six in 1989, it was a direct departure from the indirect-injection V8 diesels that Ford and GM were...

Rough Start: I Lost My Heart In…North Dakota?! 1981 Cordoba For Cheap

For this Rough Start, I searched the whole state of North Dakota. I picked North Dakota because honestly, I had absolutely no idea what I would find. I’ve never been in that region of the United...

Day At The Drags: Somernites Cruise To London Speedway

I spent this Saturday out in Somerset, Kentucky attending the Somernites Cruise weekend. I’m really liking the layout, and that they change up what the Saturday morning event is going to be....

Richard Petty Brings 1967 Plymouth Stock Car To Goodwood To Make Beautiful Noise With

Richard Petty brought out his 1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.  Out of all of the cars in the Petty Museum to bring to the track, King Richard picked the...

Rough Start: The Two-For-One Australian Special!

So, here’s what happened with today’s Rough Start: I made a crack in the report on the Mad Max vehicles about searching the Aussie Craigslist for a Valiant ute like the one in the picture for the...

Here’s A High-Revving Fairmont Standing On The Bumper For Your Saturday

I’m out in Somerset, Kentucky, preparing to head out to the dragstrip. Actually, I’m not sure if I’ll be heading out to the dragstrip or to a river with a Christmas Tree in the...

Cars, Burnouts And Rock And Roll Because It’s Friday!

Ok, let’s take a tally: Lohnes is currently somewhere tropical, drunk on rum doing his best Lonely Island “I’m On A Boat” impersonation…Chad’s a day away from...

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Pikes Peak News: Mike Ryan Crashes Freightliner During Practice

Mike Ryan, the driver of the #777 Freighliner Cascadia racing truck, had a serious incident while practicing for the 2014 Pikes Peak Hill Climb on Thursday. According to witnesses, the Freightliner...

The First Official Pictures of the New Mad Max Cars Unveiled. Semi-truck With A Whole Benz For A Cab? Yes Please!

(Photos courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and giantfreakinrobot.com) Oh, hell effing yes…Max Rockatansky is back. Official photos have surfaced of the vehicles used in Mad Max: Fury Road, and...

National Corvette Museum Decides To Keep ‘Vette-eating Sinkhole As An Attraction

(Photos courtesy CorvetteMuseum.org and Autoweek.com) The board of directors that oversees the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky voted to turn the Skydome sinkhole that consumed...

Video Collection: Odd (Yet Strangely Awesome) Pikes Peak Race Cars

This week is the practice week for the 2014 Race to the Clouds at Pikes Peak, Colorado. I have always been fascinated with the mountain…I grew up in it’s shadow as a kid in the Springs,...