It’s Not A Malibu Grand Prix Car, But It’s Still Adult Go Kart Fun For Cheap. We Want This!q

The Malibu Grand Prix mini open-wheel cars from the 1980s and 1990s were epic. They were big Go-Karts, with suspension, slicks, and some power because they ran on a much larger track than a normal...

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Watch And Listen To A 400hp Jaguar Inline Six Make A Full Throated Dyno Pull

The 4.2L Jaguar DOHC six engine is one of those great mills that had a long life and still has legions of fans. The engine was in production from 1964-1992 a longevity that few automotive engines...

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Race Photos: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Heads To The Fastest Track In The West

(Words by Jim McIlvaine) OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, returned to action at the historic Willow Springs Raceway on Memorial Day weekend. It was...

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RPM Act Reintroduced for 2021 And We Talked To The Team In Washington – Protect Your Right To Race!

The full press release from SEMA is below, but let me start by saying that we talked directly with SEMA’s Washington Congressional team just hours before the RPM Act was reintroduced and can...

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Ridetech Recipe: This 1976 Corvette Speaks To Me, And I Think It Would Make An Awesome Corner Carver

I can’t be the only one reading this who finds themselves sometimes just loving some prospective project car that they find online for no particular reason. This 1976 Corvette is not something...

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Holy Crap, This Might Be The Baddest Throttle Body Ever Invented! Serious Game Changer. The ICON 102 From Motion Raceworks

Wow, just wow. Throttle bodies aren’t something that is super exciting because of their functionality, but they are usually made out of all kinds of billety goodness and they look awesome so...

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The OPGI Dads and Grads Sale Is ON – Save Up To 15% On The Parts Pop Needs!

We know you are thinking about what to get your dad for Father’s day or what to give that muscle car loving kid you know who just graduated from school. Stop thinking and start doing by going...

Hatch Attack: The 11th Generation Honda Civic Will Continue On With A Hatchback But How Hot Will It Be?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Honda Civic Hatchback goes all the way back to the 1972 launch of the car and it continues to bring in sales like a champ today. The hatch is always one of the...

The Velvet Brute: The 2022 911 Porsche GT3 Touring Is One Hardcore Daily Driver

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Porsche 911 GT3 is crazy. Pushing 502 horses out of a 9,000 RPM Naturally aspirated Flat 6, it was very obviously built for a racetrack. Well, what if you want to daily...

Watch This Scale Porsche Flat Six Fire Up And Make Really Wild Noises!

We love scale engines of all shapes and sizes, including ones that aren’t in a V-shape with eight cylinders screaming. Take this incredible Porsche flat six for example that was hand crafted by...

QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Lotus By The Numbers: 10 Of The Greatest Lotus Models Ever Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood

Colin Chapman did not invent the idea of building very, very light race cars but he certainly took it to places and measures no one had ever seen with Lotus. During the 1960s and 1970s the cars were...

Level Up: Lexus Gets Serious About The Compact Crossover Market With All New NX

(By Tom Lohnes) – Since it came out in 2014, the Lexus NX has been a mid-tier player in the compact crossover business. Now, there’s a whole new generation, and it is a night and day...

Game Time: Forza Horizon 5 Is On The Way And Man Does It Look Good!

(By Tom Lohnes) –  Forza, a racing franchise that first broke cover in 2001, has a giant following. Mostly based on their open-world Horizon series, this following was not pleased with the...

Back To The Track: This Look Back At The 1990 Shelby Can-Am Shows A Program That Launched Careers

As much as we like to think we know stuff about racing around here, sometimes we are confronted by the fact that we don’t know as much as we’d like. Proof is this video below which shows...

Watch The 1970 World Figure 8 Championship From Islip Speedway As Shown On Wide World Of Sports!

Figure 8 racing has been a staple at stock car tracks for many decades now and the reason it has survived is because it is exciting to watch, it is relatively cheap to participate in, and it keeps...

Video: In 1971 Bobby Issac and The K&K NASCAR Team Went To Bonneville – This Is The Truly Awesome Story

This is one of the neatest short films we have ever seen about stock car racing, mainly because it is about Bonneville. It is about Bonneville, a magical race car, a famous crew chief, an enigmatic...

This Promotional Film For The 1955 Chevrolet Is Awesome Propaganda

We clearly love old promotional films around here. We run basically all of them that we can find. Why? They are fun and sometimes funny but they are also a great window into how the companies...

The Bitter End: This Video Of Chrysler Turbine Cars Being Destroyed Is Hard To Watch

A while back I posted a video of a1960s Chrysler turbine car being road tested at the Chrysler proving grounds. The video was cool because we saw the car hauling around the track and rip roaring over...

Watch This Big Block Powered 1968 Camaro Hang With Can Am Cars And Sports Cars and More

This is a video that shouldn’t happen on paper. A big block 1968 Camaro road racing car should not be hanging with GT40s, Lolas, and other Can Am cars, right? Well that’s exactly what hot...