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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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...

Watch The Guys At Kirkham Motorsports Hand Form A Cobra Hood…Out Of Bronze

Rich guys like to have unique stuff so when a wealthy customer of noted car building enterprise Kirkham Motorsports contacted the company and asked if they could scratch build a Cobra replica out of...

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...

In-Car Video: Ride In A Sprint Car During A Heat Race At The Belleville High Banks In Kansas

I have been on a research kick lately surrounding circle tracks and other forms of racing facilities. There are hundreds of tiny little track across America that are legend in their local area but...

Video: Watch This Vintage Ferrari Flat 12 Engine Scream, Shoot Fire, and Turn 10,000 RPM

The late 1960s were not exactly awesome for the Ferrari Formula One program. There were winning on average of about one race a year and the company’s once dominant place in the sport was...

Banned: These Eight Banned Race Cars Are Some Of The Coolest To Ever Run Up The Hill At Goodwood

Is being banned the most sincere form of flattery in racing? Sure it sucks for the cars, teams, engineers, and backers that created something highly innovative and likely effective but it immediately...

Amazing Video: Watch The Detailed, Involved, and Super Interesting Process Of Building A Tiny Connecting Rod!

We have long loved videos featuring miniature engines around here. The craftsmanship, the time, the precision, and the creativity that go into them are all great things. Normally great things...

eBay Find: This 1966 Ford Country Squire Wagon Is A Perfect Summertime Cruiser

Back in 1966, Ford produced about 47,000 Country Squire station wagons. These were aspirational cars for American families climbing the social ladder. Why? Between the wood grain, the options, and...

Plaid Enough For You: The New Tesla Model S Plaid Is So Fast, The Company Has Paused Development Of A Faster One!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Tesla Model S Plaid has recently set a new record: a 9.26-second quarter mile. That is so good, in fact, that Tesla themselves has decided to not produce the even quicker...