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Category Archive: CAR SHOWS, Event Coverage, Gallery

SEMA 2012: One Hundred More Photos of Cars and Trucks You Haven’t Seen Yet!

The hits just keep on coming from the 2012 SEMA show. Outside of the massive Las Vegas Convention Center are parked hundreds of great cars, trucks, motorcycles, kustoms, monster trucks, race cars,...

SEMA 2012 Coverage: Modern and Classic Mopar Muscle In Mopar Alley and On The SEMA Show Floor

The Big Three do a pretty great job of creating a presence at SEMA and Mopar is no slouch. Once again Chrysler’s performance division has sent a fleet of bitchin’ iron along with a fleet...

SEMA 2012 Coverage: Hot Cars, Trucks, Muscle, Hot Rods, and Parts From Wednesday At SEMA 2012

As Chad and I pounded the floor of the floor at SEMA 2012 on Wednesday we blasted photos of all the cool stuff we had not seen or showed you yet. Amazingly, there is a LOT more stuff that we have not...

SEMA 2012 Coverage: Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational Competitor Gallery

One of the many reasons that the 2012 SEMA shows rules the school is because it serves as the staging ground for the annual Optima Street Car Invitational event which is held in Pahrump, Nevada. This...

SEMA 2012 Gallery: Cool Engines We Spotted on the SEMA Show Floor!

The core of the high performance industry and the SEMA show is horsepower. The ways we make our horsepower is as varied and different as the colors we all choose to paint our stuff. The SEMA show is...

SEMA 2012 Gallery: More Killer Cars, Trucks, Customs, Drag Machines, and Oddly Cool Stuff From the Floor of SEMA 2012

With the first full day of cruising the floor at SEMA 2012 here in Las Vegas, we can say with authority that this is one for the books. Our first visit, before the show even opened up to the rest of...

SEMA 2012 GALLERY: Cool Cars, Trucks, Motors, and Parts On The Floor – Tuesday SEMA 2012

The 2012 SEMA show is now open and in full swing. Business is getting done, the crowds are rolling in, and we’re free to roam the expansive floors of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is a...

SEMA 2012 Gallery – COPO #69 (Convertible!) – Tony Stewart Camaro – Guy Fieri Corvette – Hot Wheels Camaro

Chevrolet rolled out some cool stuff at a private party last night and they made the epic mistake of inviting us to the deal! At this event we got to drool on several cool new BangShifty Chevrolets....

SEMA 2012 Load In Day Gallery: About 100 Photos From SEMA 2012 – We Snuck In Early!

We’re here and we managed to sneak into the show a day early to see what’s what at SEMA 2012. Since media is not technically allowed in until tomorrow, we had to pull a ninja move or two,...

Drag Gallery: A Retro-Cool Collection Of Photos From The 2012 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion

(Photos by Liam Garrity) – Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, we’re back with another load of cool photos from the 2012 NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion. These photos were...

2012 NHRA CHRR: Pit and People Photos From Bakersfield

(Photos by Zane McNary) – While the cars provide the thrills and chills on the track, the major reason that we and so many other people love the sport of drag racing is because of the people....

2012 NHRA CHRR: All Of Our Dragster and Altered Action Photos!

(Photos by Zane McNary) – The most specialized vehicles in the sport of drag racing are the aptly named dragsters. They do not turn well, they do not stop well, they do not provide a...

2012 NHRA CHRR Photos: All of Our Doorslammer Action Photos!

(Photos by Zane McNary) – While the Funny Cars get lots of love from everyone, it is the cars with doors that make up the true foundation of events the like the 2012 NHRA CHRR. From the slower...

2012 CHRR Photo Galleries: ALL OF OUR FUNNY CAR PHOTOS FROM BAKERSFIELD!

(Photos by Zane McNary) – There’s no doubt that the hottest class in nostalgia drag racing is the Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car category. With more than 30 of these 5-second nitro swilling...