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Video: This Video Is Both Educational And Proof That Briggs & Stratton Engines Are Tough Stuff

Engines are interesting things, right? They are what power our cars and trucks down the road and they’re also handy for millions of other uses. In this video you’ll see a Briggs &...

Video Fun: This Vintage Ad For Irwindale Raceway Will Make you Long For SoCal Living 50 Yars Ago

After having just basically lived in SoCal for a couple weeks for the NHRA Auto Club Finals and the associated after effects, it is kind of crummy to wake up in the frozen badlands of New England. It...

Barnstormin’: An Overnight Success Talks About How Long The Night Really Was

(Lead photo by Courtney Enders) – Perhaps by now a few of you have heard that I was offered and accepted the job of being the lead play by play guy for the NHRA on FOX in 2019 and beyond. I...

Video: 1987 IHRA Angus Nitro Showdown – It Was A Big Money Showdown In Bristol For IHRA’s Best

If you love 1980s top fuel racing, you’ll totally love this. You are about to watch the 1987 IHRA Angus Nitro Showdown which was the big money shootout that the IHRA had for their top fuel...

2018 NHRA Auto Club Finals Photos: The Starting Line Was Traction City In Pomona!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  We told you that we had zillions of photos to share from the 2018 NHRA Auto Club Finals and we are keeping our word on that front. We’ve got wheel standing...

In Memoriam: Katarina “Kat” Moller

It is with sadness that we have to report the passing of 24-year-old Katarina “Kat” Moller, one of the drivers for the jet dragster team of Larsen Motorsports. Moller had been driving the...

Fun Historic Video: The 1982 NHRA US Nationals Sportsman Finals Were Full Of Cool Cars and Drivers

Why run a video showing the sportsman final rounds from the 1982 NHRA US Nationals the week after the 2018 NHRA Finals? Why not? It’s the internet. Plus, who does not like to see cool drag cars...

2018 NHRA World Finals Pit Thrash Photos – Drag Racing’s Mechanics On Full Display

(Photos by Wes Allison) – There are many things that I love about the sport of drag racing but the tradition that fans and teams still honor regarding open pits is my favorite. It creates an...

2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals: Pit Photos That Show The Prep, The Thrash, and The Parts

(Photos by Wes Allison) – We’re turning our eyes away from the track for a minute and toward the pits with these photos from last weekend’s 2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals in...

World Finals Video: Steve Torrence Sweeps The Countdown, Wins Pomona In Dramatic Fashion

24 rounds in a row. A feat never accomplished in the Countdown era of NHRA drag racing, a sweep. Steve Torrence and the CAPCO Contractors top fuel dragster ran the table starting after the 2018...

2018 NHRA Auto Club World Finals Action Photos: Competition Eliminator, Super Gas, Super Stock, and More

(Photos by Wes Allison) – It was a crazy week in Southern California with the wildfires burning within about 60-70 miles of the track. By the time we weekend was done we were seeing the...

The Ultra-Competitive A/Factory Experiment Class From The California Hot Rod Reunion!

(Peter Liebig Photography) – The recent California Hot Rod Reunion attracts a broad collection of hot rods and racecars, with one class of classic cars that always attracts a unique bunch....

2018 Radial vs The World Recap: Three Power Adder Winners In 2018 – Highlight Video!

2018 was one of the most incredible years of drag racing on all fronts that anyone can remember. Events and classes across the country were full of racers and people and the sport is certainly...

Watch Terry Haddock Suffer An Old School Funny Car Inferno At Pomona – NHRA Auto Club Finals Video

Terry Haddock is one of nitro racing’s scrappiest survivors. For years he has been competing with nitro funny cars and top fuel dragsters and doing it on budget fractional to what major teams...