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Mud Chuckin’ Action Photos: Blown Alcohol Madness and The Fastest of The Fast At Lee County Mud Motorsports Complex!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – If you like massive horsepower coupled with flyin’ dirt or tenacious sloppy mud you’re gonna dig this. The Lee County Mud Motorsports Complex had the...

Groovy Video: These 1964 Drag Racing Home Videos From So Cal Take Us To Fontana, San Fernando, Lions, and More!

Even in today’s world of incredible technology there are certain things that we are unable to do, things like improving the taste of broccoli and time travel. While the taste of broccoli will...

Video: Watching A Trabant Drag Race Is A Type Of Funny No Words Exist For

(By Greg Rourke) –Oh sure, we’ve seen plenty of fast stuff on these hallowed pages. Perhaps a nice leisurely stroll down the dragstrip is what we need. Even seen or heard  of a Trabant?...

Check Out The Sand Drag Strip At The Busco Beach Off-Road Park In North Carolina

No, this is not the first time that we have seen ATVs drag racing. No this is not the first time we have seen people drag racing on sand. Yes, this IS the first time we have seen the drag strip at...

Here’s Your Chance To Buy The Most Unmolested 2009 Challenger Drag Pak On Earth! Wild!

Now this is pretty wild. We often times see people selling Mustang Cobra Jets or COPO Camaros on eBay but we very infrequently see the Challenger Drag Pak cars coming up for sale, especially in their...

Why’d They Do It? This Popular Mechanics Story About The New 7.3L Ford Gas Engine Is Great

It was probably the biggest automotive surprise of the last calendar year. It’s probably the last big block gas V8 any company is going to build, and it’s probably going to be a pretty...

Long Island Needs A Drag Strip: Newsday Reports on The Efforts To Bring Drag Racing Back To The Area

It is a process akin to splitting a block of granite with dripping water. Working through hurdles, resistance, obstacles, and red tape to advance any sort of cause is hard but doing it in the name of...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ripping Gears At Santa Pod In A 4-Speed, Small Block, ’55

When you have a car called the Crowd Pleaser, you best live up to your name and we can assure you that this dude does. Using a small block, a 1955 Chevrolet, and a four speed to produce wheels-up,...

2019 PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown Photo Coverage: Before The Thunder and Lightning, It Was Both on The Track!

(Photos by David Whealon) – Yes, thunder and lightning storms put an early end to the PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown but before that stuff came from the sky, it was emanating up from the track as...

2019 PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown: More Action Photos From Virginia’s Doorslammer Throwdown!

(Photos by David Whealon) – We promised you a follow up load of photos and results after yesterday’s opening batch from Benoit Pigeon and we’re delivering, baby! Today’s...

PDRA Action Photos: 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nationals Images From Virginia Motorsports Park

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Nationals were fantastic and the surface at Virginia Motorsports Park was on absolute kill. Mother nature did not cooperate with the PDRA just...

Audio Gold: Listen To These 1960s Drag Strip Radio Ads From Indiana’s Chandler Raceway Park

Now this is some magically awesome stuff. You are about to listen to a collection of several drag strip ads from Indiana’s Chandler Raceway Park. These were made back in the early and middle...

Looking For Drag Race Brakes That Work With Your Stock Spindles? Chris Alston’s Chassisworks Has You Covered

There’s nothing better than problem solving, especially when the end result is better engineered products that outperform the things that they replace. Companies like Chris Alston’s...

Turbo Twin Tuesday: Yamaha Files For Patents On Turbocharged Engine Designs – 1980s Part 2?

Ok, for starters, let’s hope it is not the 1980s again because we’d loose loads of awesome technology and performance, but the question in the title is valid. Why? If you dig motorcycles...