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2018 NHRA Virginia Nationals Photo Coverage: Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle Action From The Blazing Strip

(Photos by David Whealon) – We’re back with more awesome photos from the 2018 NHRA Virginia Nationals, this time featuring pro stock and pro stock motorcycle action. The bikes and the...

Car Feature Re-Run: The King Komet, A 1968 Mercury Cyclone Drag Race Survivor

There’s a lame saying about old drag cars and how they never die and it is total crap. Old drag cars get bent, wrecked, blown up, burned down, hacked up, and restored to factory condition all...

The 48th Antique Nationals At Fontana’s Auto Club Dragway!

(Words and Photos by Darr Hawthorne) – The Antique Nationals is arguably the original nostalgia-racing event, long before large, multi-day reunions and cacklefests.  Today, the single day 48th...

Moulin Rouge: This 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda Is A Resto-Modded Beast With Stunning Beauty!

Buying into a project car that was someone else’s vision always brings about a re-working. It’s the curse of the hobby…someone had a plan, that plan left with a bill of sale to a...

Here’s How One Man’s Love For Fuel Altereds Put One In His Garage Against All Odds

When Evan Hardie sent me an email a week or so ago talking about his cool altered, I thought it was the normal submission that we get all the time. That didn’t make the car any less cool though...

West Coast Hot Rod Association Holds First Of 2018 Triple Crown Series at Famoso!

(Photography by Jim McCarthy and Paul Fercho) There’s a void out in the West, since both NMCA and PSCA have moved out of the region with their fast door car programs.  Where there’s a void and a...

Behind the Ropes Part 2: After An Early Shutoff The MBR A/Fuel Team Sets Its Sights On Qualifying

Here is the second installment of the Michalek Brothers Racing team blog series called Behind The Ropes. This series follows the team’s first outing with their own equipment at the 2017 NHRA...

Best of BS 2017: John Seifert’s 1968 Dart Has A Hemi In It…A First Gen Hemi!

They’ll make a Mopar man of me yet, I swear it! That’s the thought that was passing through my head as I wrote the linked story for Mopar Muscle Magazine recently. See, I love Dodge Darts...

Best of BS 2017: These Images From Speed Trials On Florida’s Ormond Beach Date To 1906-1909

(Photo credit: DPL Digital Collection) – While the Bonneville Salt Flats rose to prominence quickly after 1914 as the premier place to go really fast in America, it was by no means the first...

The Farm Girl: This 1967 GMC Packs Duramax Power And Nitrous Just For The Fun Of It

You had to hunt for this one at the 2017 PRI show. I didn’t even know the truck was there until my last couple of hours walking around. But there it was, sitting on the carpet, plain as day...

This 1971 RX-2 From Australia Has 4 Rotors, Thanks To A Double 13B Install

I’m not exactly sure how they stacked two Mazda 13B rotary engines together, but I sure do like it! Rotary engines are super loud, and quite honestly rather inefficient, but man they sound cool...

Hellcat For What? This Supercharged Scat Pack Eats ‘Em Up

(Photo credit: Mopar Muscle Magazine) – With the news of the upcoming Challenger Demon lots of people have been talking about how quick the car may be from the factory, how much it will cost,...

Car Feature: Mopar Verde – Chuck Stubeck’s SS/FA 1969 Road Runner Is A Flying Behemoth

(Photos by Wes Allison) – If you enjoy things that are good, Chuck Stubeck’s awesome 1969 Plymouth Road Runner NHRA super stock car is something you’ll fall in love with instantly....

PACC Racing’s Crazy 1974 Datsun 260Z Runs Mid 9’s and Was Built For Under $2000! Yes, Really!

A few weeks ago, our friends at Grassroots Motorsports Magazine held their annual festival of affordable speed insanity, the $2017 Challenge, which is held every year at the Gainesville Raceway in...