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Finnegan And Newbern Try Not To Kill The Barn Find Pro Street Firebird Before Rocky Mountain Race Week 2.0

Anytime you strap an engine to the dyno or a car to the chassis dyno, there is a part of you that is nervous until it makes the first pull without leaking or hurting anything. Multiply that...

Historical Video: Check Out This Complete History Of Jack Chrisman’s Comet, The Very First Funny Car!

And hear it run on Nitro! But is this really the very first Funny Car ever built? Well that is a debate we are not going to stop with this blog item or this video. The question as to who built the...

After The Crash: Jeff Lutz ’57 Chevrolet Gets Torn Down, And The Rebuild Begins

A couple of months ago everyone in the drag racing and street racing worlds heard about Jeff Lutz and his horrific crash in his famed yellow 1957 Chevrolet. Jeff was hurt, but not nearly as bad as he...

The Thrash Is Over! Or Is It? Alex Taylor’s Quest For The 6’s 1955 Chevy Project Hits The Road For The First Time!

Because I’ve built many cars at the last minute, and thrashed for days and days, just to hit the road at some predetermined time in order to make an event. And when you drive out of the shop,...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The 6’s 1955 Chevrolet Can’t Run The Number Without This Big Block And Twins!

This project has come a long way in way less time than anyone would normally believe. And it is all being built in house at the Taylor’s hot rod shop, where the entire family works to build...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The 6’s 1955 Chevy Project Is Legal! They Got Their NHRA Chassis Cert!

No amount of thrashing will get you on the race track legally unless you’ve got an NHRA Chassis Certification. The car doesn’t have to be completely finished in order to get inspected and...

Gasser Spotlight: This 1948 Austin Gasser is a Stack-Injected Big-Block-Powered Monster in a Miniature Package

This all-steel 1948 Austin is super rad, and is referred to as the “Bare Metal Brute” for good reason. John Verde owns this thing and built it because his father had one way back in the...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The 6’s 1955 Chevrolet Build Is Looking Awesome, And Here’s The Build Before The Thrash Began.

The installation of electronics is something that you just can’t overlook in a car like this. It has become the norm in anything with a turbocharger or supercharger and EFI, which means that...

What In The Wide Wide World Of Sports Is Going On Here? A Ford Engine, With A Turbo, In A Maverick? LS Fans Will Riot!

It’s become almost funny to see a Ford engine in a Ford engine compartment if that car is going down a dragstrip and isn’t a fullsize car. It feels like the norm for anyone with a Fox...

Every Good Race Car Has Power Windows, Right? Alex Taylor’s Six Second ’55 Chevy Is Coming Together!

More updates, including the power windows going in the carbon fiber doors on Alex’s ’55 Chevy. It sounds funny to put them into a hot street car like this, but they are arguably easier to...

Meet Bowser, The Nitrous Huffing 474 Cubic Inch LS Powered Datsun With A 92 Inch Wheelbase And A Ton Of Attitude!

I love alternate body styles. Ever since the “Dare to be Different” phase that started in the early 1990’s it has been cool to see someone take a different body style and do the...

Griffin Steinfeld’s, Slick, Twin-Turbocharged, LS-Swapped 1966 Chevelle Is Show Car Beautiful And A Legit 8 Second Street Car

We’ve been lucky enough to experience Griffin Steinfeld’s 1966 Chevelle in person and can tell you that this thing is an absolute beauty. Whether you are a Chevelle fan, or not, this is...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The Sixes 1955 Chevrolet Project Details Keep Coming: Welding The Chassis

Alex Taylor and her dad Dennis have been thrashing like mad on the 1955 Chevy project, and this video is sort of out of order. Why? Well in reality they were thrashing to try to get this thing ready...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The 6’s 1955 Chevy Build Updates! Two Days Until Racing Starts!

We told you that Rocky Mountain Race Week starts this Saturday with racing starting officially at 3:00 pm Central Time. We’ll be broadcasting live for all 5 days of racing and we can’t...