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Drag Action Gallery: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Coverage From GALOT Motorsports Park – D2 Flying High!

(Words by Greg Parker-Photos by David Whealon) Wow!! What a weekend of racing with the NHRA Division 2 invading GALOT Motorsports Park. With over 350 cars competing in a total of 11 different...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA World Finals: Bring ‘Em Out!

My benchmark for a Ford show in the fall at Beech Bend is painted Candy Apple Red and wears a gold belt around it’s middle. Jason McDaniel’s 1969 Shelby GT500 is a local celebrity in the...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA World Finals: Bring On The Crowds!

If there was any doubt whatsoever about the potential of the new format of the fall Ford show at Beech Bend, it got put to bed immediately on Saturday. The fans showed up. The show cars showed up,...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest Is On And We’ve Got Photo Coverage Galore! This Event Is Awesome!

When you combine Holley’s ability to put on an event with diversity that has never been seen before, and NMRA’s history of incredibly fast Ford powered drag racing, there is no doubt that...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and NMRA’s World Finals: It’s Not Just A Mustang Fest!

Between you, me and the wall, Reader, I have to admit something. I had my concerns about the Intergalactic Ford Fest. Not that it would be cool…honestly, for the past few years I’ve...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and The NMRA World Finals: Off To A Solid Start!

We’re on the ground at Beech Bend for the two-part show that is Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest and the NMRA’s World Finals race! We read the comments from the LS Fest coverage. We...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Festival and NMRA World Finals: Opening Day

For an opening day to a four-day celebration of all things Blue Oval, it has to be said: things were pretty quiet and chill at Beech Bend Raceway. For that matter, things were pretty chill, period....

Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2019 Photos: A Wet But Fun Monday In Virginia Started The Week

(Photos by David Whealon) – Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week 2019 got off on an interesting foot at Virginia Motorsports Park last Monday. Mother Nature decided to make the first day a test wills,...

Daniels Wins Fourth U.S. Nationals Mopar HEMI Challenge In A Row!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) – The hugely popular Mopar HEMI Challenge at the U.S. Nationals continued again this year with 16 of the drag racing’s best period SS/AH Hemi Darts and Cuda’s,...

Holley LS Fest X: The Show Fields, From The Sweet To The Suicidal

Okay, so I spent a lot of time wandering through the show fields of LS Fest X. I’ll admit it, I was looking for something that I wasn’t finding on the dragstrip or the autocross course....

Holley LS Fest X: Rides And Fun In The Kentucky Sun!

So for the last few days, we’ve told you, as best as we can, just how unreal Saturday was at LS Fest X. We’ve tried to tell you with numbers, with visions of scale, with photographs...

Holley LS Fest X: The Motherlode Arrives For The Festivities!

The event is over, but we’re still coming to grips with just how huge LS Fest X really was. We’ve seen the drone shots, and we doubt we’ll ever know just how many tens of thousands...

Holley LS Fest X: Filling The Parking Fields On Saturday Morning

When you are working LS Fest, you are afforded the privilege of getting into the gate before the crowds are allowed in. In our case, the three of us were in at least forty-five minutes before the...

Holley LS Fest X: Roaming The Show Fields On A Lovely Friday

As a general rule, the weather at LS Fest does one of two things: either it is a hot, swampy mess or it floods…period. I’ve had years where I’m literally eating watermelon by the...