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Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day 5 It’s Now Or Never For The Guys!

Here’s Day 5 racing action from Drag Challenge in Australia. It’s the last day of racing and time to see who’s going to win it all and have the quickest average. After multiple Aussies...

7s On Skinnies – This Aussie Datsun Truck Runs 7.90 With A 225 Tire on The Back!

It was of course the great Colin Chapman who defined his philosophy on race car building as “simplify and add lightness”. If we met the owner of this awesome little Datsun truck in...

Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day 4 Means Things Are Getting Real!

Here’s Day 4 racing action from Drag Challenge in Australia. After multiple Aussies became regulars on Hot Rod Drag Week years and years ago there was an incredibly smart contingent that decided to...

Holding Up? These Guys Stick A 180,000 Mile 1989 Shelby CSX On The Dyno To Check Its Power Levels

As things age they tend to slow down, right? Athletes lose a step of performance, cars give up some of their horsepower through wear, and things just generally soften up. But do thy always? These...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Late 1960s Footage From New England Dragway Is Spectacular

New England Dragway really is special and right now it is really quiet as the off-season days and weeks tick away. That will end though and when it does the place will be filled with more of the same...

The Monday Shift: Running 11s With A 1963 Pontiac Tempest Powered By A 4-Cylinder Super Duty Half A 389 Screamer!

When I was a kid, car magazines were life. I chewed them up and spit them out as fast as they showed up. My dad’s a Pontiac guy so we got some Pontiac magazines and while I cannot remember the...

Drag Strip Time Travel: Watch The Awesome (Narrated) Action From York US 30 Drag Strip 1970-1972

It’s been a while since we have found some “new” old drag racing footage but lo and behold we have done just that today. You are about to see some awesome action from a drag strip...

Manifold Explosion Video: Watch This Mustang Barf The Whole Hood!

Boy, this is about as violent as an intake manifold explosion comes outside of the world of professional level drag racing. You are going to see a nasty sounding little Mustang at English Mountain...

Sally’s Speed Shop Adventures: Getting Their Javelin Racecar Home After Sitting for 32 Years!

The Javelin adventures continue! In this second part of the series you are going to see then get this bad ass ride on the road for home. I love it, the story behind this car is impressive, and...

Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day Three Action!

Here’s Day 3 racing action from Drag Challenge in Australia. After multiple Aussies became regulars on Hot Rod Drag Week years and years ago there was an incredibly smart contingent that decided to...

Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day Two Racing And Carnage!

Here’s Day 2 racing action from Drag Challenge in Australia. After multiple Aussies became regulars on Hot Rod Drag Week years and years ago there was an incredibly smart contingent that...

Wolf In Rabbit’s Clothing: Watch This Turbocharged VW Make 1,000hp To The Tires

For about 20 years now I have had a quiet love affair with round headlight equipped VW Rabbits. We road raced them in college and I gained a big appreciation for the tough, fun, and ultimately...

Aussie Drag Challenge Coverage: Day One Racing And Check In!

After multiple Aussies became regulars on Hot Rod Drag Week years and years ago there was an incredibly smart contingent that decided to put on their own event, and the Street Machine TV Drag...

Drag Video: Ride On The Bottom Of A Mean Little Stick Shift Mustang!

There was a time when the best thing you could do when sorting out your drag car’s suspension was to paint a stripe on the tire and ask people in the stands or on the fence what they were...