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2019 FE Race and Reunion Photo Coverage: The Coolest Ford Race On Planet Earth At Beaver Springs Dragway!

(Words and photos by Joe Grippo) –If you are a BangShifter of the Ford persuasion and have been near any social media in the last few weeks, undoubtably you have seen some of the action that...

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...

Video: Ever Wondered How A Full Floating Rear Axle Worked? This 1936 Chevy Film Explains It Wonderfully!

It is a term that you have heard a million times. The “full floating” rear axle. Maybe you know what it is and maybe you don’t. No biggie if you do not know what it means, you get...

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...

Watch Jesse Warren Make A 1,910hp Dyno Pull In His 6.0L Ford At UCC

When it comes to engines that wear their reputation around their next like a 50b weight, the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel is one of them. The early versions of the engines were flawed and suffered many...

Get The Book! Here’s How To Score A Free Mark Williams Enterprises Catalog (Or Download it!)

We know what time of the year it is. Racing time! Because you will be hammering on your car, maybe breaking it and then making those changes that you have been considering, you need to have all the...

Historical Footage: Tom Slick vs. Dranko The Dragster – Drag Racing Saturday Morning Cartoons From 1967!

Like any red-blooded American kid, I grew up with the Saturday morning cartoons. Looney Tunes was easily my favorite, while I had to put up with my brother’s obsession with G.I. Joe....

Uncle Tony Lays Out The Goodies For The Bottle Rocket Coronet – Including The Blue Bottle Of Happiness!

Work is always ongoing around Uncle Tony’s Garage. Something is being rebuilt, or is being fixed, or is being modified. One such project is the “Bottle Rocket” Dodge Coronet, a...

eBay: This 2013 Mustang Is As Unique A Modern Mustang As Exists on Earth

Yeah, that’s pretty bold, right? We’re not kidding either! How many modern Mustangs have you looked at and thought, “Yep, there’s another one with a blower,” or...

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?...

One For The Big Boys: American Powertrain Introduces XL Wide Universal Crossmember

If there is one thing that American Powertrain is known for outside of their ProFit transmissions systems, Hydramax clutch systems, and Science Friction clutches it is their X-Factor line of...

When The Wheels Fall Off: Watch Daniel Wilkerson’s Crazy Crash From The 2009 NHRA Memphis Event

While the NHRA no longer races in Memphis, they did in 2009. It was the race that preceded the event that we’re heading to this weekend in Virginia. That’s why this memory kicked up for...

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...