Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Craigslist Find

Check Out Who Bought The “Quiet One” 1980 C-10 With The 572 On Spray In It!

When McTaggart found this truck on Jalopnik, and then went searching Craigslist for the rest of the details, nobody in their right mind thought the blog item would turn out to get such a following....

Ohio Mile Video: Ride In The Time Bomb Camaro On A 209MPH Run With 9,000 RPM Gear Changes – Oh Yes!

David Matyjasik and his brother Mike have run their Time Bomb Camaro at ECTA standing mile events for a decade now and they had a banner weekend during the opening meet of the 2015 ECTA season at the...

A 1969 Mercury Montego MX 428CJ Convertible Running The Strip Isn’t Something You See Everyday!

It’s a strange combination to see at the starting line, but we love it. Seeing a Mercury on the drag strip isn’t a common occurrence, and anything besides a Comet, Cougar or Capri is even...

Heads Up Drag Action From Knoxville Drag Strip – Yes, That Is A Wheels Up General Lee!

(Words and photos by Tommy Lee Byrd) – Knoxville Drag Strip is an eighth-mile track, located a few minutes north of Knoxville, in Maynardville, Tennessee. The track has been around for a...

COMP Cams Offers Ford 427 Stub Cam – This Is An Integral Piece For The Growing Number Of SOHC Builds

There was a time when people thought that there would only be so many of the famed Ford 427 SOHC engines left in the world and once they were “gone” they’d be lost to history. Those...

Sell Out: 2015 Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week Fills Up In 16 Minutes! From Top To Bottom, This Should Be Great

Like fat kids chasing an ice cream truck, fervent Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week hopefuls would not be denied entry into an event that has literally taken on a life of its own over the last few years. It...

Rough Stuff: Watch Dale Creasy Jr. Smack The Wall In His Funny Car At Rt 66 Raceway In Joliet, Illinois

Today’s nitro funny car world seems to be dominated by the familiar names we have all come to know. There’s the Forces, the Kalitta operation, the Schumacher clan, and other team cars out...

Watch This Mustang Hike The Front End And Carry It Out At Cecil County Dragway

Monday mornings can blow goats during car season. Maybe you were wrenching all weekend and are now back at work. Worse, perhaps you were racing on the weekend and are now back at work. Slightly...

LIVE Streaming Audio From The Ohio Mile – Land Speed Action In Your Earhole! Tune In Here 8:00am EST

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO LIVE AUDIO FROM THE OHIO MILE (Photo credit Gregg Adams) – It is officially GO TIME for the 2015 ECTA Ohio Mile season! The tech line was busy, the registration trailer...

Joey Gladstone Runs His Suzuki Hayabusa…Without A Wheelie Bar…To A [email protected] Pass At Maryland International!

It looks like a wasp with the radical extended rear, it sounds like a wasp as it stages, and when it launches…well, it flies, alright. The racer is Joey Gladstone, the bike is a Suzuki...

Watch Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Chris Matheson Get Electrocuted By And Nearly Fall Off His Bike During A Run

Aussie top fuel motorcycle rider Chris Matheson has been at the big boy motorcycle game for a while and like all guys who have made a career of it, he’s had his fair share of bumps, bruises,...

Another Bone-Stock 10-Second Car Has Appeared: Corvette ZO6 – [email protected]!

You can hate late-model stuff all you want. You can bemoan the computers, claim that the soul is gone, go on about the political issues behind the company to your heart’s content. But if you...

Motor Trend Does Their Take On The Newest Big Rivalry In The Automotive Arena: Hellcat Versus Tesla

Ever since the owner of the green Challenger Hellcat saw Tesla taillights at a dragstrip, the comparisons have been flying between Elon Musk’s four-door electrolux sedan with it’s twin...

NHRA Houston Nitro Action Photos: Top Fuel, Funny Car, Sportsman Grab Bag!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When the dust settled on Sunday afternoon at Royal Purple Raceway, Doug Kalitta and Ron Capps had won in top fuel dragster and nitro funny car respectively. With...