Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, BangShift Galleries, Car Shows, SWAP MEETS, Swap Meets, XL Spotlight

Nothing But Cars For Sale And On Parade At The Pomona Swap Meet

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) The Pomona Swap Meet was huge and awesome, as usual, which is why we always go! It’s a riot hanging out with friends, looking at cool parts, laughing at stuff we find,...

Behind The Scenes: This Is How Carbon Fiber Race Parts Are Made.

Carbon fiber race parts are not cheap! We all wish they weren’t, but they are, but if you see just how they go together you’ll understand why. Fiberglass race parts take a lot of work to...

Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds Event At BIR Was Epic, Watch This!

Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds, the all encompassing event where Drag Racing, Drifting, Autocross, and Road Course action abounds is one impressive event. It is much like...

Lunatics By Nature: This Monster Energy Video Is A Must Watch In Bad Assery

Drifting is fun to watch, but I can only take it in small doses at an event. The talent level is awesome, but I get bored watching cars on the exact same course lap after lap. But when videos like...

This Ford 100E Is Going To Be A Bad Ass On This Miata Chassis: Mongrel Parts 1-5

Matt Urch, the owner of Urchfab is known for building some pretty cool and weird things. He’s a welder, fabricator, and gearhead that sees things just a little askew from the norm and that makes us...

Trail Braking: The Guys From Team O’Neil Rally School Show Us How, And It’s Fun!

I like trail braking. It is my natural tendency, and has been since I first started running fast on mountain roads growing up. I never knew what trail braking was until I went to Bob...

What Do You Get When You Mix A 1959 Ford 100E And A Mazda Miata? THE MONGREL!

Matt Urch, the owner of Urchfab is known for building some pretty cool and weird things. He’s a welder, fabricator, and gearhead that sees things just a little askew from the norm and that...

More Ultimate Street Car Association Photos From California Speedway

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Here is our second gallery of photos from Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car event at California Speedway. USCA puts the hottest pro touring machines in America,...

This IMSA Outfitted 1970 Boss 302 Mustang Is Tearing It Up, And Catching Factory Porsches At Monterey

As muscle car enthusiasts we are all familiar with Trans Am racing cars of the 1960’s and 1970’s, where for the most part the bodies were stock or close. But there was lots of other...

Photo Coverage Of The Season Finale Of The NMCA West AutoX Series In Fontana.

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Southern California Autocross fanatics descended on Fontana’s Auto Club California Speedway this month for the final event of the 2018 NMCA West AutoX series. Talking...

If You Are Fabricating Anything From Sheetmetal These Fun And Easy Punch Flare And Bead Dies Are A Must Have

Bomber seats, interior panels, boxed sheetmetal structures, furniture, you name it, these Punch, Flare, and Bead Dies are a welcome addition to the toolbox. They make parts stronger, cooler looking,...

It’s Not Just The Cage: How Seam Welding A Unibody Car Can Significantly Strengthen The Entire Chassis

Modern road race, rally, and drag race cars, that are based on any new unibody chassis will see significant torsional strength improvements by seam welding them. After all, all newer cars are built...

Roadside – LS Fest Or Bust: This Amazing Build Happened In Just 6 Weeks, Plus Lots Of Action From The Event Itself

When the guys at Roadside set out to tell a story, they really tell a story. Take one group of off-road racers, including one that has an unhealthy love for Nissan 240s, and give them just 6 weeks to...

Video: This Rally Car Launches Off A Cliff, Rolls A Billion Times, And Everyone Lives

Today we have a some footage of the nuttiest World Rally Challenge crash we have ever seen. Shot in 2009, this video features driver Jari-Matti Latvala hard at work at the tiller of the WRC car he...