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QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Lotus By The Numbers: 10 Of The Greatest Lotus Models Ever Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood

Colin Chapman did not invent the idea of building very, very light race cars but he certainly took it to places and measures no one had ever seen with Lotus. During the 1960s and 1970s the cars were...

Back To The Track: This Look Back At The 1990 Shelby Can-Am Shows A Program That Launched Careers

As much as we like to think we know stuff about racing around here, sometimes we are confronted by the fact that we don’t know as much as we’d like. Proof is this video below which shows...

Watch The 1970 World Figure 8 Championship From Islip Speedway As Shown On Wide World Of Sports!

Figure 8 racing has been a staple at stock car tracks for many decades now and the reason it has survived is because it is exciting to watch, it is relatively cheap to participate in, and it keeps...

Video: In 1971 Bobby Issac and The K&K NASCAR Team Went To Bonneville – This Is The Truly Awesome Story

This is one of the neatest short films we have ever seen about stock car racing, mainly because it is about Bonneville. It is about Bonneville, a magical race car, a famous crew chief, an enigmatic...

This Promotional Film For The 1955 Chevrolet Is Awesome Propaganda

We clearly love old promotional films around here. We run basically all of them that we can find. Why? They are fun and sometimes funny but they are also a great window into how the companies...

The Bitter End: This Video Of Chrysler Turbine Cars Being Destroyed Is Hard To Watch

A while back I posted a video of a1960s Chrysler turbine car being road tested at the Chrysler proving grounds. The video was cool because we saw the car hauling around the track and rip roaring over...

Watch This Big Block Powered 1968 Camaro Hang With Can Am Cars And Sports Cars and More

This is a video that shouldn’t happen on paper. A big block 1968 Camaro road racing car should not be hanging with GT40s, Lolas, and other Can Am cars, right? Well that’s exactly what hot...

Watch The Guys At Kirkham Motorsports Hand Form A Cobra Hood…Out Of Bronze

Rich guys like to have unique stuff so when a wealthy customer of noted car building enterprise Kirkham Motorsports contacted the company and asked if they could scratch build a Cobra replica out of...

Watch And Listen To A 400hp Jaguar Inline Six Make A Full Throated Dyno Pull

The 4.2L Jaguar DOHC six engine is one of those great mills that had a long life and still has legions of fans. The engine was in production from 1964-1992 a longevity that few automotive engines...

In-Car Video: Ride In A Sprint Car During A Heat Race At The Belleville High Banks In Kansas

I have been on a research kick lately surrounding circle tracks and other forms of racing facilities. There are hundreds of tiny little track across America that are legend in their local area but...

Video: Watch This Vintage Ferrari Flat 12 Engine Scream, Shoot Fire, and Turn 10,000 RPM

The late 1960s were not exactly awesome for the Ferrari Formula One program. There were winning on average of about one race a year and the company’s once dominant place in the sport was...

Banned: These Eight Banned Race Cars Are Some Of The Coolest To Ever Run Up The Hill At Goodwood

Is being banned the most sincere form of flattery in racing? Sure it sucks for the cars, teams, engineers, and backers that created something highly innovative and likely effective but it immediately...

Amazing Video: Watch The Detailed, Involved, and Super Interesting Process Of Building A Tiny Connecting Rod!

We have long loved videos featuring miniature engines around here. The craftsmanship, the time, the precision, and the creativity that go into them are all great things. Normally great things...