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They Said I Could Never Finish, So I Finished First: Amazing Video Of The Improbable Rally Champ Ewy Rosqvist

There are few greater gifts in life than to be underestimated. Some people play those cards wrong, choosing to be offended or otherwise wounded by the slight of others but champions and heroes...

Watch This 535ci Pontiac Engine Crank out Nearly 700hp and 700 lb-ft On The Dyno – Chevy What?

It has become a very common refrain over the years in hot rodding and it started all the way back in the 1930s and 40s with the advent of cheap V8 engines. “Just put a BLANK in...

On It: Ride Along In A Flying BMW M1 As It Absolutely Tears Around Spa In Belgium – Awesome!

The BMW M1 was a radical car when it was introduced and it really continues to be a radical car today in many ways. It was so amazingly forward thinking at the time of its introduction. Built from...

Opel Manta 400: Bringing A Beautiful Knife To A Gun Fight

Out of all of the potential Group B selections to choose from, whether it be the all-conquering Audi Quattro, the wild Lancia 037 or it’s infamous Delta Integrale cousin, the equally infamous...

Historic Dirt Video: Watch USAC Heroes Attack The 1-Mile Dirt Oval In Langhorne, PA Circa 1964

It seems completely insane to think about today but the most awesome, scary, fast, and frightening dirt track in American racing history was a 1-mild D-shaped oval located in Langhorne, PA and the...

Video: This Look At Niki Lauda’s Five Greatest F1 Cars Is Flipping Awesome – The Sound And Fury

As the racing world continues to mourn the loss of Niki Lauda, many great reflections on his life have been written. He has been rightfully praised for his guts, his honesty, his determination, and...

Father And Son Bonding: This Datsun 240Z Rally Build Is All Sorts Of Awesome

Most kids dream of the day where a father-son project becomes a thing. Helping build a house, or maybe going on a hunt, or kicking back in the boat on the water, “fishing” while knocking...

This Car and Track Video Review Of A 1973 Opel Manta Luxus Is Awesome

History has forgotten a ton of the weird little cars that were imported into the USA by American auto makers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. They were trying to do whatever they could to stem...

Morning Symphony: 1977 Tyrrell P34 – The Six-Wheeled Wonder At Imola

Innovate or die. That’s the way motorsports works…you look for any kind of advantage, any kind of gain that will put you ahead of the pack and you run with it until either you succeed and...

Vintage Footage: SCCA Trans Am Racing At Road America In 1977!

Trans Am racing from the late 1960s and early 1970s is often remembered as the scene where pony cars battled it out for supremacy on road courses. Cougar GTs, Javelins, Cuda AARs and Challenger T/As,...

Watch This Classic Turbocharged Offy Indy Car Spend Time On The Chassis Dyno – Horsepower!

Since we are inching toward the 2019 Indianapolis 500, we sought out some cool Indy related content and found it in the form of this video that features a classic early 1970s Indy racer with a...

An Odd Rod For Sure: This Twin Engine Citroen 2CV Was Built To Run Dakar!

The Citroen 2CV is an iconic car in Europe, especially France. The thing played an almost Model T-esque role in putting people on wheels. It was tough, it was slow, and it was equipped with one of...

Watch This 1965 Mustang Rip From 25th To 1st At Daytona! Screaming Small Block, Great Driving

We’ve all done it. Whether as adults on the highway or kids on the couch with a pot on our head as a helmet and a ¬†wooden spoon jammed between the cushions as a shifter. We have all pretended...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride Along With The Late Colin McRae As He Grabs Gears and Slides The Course

There have been few larger tragedies in the world of racing than the untimely loss of rally great Colin McRae in 2007. He died in a helicopter crash and it was a crushing blow to his fans and lovers...