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Weird Science: Watch These Guys Spool A Turbocharger With A 60,000 PSI Water Jet And Fill A Weather Balloon With It!

This is one of those things that makes absolutely no sense but is really kind of interesting and fun to watch. You are going to see some guys who have a huge industrial water jet mount a turbocharger...

The American Engineer: This Chevrolet Sponsored Film From 1960 Is Really Cool and A Celebration Of The Profession

This is a neat old movie, especially when you look at it in the context of 2020. The film was originally made sometime in the 1950s and then updated right around 1960. You’ll see 1960 model...

Nothing Else Sounds Like It: Watch This Beautiful Ferrari 512 Driven By Derek Bell Scream Up Goodwood

I know lots of race car drivers and generally speaking the ones that do it for a living really view the car they are competing in as a tool. They see it as a carpenter see his T-square or as a welder...

Classic YouTube: The 1974 World 600, As Seen Through The Lens Of Car And Track!

It’s been lamented over and over that the only reason people watch NASCAR anything is simply for the crashes. And honestly, we understand that. The personality was sucked out of most of the...

A Legend In His Own Words: This Feature On Smokey Yunick Is So Awesome As He’s The One Telling The Stories

There’s few things more awesome than seeing old video of a legend telling their own stories. Yes, this is a relatively short clip, lasting a total of about five minutes but it’s fantastic...

Twin Blown: This 1,100hp LS Engine Does Not Use Turbos But Rather Two TorqStorm Centrifugal Blowers

This is a really neat engine build video and the best part is that you can win the engine! Seriously Holley is giving this actual engine away and we have been telling you how to enter. If you are...

Fun History: This Short Motor Trend Documentary Tells The Tale Of Mickey Thompson Running 400 MPH!

Now this is some fun watching. Freiburger told me a while back that he was working on a short documentary about Mickey Thompson’s quest to become the first American to run over 400mph and how...

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Conversation With Dr. Jamie Meyer the New President of PRI (Performance Racing Industry) – Listen Up!

In this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Dr. Jamie Meyer is the guest. After a successful career at General Motors and serving on the SEMA Board, Meyer is the new president of PRI, the...

Autocrossing A Barge: This Lincoln Town Car Owns An Autocross Course!

Normally when we show you a vehicle on an autocross that you normally wouldn’t expect to be there, you get wild, sideways fun but a lap time that isn’t what you would call...

Great Video: This Profile Of The Legendary Gray Baskerville of Hot Rod Magazine Is Really Cool!

It wasn’t simply the words he used, it was how he used them. Gray Baskerville had a monumental influence on me and so many people over the course of his life and career at Hot Rod Magazine. He...

The New Bird: This 1982 Review Shows Us Just How Far A Leap Forward The 3rd Gen Pontiac Firebird Was

When Ford rolled out their all-new 1979 Mustang, GM was kind of caught flat-footed. Their second-generation F-bodies had been soldiering on for the better part of a decade at that point and in public...

Build Your Own Adjustable Swaybar For Your Next Project!

I’ve built a few adjustable sway, or anti-roll bars in my time, but never has one of my modifications been nearly as trick looking as the one Matt from Urchfab has whipped up for the Mongrel...

This In-Car Video Of Indoor Midget Racing In Atlantic City Is Pretty Wild – Full Contact Fun!

Racing inside has been part of the American competition landscape for years. Events like the Chili Bowl and others dominate the headlines when they are happening. Ice racers on wild motorcycles tear...

Historical Footage: Mazda’s Group B RX-7 – It Might Not Be The Fastest, But It Was Certainly The Loudest!

Group B Rally racing conjures up images of Lancias battling Audis, Ford RS200s flying through narrow streets, airborne Opel Mantas and all sorts of crazy, borderline unhinged designs. It was pretty...