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Memory Test: The 1993 MotorWeek Road Test Of A Ford Escort GT Proved Our 13 Year Old Opinions Correct

I was 13 in 1993 when this car came out and I didn’t really like it when I first saw it. That’s a fact. It made me smile when this video came up on the MotorWeek Channel though because it...

More Mickey: This 1990s Profile Of Mickey Thompson Is Filled With Old Footage We’ve Never Seen

A couple of weeks ago, we directed you to check out the little mini-documentary that Freiburger had made about Mickey Thompson and his quest to run 400mph on the salt. Well today we’re back...

Stock Cars On The Strip: This Video From The 1967 USAC NASCAR Yankee 300 At Indianapolis Raceway Park Rules

Ok, this is utterly and totally awesome…especially if you are a dork like me. You are about to see video from the 1967 USAC NASCAR Yankee 300 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. See, there are two...

Old Yeller: The Junkyard Build That Inspired Carroll Shelby

(Words: Jon Bunger) Before sweeping LeMans with the GT40 or building the first Cobra, Carrol Shelby drove this car. You won’t find it in any museum, because it’s still being raced today. More...

Classic YouTube: The 1983 MG Maestro Challenge, Where 110 Horsepower Was Plenty

The IROC series was a neat way to pair off drivers from different automotive disciplines together onto a single combative race, wasn’t it? Well….no, not really. It was a short-run NASCAR...

Wild Video: Watch Kenny Brack Race A GT40 In the Rain – Some Of The Most Amazing Driving Footage EVER

While Kenny Brack is retied from full-time racer driver mode, he still races a lot and he serves as the chief test driver for McLaren so it isn’t like the former Indy 500 winner and IndyCar...

Dyno Video: Watch This 383ci BluePrint Engine Go Through Its Dyno Paces!

We have long talked about the guys and girls at BluePrint Engines and the quality of their product line. One of the amazing things is the fact that the company dyno tests every single engine that...

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Watch As A V8 Ute Racer Performs The Mother Of All Jump-Starts!

The final few seconds before the start of a race has to be intense for a professional racer, don’t you think? The start is crucial for racers, no matter where they qualified: if you’re in...

Hunt For Grunt! LS Torque Cams: Do You Know What Really Works?

In this video from Richard Holdener, he lets you in on yet another round of dyno testing Speed Secrets in the never ending Hunt for Grunt. LS Engines aren’t particularly known for being torque...

What Depreciation? This BMW 6-Series Is One Evil-Sounding Rally Monster!

I actually had to go research when the “new” BMW 6-series coupes were first produced: 2004. That means that at the oldest, this particular mud-flinging example is sixteen years old. Which...

Watching This Dodge Dakota R/T Drifting Around Rockford Speedway Is Having An Absolute Blast

The 1998-2003 Dodge Dakota R/T is a riot in disguise. Shoving the 250hp/345tq 360 into the Dakota and backing up the powertrain with a 9.25″ rear packing 3.92 gears, the Dakota surprised those...

Watching Legendary Race Driver Jim Clark Run A 1964 Ford Cortina Down A Bobsled Course Is Awesome

Publicity stunts have been a hallmark of selling cars since Henry Ford took on Alexander Winton in 1901. They have ranged from the hilarious to the completely absurd. We’d say that this Ford...

Suspension Tech Video: Learn All About The Benefits Of Tubular Sway Bars From The Crew At QA1

There’s a basic question that every hot rodder should ask when they are looking to buy parts for their car. “Why do I need that?” It’s a basically question but one that so...

Listen Up: The Awesome, Amazing, and Inspiring Story Of Operation Snowbound – How American Teamwork Saved Millions Of People and Livestock In 1949

There can be no overstatement of just how nasty Mother Nature can get when she wants to be. The winter of 1949 on the Western Plains of the United States is virtually beyond compare. A succession of...