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2018 Performance Racing Industry Show Photo Coverage: More Cars, Mills, and BangShifty Stuff!

(Photos by the author) – For all the complaining that people want to do about having to go to Indianapolis in the winter for the 2018 Performance Racing Industry Show, it has not slowed the...

Video: 2018 JE Pistons Masters of Motors At SEMA – Picking The Coolest Engines At The Show!

2018 has been a killer year for experiencing and being involved in cool stuff. A personal highpoint was being part of the judging panel for an innovative new awards program that JE Pistons came up...

Hard Worker: This Nitrous Injected Small Block Makes 898hp At Less Tam 7,000 RPM!

No, the small block is not dead. Hell, the small block is barely ill at this point despite the massive onslaught of LS fever that has gripped hot rodding for what, a decade now? At some point the...

BangShift Test Drive: 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody – 485hp, Fender Flares, Tire Smoke, and True Muscle Car Spirit

(Photos by Dave Nutting – Words by Lohnes, Sestito, Nutting) – For a guy who does not own a Challenger, I spend inordinate amounts of time in them. Between spending a week with...

AutoMeter Hot Rod Holiday: EVERYTHING Is On Sale, Literally Everything! Check This Out

Many manufacturers run great sales around the holidays and they typically have some great deals to take advantage of. AutoMeter has taken this concept to the next level with their Hot Rod Holiday...

2018 PRI Show Photo Coverage: More Cars, More Power Plants, More Cool!

(Photos by the author) – We’re continuing on with 2018 PRI show photo coverage today with a collection of images that starts to give a pretty good idea of the cross-section of mechanical...

2018 Pumpkin Run Nationals Coverage: Our Last Photographic Blow Out From The Fall Show!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This is the last of our series covering the 2018 Pumpkin Run Nationals in Southwest Ohio.  This gallery consists of those machines that either look like...

eBay Find: Have We Actually Reached The Era Of A $55,000 1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer?

It is the constant debate when we look at everything automotive on eBay. How bad do you want it? How much money do you have to spend? How rare is it? How tough is it to find? These are the things...

Crazy Video: Here’s Why You Never Want To Crash A T-Bucket – These Guys Lived

This is the type of video that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up when you watch it and not for great reasons. Shot in South Africa about a year ago, things open up with an older guy...

Awesome Little Track For Sale: Tomahawk Speedway in Tomahawk, Wisconsin Could Be Yours!

When it comes to buying a racing facility there are about a million things to think about. Between the price, the strength of the business, the good/bad of he facility, what racers think about the...

2018 Pumpkin Run Nationals Photo Coverage: All GM Muscle All The Time – Small Blocks, Big Blocks, and More

(Photos by Doug Gregory) – This will not be the Camaro-heavy gallery most will expect.  While they were there it wasn’t flush with examples of Pre-75 F-bodies. Some highlights – The blue...

Rough Start: This 1979 Mercury Bobcat Is Minty Fresh! Can You Say “Autocrosser”?

The poor, maligned, and forgotten Mercury Bobcat. The Ford Pinto got the fame, good and bad, during it’s run. By comparison, the Bobcat was like the other sister…they were present, but...

The Small-Track Hit: Spectator Racing At New Smyrna Speedway Takes A Sacrifice

Spectator racing is one of those strange events that we aren’t sure if we approve of or not. Seeing a couple of ratty third-gen F-bodies try to outgun the other at a circle track in a spectator...

NCM Motorsports Park Signs 10-Year Deal With SCCA – Will Host The Tire Rack SCCA Time Trial Nationals!

It’s been great to see just how far NCM Motorsports Park has come since the day they opened back in 2014. We’ve enjoyed every lap we’ve made on the course, have had great times at...