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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Killer Historic Video: Ford Crash Testing From the Late 1950’s

Crash testing is a normal part of modern automotive engineering. Sensors, wires, high speed cameras and all manner of complicated testing widgets are used to make sure new cars are as safe as...

Idiots Burn Themselves Badly While Trying To Ride a Barrel of Race Fuel

Stupidity knows no bounds and emergency medical responders in Sedro Woolley, Washington know this better than anyone. They had to respond to an incident involving two men practicing something called...

Modified GM Futurliner For Sale on eBay: It’s Pimptastic

GM constructed 12 of the giant Futurliners in 1940. In 1953 they were updated to the form that we know them in currently. They were both the transporters and feature attraction of the General Motors...

Video: We get Terminal Velocity Jet Car running 202 in the 1/8th

While we were at the Mooneyes Summer Car show, we had the chance to shoot video of the Terminal Velocity Jet Dragster running down Irwindale’s 1/8 mile dragstrip. It ran 3.96 at 202 in the...

Event Coverage: The New England Dragway All-Truck Nationals 2010

After spending about 15 hours at New England Dragway announcing a major event on Saturday, we were greeted at o’dark-thirty on Sunday by the sight of our two sons (3.5 yrs and 1.5 yrs)...

Historic Drag Video: A Trifecta of Great Footage From Green Valley Raceway

Green Valley Raceway was located in Smithfield, Texas, and operated from 1960-1986. The track was owned and operated by Bill Hielscher, the drag racer that most knew as “Mr. Bardahl” as...

eBay Find: A 1970 C-10 With 80 Original Miles

This simply has to be the lowest original mileage 1970 Chevy C-10 on the planet. Pulled out of a barn in Kansas, the seller came to own it after getting it from the estate of a man who passed away....

Craigslist Find: No Speed Racer Nooooooooooooo

Do you like acid? Do you like Corvettes? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, than we have a deal for you! For nearly thirty thousand of your hard earned dollars, you could be driving off...

Event Coverage: Mooneyes Christmas Show in July

It’s not often that Christmas comes in July, but in 2010 that is exactly what happened. The reason is because the Mooneyes Christmas Show 2009 got rained out like a mother. So, Mooneyes decided...

Video: Hot Rod Magazine Hacks a Vette…And We Get to Help!

It’s not often that a story comes along in a magazine or online that really touches people. But when Hot Rod decided to tear up a perfectly good Cadillac, in the February 1987 issue of Hot Rod...

Update:DMC Racing nears completion on Repairs to Jason Enos’s Outlaw 10.5 Mustang

See our latest updates on this story at the bottom of this page. Part I:  We were just about sick to our stomach when we heard that Jason Enos’s 1967 Mustang  had caught a case of...

Great Rant: Auto Racing and the Economy

Lots of stuff we call a “rant” doesn’t really qualify. A rant has a major point but also contains great little tangents and sidebars. This piece, written by Larry VanZandt for...

Awesome Historic Indy Video: All the Big Names Qualifying in 1964

When the news broke the other day about a “new” Dallara chassis to be used by Indy car racers in the coming years, lots of people excitedly reported on it. We didn’t because...

Retro-Awesome: Dynamic Transmission’s Clutch-Hydro Kit

While cruising YellowBullet.com recently we cam across a thread talking about Clutch-Flite and Clutch-Turbo transmissions. For those of you not in the know, racers in the 1960’s and...