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NHRA Motorsports Museum Twilight Cruise Coverage 7/2009

The first Wednesday of every month between April and December means Twilight Cruise Night at the NHRA Motorsports Museum. We were there to check out all the action, and to bring you a photo gallery...

A Note From Andy Granatelli

 Andy Granatelli’s bust will be carved into the Mt. Rushmore of speed when it’s all said and done. The guy is a living legend. Anyone who dominated the the Indy 500 so hard that he...

Camaro Outsells Mustang in June

It is being widely reported that the Camaro has outsold the Mustang for the first time since 1993. It was a volume difference of just 2,000 cars, but it shows that the Camaro, despite the horrible...

NASCAR Says: Mayfield Tested Positive for Meth

The announcement from NASCAR that Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for meth use came on the court house steps in Charlotte, North Carolina. Spokesman Ramsey Poston said, “We will prove beyond a...

The Sniper Lives: Twin Turbo, Viper V10 Powered Mustang Caught on Tape!

Call it project Sniper, project Nitemare, or just bat poop crazy, but Scott Vanderschoor’s twin-turbo, Viper V10 powered Mustang project has officially transitioned from garage-bound dream to...

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GoodGuys Nashville Coverage from Ridetech.com!

As we told you last week, when the guys over at Air Ride Technologies are not in the shop fabricating the highest quality, best performing suspension systems in the business, they are out attending...

It Came From the Fab Shop: The Handmade Jeep

(By Loren Krussow) –¬†This column is usually more about having fun than getting work done. We don’t want to forget to make some of the free time around the shop fun. Whether pressing...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: The Ford Focus Tow Rig

Seeing people tow stuff with little cars normally makes us smile. Occasionally you’ll run into a mini-van with a small utility trailer attached to it with a lawn mower on it or a family sedan...

Killer Lakes Modified to be Auctioned off by RM

Our pals over at the CarDomain.com blog ran an item yesterday about the fact that an early lakes modified car is to be sold as part of the jaw dropping, “Icons of Speed and Style” auction...

Site of the Week: TruePowerLLC.com

 Tim Grose is a name familiar to hardcore drag racing fans. Grose was a successful Nitro Funny Car racer for decades, achieving national prominance in the 1980s as a guy who could run with the...

Tony George Resigns as CEO of IRL and IMS

It has been rumored since May that Tony George’s days as the head of the IRL and Indy Motor Speedway were numbered, but George never fed into the speculation. That’s why his Tuesday...

Kyle Bush Apologizes for Big Wreck at NHIS

Kyle Bush seems to be a guy lots of fans have a love/hate relationship with. Actually, people seem like they love to hate Kyle Bush. He’s cocky, sometimes petulant, and last but not least, a...

Mike Charlton Bonneville Jet Bike Update

A while back we blogged about the story of Mike Charlton, the construction worker from Ohio who, in his free time, drives a jet-powered semi truck and a blown V8 motorcycle at dragstrips across...

2011 Camaro Z28 Still in the Works?

We were tipped off by an astute reader to a blog post over at Camaro5.com that reports GM officials strongly hinting that Chevy will indeed produce a Camaro Z28, albeit a couple years out. This is...