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Category Archive: New Products

Comp Cams Acquires Quarter Master Clutches

Comp Cams continues to build a portfolio of strong brands with the addition of Quarter Master Industries to its corporate docket. Quarter Master builds high-performance clutches and driveline parts...

Video of the Week: Trans-Am 1969

This right here is more than five minutes of video zen of SCCA Trans-Am racing in 1969. It seems to be a portion of a longer video and it has all the feeling of some type of promo. We dig the natural...

Nostalgia Fuel Funny Cars will Assault the East Coast this Summer!

This announcement really kicks some ass for us East Coasters. For too long, the West Coast guys have had a hammerlock on the nostalgia nitro Funny Car craze. Now we’re getting our dose of the...

F1 Pay Cut: Send Fernando Alonso a Few Bucks

Brother, can you spare a dime for team Renault F1 driver Fernando Alonso? His pay was cut by 33% recently and instead of making a modest $17.5 million dollars a year, he will be forced to scrape by...

Cool Video: King of the Hammers

Three weeks ago our friend Fred Williams at 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine told us that he was going to compete in King of the Hammers, a rockcrawling off-road race held in Johnson Valley,...

Lohnes Pic of the Week: Dude, Your ‘Chute is Hanging Out

One of the more embarrassing things that can happen to the pilot of a high-powered drag car is premature parachute ejection. If the condition persists for more than four hours consult a crew chief....

BangShift Chad Will Be On Site at Goodguys Pleasanton and Del Mar

The real old Barris Batmobile is going to be on display at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together in Pleasanton, California, this weekend. They obviously didn’t know that our own BangShift Chad...

Site of the Week: Internet Car Movie Database

Most people know about the Internet Movie Database. It’s a massive site that has info on just about every movie and television show ever made. A lot of people though, have no idea that there is...

Yates No. 28 Travis Kvapil NASCAR Team Shuts Down

Don’t go looking for the number 28 on the track this weekend. ESPN and NASCAR.com are reporting that Yates Racing has suspended all operations of the team and sent most of the crew people to...

Milan Dragway Dropped by IHRA, Now Sanctioned by NHRA

Milan Dragway, which was jettisoned last week by the IHRA for as yet undisclosed reasons, has signed a sanctioning agreement with the NHRA and will now abide by its rules and regulations. If you are...

Scorpion Performance May Buy Crane Cams

Thanks to BigBlockRanger on our message boards, it’s been brought to our attention that News-JournalOnline.com is reporting that Scorpion Performance is negotiating to buy the remnants of Crane...

Check It Out: ClunkBucket.com

Mike Bumbeck is our friend. More importantly though, Mike Bumbeck is a crazy person with a new website we want you to check out. Bumbeck is a talented writer, lover of the nostalgia drags, freelancer...

Book Review: John Force: The Straight Story of Drag Racing’s 300-MPH Superstar

When we first cracked the cover of this book, John Force: The Straight Story of Drag Racing’s 300-mph Superstar by Erik Arneson, we admittedly had low expectations because frankly, John Force...

Tata Nano: Tiny $2,000 Car to See Indian Roads by July

The little Tata Nano, a new car that will retail for less than $2,000 brand new, is set to cruise Indian roads in July according to a story by Reuters. Parent company Tata has been struggling as of...