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1979 Bathurst 1000 Video: This Film With Peter Brock Calling His Own Lap and Chris Economaki Reporting Rules!

There are few races on planet Earth that we want to attend more than the Bathurst 1000 in Australia. The event has a legacy, it has awesome cars, and most importantly it has one of the neatest tracks...

Classic YouTube: Autocrossing A Cummins Ram, Because Physics Doesn’t Matter!

Ok, this one is for every diesel-bro I’ve ever met who keeps telling me that their souped up PowerStroke/Cummins/Duramax/whatever is better in the long run than owning a musclecar or a sports...

Video: Gentle Giants – Big Horsepower Tractors Of The 1970s From Minneapolis-Moline and Oliver

While passenger cars and trucks were being stripped of their manhood by government regulations in the early 1970s, farmers across America were transitioning into an era where horsepower was king....

Random Car Review: 1972 FMC XR311 – G.I. Joe’s Military Grade Hot Rod?

If you look at the XR311 and immediately think HMMWV, you aren’t too far off. The FMC XR311 was meant to be a replacement for the M151 “Mutt”, the Ford-built replacement for the...

Bleep Show: The 1974 AHRA Winternationals, A Failed TV Pilot About Evel Knievel, and Sam Elliot Swearing – VIDEO

Sometimes bad TV is the best TV, right? When it comes to the history of television, there have been some really awful shows that made the air and some great ones that never saw the light of day. This...

This Clip From The 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway In England – The Cars Rule!

This is some awesome drag racing video that we’d never spotted before today. You are going to check out a short clip from the 1972 Springnationals at Santa Pod Raceway in England. Names that...

Seats Of Power: These Are The Actual Seats From One Of The Original Pre-Production Corvette Show Cars

Long before the Corvette was put into production, GM did some extensive design studies with a pair of prototypes. These cars were traveled around the country and showed to crowds where their reaction...

Distance Learning Time: Watch This ARP Fasteners Seminar To Learn More About Bolts and Fasteners Than You Do Now!

Distance learning, remote learning, whatever you want to call it, your kids have been doing it for weeks and now you get to jump in on the fun. Why? Because we found an awesome seminar put on by ARP...

Buick Straight Eight Rebuild Update: The Valves Get Installed and A New Project Emerges

Last we left you, Davin had made progress on the bottom end of the Hagerty Buick Straight Eight build and things were looking pretty good. He got the crank in, camshaft installed, and even test...

Pinnacle Of What: The New 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle Is Not Built For Penny Pinchers

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want a minivan over a large SUV such as a Ford Expedition or a Chevy Tahoe for some reason and have over $50,000 to blow? Well, Chrysler has the perfect van for you...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Wrapping The US Nationals, Talking Sportsman Racing, Pro Mods, and Pro Stock Motorcycle

National Dragster Senior Editor Kevin McKenna joins Brian Lohnes on the NHRA Insider podcast this week to talk about pro stock motorcycle, the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA US Nationals, sportsman drag...

Racing Royalty Video: Ride In and Watch From Outside Of A 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO At Goodwood

The Ferrari 250 GTO is basically the most valuable car in the world. The limited run of machines from the 1960s were awesome on the race track and they are beautiful to look at as well. The fact that...

We Never Expected To See A 1990s Ford Thunderbird Drifting, But This Rules!

Yes, I’m on a MN-12 kick this week, and for good reason: nobody builds these things, it seems, and they go for pennies on the dollar when they sell. The Ford Thunderbird, Lincoln Mark VIII and...

Classic YouTube: The Callaway C6 SuperNatural Corvette LM – Swinging For The Fences In 1994!

In 1989, Callaway Cars did what many consider the impossible: they made a C4 Corvette run 254 miles per hour. The “SledgeHammer” Corvette is still one of the most wicked machines...