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11 Awesome Moments From Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020: Sideways, Saves, and More!

As we all know, Goodwood is a special place and this year it was perhaps even more special than usual because of the fact that the name was upheld in the face of great pandemic related challenges....

Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

Mustang Mach-E Performance Edition Announced: Hangs With Tesla On Performance Beats Them On Price

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Mustang Mach-E has been a very controversial vehicle. With the Mustang traditionally being a Gas powered 2-door coupe or convertible, the Mach-e, being an electric...

Rich People Have The Need….The Need For Tweed: Is This The Most Ridiculously Priced Interior Upgrade In History?

(By Tom Lohnes) – You have to be a very specific type of rich to want a Bentley with a literal tweed interior, but nevertheless it appears on the list of bespoke parts offered on every Bentley...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Listen To Leah Pruett Talk About Her Crazy 2020, A Review Of Pro Stock Motorcycle And More

On this return episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Leah Pruett joins host Brian Lohnes for an in-depth interview about the 2020 season which was both successful and tumultuous for the driver of the...

Looking For The Best Rear Frame Clip For Your Hardcore Pro Touring Build – Chris Alston’s Chassisworks Has It!

If you are contemplating or starting in on a hardcore pro touring build and are trying to figure out the best options for the business end of the car, Chris Alston’s Chassisworks may have just...

Creative Adjustments: Let Darrell Waltrip Tell You About Rule-Bending In 1970s NASCAR

If you’re about my age or younger, Darrell Waltrip comes across as the cheerful good ol’ boy of NASCAR, the grandfatherly figure who was ready to spit in that classic Southern charm that...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

Watch Al Hofmann Run The Table At The 1995 NHRA Finals And Needle John Force The Whole Tim He Does It

If there is one thing we know it’s that one of the most fun parts of drag racing in the 1990s was the rivalry between John Force and Al Hofmann. No, Hofmann did not get around Force for a title...

Oops! This Collection Of Old School Wild Rides, Carnage, and Funny Moments In Pulling Is Great

Back in the day, kids, there were these things called magazines and one of them, “Petersen’s 4-Wheel and Off Road” always had a back page called, “Whoops!” and there...

Don’t Blame Me: McTag’s Next Dodge Mirada Lives In Idaho And Has A Leaning Tower Of Power

Look McTaggart, don’t blame me. Rocco Bastone was the guy who hunted this thing down on Craigslist and now I’m just here to tell you about it. For $2,600 you can buy this kind of surface...

Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

DOA: GM Cuts Funding For Potentially Awesome Nikola Badger Electric Truck – Can It See The Light Of Day?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Were you planning to ditch your Hummer EV, Rivian R1T, or Tesla Cybertruck order in favor of the new Nikola Badger electric truck? Well, bad news. GM cut funding for the...

Twisted Steel And Sex Appeal: The Weird History of America’s 40 Year Obsession With Staged Train Wrecks

Between 1896 and 1935 a unique and bizarre series of spectator events occurred across America. Those events were the staged head-on collisions of steam locomotives done as profit-making spectacles....