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2019 FE Race and Reunion Coverage: More Fabulous Fords On The Strip and In The Pits!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – There’s something about historic cars, especially race cars, that really draws gearheads in. The lead photos shows the legendary Al Joniec’s famed...

2019 Somernites Cruise Coverage: Cruisers, Bruisers, Hot Rods, and More From The 1970s to Today!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – This collection is made up of cars from the mid-70s and newer – that aren’t already in another folder.  As I stated in an earlier entry Somernites...

Old Caterpillar Video: This Introduction Film Of The Caterpillar 944 Wheel Loader From The 1950s Is Awesome

We take lots of stuff for granted today when we see it. Machines and operations that have seemingly been around since tim first began. The fact of the matter is that everything we do as human beings...

MAHLE Motorsport Expands Dodge Cummins Line With 6.7L Diesel PowerPak Piston Kit 

The world of diesel performance continues to expand at an incredible rate. What was once a niche of a niche in hot rodding has evolved into a large and awesome segment of the aftermarket and highly...

2019 Holley LS Fest West Results, Video, Event Recap, and More – Photos, Videos, Fun

We showed you loads of coverage from Holley LS Fest West 2019 and while that photo action gave you a sense of the event, we did not delve into too many details about who won the specific aspects of...

Cool Dirt Track For Sale: Duck River Raceway Park In Tennessee Could Be Yours! 1/4 Dirt Oval!

We love posting race tracks for sale because we love trying to make sure that these places are always in the hands of capable, motivated, and passionate owners who will keep them viable and open for...

This inside Look At McLaren’s Colossal Indy 500 Failure Is Jaw Dropping – Comedy of Errors

They didn’t have a steering wheel. Seriously, McLaren boss Zak Brown was trying to find a proper steering wheel of the company’s Indy 500 race car a handful of days before qualifying was...

Is Tesla On The Verge Of Financial Ruin? Fiscal Micromanagement Instituted To Conserve Cash

It’s all about the cashflow when you have a business. What’s leaving and what’s coming in. If you have more leaving than coming in, this is when the server problems start. For the...

In Memoriam: Niki Lauda, Formula One’s Bastion Of Brutal Honesty

In the entire time that I’ve been enamored with these machines that we affix feelings to, develop emotional bonds for, and cherish, I haven’t paid much attention to the world of Formula...

The Alternative: A 1976 Mercury Capri II That Is Somehow Still Alive!

As much as I happen to like them, the Mustang II is a very unloved little car. Nevermind that it sold well early on, nevermind that it kept the Mustang name alive through the 1970s, nevermind that a...

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The Road Less Traveled: This 1975 Pontiac LeMans Needs An Alternative Build Plan!

My normal reaction whenever I see a clean 1970s-era GM A-body: “Oh, cool, it’s kind of like the Chevelle I used to own. Make power, praise handling, decry gigantic bumpers.”...

Unglamorous And Necessary: Scraping Undercoating From The Bottle Rocket Coronet

The rust-adverse among us might be ever grateful that factory undercoating was hosed all over the underside of the car but if you are honest about being hard-core about racing, all you see is...

BangShift Destination Photo Gallery: The Massive Pumping Engines Of The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum – Watertown, Massachusetts

It’s always amazing when you live near something incredible and had no idea it existed. Such was the case with me and the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in Watertown, Massachusetts. This place...

Rough Start: Germany And USA In One Package In A 1995 BMW 318ti!

One of Ford’s snarkiest commercials was for the 2007 Shelby GT500. As a white-and-blue one is unloaded from a ship, the stevedore pops off with, “So, you couldn’t find a car you...