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Bonneville Speed Week 2019: Idle Engines On The Bonneville Salt Flats

(Photos by the author) – An interesting day on the Bonneville Salt Flats yesterday as Chad and I strolled the pits and chatted with racers who are about ready to chew through a leather belt...

Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

2019 Mecum Harrisburg Coverage: The Incredible Todd Werner Collection – Race and Muscle Cars 1

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Generally speaking, car collections are all pretty incredible. They tend to have themes or eras, or some sort of thread running through them to create some language...

This 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby FP350S Is A Road Racing Monster Still In The Plastic Wrapping

Having driven the road going version of this car, the 2017 Shelby GT350R, I can tell you from experience that the actual race-only version has to be an animal beyond your ability to conceptualize....

Horsepower For Peanuts: This Dude Takes A Forlorn Chevy 307 And For Nearly No Money, Makes A Fun Little Engine

The 307ci Chevy small block was never intended to be a performance engine. This was a piece designed as a prime mover for any number of cars and trucks in the Chevrolet and GMC families over the...

Flowmaster Releases Giant Assortment of Exhaust Products Just For Trucks – Active Mufflers Included!

This is one of the most insanely huge releases of exhaust systems and parts we have ever seen from an established company. Normally we see a system or two come out at a whack  but when you scroll...

1985 Shelby Charger Review: Turbos Fixed Everything, Even 30 Years Ago

After Chrysler escaped the clutches of bankruptcy in the early 1980s and started to actually make some money, the company finale decided to build some performance cars. Hooking up with Carroll...

Watch Norm Day’s Insane Flaming Wreck At The 1986 NHRA Northstar Nationals In Brainerd, Minnesota

If there is a more nightmarish scenario than being in a burning funny car that’s upside down I don’t know what it is. As you will see in this 1986 video from the NHRA Northstar Nationals,...

Update: Bonneville Speed Week 2019: Start Of Racing Delayed Until Tuesday

Here’s the latest update on Bonneville Speed Week 2019: SW 2019 Update #10 (8/11/19): Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. we will start racing. There will be no Pre-Stage it is first come first serve and the...

The Pile Of Parts: It’s A Chevy Truck With Big-Boy Power And A List Of Donor Vehicles A Mile Long

Frame: 1989 Chevrolet S-10. Cab: 1951 Chevrolet with 1952 doors. Bed: 1962 Chevrolet, modified to fit. Engine: 496ci big Chevrolet that’s somewhere near 700 horsepower with the help of just a...

At Least You Didn’t Pay The Painter: Who Wants This Killer 1976 Chevy Van?

I have zero shame in admitting that I’m a sucker for top-tier paint work. I’m not talking “fresh out of Maaco” paint. I’m talking the kind of paint work that House of...

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Real Micro Machines: The Hot-Rodded Power Wheels Hit The Dirt Track!

There’s something kind of sad about hearing a Power Wheels in action. We’re not sure if it’s the fact that they always sound like an electric drill that’s about ten seconds...

Classic YouTube: From The Forge To Your Morris, Here’s How The Engine Is Built!

Today we don’t think about it much, but the actual creation of an engine is an amazing feat of engineering. Man had to figure out how to work metal to their needs, so bring on the fires and the...

2019 Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals: The Land Of Plenty For Fans Of The Fins

When you look at a car like a 1955-57 Chevrolet, it’s easy to have the legend overrun reality. You want to see that picture-perfect red and ivory Fuelie Bel Air, or the matte black 1955 with...