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Quarantine Piece Theater: 1960’s Drag Racing Film Is The Coolest! Indy, Pomona, Bee Line

Kalitta vs Garlits at the US Nationals, Ohio Geoge Montgomery vs Stone, Woods, and Cook, coverage of loads of class eliminations, the biggest races of the year in 1964 and early 1965 covered in...

Watch A Garden Tractor With A Hot Rodded 300hp VW Diesel Engine Hook To The Sled And Pull!

When the word “Outlaw” gets thrown into any sort of motorsports competition, things always get better. Seriously. World of Outlaws? Bad ass. Outlaw 10.5 racing? Was bad ass. Outlaw Garden...

Theoretical Fun: How The Bloodhound LSR Car Would Do In A Drag Race Against An F1 Car, A Bugatti, and A Normal Road Car

We’re a few weeks into this whole lockdown deal and one of the impressive things that’s happened is that people in the automotive media world have gotten pretty freaking creative on how...

QuarantinePiece Theater: BURNOUT – This 1979 Drag Racing Movie Is So Awful It Rules

I have to sincerely thank champion NHRA top alcohol dragster crew chief Adam Rhodes for the tip to a movie that I had never heard of let alone seen. The name of the movie is Burnout and it was...

Gearhead Video: The Restoration Of This Weirdly Awesome 100 Year Old Ball Shaped Electric Motor Rules

We all seemed to have loved the recent restoration video about the Maytag gas engine last week so it is only right that we follow it up with something even more interesting and different. The...

The Story Of Dieselgate: An In-Depth Look At How Volkswagen’s Hot Air Came Back To Choke Them

In September 2015, we shared with you the report that was flying around the world with supersonic speed: Volkswagen had somehow managed to go past the Takata airbag recall by a mile. After some...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Bob Frey and Jon Lundberg Talk About Their Lives and Careers In Drag Racing – Dave Mac Tribute As Well!

This is a pretty special episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Why? The guests are Bob Frey and Jon Lundberg two of drag racing’s greatest announcers. The guys talk about their lives in the...

QuarantinePiece Theater: Monster Truck and Pulling Show From Indianapolis Circa 1989 – Truck Pull Drag Racing!

This is greatness. You are going to see a really well produced video from a 1989 Monster Truck and pulling show that was held in Indianapolis circa 1989. Indy is a motorsports obsessed city that...

Watch An 88-Year Old Man Drive A 1926 Dodge Brothers Touring Car He Bought When He Was 16 For The First Time Since The 1950s!

Everything about this video is awesome and exactly what we all need as we’re stuck inside waiting this virus deal out. Why? Well we have good people in the form of the Fat Fender Garage guys....

Battle Of The Big Boys: This 1993 V8 Sedan Shootout Is Pretty Awesome – Depreciation Made The Cheap Quick

“We’ve heard rumors that the V8 luxury sedan is an endangered species,” said John Davis in 1993. While the luxury sedan is still around today (in ever shrinking numbers) the V8 part...

Early Harvest: Mining The Ultimate Parts Donor Ford Made For A Mustang Build

If you think my slightly irrational hatred of the Ford Granada and it’s twin Mercury Monarch is a bit over the edge, wait until we talk about their upscale sibling, the Lincoln Versailles. All...

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Attacking A Water Park With A Fleet Of RC Cars, Trucks, And Boats Looks Like A Riot! Traxxas Gets To Have All The Fun!

While we are all sheltering in place in order to hopefully stave off COVID-19, I know that folks are wishing they were out having some fun. Water parks are fun. But they definitely don’t want...

Building The Widelux: How To Widen And Stretch A 1978 Toyota Before Force-Feeding It A Powerstroke!

One of the most arresting vehicles that rolled into the first Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest last year was “Fat Erik” Stacey’s 1978 Toyota Hilux. It took a split-second before my...

On This Day In History: The Sunbeam 1000 HP Cracks The 200 MPH Barrier At Daytona!

(Lead photo: BBC) For the life of me, I’ve never understood why places like Daytona Beach and the Pendine Sands were the first places chosen to run a land-speed attempt. In the early days of...