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NHRA Time Machine: Lohnes and Amanda Busick Relive Fun Moments From The Top End Of The Strip!

When it comes to personalities that people recognize immediately in the world of NHRA drag racing, Amanda Busick is one of them. A top end and pit reporter for NHRAonFOX broadcasts, Amanda has been a...

Knievel vs The Canyon: Here’s The Incredible Story Of The Snake River Canyon Jump In 1974

There was a time in America when the most famous person in the entire country was a lunatic with a motorcycle called Evel Knievel. His fame and his public bravery reached their outer limits on...

Weird Science: Watch These Guys Spool A Turbocharger With A 60,000 PSI Water Jet And Fill A Weather Balloon With It!

This is one of those things that makes absolutely no sense but is really kind of interesting and fun to watch. You are going to see some guys who have a huge industrial water jet mount a turbocharger...

A Legend In His Own Words: This Feature On Smokey Yunick Is So Awesome As He’s The One Telling The Stories

There’s few things more awesome than seeing old video of a legend telling their own stories. Yes, this is a relatively short clip, lasting a total of about five minutes but it’s fantastic...

Henry’s Big Screw Job: Here’s How Henry Ford and the Dodge Brothers Made Untold Millions While Hating Each Other’s Guts

The story of how John and Horace Dodge helped get Henry Ford into business, made millions off of him, and then used his own profits to fund a competing car company is one of the most awesome in the...

The New Bird: This 1982 Review Shows Us Just How Far A Leap Forward The 3rd Gen Pontiac Firebird Was

When Ford rolled out their all-new 1979 Mustang, GM was kind of caught flat-footed. Their second-generation F-bodies had been soldiering on for the better part of a decade at that point and in public...

Truckin’ History: This 1965 British Pathe Film About Proper Truck Driving Techniques Is The Most British Thing Ever

When is comes to videos, we’re guessing more of them have been made about driving properly than any other topic in history. We’re also sure that nothing has been less effective than video...

Classic YouTube: A Collection Of Some Of The Weirdest Motorsports Incidents Ever

I always get a bit irritated when a collection of “weird moments” in racing simply means that cars are crashing. Cars are racing…crashes aren’t weird unless one of the cars...

Happy 6/15! Let’s Celebrate By Watching A 615ci Big Block Make 962hp To The Tires On A Hub Dyno!

Today is a big block kind of day for sure. The 615ci big block may not be as common as the 632ci combos that exist all over drag racing, pulling, and mud racing, but as we’ll see here, they can...

One Bad Launch: Watch This Motorcycle Drag Racer In Bolivia Take Out The Scoreboard, The Tree, and Nearly The Starter! DOH!

We have seen some rough launches at the drag strip before but when a guy on a motorcycle can take out the tree, the scoreboards, and nearly kill the starter all in one fell swoop, that’s a new...

The Unstoppable Monster: Check Out The Big N Sexy S10 Monster/Mega Truck In The Mud, The Swamp, and On The Water!

It seems like the more that the “Mega Truck” movement evolves the closer they become (in some sense) to the modern monster truck. What makes them cooler though is the fact that they are...

Epic Crash Test Video: Throwing A Volvo Off A Cliff In The Name Of Safety!

When you base everything your company builds on the backbone of safety first, there will come a time when you have to put up or shut up. Volvo has ridden the safety bandwagon for as long as...

In It For The Long Run: This Dragster In Uruguay Runs Forever On Alcohol Before Making A Run

We have taken you to many places on Earth where people drag race but we’re not sure we have taken you to Uruguay yet. This South American country, like every other one down there has a drag...

This 1979 Jeep Truck Commercial Pits The Truck Against A Tank! Pretty Funny Stuff

We tend to love 1970s car and truck ads around here for their campiness, not really their creativity. This ons bucks that trend because it is creative, campy, and actually awesome. You are going to...