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Living That K-Car Life In A Ford Taurus World – This 1986 Review Of The Chrysler LeBaron Is A Neat Look Back

Like the bad tasting medicine a patient has to take to get better and overcome a medical malady, such was the position of the famed Chrysler K-Car in the 1980s. The company was staggering away from a...

Amazing Film: The Story Of B-24 Bomber Production At Ford’s Willow Run Factory

Of the million and one stories that emerged from WWII, it was America’s industrial capacity that likely loomed the largest. There was nervousness among the allies at the start of the war and a...

Nitro Time Machine: Check Out This Great Episode Of NHRA Today From The 1993 Mile High Nationals

This weekend the NHRA returns to Bandimere Speedway for the 2021 Dodge SRT Mile High Nationals. This is always one of the biggest, most fun, and best attended events on the entire NHRA Camping World...

Awesome History Video: What Happened To The Best NASCAR Machines Of The 1990s? Race Car Investigation!

Race cars are merely collections of rubber, steel, aluminum, and various other stuff. They don’t have feelings, they don’t have a brain. They are inanimate objects used to perform a job....

The Greatest Racing Exploit Of All Time? Superbirds And Daytonas. Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game.

Daytonas and Superbirds were the cars that ultimately changed NASCAR forever. Yes, Ford had some swoopy cars that had very subtle aerodynamic changes that they put in place to try and not get too...

In The 1970’s, When You Built Bike Ramps From Scraps, We Were All Evel Knie

If you were a kid and got a bicycle, you were probably trying to figure out how to get airborne with your two wheeled transport. If you grew up before the 1980’s when bikes were being designed...

Vintage Drag Video: Here’s The 1974 IHRA Southern Nationals From Pit Road At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Sometimes you just have to try something to see if it works, right? In 1974 the IHRA did just that, renting the pit road at the expansive Charlotte Motor Speedway and turning it into a national event...

Epic Watch: The Life Of Mr 4-Speed – A Multi-Part Documentary On The Incredible Life Of Herb McCandless

This is something you simply have to see. “The Life of Mr. 4-Speed” is a multi-part, professionally produced documentary about the life and times of the man himself, Herb McCandless. This...

The Sound Of Security: This 1950s Film Used To Educate The Public About Sonic Booms Is Wild – F-104 Starfighters In Action!

In the 1950s, the United States Air Force was facing a bit of a public relations problem. See, with the advent of super sonic jets like the F-104 Starfighter, the sounds of sonic booms were being...

Rarely Seen: This Road Test Of The 1982 Lancia Zagato Shows Off One Of The Oddest Limited Run Cars Ever

When we look at the history of Italian car companies in the United States, it ain’t the rosiest. Yes, Ferrari and Lamborghini have made a living here for quite some time but the place to look...

Mopar’s Wing Cars: Do You Know What The Differences Are Between A Dodge Daytona And Plymouth Superbird?

Even if you aren’t a Mopar fan there is something about the famed “Wing Cars”, the Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird, who were built by Mopar to absolutely own NASCAR racing as...

Watch Zora Arkus-Duntov Rip A Disguised 1956 Chevy Up Pikes Peak – Bill France Timed The Run Himself!

There are certain things that we really, really love around here and this video captures just about all of them. For starters we have great footage with classic narration. Then we have history being...

Ray Stits Built Incredible 200MPH Miniature Airplanes In the 1940s and 50s – Amazing Video

Avid fans of aviation history know the name Ray Stits but we’re guessing lots of you out there in reader-land don’t and that’s OK. We’re here to give you some education on a...

History Video: This WWII Film Called Gunnery In The B-29 Is An Amazing Look At The Computerized Tech The Planes Used In The 1940s!

Perhaps someday we’ll run out of things to be amazed at about WWII but so far, we’re not even close. Take this film for example. You are going watch an animated training video made by the...