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Crash Test Video: Watch This C3 Corvette Equipped With Air Bags Get Demolished

Crash testing is one of the most costly, interesting, and important factors in developing new cars. Sometimes it even he new cars that are used for crash testing as this video form Chevrolet proves...

Wait, What? You Could Still Buy A DeTomaso Pantera in 1987 Check Out This GT5-S Video Review!

Somewhere along the line I guess I lost the memo about the fact that you could still actually buy a DeTomaso Pantera in the year 1987! The cars were interesting in the fact that the body and chassis...

Old School Cool Video: This 1974 Film From Perfect Circle Piston Rings Showcases Indy, Manufacturing, Lloyd Ruby

This is a gem of a video. Made by the Perfect Circle Piston Ring Company in 1974 it takes us through the world of manufacturing rings from conception to actual quality control tasing. It also takes...

Behind The Scenes Video: This 1980s Look At The Work Of Monster Truck Crews Outside An Arena Is Cool

So you might have to be mildly dorky to love this video but I think there are plenty of you out there that fit the description. What you are going to see below is a home-video obviously made by a...

Hardhat History: This 1940s Allis-Chalmers HD5 Crawler Tractor Sales Video Is Great

It sounds weird to say but as we have seen cars evolve from the 1940s through today, many of the same things that have happened in cars have happened with heavy equipment. This 1940s Allis-Chalmers...

Spring Little Cobra: Watch Former F1 Star Jenson Button Carve Through The Field At Goodwood In A Mighty Cobra

Sometimes it is hard to really get a peek at the talent of a race driver at work. On the professional level, there’s typically so much talent that someone’s true ability may not shine due...

End Of The Line: This Video Review of The 1995 Corvette ZR-1 Shows The Pinnacle Version Of The Hot ‘Vette

All good things must come to an end, right? Corvette fans learned that in 1995 after Chevrolet announced that they’d produce a final run of less than 500 ZR-1s before shutting down that line...

Video: The FoxJet Was The 1970s Mini-Corporate Jet That Was Set To Change The World, But Didn’t

There are certain ideas that come along which make perfect sense, seem to have the right people behind them, and then ultimately evaporate into nothing for varied reasons. Well, the FoxJet is kind of...

Are These The Top 10 Car Chase Movies Of The 1970’s?

Top 10 lists are always subjective, but we still had to share this list because it is all about car chases in 1970’s movies and that makes us happy. There are some good choices in this one,...

Listen Up: This Episode Of The NHRA Insider Has Steve Johnson and Edmond Richardson Talking Shop!

Steve Johnson and Edmond Richardson join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. Johnson after a stunning triumph at the Countdown Opening event at Maple Grove Raceway and...

Drag Strip Time Machine Video: A Day At Great Lakes Dragaway Circa 1977 – Top Fuel, Pro Stock, More!

There are few tracks in the world of drag racing that have the history, the feel, and the outright awesomeness of Great Lakes Dragway in Union Grove, Wisconsin. Sure the place may be a little rough...

Retro Review: The 1990 VW Corrado G60 Was An Oddly Supercharged Zinger That Led The Company’s Resurgence

We hate when we forget about cars, but thankfully there’s the internet to remind us of their existence. While we remembered the VW Corrado (mainly because we knew a guy in college who owned...

Awesome Video: This 1967 Piece By Coca Cola Called “Pit Stop” Highlights Every Major Form Of Racing

Back in the late 1960s the United States was absolutely gaga for motorsports of all kinds. Stock car racing, drag racing, sports car racing, open wheel racing, and motorcycle competition were all...

Laughing Legends: Listen To Bobby Unser and Parnelli Jones Tell Stories About Andy Granatelli

When it comes to American racing legends, they don’t come a whole bunch bigger than the late Bobby Unser and Parnelli Jones. These are two guys who won in all the stuff that they ever drove and...