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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Not Another Sacred Cow: Bob Mayer vs. The 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

In over twenty years of vehicle ownership, I’ve tried my hardest to own different vehicles. For the most part, I’ve succeeded, with the exception of an entire Chrysler line of vehicles,...

Mickey Thompson: Fastest Man On Wheels Is A Goodyear Promotional Gem From 1960 That Shows Thompson’s Triumph At Bonneville

See that guy smiling up there? Well you’d be smiling too after a month of hard work in as desolate place as mankind has ever known finally paid off and you had just driven your car over 400mph....

304.77 Miles Per Hour: Watch As A Modified Bugatti Chiron Lays Down The Number!

Let’s get one asterisk out of the way now: the Bugatti Chiron that went over the 300 MPH mark at Ehra-Lessien isn’t production car material. It’s 25mm longer than a stock Chiron,...

Historical Video: Check Out This Chrysler Training Film From 1967!

It’s always good for dealership techs and mechanics to get a brush-up on new and incoming features, but sometimes a good review of the basics is needed to bring a mechanic’s ability to...

Classic YouTube: Two-Wheeled Bus Action From Finland, Starring “Crazy” Vesa Kivimäki!

The more I study Finnish automotive culture, the more I’m convinced that there simply isn’t anything that they won’t do. This is a country that has given more top-tier rally drivers...

Classic YouTube: Toyota’s 1990 Off-Road Racing Season – “Ironman” Stewart And Jeff Huber Flying Toyotas To Victory!

I don’t want to know how many quarters I dumped into an “Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart’s Super Off Road” arcade game when I was a kid…the figures might make me...

Classic YouTube: Scrambling In Britain In The 1960s!

Motocross has been around a lot longer than the 1999 X Games. Sure, that’s when the world got an eyeful of riders who were unafraid to fly and stunt on their bikes, but actual racing goes back...

Bitchin’ Video: Gassers at the NHRA US Nationals in the Late 1960s

This video is a spectacular example of what the height of the gasser wars looked like on the strip in and in the pits. The infamous gasser wars of the mid to late 1960s were fueled by provocative...

Classic YouTube: The 1971 Michigan 400 Presented By Car And Track

We always like a good look into the past, especially if the knowledgable tones of Bud Lindemann are right there to explain what we’re seeing. The old Car and Track footage is great for seeing...

Watch The Final Rounds Of The 1989 NHRA US Nationals Here – Throwing Down On Monday Afternoon!

This is it, the finals of the 1989 NHRA US Nationals, one of the best examples of the historic race ever run. From pro stock to top fuel, you’ll see how it all went down on a gray Monday...

Classic YouTube: The 1965 12 Hours of Sebring – Racing While Flooded!

With 50,000 fans piled into the viewing areas, drivers and teams ready to battle, and a track ready to host the showdown, the 1965 12 Hours of Sebring race was meant to be an interesting sight. The...

Art Imitating Life: When The Drag Strip Illustrates A Real Life Situation Hilariously

Creative people are awesome because they can see things that others would miss. Take this quick video short from Urban Hillbilly Action Video that uses the drag strip and some clever subtitles to...

Classic NHRA Video: Part Three of Four Featuring Semi-Finals Action At The 1989 US Nationals – Cackling Fury!

“It’s time for what they call the Dick and Joe Show,” declares Steve Evans as Dick LaHaie and Joe Amato prepare to stage their cars during the top fuel semi-final at the 1989 NHRA...

The Punkin Pine: This 1950s Allis-Chalmers Film About Logging In Maine During The Winter Is Pretty Wild

This is one of those films that could make you appreciate your job on this Monday. See, unless you are reading this from an arctic outpost of some kind, you don’t have it has hard as the guys...